Compliance Manager

Key Competencies

  • Strong interpersonal and oral and written communication skills, including experience interacting with senior managers;
  • English language required;
  • Ability to handle confidential and/or sensitive information in a professional manner;
  • Strong decision-making, solid judgment, critical thinking, creativity and problem solving skills;
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and organize work to meet deadlines;
  • Self-starter with ability to work with limited supervision;
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education or experience required; graduate or legal degree desirable;
  • Minimum 2 years related job experience in a compliance or related field, such a legal, risk management or audit. Expertise in compliance-related work, including experience with FCPA or other anti-bribery/anti-coruption regulations, anti-competitive behavior, data privacy/protection, fraud-related is-sues, cross-border investigations;
  • An understanding of international anti-corruption laws, including the FCPA, Clean Company Act and UK Bribery Act, is mandatory


Key Job Activities

  • Effectively communicate standards of conduct, legal principles and behavioral expectations and advise senior management on complex compliance related issues. Provide support to local business leaders and team members on ethics and compliance issues;
  • Manage day-to-day operation of corporate compliance initiatives and programs at the business unit/regional and (where relevant) country level;
  • Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; work with EMEA Ethics and Compliance Director to develop/implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues and provide general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future;
  • Establish and promote and manage the Office of Ethics and Compliance Hotline for the EMEA region. Respond to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures and Standards of Conduct by evaluating, initiating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures;
  • Collaborate with other departments (e.g. Legal, Finance, Internal Audit, Human Resources, etc.) to direct compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution. Participate and consult with those departments to resolve compliance issues accordingly;
  • Report actual and potential compliance issues to the EMEA Director of Ethics and Compliance and facilitate information sharing between Central Compliance and Regions, including the preparation of standard and ad hoc compliance reports, including legal and regulatory metrics;
  • Monitor regional, national, and local regulations to determine how changes impact company and provide recommendations on strategies for compliance;
  • Conduct in-person training where appropriate and contribute to EMEA-specific training materials;
  • Support anti-corruption initiatives such as the Third Party Representative Due Diligence process, expense reporting under the Travel, Gifts and Expense Policy, etc.