Coordinator, Legal Compliance

GENERAL PURPOSE:


The Legal Compliance Coordinator position will be based in Ross’ New York Buying Office and will support the Compliance and Regulatory, and Trade and Regulatory divisions within the Legal Department. The primary role is to assist with the development and implementation of a variety of regulatory and trade compliance-related projects, initiatives and processes, as well as provide administrative and related support for the Legal Department.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Work closely with the Legal Department attorneys, paralegals and other staff members to facilitate day-to-day project/goal completion. Assist in drafting PowerPoint decks, collecting data, building Excel spreadsheets, drafting documents and conducting legal/business research

  • Create, develop and maintain reports, summaries and other data/information, including but not limited to current and historical information relating to products, sales, inventory, styles/SKU’s and merchandise margins

  • Assist with development and implementation of product safety/compliance projects, initiatives and compliance processes, including but not limited to: sending communications to internal and external contacts, tracking, receiving and following up with contacts as needed; assist with internal product/vendor investigations and; maintain various tracking logs (recalls, litigation, social governance); assist with questions posed by other departments such as Merch Ops, Store Ops, DC’s and IT; conduct initial research from buyer inquiries

  • Assist with other general compliance and Legal Department projects such as Federal or State Reporting Obligations, monthly Compliance Audits (flammability, imports etc.), updating Vendor Compliance Manual and Vendor Indemnification Online Project

  • Provide general administrative and related support as directed. Maintain multiple Legal mailboxes, respond to and/or direct written and verbal inquiries and communication to the appropriate Legal principals and/or stakeholders


COMPETENCIES:

  • Organizational Skills

  • Time Management

  • Attention to Detail

  • Priority Setting

  • Drive Results

  • Listening

  • Integrity and Trust

  • Action Oriented

  • Analysis and Judgment

  • Interpersonal Effectiveness


QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor degree required

  • 2-5 years of experience in a law firm, consulting company or other professional corporation

  • Strong organization skills, with a passion for details

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a willingness to make recommendations

  • Outstanding presentation skills, both verbal and written

  • Service-oriented approach with ability to listen and empathize with others

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Exceptional critical thinking skills and solutions oriented

  • Great investigative skills

  • Experience with Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ADA:

Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer.

Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc.

Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.

Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None


DISCLAIMER

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management’s discretion.


Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company’s overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.

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