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Associate General Counsel, Compliance

Company: Fortive
Location: beaverton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Tektronix is a place where people are challenged to explore the boundaries of what's 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 tomorrow.Description:We believe that cultivating a deeper sense of loyalty and belonging is key to how we attract and retain our best people. By embracing our diverse experiences and views, we are better positioned to deliver results, create innovations that matter, and thrive in today's changing world. This reality inspires our Inclusion & Diversity vision, We Are More Together, and guides our approach as we all work toward creating great places where our teams work and thrive.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 Fortive's Standards of Conduct and Anti-Corruption Program, privacy, data protection and anti-trust/competition. The position reports directly to Tekronix's VP and General Counsel with dotted line to Chief Compliance Officer of Fortive.ResponsibilitiesManage Fortive's 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 Fortive's 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 Fortive's 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 leaders. 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 professionals.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 acquisitions.Drive the process for Tektronix's 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 related activities.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.Qualifications:Competencies/Personal TraitsUnquestionable 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 managing time.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 organizational hierarchy.Attention to detail, including documentation, record-keeping, and tracking.Working knowledge of various standard computer applications and operating systems.Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate complicated information in an understandable and engaging way.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 requiredJD or equivalent from an accredited universityMinimum of 5 years' compliance experience within legal department of an international company or comparable relevant legal experience; preferably at least two years managing othersWorking knowledge of applicable laws and regulations, including FCPA, UK Bribery Act, data privacy, antitrust/competition laws, etc.Anti-corruption and compliance investigation experience requiredData 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 plusExperience and comfort working in a matrixed organization across functionsMicrosoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)Experience utilizing technology to track compliance programs a plusFluent in English; additional language skills a plusOther job requirementsAble to manage attorneys, paralegals and compliance professionalsDomestic and international travel is required (10-20%)Bar: Licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction.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 Growth.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 record check.Candidates with less education/experience may be considered for other opportunitiesFortive Corporation Overview: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, Fortive's 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 company's operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please visit:

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