Recruitment specialists since 1980

Recruiter NameSandra Tye
Industry OIL & GAS
SalarySalary negotiable
BenefitsNet of Kazakh tax + accommodation, flights, insurances etc
LocationsASIA , Kazakhstan
Contract TypeContract




Our Client, a Major international Oil and Gas, design and construction contractor is seeking a Business Ethics Lead for their project in Kazakhstan.



  • University degree, preferably in law, finance, accounting
  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant experience, preferably in Audit and/or Finance
  • Medium level of knowledge applicable to providing a broad range of services, such as SAP and Excel ;
  • Knowledge of, and ability to apply, ethics & compliance principles, concepts, procedures and terminology for review, examination, and processing of a range of documents;
  • Knowledge of various research sources, including electronic ones, and ability to conduct research and analyse information on a wide range of ethics & compliance issues;
  • Ability to interpret and apply ethics & compliance instruments, develop and present results, recommendations, and opinions clearly and concisely;
  • Ability to develop clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies.


Required Competences:

  • aptitude to work within a multicultural and multi-stakeholder environment
  • strong analytical and synthesizing skills
  • good communication skills both orally and in writing
  • good spoken and written English
  • excellent drafting skills
  • good people and relationship management skills
  • ability to provide independent legal advice to management
  • good planning and organization skills
  • backbone and diplomacy in handling sensitive matters
  • identifies priority activities and assignments



Support rendered by the Ethics & Compliance Department in the Legal Directorate



  • In consultationwith  E&C Investigations Coordinator, follow up on concerns and allegations raised to E&C that are assigned to them;
  • Conduct investigations in the most appropriate and effective way and in line with the CLIENT Investigations Principles;
  • Conduct subject and witness interviews;
  • Manage the interest of whistle-blowers, who wish to remain anonymous, and their information with the utmost confidentiality;
  • Individually collect, preserve and analyse evidence both soft and hard copy;
  • Draft clear and concise investigation reports, subject to peer and supervisor review;
  • Present documented evidence in a structured way to enable management to make a founded decision on;
  • Identify control weaknesses and interact with relevant stakeholders to implement mitigating measures;
  • Interact effectively with third party forensic consultants, accounting firms and forensic IT contractors.
  • Support the Ethics & Compliance Department in CLIENT’s Legal Directorate on ethics & compliance matters;
  • Advise staff on ethics & compliance matters both proactively and reactively;
  • Support the establishment and maintenance of CLIENT’s compliance programme, based on its General Business Principles, Code of Conduct and ABC Manual;
  • Receive, follow up, track and report any issues or violations reported in CLIENT and oversee related investigations;
  • Perform such other duties and tasks as may be assigned by a Managing Counsel or the Legal Director;
  • Make independent decisions relating to the area of responsibility;
  • Participate in strategic planning and decision making within the area of responsibility;
  • Contribute new ideas and identify opportunities to improve the efficiency of business processes;
  • Identify and mitigate risks which impact the outcomes of his or her own work and that of the Department;
  • Some knowledge of Company legal requirements, policies, practices and procedures.


Rate:              US$ Negotiable per worked day net of Kazakh tax


Duration:         1 year renewable with possible extensions


Rotation:         Single status residential basis (working 5 days a week, 8 hours per day)


Benefits:           Client pays medical insurance/medical evacuation, Accommodation (single status standard).  32 work days of annual leave (unpaid) and 2 paid home leave return flights per residential assignment year.


We are instructed to only submit to our Client candidates whose qualifications and experience match client’s specification.

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