Regional Compliance Officer

Location: 

Auburn Hills, MI, US

Division: BENTELER Automotive 
Functional Area: Compliance 
Career Level: Professional 
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Weekly Working Hours: 45.00 
Required Languages: English (US) 
Requisition ID: 304 

Benefits: United States : 401(k) Match || United States : Dental || United States : Development || United States : Educational Assistance || United States : Flexible Work Schedules || United States : Health Savings Accounts || United States : Holidays || United States : Life & Disability || United States : Medical || United States : Training || United States : Vacation || United States : Vision || United States : Wealth Management Support 

 

At BENTELER, we make it possible. From promoting individual talents to international career prospects, or from generous opportunities for designing your career to personal development opportunities—at BENTELER, we always have answers to your questions about the future, based entirely on your personal needs. Diverse options that makes sure you can be anything and everything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Conducts Compliance Risk Analysis: Performance of Compliance Risk Analyses at the assigned divisions in the respective region; Development of proposals for reviewing business processes (proactively and based on actual cases).
  • Implements BENTELER Corporate Philosophy and Code of Conduct (CoC) and Compliance Policy Framework: Contact person for all questions relating to the CoC; Answering specific questions in alignment with DCOs of the respective divisions; Development of proposals for regional adaptations and continuous development.
  • Execute Trainings: Development, execution of and support for targeted compliance trainings in coordination with DCOs of the respective divisions and HR; Composition and follow-up of eLearning participants´ circles; Development of proposals for regional adaptations and continuous development of local training initiatives.
  • Develops Communication Measures: Development, execution of and support for continued internal compliance communication measures in the respective region. That includes amongst others “Tone from the Top” from the regional management and active communication to stakeholders, to be aligned with DCOs of the respective divisions. Every external communication to be aligned also with CCO and Corporate Communications.
  • Acts as Trusted Advisory: Personal and pro-active advisory for management and employees in routine business; on specific transactions and projects in alignment with DCOs of the respective divisions.
  • Integrates Compliance into Processes, e.g.: Gifts and Hospitality: Advisory (initially to be aligned with DCOs of the respective divisions) and decision proposals for management and employees; Donation and Sponsoring: Advisory (initially to be aligned with DCOs of the respective divisions and Corporate Communications) and decision proposals for management and employees; Integrity Checks and Reviews in coordination with DCOs of the respective divisions and CO CSI: Monitoring the execution of integrity checks on regional business partners; on JV-partners and major projects, led by / to be aligned with DCOs of the respective divisions.
  • Coordinates local Case Tracking and support Internal Investigations:  Support the execution of Internal Investigations on-site in alignment with DCOs of the respective divisions and CO CSI; Recommendation of disciplinary sanctions in alignment with DCOs of the respective divisions and CO CSI and reporting of sanctions taken by local HR and local management; Monitoring and report to DCOs of the respective divisions whether identified weaknesses in the business processes will be eliminated.
  • Ensures Reporting: Reporting according to DCO Report requirements; Keeping the Case Tracking list up-to-date and reporting it to DCOs of the respective divisions and CO CSI; monitoring of remediation activities in the region; Join Compliance Team Meetings.
  • Monitors regional enforcement practices, contact person for assessments of the general regional context.
  • Advises on gifts & hospitality and business partner integrity check.
  • Acts as contact person for complaints and issues; ensure anti-discrimination policies to be in place and ensure trainings for HR employees.

 

Background and Experience

  • Practical knowledge in planning, executing, and reporting on interdisciplinary projects
  • Minimum of five (5) years of direct Compliance experience
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a related regulatory field
  • Deep insight into Americas region, knowledge of applicable laws, compliance policies and specific industry codices, know-how of internal audit, finance and business processes
  • Practical know-how in planning, executing and reporting on interdisciplinary projects
  • Knowledge of state-of-the-art communication, training and moderation techniques
  • A minimum of 10 years’ compliance experience within legal department of an international company or comparable relevant legal experience; preferably at least 3 years managing others
  • Licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction preferred
  • Anti-corruption experience required
  • Experience and comfort working in a matrixed organization across functions
  • Fluent in English; Additional language skills a plus

 

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Casondra Meerschaert 

BENTELER Human Resources

 

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