NBC Universal Head of Compliance in New York, New York
Job Number 30888BR
Job Title Head of Compliance
Business Segment Staff
Sub-Business Corporate Legal
Posting Category Legal & Business Affairs
About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.
Career Level Experienced
Country United States
State/Province New York
City New York
The Head of Compliance will oversee the day-to-day operation of the compliance program, and manage the domestic and international compliance teams and the Corporate Supplier Social Responsibility (CSSR) team at NBCUniversal.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Develop, maintain, and revise policies and procedures for the general operation of the NBCUniversal global Compliance and CSSR programs and their related activities
Assess risks and identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develop/implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provide guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
Ensure that red flags, complaints and alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies and procedures are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved in a timely and effective manner.
Recommends the initiation of investigative procedures; collaborates with other appropriate departments (e.g., Litigation, Internal Audit, Human Resources, Security, etc.) to direct compliance issues to appropriate channels for thorough and timely investigation and resolution; and oversees non-HR investigations.
Benchmark compliance program against programs of other respected companies; work with key thought leaders in the area of compliance to promote best practices.
Institute and maintain an effective compliance communication program for the organization, including promoting compliance tone at the top, heightening awareness among employees of compliance risks and policies and aligning and educating organizations regarding current and emerging risks and trends; manage Compliance training program in cooperation with other NBCUniversal functions and parent company, Comcast’s, Compliance function.
Partner with parent company Compliance function and other key stakeholders on enterprise-wide compliance initiatives, including the development and implementation of the code of conduct, annual compliance risk assessment program and employee complaint handling procedures, and leads these initiatives with respect to NBCUniversal.
Monitor the performance of the Compliance program and related activities on a continuing basis, taking appropriate steps to improve their effectiveness
Lead the NBCUniversal Compliance and CSSR teams in a positive, proactive and innovative manner.
Minimum of 15 years of legal experience, including in-house compliance experience, service in a top tier law firm and/or relevant government position having built and overseen a department of attorneys and professionals; experience leading or being a senior member of a robust compliance function
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
Must be willing to work in New York City, NY
Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
In-depth knowledge of compliance mandates and regulatory bodies critical to a publicly-traded, global company
Exposure to internal investigation processes, government investigations, and/or experience in the white-collar litigation practice area
Strong experience working with senior government and regulatory agency officials, specifically with senior attorneys and lawyers in the regulatory agencies
Knowledge of operational, financial, quality assurance and human resource procedures including experience with compliance training and internal communications
Exposure to international compliance matters, including FCPA matters
Must demonstrate integrity, excellent legal judgment and business acumen, strong leadership skills, and the ability to play a significant executive role in the business.
Superior influencing skills and will be able to gain the respect of, and build a rapport with, multiple constituencies, internally and externally
Strong leader and persuasive communicator with a vision; proven ability to self-motivate, work independently as well as collaboratively and motivate and inspire a team; excellent writing and verbal presentation skills
A law degree from an ABA-accredited law school is required and must be a member in good standing of the State Bar of New York or member in good standing of another State Bar and registered as in-house counsel. EOE/M/F/D/AAP/V
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