Overview: The right candidate must be a skilled and seasoned lawyer with excellent judgment and people skills who is interested in taking on a wide variety of projects and working at a fast pace, both independently and as a collegial team member
Company: A leader in the communications industry
Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience
Experience:The right candidate must have a minimum of five years of work experience at a law firm/and or in a corporate setting involving relevant compliance, investigations, or enforcement work.
Location: Somerset County, NJ
Identify opportunities for compliance-related policies for the Consumer Markets group. Draft policies and procedures to ensure consistent and sound practices, and ensure existing policies and procedures are current, effectively implemented and communicated to employees.
Oversee or conduct compliance investigations on wide-ranging matters affecting the Consumer Markets group, including conducting or directing interviews, reviewing and analyzing documents, drafting investigative reports and working with the appropriate stakeholders on corrective action.
Actively monitor compliance program to identify gaps/exceptions/weaknesses and work with the Business and other internal partners on corrective action plans and recommendations to enhance effectiveness.
Provide guidance and advice on compliance questions and concerns on subjects that impact the Consumer Markets Group, including Consumer Protection laws, Fraud, Privacy, TCPA, CAN/SPAM. Track and report out on developments in the above areas.
Work with internal partners to develop compliance communications and training materials for the Consumer Groups on topics such as sales integrity, privacy, fraud, customer authentication to promote understanding of compliance risk issues. Develop and track metrics related to these initiatives.
Support compliance risk assessments to proactively identify existing and emerging compliance risks. Support the development of the compliance risk management strategy and plan.
JD with excellent academic performance.
Active and in good standing with relevant state bar.
Minimum of five years of work experience at a law firm/and or in a corporate setting involving relevant compliance, investigations, or enforcement work.
Self-starter willing to take initiative to develop, lead and implement projects.
Must be a collegial team player with excellent oral and written communication skills able to work with a wider range of business clients including the company’s leaders.
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