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Senior Compliance Attorney

Company name

Pentair, Inc.

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Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Golden Valley, MN

Date Last Verified

Apr 20,2018

Posted on

Mar 27,2018
Practice Area
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
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Senior Compliance Attorney The candidate will be making front-line decisions and providing counsel directly to business units in relation to compliance with applicable export controls and trade compliance laws and regulations, including U.S. Export Controls (the Export Administration Act and regulations, the Arms Export Control Act and implementing regulations and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations). Trade Sanctions (the Trading with the Enemy Act and the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, executive orders and regulations), anti-boycott regulations. Providing training both within and outside the U.S. regarding compliance with applicable law and all such ABAC laws, Export Controls and Trade Sanctions, and the company’s related policies, procedures and programs. Provides business clients with advice on a daily basis with regard to resolving red flags, addressing compliance questions and providing pragmatic solutions that appropriately balance enterprise growth and legal and compliance risk mitigation, all in accordance with company policy and applicable law. Making front-line decisions and providing counsel directly to business units in relation to compliance with applicable anti-bribery/anti-corruption (“ABAC”) laws, especially the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and UK Bribery Act, taking into account government enforcement priorities, trends and evolving policies, and in the context of all relevant company policies. Supporting the company’s Third Party Program and related due diligence screening, on-boarding of intermediaries (distributors, agents, consultants, etc.), logistics, banking and consignees and supporting appropriate compliance-related contracting in relation to such parties; screening against SDN and Restricted Parties lists maintained by OFAC, BIS and the DDTC. Participating in and coordinating with the company’s compliance professionals and internal audit on a periodic basis to assess and monitor the effectiveness of the company’s compliance program and implement continuous improvement. Drafting and implementing compliance policies and developing and providing training on Company policies, procedures and emergencing trends and legal issues. Manage Company Code of Conduct including annual certification process, training, and Company ethics and compliance hotline and related processes. Rapidly develops a detailed, comprehensive working understanding of all relevant company policies, procedures and compliance programs. Collaborating with and supporting outside counsel in connection with investigations and other compliance matters, as necessary. Functions independently but also works well as a team; shares learnings and best practices with colleagues and communicate regularly with the company’s Chief Compliance Officer and/or General Counsel. Performs process and administrative requirements that are complex and varied in nature, usually requiring some originality, ingenuity, and degree of technical skill. Establishes priorities and works concurrently on a variety of projects. Must have Juris Doctorate with strong academic history and significant hands-on experience. Should be licensed in the state of Minnesota with 10+ years of prior experience working in-house providing day-to-counseling of business units regarding compliance with the FCPA, UK Bribery Act, U.S. Export Controls, Trade Sanctions, Anti-Boycott Sanctions, and similar regulations (Data Privacy, etc.), as well as in support of the legal/compliance function relating to the Office of Business Conduct and Eithics and the implementation of and managing global compliance policies and programs. Experience in government contracting preferred. Must have proficiency in MS Office suite, SharePoint, Access and/or other enterprise document and file management tools.

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Job ID115721

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Pentair, Inc.
5500 Wayzata Boulevard
Suite 800
Golden Valley, MN 55416

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