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Senior Global Compliance Counsel

Company: Johns Manville
Location: Denver
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Job Description:

We are hiring an experienced attorney to work as Senior Global Compliance Counsel to work in downtown, Denver, CO. This position will lead the Company's efforts to continually improve the global compliance program. This role will coordinate and lead all compliance activities to ensure compliance with internal and external regulatory frameworks particularly in the areas of Trade, Anti-Corruption, Anti-Competition and Data Privacy. The Senior Global Compliance Counsel will work under the direction of the Vice President and General Counsel and a director of the Company and will work closely with the global leadership team across the Company.

Applicants can expect to make between $140,000 to $175,000 upon hire. Pay within this range will vary based upon relevant experience, skills, and education among other factors. In addition, this position is eligible for a target incentive bonus under our variable incentive plan.

This position is eligible for a flexible work arrangement in which, by way of example, an employee's work week may include both some days at the employee's assigned company work location and some workdays performed remotely from the employee's home. The schedule of remote work will be based on business and work needs as determined by management.

Your Day-to-Day:

* Assess the current compliance program, and design and develop improvements including with respect to policies, training, audits, processes, risk assessments and reporting. * Partner with key stakeholders and leaders across the organization to strengthen the compliance infrastructure. * Provide legal advice and counsel to the organizational client and work closely with the leadership team to address areas of significant compliance risk. * Draft, modify and implement Company policies that ensure compliance with changing laws and regulations. Develop and provide training to ensure employees understand polices, laws and regulations and keep records of same. * Prepare reports for, and present to, senior management and external regulatory bodies as appropriate. * Keep abreast of regulatory developments within or outside the Company, as well as evolving best practices in compliance control related to global manufacturing. * Establish regulatory compliance standards by providing legal guidance and advice on regulatory matters to the business and the leadership team, including on the topics of Trade, Anti-Corruption, Anti-Competition, Data Privacy and other key compliance areas. * Work closely with senior management to ensure appropriate standards are established and maintained. * Continually assess systems, processes, and controls to assure compliance with all appropriate national and international regulations and verify practices and systems are in place to enable compliance initiatives, inspections, and training occur with regularity. * Conduct risk assessments in areas of responsibility and work with owners to develop mitigation plans based on findings. * Evaluate efficiency of governance controls and continuously improve them. * Lead the Ethics & Compliance Council comprised of individuals from IT, R&D, HR, Legal, Finance and the business. * Conduct, oversee, and close-out investigations as required in the areas of responsibility.

What You Bring to the Team:

* Juris Doctorate degree * 10+ years of professional work experience as an attorney * Experienced attorney with significant experience in addressing global compliance issues * Excellent knowledge of compliance program design and implementation, reporting procedures and record keeping. * Demonstrated ability to analyze and understand complex laws and regulations and translate into policies and procedures for an organization * Demonstrated ability to partner with stakeholders and to create solutions to address business concerns while ensuring legal compliance * Demonstrated ability to work cross functionally and across the organization and to influence key leaders * Proven subject matter expertise in at least two of the following compliance areas: anti-corruption, anti-competition, data privacy and trade. * Experience and demonstrated success in driving and managing large projects * Successful track record of earning client trust, providing sound counsel and developing executive level commitment for compliance initiatives * Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) * Travel required up to 25% (domestic and international) * Highest level of integrity and ethics * Superior organization and project management skills * Excellent interpersonal skills, strong self-awareness, and flexibility * Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills * Professional demeanor exhibiting the ability to listen actively and to communicate effectively, persuasively and with confidence * Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment * Demonstrated ability to work cross-culturally

Preferred Qualifications:

* Legal and/or audit experience/background * 3+ years of experience working in a law firm * 7+ years of experience working with complex compliance issues. * Experience working with compliance regulations in the EU and Asia * Fluent or conversant in German or Slovak


Johns Manville (JM) offers a wide range of benefits to employees. Some are subsidized by the company and others are fully employee-paid. Health benefits include a choice of comprehensive medical plans, a dental plan, vision plan, wellness program and critical illness insurance. JM sponsors a 401(k) plan which includes a sizeable company match. JM offers paid vacation and also provides paid sick and parental leave for eligible employees.

Additionally, Johns Manville provides basic life Insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an employee assistance program, and business travel accident coverage. Supplemental life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance are available as well. The company also offers a variety of tax saving accounts; health spending account, traditional flexible spending account, and a dependent care spending account. JM also offers a tuition reimbursement program for undergraduate and certain graduate programs.

Why Johns Manville

Johns Manville is a proud member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, serving customers in more than 80 countries, supplying innovative products to the construction, aerospace, automotive, filtration and energy industries. With a more than 160-year legacy, we understand that our story continues to grow only with the right people saying, thinking and doing the right things. Make your story our story.

Johns Manville believes diversity and inclusion in our workplace is critical for the long-term success of our company. We are committed to retaining, developing and attracting a diverse workforce that fosters an inclusive work environment in which all employees are treated with dignity and respect. This is the right thing to do for our employees, our company and our communities.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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