Corporate Compliance Director

US-PA-Jeannette
Job ID
P01588
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
5
Category
Other

Overview

 

The Corporate Compliance Director shall oversee the already established compliance program of Elliott Group. Those responsibilities include an ongoing review and evaluation of compliance issues.  Elliott Group seeks to identify/evaluate and minimize risks via its policies and procedures.

 

Elliott Group policies and procedures are designed to ensure: a) that the Board of Directors, management, and employees are trained to and operate in full compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations of governing bodies in jurisdictions where Elliott Group conducts business, b) that company policies and procedures are appropriately designed, disseminated, reinforced, and followed, and, where necessary, reviewed and modified and c) that behavior within and on behalf of the organization meets Elliott Group’s standards of conduct as set forth in Elliott Group’s Code of Conduct and as set forth in “The Path of Integrity and A Guide to the Elliott Group Code of Conduct.”

 

The Corporate Compliance Director should serve to act as a: (1) channel of communication to receive and direct compliance issues to appropriate resources for investigation and resolution, and (2) final internal resource with which concerned parties may communicate after other formal channels and resources have been exhausted.

 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Initiates, develops, disseminates, educates, maintains, and revises policies and procedures for the general operation of the compliance program to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct.
  • Identifies potential areas of vulnerability and, acting in concert with Senior Management, develops and implements plans to address those issues.
  • Develops and periodically updates standards of conduct to ensure their continuing relevance in providing guidance to management and employees.
  • Works constructively and cooperatively with the various other parts of the Company to evaluate behaviors, policies, and circumstances to ensure compliance issues are managed properly and regularly through the existing organizational structure for appropriate investigation and resolution.
  • Responds to reports of alleged violations in concert with the appropriate Operational or Functional leader by initiating investigative procedures. Oversees a system for the consistent handling of such incidents / reports.
  • Acts as an independent body to ensure that compliance issues within the organization are being properly reported, evaluated, investigated, and resolved.
  • Monitors and coordinates compliance activities of other departments to remain current on compliance activities and identify trends.
  • Provides regular reports to the Chief Executive Officer and Senior Management of compliance activities and status.
  • Ensures proper reporting of violations to duly authorized law enforcement agencies as appropriate.
  • Provides direction and management of the compliance hotline (such as Report It).
  • Maintains an effective compliance communication program for the Group.

 

 

Qualifications

 

Educational/Academic

 

Bachelor degree required. A post graduate degree is preferable.

Minimum of five years of corporate compliance experience in a global company.

 

Working Knowledge and Experience

 

It is essential that the candidate have a working knowledge of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Sarbanes Oxley as well as familiarity and a working knowledge of global compliance regulations. An understanding and awareness of import/export considerations is preferred.

 

Substantial experience (15 years) functioning in a high level management role with a business/corporate global enterprise and/or global law firm. The individual must have had significant responsibilities that required frequent communications with executive management and must be articulate and demonstrate excellent writing skills. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate knowledge, experience and qualifications in developing, coordinating, and participating in a multifaceted educational and training program which focuses upon compliance and ethics.  The candidate must possess significant experience in having independently investigated and acted on matters related to compliance as well as having demonstrated a flexibility to design and coordinate internal investigations in an expedient and equitable manner.

 

Management/supervisory skills and experience are key to this position as the incumbent must be able to multi-task and manage the compliance program globally in a matrix environment.

 

 

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