Associate General Counsel, Compliance
Company: Fortive Corporation
Posted on: May 3, 2021
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The Associate General Counsel, Compliance is responsible for
leading a 2-3 person team focused on managing and mitigating a wide
variety of compliance risks for Tektronix, Inc. The Associate
General Counsel, Compliance will implement and improve compliance
and risk management policies, programs, and tools, including
Fortives Standards of Conduct and Anti-Corruption Program, privacy,
data protection and anti-trust/competition. The position reports
directly to Tekronixs VP and General Counsel with dotted line to
Chief Compliance Officer of Fortive.
Manage Fortives Anti-Corruption Program at Tektronix, including
implementation of the Channel Partner Toolkit to conduct
appropriate due diligence assessments of suppliers and business
partners and ensure compliance with its policies.
Promote Fortives Speak Up! whistleblowing program and manage
internal investigations arising from alleged violations of law,
Standards of Conduct and company policy; including conducting
document reviews and interviews, promptly developing action plans,
preparing close-out reports, tracking resolutions, and liaising
with Fortives Chief Compliance Officer.
Design, improve and implement other appropriate compliance
programs consistent with Standards of Conduct; including but not
limited to, anti-trust/competition laws, data privacy/protection,
strategic risk assessment and responsible sourcing.
Create and track metrics on compliance programs, and provide
reports to Tektronix and Fortive executive management and legal
Provide effective training on compliance and integrity topics
and assist in training third parties (i.e., distributors, agents,
authorized service contractors).
Lead and develop an extraordinary team of compliance
Promote a culture of compliance by heightening program awareness
among all employees, contractors, leaders, and functions.
Collaborate with other colleagues in the Fortive group to test
compliance and assist in responding to compliance findings.
Lead and conduct compliance due diligence and integration in
Drive the process for Tektronixs Risk Assessment Plan, including
regional and functional risk surveys and corresponding action plans
to close any gaps.
Assess, provide insight on and continuously improve compliance
tools and develop standard repeatable processes for compliance
policies and programs.
Serve as subject matter expert and strategic business partner to
senior leadership in all aspects of compliance.
Monitor significant changes in laws and regulations and
compliance trends, and update and communicate policies accordingly
to ensure continuing compliance.
Maintain records of compliance training, investigations, and
Retain and actively manage outside counsel, auditors, or other
experts as appropriate to assist with investigations, training, and
other compliance-related projects.
Assist the General Counsel as requested on other legal matters
and projects, including responsibilities beyond compliance.
Unquestionable integrity and excellent judgment.
Process-oriented; ability to build sustainable compliance
standard work and systems.
Strong ability to spot compliance issues and correspondingly
strong ability to provide solutions or paths to resolution; a
perceptive and inquisitive problem-solver.
Strong project management and organizational skills, to include
prioritizing multiple concurrent projects and reporting progress
and risks to colleagues and senior management.
Global experience and appreciation for cultural and legal
environments in various regions.
Capable of working independently and collaboratively.
Strong organizational skills, with ability to handle many
complex issues simultaneously, prioritizing and effectively
Strong investigation and interview skills, including ability to
ask the hard questions and manage highly sensitive matters and
information with discretion and excellent judgment.
Ability to work as a team player across all functions (including
Finance, HR, Operations, and Commercial), cultures, and
Attention to detail, including documentation, record-keeping,
Working knowledge of various standard computer applications and
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to
communicate complicated information in an understandable and
Ability to persuasively influence, motivate, and build
followership at all levels (factory workers to executives).
Able to organize, prioritize, build and manage effective teams,
and drive results.
Education and experience required
JD or equivalent from an accredited university
Minimum of 5 years compliance experience within legal department
of an international company or comparable relevant legal
experience; preferably at least two years managing others
Working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations, including
FCPA, UK Bribery Act, data privacy, antitrust/competition laws,
Anti-corruption and compliance investigation experience
Data privacy/protection/security experience (such as GDPR,
e-Privacy, CCPA and their implications for marketing, IT,
engineering, software, cloud) highly desirable
Certification such as CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPP/A a plus
Experience and comfort working in a matrixed organization across
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Experience utilizing technology to track compliance programs a
Fluent in English; additional language skills a plus
Other job requirements
Able to manage attorneys, paralegals and compliance
Domestic and international travel is required (10-20%)
Bar: Licensed to practice law in at least one U.S.
When you join Tektronix and Fortive, you will work in an
extraordinary team, learning with and from great people, where
diversity and inclusion is celebrated. You will have the
opportunity to do work that makes a difference in the world. You
will be trusted and empowered to contribute in meaningful ways with
visibility and accountability. We are obsessed with our customers
and have a commitment to transparency, unending learning and growth
to accelerate progress and innovation. Join us for the excitement
of a startup with a history of success! For You. For Us. For
Due to US Department of Commerce export control regulations
governing technical data of Tektronix products, Tektronix needs to
know the citizenship of all its employees. Note that US Citizenship
is not required for most positions. Hired candidates will be asked
to bring proof of citizenship (passport, birth certificate, green
card, visa or similar) on their first day of work.
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion
of our pre-employment drug screening, background/criminal check,
and if applicable a motor vehicle record search and/or financial
Candidates with less education/experience may be considered for
Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of
global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive
markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortives
well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation,
transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and
specialty, and franchise distribution.
Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a
team of more than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing,
sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more
than 40 countries around the world. Our team grows by tackling
challenges that accelerate progress and further their careers. With
a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our
companys operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more
information please visit: www.fortive.com
Tektronix is a place where people are challenged to explore the
boundaries of whats possible, bringing the digital future one step
closer every day. Our work accelerates technological breakthroughs
that are revolutionizing culture and industry worldwide. Through
precision-engineered measurement solutions, we work with our
customers to eliminate the barriers between inspiration and
realization of world-changing technologies. Realize your true
potential at Tektronix join us in revolutioneering a better
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