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Director, Compliance Programs in Pittsburgh, PA at Arconic

Date Posted: 11/21/2018

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Job Description

Primary Purpose of the Job:
  • The Director, Compliance Programs will report to Arconic’s Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer (the “CECO”) and be responsible for providing support and oversight for E&C’s anti-corruption program, risk assessment process, regulatory compliance (including GDPR), and other risks and compliance program areas as directed. In this position, the Director will collaborate with the legal department and work with multiple Arconic global business and resource units. This position will have at least 1 direct report.
**This role is able to base at any major Arconic location in the US.

Major Activities / Key Challenges:
  • Oversees and continually improves Arconic’s anti-corruption program, working with the CECO and Arconic Legal to mitigate the risk of bribery and corruption in all countries where Arconic operates
  • Works to develop, maintain, and continually improve the annual E&C risk assessment process, working in collaboration with the CECO, Legal, and the Enterprise Risk Management committee
  • Assesses Arconic’s global compliance and regulatory risks and develops programs and controls to mitigate those risks, working with the CECO and Arconic Legal
  • Provides leadership for, promotes, and supports Arconic’s Integrity Champion (trusted business advisor) Network and furthers its program development
  • Drafts, improves, and maintains procedures and simple guides for multiple compliance program initiatives
  • Supports global E&C initiatives aimed at integrating the Arconic E&C program at all business levels
  • Develops and provides in person advanced training for multiple key policy areas such as Code of Conduct, anti-corruption, Anti-retaliation, Conflict of Interest, privacy, trade (import and export), intellectual property, anti – money laundering, and other risk areas.
  • Supports periodic review and updates to E&C corporate policies and procedures in accordance with best practices and legal developments
  • Develops and meets measurable objectives for Arconic’s E&C program and other initiatives in collaboration with the E&C Team
  • Collaborates effectively with subject matter experts and other resource units such as EHS, Security, Audit, Finance, and Legal
  • Supports internal investigations, as required and with support of Director of Investigations.
  • Leads and supports other compliance initiatives as needed.
Essential Knowledge & Skills / Education:
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and compliance risks impacting a global company; ability to monitor changes in those laws, regulations, and risks
  • Excellent verbal, communication, writing, and presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural, global environment
  • Experience with working within all levels of a business including interactions with senior leadership; instills trust
  • Ability to analyze and distill large amounts of information and provide balanced, succinct advice and recommendations
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Critical thinker with strong business and financial literacy
  • Utmost integrity and discretion in confidential and sensitive matters
  • Excellent management and leadership skills
  • Ability to manage a complex workload and handle multiple projects concurrently with appropriate prioritization
  • Works with and through the engagement of others to accomplish objectives and to achieve the highest quality results and impact
  • Motivated self-starter with high energy level; ability to meet or exceed deadlines
  • Ability to quickly identify problems, spot risks, and implement creative solutions
  • A collaborative team player who possesses the ability to influence actions, decisions and drive change
  • Fluency in language other than English


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 8 years corporate global compliance program experience.
  • Minimum 3 years anti-corruption program and/or 3rd party due diligence experience.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree such as Master’s or Juris Doctorate.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Management or Technical field from an accredited institution.
  • Working knowledge of relevant corporate compliance policy areas, such as anti-corruption, anti-retaliation, data privacy, IP, trade, conflict of interest, EHS, and other policy and risk areas impacting a global business.
  • Experience in working with global businesses and organizations, providing advice and counsel.
  • Experience in developing and implementing corporate ethics and compliance programs and initiatives.
  • Experience working for company involved in manufacturing.
  • Risk assessment and investigation experience.
  • GDPR experience.
  • Experience leading and managing others.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, PP, Word, etc.).