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Government and Government Relations Attorney in Providence, RI

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Company name

Textron Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Providence, RI

Date Last Verified

Feb 22,2018

Posted on

Jan 18,2018

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Staff Attorney, Global Anti-Corruption Compliance (GACC) Duties: Conduct legal review of due diligence records, serve as the subject matter expert for GACC policy-related questions, and provide support to the compliance counsel with anti-corruption risk assessments and investigations. Conduct legal review of due diligence records for Covered Business Partners (CBP) operating throughout the world (currently over 1,000 in total): Review compiled CBP responses and supporting documentation - identify red-flags and risks to the company that may exist in any proposed third-party relationship; Analyze potential adverse information identified in media searches and denied party screening process; Review and analyze local law summaries pertinent to any third-party CBP agreement to ensure that the proposed relationship would comply with applicable laws; Review and analyze outside counsel opinions concerning any investigations involving the CBP; Assess Business Unit rationale, proposed compensation and other factors in connection with the requested CBP review; Coordinate with Business Unit Legal Counsel regarding questions, red-flags and other potential issues that may be raised during CBP due diligence to assess risk, identify follow-up actions or recommendations for mitigating GACC risk to the Business Unit; Develop guidance and provide Corporate Officer with an overview of due diligence and recommendations concerning requests from Business Units to appoint or retain a CBP, or requests to amend existing CBP agreements; Serve as a subject matter and legal resource for GACC Policy related questions, including questions and issues involving due diligence for third party Business Partners, transactions with government customers, gifts, hospitality, entertainment and travel for government officials and others, charitable contributions outside of the U.S. and GACC training needs; and provide guidance to Business Units concerning the CBP review process. Assist Compliance Counsel with: Developing and drafting updates, revisions and clarifications to GACC Policy, Supplement, supporting exhibits and procedures; GACC risk assessments and providing support to Business Units to implement new processes required for compliance with GACC Policy; Implementing new procedures or protocols and providing training to Business Units as needed;Identifying and analyzing changes to U.S. and foreign anti-bribery laws (“Global Anti-Corruption Laws”) or guidance concerning Global Anti-Corruption Laws, and determining impact to policies, practices and procedures; Reviewing all non-U.S. charitable contribution requests from Business Units in accordance with requirements set forth in the GACC Policy, identify any GACC related red-flags or issues and provide recommendations to Compliance Counsel as to whether they should be approved; Providing support, as needed, for anti-corruption investigations; Providing support for the process for monitoring of gift and entertainment expenses, including providing legal review, as needed; Providing support and guidance to Units concerning the Freight Forwarder Protocol; Developing and delivering training to Units on GACC and other compliance related topics, and supporting training of Business Units’ CBPs. Protect and maintain the privacy of employee personnel records including, personal and compensation information about employees. Open to future career development opportunities within Business Unit locations.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Law degree from an accredited institution. Admission in good standing to a State Bar. Corporate or law firm experience on compliance matters, such as Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), preferred. Strong analytical, investigatory and research skills. Good problem-solving and decision-making abilities. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Strong work ethic. Keen customer-service focus. Strong organizational skills—ability to prioritize tasks based on relative importance and urgency. High integrity.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Textron Inc.
40 westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903