• Corporate Counsel - Anti Corruption Compliance

    Location US-NC-Raleigh
    Posting date 1 month ago(1/9/2020 4:41 AM)
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  • Company description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    The Red Hat Legal team is looking for an experienced, motivated, and highly qualified corporate attorney to join us as a Senior Corporate Counsel in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will assist in the implementation, management, and continuous improvement of Red Hat’s anti-corruption compliance program. You will partner closely with key business functions, including legal, sales and services, global partner alliance management, finance, internal audit, procurement, and HR, to implement globally consistent, outstanding processes and provide guidance and training to further the strategic goals of our global anti-corruption compliance program. You’ll need to have an ability to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging, and constantly evolving environment. As a Senior Corporate Counsel, you will report to the Senior Managing Counsel for Compliance and you’ll interact directly with business teams and executives. You’ll need to be able to manage multiple complex matters at the same time and provide nuanced advice and guidance to an entrepreneurial and rapidly expanding organization across geographies, cultures, and functions. You’ll need to have passion for working collaboratively with others. You’ll get an opportunity to gain meaningful familiarity with Red Hat's global business and to quickly become a strategic partner to the business and an integral member of the Legal team. You’ll help Red Hat achieve our goals in the areas of collaboration, transparency, and integrity and maintain continued growth as the world's leader in enterprise open source solutions. You’ll work as part of a team of senior legal professionals to advance and support Red Hat’s growth strategy and excellent corporate governance around the globe.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Provide strategic and tactical compliance counsel to internal customers in support of our anti-corruption program, including compliance with the U.S. FCPA and other applicable anti-corruption laws based on a thorough understanding of such laws and related enforcement actions
    • Collaborate with global partner alliance management, IT, and other associates to develop strategies in support of the creation, enhancement, and implementation of robust and globally consistent policies, procedures, controls, and systems for the company’s anti-corruption program
    • Support our third-party due diligence program by providing guidance regarding potential red flags and related remediation procedures
    • Participate in periodic internal and external audits, reviews, and assessments of our anti-corruption program and implement appropriate risk mitigations and lessons learned
    • Provide advice to relevant stakeholders on the interpretation and application of laws, regulations, best practices, and policies and procedures related to anti-corruption risk, including the application of policies governing anti-bribery, gift, meal, entertainment, and travel for government officials
    • Team up with our regional counsel for interpretation of local laws and implementation of assigned supporting actions
    • Implement anti-corruption training initiatives and collaborate with our associates to develop systems, processes, monitoring and root cause analysis activities, and reports using data analytics and related tools
    • Support channel partner development by analyzing and providing substantive feedback on legal agreements with prospective and existing channel partners
    • Promote the importance of a solid ethical culture and awareness of our ethics and compliance program, provide regular updates to senior management, and lead or support other ethics and compliance initiatives as necessary

    Required skills

    • J.D. degree and admission to practice law in at least one jurisdiction
    • 3+ years of anti-corruption compliance experience in a law firm or in-house; deep understanding of applicable anti-bribery laws and regulations, including the FCPA and U.K. Bribery Act, with preference given to candidates who have worked in a major law firm and with an S&P 500 company
    • Significant experience implementing and managing anti-corruption compliance programs; solid understanding of risk assessment and third-party due diligence
    • Comfortable analyzing complex data, drawing logical conclusions, and implementing pragmatic solutions
    • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain appropriate working relationships with all levels of our organization and external contacts and to work effectively in a professional team environment
    • Excellent writing and interpersonal skills; sound judgment and ability to inspire and persuade others in a growing, global business
    • Proactive approach to recognizing business and compliance needs, anticipating issues, and applying thorough and thoughtful analysis and exceptional sense of judgement in determining recommended steps and actions related to compliance matters

    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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