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Chief Compliance Counsel - Field Solutions

  • Fortive
  • $157,450.00 - 157,450.00 / Year *
  • 347 Pleasant St
  • Norwood, MA 02062
  • Full-Time
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Summary: The Chief Compliance Counsel is responsible for leading a team focused on managing and reducing a wide variety of compliance risks for the Field Solutions Platform (the \"Platform\") of Fortive Corporation (\"Fortive\"), and implementing and improving compliance and risk management policies, programs and tools, including Fortive's Standards of Conduct and Anti-Corruption Program. The position reports directly to the Platform's General Counsel with a dotted line to the Fortive Chief Compliance Officer.. About Fortive: Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of Professional Instrumentation and Industrial Technologies businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With 2017 revenues of nearly $7 billion, 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. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company's operating model will be the Fortive Business System. For more information please visit: .. Fortive continues the company's rapid growth with recent acquisition announcements of (i) Advanced Sterilization Products from Johnson & Johnson, (ii) Gordian, a leading provider of construction cost data, software and service, and (iii) Accruent, a leading provider of physical resource management software.. About Field Solutions: Field Solutions, led by Fortive Senior VP Wes Pringle, is comprised of Fluke Corporation, Qualitrol Company LLC, Industrial Scientific Corporation, The Gordian Group, Inc., and, upon closing, Accruent, LLC. These businesses deliver offline and connected hardware and software solutions that keep critical industrial, power and health infrastructure running smoothly, without interruption.. Major Responsibilities. Managing Fortive's Anti-Corruption Program (\"ACP\"), including implementation of the third party compliance program, and ensuring Platform businesses and associates comply with anticorruption policies (e.g., gift and customer trip policies).. Leading and conducting compliance integration on Platform acquisitions.. Providing compliance training on wide variety of compliance and integrity topics.. Promoting Fortive's Speak Up! program and managing internal investigations arising from Speak Up! reports (including developing action plans, preparing close-out reports, tracking countermeasures and liaising with Fortive's Chief Compliance Officer).. Creating and tracking metrics on compliance programs to achieve accountability and ensure effective use of compliance tools.. Working with Platform and Fortive colleagues to monitor and audit risk and compliance; assist in responding to compliance findings.. Ensuring that the appropriate compliance policies and tools are being effectively communicated to the appropriate associates, leaders, and functions.. Reporting compliance metrics to Platform and Fortive executive management and legal leadership.. Driving the process for Platform's Risk Assessment Plan (\"RAP\"), including regional and functional risk surveys and corresponding action plans.. Identifying gaps in compliance awareness, policies, and tools and building countermeasures and sustainable standard work to close those gaps; managing continuous improvement of compliance tools and other standard work involving compliance policies and programs.. Liaising and coordinating with Fortive's Chief Compliance Officer in rolling out compliance policies and tools and in investigating compliance issues.. Working with Platform global and regional leadership teams in reducing risks related to potential non-compliance and corruption.. Acting as a strategic business partner for senior leadership on matters of major importance to the Platform and providing information related to all aspects of the Platform's compliance.. Monitoring significant changes in laws and regulations and compliance trends that apply to Platform operations and activities, and developing, updating, and communicating policies to ensure continuing compliance.. Assisting in training third parties (i.e., distributors, agents, authorized service contractors) as appropriate.. Keeping the Platform Legal intranet page updated with latest compliance policies and tools, including new policies and tools posted on Fortive Connect.. Maintaining records of compliance training, investigations and related activities.. Retaining and managing outside counsel, auditors and other advisers as appropriate to assist with investigations, training, and other compliance-related projects.. Assisting the Platform General Counsel as requested on other legal matters and projects, including responsibilities beyond compliance.. Relationships. Reports to the Platform's General Counsel, dotted line to the Fortive Chief Compliance Officer.. Manages a team of compliance professionals handling ACP matters, investigations and other compliance-related work.. Desired Competencies & Personal Traits. Unquestioned 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; problem-solver.. Global experience and appreciation for cultural and legal environments in various regions.. Strong knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to the Platform's activities, including U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, UK Bribery Act, data privacy rules & regulations; and antitrust/competition laws.. Capable of working independently and collaboratively.. Strong organizational skills, with ability to handle many complex issues simultaneously, prioritizing and effectively managing time.. Strong investigation skills, including ability to manage highly sensitive matters and information with discretion and excellent judgment.. Ability to work across functions (including Finance, HR, Operations, and Commercial), cultures, and organizational hierarchy.. Strong project management skills, to include managing and prioritizing multiple concurrent projects, and reporting progress and risks to colleagues and senior management.. Attention to detail, including documentation, record-keeping, and tracking.. Working knowledge of various standard computer applications and operating systems.. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate complicated information in an understandable and engaging way.. Ability to influence and build followership with associates at all levels (factory workers to executives).. Must be able to organize, prioritize, build and manage effective teams and drive results.. Qualifications:. JD or equivalent from an accredited law school or university with strong academic credentials.. A minimum of 10 years' compliance experience within legal department of an international company or comparable relevant legal experience, with at least 3 years managing others; a combination of experience with an internationally recognized law firm and in-house experience is preferred.. Anti-corruption and investigation experience required.. Experience and comfort working in a matrixed organization across functions.. Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).. Fluent in English; Additional language skills a plus.. Fortive 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:.. Fluke Corporation is the world leader in the manufacture, distribution and service of electronic test tools and software.. 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