Global Ethics and Compliance

Position Title:

Senior Counsel Ethics and Compliance

Pay Rate:

$143,200 – $190,900

Multiple factors, including Individual experience, skills and abilities will determine where an employee is ultimately placed in the pay range. Variable pay may provide additional opportunities for financial awards. This job is eligible to participate in IP’s short-term and long-term incentive plans.


Salaried Full-Time

Physical Location:

1740 International Dr.

Memphis, TN

The Job You Will Perform:

  • Embrace and foster the IP Way Forward and promote Company Core Values
  • Assist with developing enterprise compliance program strategy and planning
  • Advise on effective compliance program design, implementation, and operation, including industry best practices, as well as business, legal, regulatory, and enforcement developments
  • Review, draft and update compliance policies
  • Develop and coordinate global compliance risk assessment
  • Develop and present compliance training
  • Lead compliance due diligence efforts and provide guidance on results
  • Assist in the development of KPIs and data and analytics to allow for measurement of compliance and ethics program effectiveness
  • Project management

The Skills You Will Bring:

  • Law Degree
  • Corporate compliance and ethics, or compliance related areas.
  • In-depth knowledge and clear understanding of the required elements of an effective compliance program, and relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards
  • Ability to establish self as subject matter expert in compliance and ethics
  • Team oriented, adaptive, and quick learner
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other legal and business professionals in a complex and fast-paced organization with a focus on delivering crisp and precise guidance
  • Strong writing, verbal communication, and decision-making skills
  • Strong business acumen with broad understanding of business operations
  • Experience driving complex projects to a successful, timely completion
  • Proven track record in identifying and implementing process improvements
  • Excellent organizational, time management and prioritizing skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, combined with the ability to build effective relationships and networks
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality


  • Dealing with ambiguity
  • Organizational Agility
  • Interpersonal savvy
  • Ethics and Values
  • Timely Decision Making
  • Comfort around Senior Management
  • Priority Setting

The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

International Paper offers a benefits package that includes health, welfare and retirement plans including Medical, Dental, Life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short-term and Long-term Disability, 401(k), Company-funded retirement contributions, Paid Time Off, Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement), Student Loan Repayment Assistance, and Voluntary Benefits including insurance for home, auto, vision and pets.

The Career You Will Build:

  • Various training
  • Promotional opportunities within a global company

The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the planet, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.

The Culture You Will Experience:

International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. We have team members all around the world with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. These are our strengths. We are committed to creating a culture where all individuals are respected, valued, engaged and have an opportunity to do their best work every day. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly inclusive and diverse culture.

The Company You Will Join:

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2022 were $21.2 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting


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