Sr Ethics & Compliance Manager
Makati City, National Capital Region, Philippines
3d ago

Location(s) Makati City - National Capital Region - Philippines

Primary Purpose of the Role

Working in partnership with the country’s leadership team, Shared Services and the Compliance Director, the role is responsible for managing the full range of matters related to compliance, governance, risk, investigations, and compliance training.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Compliance

  • Monitor laws and regulations with possible impact on company business processes and Initiate and support policy developments and enhancement
  • Revise and modify company policies to minimize risk of legal non-compliance issue.
  • Lead and conduct periodic Anti-Corruption Monitoring Activities.
  • Verify the Proper Completion of the FCPA Certification Quarterly.
  • Execute periodic compliance audit program.
  • Prepare and present to company management compliance reports useful in taking key business decisions
  • Initiate and drive Compliance Review Board meetings with the management team
  • Prepare monthly Compliance Reporting.
  • Promote compliance culture and risk awareness across different levels of staff and to promote an open environment for raising concerns.
  • Drive best practices, operational excellence and process improvements
  • Drive and collaborate with Operations and functional groups to identify and implement process improvement, address risks and weaknesses of the organization and contribute to client satisfaction and better business systems.
  • 2. Risk Identification, Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Provide strategic and tactical advice to business units on a broad range of risks that are or may affect the company and monitor the process in managing risk mitigation plans
  • Drive the Annual Risk Assessment program and policies towards ensuring that risks and potential red flags are assessed and managed to an acceptable risk level
  • 3. Investigation

  • Lead and manage investigations in accordance with the Company’s Investigations Policy.
  • Write investigation reports, provide guidance to stakeholders concerned regarding the follow-up actions, and monitor the closure of follow-up actions.
  • Liaise with the human resource department to ensure appropriate disciplinary action is taken against compliance violation
  • 4. Training and Education

  • Conduct new employee orientation trainings on the Company’s Standards of Business Conduct, Anti-Corruption and other compliance related topics, as required.
  • Prepare relevant trainings materials as required.
  • Develop an annual compliance training calendar in line with Annual Compliance Risk Profile.
  • Partner with local People (HR) to ensure timely completion of the compliance training by all employees in the Philippines
  • 5. Others

  • Work with Compliance Director to ensure that the company is aligned with its strategies.
  • Engage with Compliance Officers from other locations to support / drive global projects and activities
  • Other projects and tasks as required from time to time.
  • Key Skills and Competencies

  • Solid understanding of FCPA, Anti-corruption, Data Privacy, AML issues and other regulatory requirements.
  • Hands-on experience in audit, investigation, training, policy development and process improvement.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation, organizational and report writing skills.
  • Attention to detail
  • Understanding of local labour laws and experience in the real estate industry is preferred.
  • Qualifications

  • Education and Training : Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, or in other disciplines related to specific compliance industry, or juris doctor for law.
  • Experience : At least five (5) years of experience as a compliance officer is required for the job. Certifications from recognized compliance body is also necessary qualification to have for this position.
  • Communication Skill : Able to provide training to company staff using plain and simple language to communicate compliance goals and procedures
  • Analytical Skill : They are versed in conducting research to identify and tackle business areas with high risk of non-compliance
  • Reporting Skill : They are able to produce compliance reports useful in making necessary business adjustments.
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