Assistant General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
Join Netcracker Technology, a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, to work for a forward-looking software company, offering mission-critical solutions to service providers around the globe. Our comprehensive portfolio of software solutions and professional services enables large-scale digital transformations, unlocking the opportunities of the cloud, virtualization and the changing mobile ecosystem. With an unbroken service delivery track record of more than 20 years, our unique combination of technology, people and expertise helps companies transform their networks and enable better experiences for their customers.
We are looking for a highly motivated experienced Assistant General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer to join our exciting and growing legal team. The attorney will be responsible for oversight of the company’s overall global compliance program. The successful candidate will partner with the Company’s leadership team and business to ensure organizational compliance with laws, industry requirements and Company policies. This position reports to the General Counsel. The position will be located in Waltham. This is a great opportunity to join a growing global legal team and work in a fast paced, energizing environment.
Consistently finds opportunities to strengthen and improve the culture of compliance at the company, including by partnering with department heads and regional general managers to build relationships with the compliance office.
Ensures appropriate policies and procedures for the general operation of the global compliance program and its related activities are created, adopted, published, and communicated to employees in order to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct.
Periodically reviews and updates the code of business conduct to ensure continuing currency and relevance in providing guidance to management and employees.
Coordinates, and administers an effective compliance training program to ensure that all appropriate employees and management are knowledgeable of, and comply with, pertinent laws and regulations.
Responds to alleged violations of laws, regulations, policies, and procedures by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures. Implements investigative protocols and oversees investigation process, including conducting or managing privileged compliance investigations.
Ensures that compliance issues/concerns within the organization are being appropriately evaluated, investigated, and resolved, and that there is an effective and consistent system of discipline to address any misconduct.
Establishes and implements periodic risk assessments, audits, and reporting procedures to identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk. Develops and implements preventative and corrective action plans to mitigate identified risks.
Provides reports on a regular basis, and as directed or requested, to keep the Corporate Compliance & Ethics Committee, the Board of Directors, and senior management informed of the operation and progress of the Compliance Program.
Maintains a working knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and enforcement actions to identify emerging risks. Alerts the company to trends and risks and assists in implementing policies and procedures in response thereto.
Responsible for compliance with GDPR and other global data privacy laws
Minimum 10+ years’ experience in global technology corporate compliance with a demonstrated in-depth understanding of applicable legal, regulatory, and compliance matters, including GDPR and other data privacy laws.
Proven track record of leadership and ability to partner with all relevant team members.
JD degree; licensed in good standing.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple, conflicting priorities while managing a substantial workload.
Demonstrated ability to think strategically and pay close attention to detail.
Ability to communicate effectively with personnel at all levels of the organization and to inspire confidence and support for compliance initiatives.
Experience supporting commercial legal team in the negotiation of data privacy related matters.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to oversee complex projects and lead them to successful completion in an organized, efficient, and effective manner.
The CCO is required to make presentations to the Corporate Compliance & Ethics Committee, Board of Directors and senior management, among others. As a result, the position requires a professional image/demeanor, as well as an extremely responsible working attitude.
Position is based in Waltham, MA.
Excellent salary and benefits package offered.
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