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Government and Government Relations Attorney in New York City, NY

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Company name

NBC Universal, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

Min 15 yrs required


USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Aug 23,2017

Posted on

Nov 30,2016

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Head of Compliance The candidate will oversee the day-to-day operation of the compliance program, and manage the domestic and international compliance teams and the Corporate Supplier Social Responsibility (CSSR) team. Develop, maintain, and revise policies and procedures for the general operation of the global Compliance and CSSR programs and their related activities. Assess risks and identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develop/implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provide guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future. Ensure that red flags, complaints and alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies and procedures are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved in a timely and effective manner. Recommends the initiation of investigative procedures; collaborates with other appropriate departments (e.g., Litigation, Internal Audit, Human Resources, Security, etc.) to direct compliance issues to appropriate channels for thorough and timely investigation and resolution; and oversees non-HR investigations. Benchmark compliance program against programs of other respected companies; work with key thought leaders in the area of compliance to promote best practices. Institute and maintain an effective compliance communication program for the organization, including promoting compliance tone at the top, heightening awareness among employees of compliance risks and policies and aligning and educating organizations regarding current and emerging risks and trends; manage Compliance training program in cooperation with other functions and parent company, Comcast’s, Compliance function. Partner with parent company Compliance function and other key stakeholders on enterprise-wide compliance initiatives, including the development and implementation of the code of conduct, annual compliance risk assessment program and employee complaint handling procedures, and leads these initiatives with respect. Monitor the performance of the Compliance program and related activities on a continuing basis, taking appropriate steps to improve their effectiveness. Lead the Compliance and CSSR teams in a positive, proactive and innovative manner.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: A law degree from an ABA-accredited law school is required and must be a member in good standing of the State Bar of New York or member in good standing of another State Bar and registered as in-house counsel. 15+ years of legal experience, including in-house compliance experience, service in a top tier law firm and/or relevant government position having built and overseen a department of attorneys and professionals; experience leading or being a senior member of a robust compliance function In-depth knowledge of compliance mandates and regulatory bodies critical to a publicly-traded, global company. Exposure to internal investigation processes, government investigations, and/or experience in the white-collar litigation practice area. Strong experience working with senior government and regulatory agency officials, specifically with senior attorneys and lawyers in the regulatory agencies. Knowledge of operational, financial, quality assurance and human resource procedures including experience with compliance training and internal communications. Exposure to international compliance matters, including FCPA matters. Must demonstrate integrity, excellent legal judgment and business acumen, strong leadership skills, and the ability to play a significant executive role in the business.

Additional info

Job Number: 30888BR

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
NBC Universal, Inc.
30 Rockefeller Plz Fl 53
New York City, NY 10112