The Compliance Officer is primarily responsible for ensuring that employees are aware of and operate according to laws, regulations and internal policies, including the employee Code of Conduct. Compliance Officers help to manage all elements of a compliance program that are described in Chapter 8 of the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines including drafting and implementing policies and procedures, providing training and communications, conducting risk assessments, audits, and investigations, ensuring continuous improvement of the Ethics and Compliance Program, and helping to mitigate conflicts of interests.
The Compliance Officer also supports the governance of the compliance risk areas by conducting risk assessments, providing compliance risk mitigation and monitoring, and developing a routine reporting process to the Ethics and Compliance Committee.
Specific responsibilities include:
Develop, maintain, revise, and train on policies and procedures for the operation of the Ethics and Compliance Program and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct.
Provide advice and assistance to design and implement compliance risk area programs.
Conduct compliance risk assessments to determine high-risk areas for remediation and monitor the implementation of compliance plans to mitigate risk exposure.
Keep current with emerging compliance issues and trends. Conduct external benchmarking of compliance programs and best practices.
Collaborate across the region to resolve compliance issues including referral to appropriate channels for investigation, if necessary. Consult with local Legal Counsel, if needed, to resolve complex compliance issues.
Develop a network of ethics advisors within the region to provide ethics and compliance guidance to local employees and assist with training activities.
Provide training and develop communications on Ethics and Compliance topics and programs.
Provide ethics and compliance reports on a routine basis to keep managers and employees informed of the operation and progress of compliance efforts.
Provide strategic consultation on ethics and compliance issues. Assist in identifying trends, remediation actions, and best practices
Respond to alleged violations of laws, regulations, and internal policies by evaluating the need to initiate investigations. Supports the Global Investigations Leader in conducting investigations and participates in the Ethics Committee for employee disciplinary actions.
Responds to employee questions and concerns regarding the Code of Conduct and other ethics and compliance policies.
8-10 years of business experience
3-5 years of prior compliance experience
Other qualifications preferred:
Ability to work cross-functionally to understand and resolve compliance challenges
Tact, diplomacy, and conflict resolution skills
Good presentation skills with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Charting and trend analysis skills
Project management experience
Solid command of the importance of Core Values and integrating compliance into everyday work
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at www.dow-dupont.com.
The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.