Sr. Director, Compliance Investigations

Feb 17, 2024
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work


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THE ROLE:

 

The Ethics and Compliance organization in the Legal Department is seeking a seasoned in-house investigator to join the leadership team of its Ethics and Compliance organization. The Senior Director, Corporate Investigations will report to the Chief Compliance Officer and lead a team of investigators and security specialists to build, earn, and maintain trust with global stakeholders through the promotion of trustworthy reporting channels; effective intake, assessment, investigation, and resolution of business conduct compliance concerns; and assurance of security in our downstream supply chain / channel. We are looking for an experienced attorney to lead our Compliance Investigations team and help us manage complex and sensitive investigations involving our products, employees, and end-users. You will work in a fast-paced, challenging, and rewarding environment where your legal, analytical, organizational, and investigative skills will play an impactful role in tackling some of the most complex, interesting, and cutting-edge business conduct compliance issues in the technology sector.

 

THE PERSON: 

  • Ability to build a strong reputation and by negotiating successfully across a global and multi-functioned organization, and with external customers and partners.
  • Uses broad knowledge, deep expertise, and strong judgment to balance legal risks and business objectives and resolving complex and challenging issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive self and team to plan and execute effectively, to continuously improve, and to influence others.
  • Exceptional executive briefing skills and ability to advise senior and executive management on investigations and downstream channel compliance matters having significant impact to company.
  • Networks with key contacts in and outside of own area of expertise to continuously improve investigations program effectiveness.
  • Ability to drive intra-company and cross-functional initiatives and teams effectively, particularly for implementing post-investigation remediation actions, driving channel and end-use compliance, and implementing investigations program improvements.
  • Insatiable curiosity, desire to uncover and follow facts where they lead, and a passion for contributing to the whole spectrum of compliance needs—enjoys learning about cutting-edge technology.
  • Creative problem-solver with a practical, collaborative, solution-oriented mindset.
  • A standout colleague with a good sense of humor and positive, can-do attitude.

  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead and develop a global team of corporate investigators who are highly qualified, skilled, and build trust within the organization to foster a healthy speak-up culture.
  • Oversee and manage a global and active docket of compliance reports and investigations.
  • Conduct and oversee objective, thorough and effective investigations into credible allegations of legal and ethical violations, working across borders and jurisdictions as necessary.
  • Oversee the preparation of clear, accurate, and comprehensive investigation reports documenting allegations, findings, and recommendations for discipline and corrective actions, at the level of detail appropriate for each investigation.
  • Crystalize relevant information to effectively and timely brief company executives on investigation plans, disciplinary outcomes, and remediation plans.
  • Effectively communicate and partner with external auditors to foster trust in our investigations process and integrity of outcomes.
  • Work cross-functionally with Internal Audit, Human Resources and Legal Department attorneys to propose and implement post-investigation discipline and remediation plans.
  • Develop, document, and implement a standardized corporate investigations protocol to ensure consistency, trust and high-quality work product and outcomes.
  • Train and develop investigations team members to create and implement investigation plans, design relevant remediation steps, and manage logistics to assure timely completion and high quality documentation.
  • Work closely with Chief Compliance Officer to prepare quarterly reports to Board of Directors and Audit & Finance Committee on effectiveness of the Corporate Investigations Program.
  • Monitor and test security practices of channel partners to ensure adherence to AMD standards for compliance with end-use and end user restrictions, and to discourage, disrupt and prevent the potential malign use of AMD products.

 PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Strong background in compliance investigations and progressive related experience required.
  • Experience in the technology and semiconductor industry is a plus.
  • Experience with the channel sales model and channel compliance is a plus.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS:

  • Bachelor’s and Juris Doctor degree (or equivalent) from a reputed institution.
  • License to practice law (or in-house equivalent) in relevant jurisdiction(s).

LOCATION:

Austin, TX

 

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At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

THE ROLE:

 

The Ethics and Compliance organization in the Legal Department is seeking a seasoned in-house investigator to join the leadership team of its Ethics and Compliance organization. The Senior Director, Corporate Investigations will report to the Chief Compliance Officer and lead a team of investigators and security specialists to build, earn, and maintain trust with global stakeholders through the promotion of trustworthy reporting channels; effective intake, assessment, investigation, and resolution of business conduct compliance concerns; and assurance of security in our downstream supply chain / channel. We are looking for an experienced attorney to lead our Compliance Investigations team and help us manage complex and sensitive investigations involving our products, employees, and end-users. You will work in a fast-paced, challenging, and rewarding environment where your legal, analytical, organizational, and investigative skills will play an impactful role in tackling some of the most complex, interesting, and cutting-edge business conduct compliance issues in the technology sector.

 

THE PERSON: 

  • Ability to build a strong reputation and by negotiating successfully across a global and multi-functioned organization, and with external customers and partners.
  • Uses broad knowledge, deep expertise, and strong judgment to balance legal risks and business objectives and resolving complex and challenging issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive self and team to plan and execute effectively, to continuously improve, and to influence others.
  • Exceptional executive briefing skills and ability to advise senior and executive management on investigations and downstream channel compliance matters having significant impact to company.
  • Networks with key contacts in and outside of own area of expertise to continuously improve investigations program effectiveness.
  • Ability to drive intra-company and cross-functional initiatives and teams effectively, particularly for implementing post-investigation remediation actions, driving channel and end-use compliance, and implementing investigations program improvements.
  • Insatiable curiosity, desire to uncover and follow facts where they lead, and a passion for contributing to the whole spectrum of compliance needs—enjoys learning about cutting-edge technology.
  • Creative problem-solver with a practical, collaborative, solution-oriented mindset.
  • A standout colleague with a good sense of humor and positive, can-do attitude.

  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead and develop a global team of corporate investigators who are highly qualified, skilled, and build trust within the organization to foster a healthy speak-up culture.
  • Oversee and manage a global and active docket of compliance reports and investigations.
  • Conduct and oversee objective, thorough and effective investigations into credible allegations of legal and ethical violations, working across borders and jurisdictions as necessary.
  • Oversee the preparation of clear, accurate, and comprehensive investigation reports documenting allegations, findings, and recommendations for discipline and corrective actions, at the level of detail appropriate for each investigation.
  • Crystalize relevant information to effectively and timely brief company executives on investigation plans, disciplinary outcomes, and remediation plans.
  • Effectively communicate and partner with external auditors to foster trust in our investigations process and integrity of outcomes.
  • Work cross-functionally with Internal Audit, Human Resources and Legal Department attorneys to propose and implement post-investigation discipline and remediation plans.
  • Develop, document, and implement a standardized corporate investigations protocol to ensure consistency, trust and high-quality work product and outcomes.
  • Train and develop investigations team members to create and implement investigation plans, design relevant remediation steps, and manage logistics to assure timely completion and high quality documentation.
  • Work closely with Chief Compliance Officer to prepare quarterly reports to Board of Directors and Audit & Finance Committee on effectiveness of the Corporate Investigations Program.
  • Monitor and test security practices of channel partners to ensure adherence to AMD standards for compliance with end-use and end user restrictions, and to discourage, disrupt and prevent the potential malign use of AMD products.

 PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Strong background in compliance investigations and progressive related experience required.
  • Experience in the technology and semiconductor industry is a plus.
  • Experience with the channel sales model and channel compliance is a plus.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS:

  • Bachelor’s and Juris Doctor degree (or equivalent) from a reputed institution.
  • License to practice law (or in-house equivalent) in relevant jurisdiction(s).

LOCATION:

Austin, TX

 

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