The Compliance Counsel will be responsible for managing multiple aspects of the Company’s compliance program. The role will be responsible for supporting, enhancing and managing the company’s global compliance program across a variety of issues including but not limited to corporate ethics, anti-corruption, antitrust, data privacy and security, trade regulations, internal controls and workplace conduct. The position is based out of the company’s Oxford, NC location but will require engagement and collaboration across multiple geographies and functions.
- Assist in the development and implementation of corporate compliance policies and processes.
- Manage and support internal investigations, risk assessments and internal audits.
- Address day-to-day compliance related questions.
- Assist in managing programs to test and enhance the company’s internal controls.
- Take initiative to identify and address potential compliance-related issues as well as appropriate steps for remediation.
- Monitor compliance laws and regulations applicable to the company.
- Help to develop and conduct online, virtual and in-person training.
- Work closely with the Chief Compliance Officer and collaborate effectively with cross-functional colleagues around the world.
EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
- A minimum of 7-10 years legal and compliance experience in an in-house legal department or law firm.
- Extensive experience implementing Codes of Conduct, managing internal investigations, conducting risk assessments, participating in internal audits, performing third party due diligence, developing compliance training, analyzing issues to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations and policy.
- Advanced knowledge of laws, rules and regulations applicable to U.S. public companies with global operations including but not limited to Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other anti-corruption regulations, labor and employment laws, data privacy regulations, antitrust and competition laws and trade regulations.
- Ability to consistently exercise sound discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance.
- Demonstrated consistency in exhibiting mature judgment and handling confidential information appropriately.
- Proactive self-starter.
- Ability to effectively communicate will all levels within the organization.
- Must have strong financial business acumen and the analytical and problem-solving skills necessary to identify trends and root issues, and to recommend solutions that support the company's business objectives.
- Must have strong organizational and presentation skills and a professional demeanor
- Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Periodic travel will be required to domestic and international locations.
- Experience managing legal and compliance programs in manufacturing environments is preferred.
- J.D. Required.
- Must have an active bar membership and be in good standing with the North Carolina State Bar.