Sr. Director, Ethics & Compliance Counsel at Palo Alto Networks (Remote)

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Company Description

Our Mission

 At Palo Alto Networks®, everything starts and ends with our mission:

 Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.

 We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren’t easy goals to accomplish — but we’re not here for easy. We’re here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.

Disruption is at the core of our technology and on our way of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. We’re changing the nature of work from benefits to learning, location to leadership, we’ve rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.

Job Description

Your Career

Palo Alto Networks is currently seeking an enthusiastic, proactive and dynamic attorney to lead its Global Ethics and Compliance Program reporting to the Vice President, Deputy General Counsel. The Senior Director, Ethics & Compliance will hold a critical leadership role in a dynamic and growing team, with responsibility over each of the key components of the overall Ethics & Compliance Program, including ethics training and communications, third party risk management, global internal investigations, Code of Business Conduct and Ethics drafting and management, overseeing data analytics and reporting, measuring the effectiveness of our ethics program and engaging directly with business orgs, locations and teams around the globe to identify legal and regulatory risk.

The ideal candidate will have 12+ years of relevant experience, strong leadership skills, and have proven expertise in developing and enhancing an effective ethics and compliance program that enables business activities in a compliant manner. They will use their deep understanding regarding Anti-Bribery and Corruption, including Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), UK Bribery Act, Third-Party risk to advise, develop and enhance monitoring ethics program controls, development of key risk indicators and use of data analytics to identify risk. The ideal candidate will also have experience in conducting and advising on corporate investigations, legal and regulatory risk assessments, and advising on US Federal, State, and Local government ethics compliance and trade compliance. The successful candidate can work remotely from anywhere in the US. The position requires a team player who can build a strategic vision, provide careful work product and effectively execute with minimal supervision in a very fast-paced, high-energy environment.

Your Impact

  • Develop and lead the global Anti-Corruption and Anti-Bribery program, including training, communications, risk assessments, controls, reporting and mitigation strategies.

  • Develop and lead the global corporate investigations program, including advice, reporting and develop and enhance program elements that feed into overall Ethics program maturity.

  • Develop and lead third party risk assessments related to ethics and compliance, including risk indicators, due diligence, training and mitigation recommendations.

  • Oversee, conduct and monitor enterprise legal and regulatory risk assessments and manage the risk management application. Liaise with Enterprise Risk Management activities, including providing ethics and compliance guidance for successful implementation of Governance, Risk and Compliance system improvements.

  • Assist with the mapping and documentation of ethics and compliance controls and procedures that drive compliant behavior.

  • Support a variety of Ethics and Compliance Program activities, including data analytics for reporting to a variety of internal stakeholders.

  • Develop and support a global compliance program that incorporates regional support on identification of risks, reports, investigations, communication and overall support at a local level.

  • Develop and oversee the Records Retention Program, working collaboratively with cross-functional teams to assess business and regulatory requirements and develop and implement programs, policies and procedures related thereto.

  • Understand and advise on government compliance issues and develop programs, policies and procedures, where necessary, with respect to Public Sector Business Ethics and Conduct, gifts and gratuities, kickbacks, post-government employment, insider risk, conflicts of interest, whistleblower protection, and other related areas.

  • Understand and advise on US Export Controls and Sanctions and support the trade compliance team on risk assessments, program controls and mitigation efforts.

  • Work closely with US Public Sector Legal Team, and other Palo Alto Networks teams to develop, deliver, and track annual US Public Sector Compliance training program;

  • Imagine and develop new programs as the Palo Alto Networks Ethics and Compliance Program grows.

Qualifications

Your Experience

  • Licensed attorney with a law degree from an accredited university

  • 12+ years of relevant corporate or government compliance and ethics experience or the functional equivalent, including experience in the following areas: ethics and compliance program development, government investigations, auditing, control development, policy development, project management, and program analytics.

  • Self-motivated, with the ability to manage and regularly prioritize workload to meet deadlines and adjust to fluctuations in workload.

  • Possesses a practical, real world, collaborative approach to problem solving in the context of enterprise sales with the ability to make sound decisions and exercise good judgment.

  • Ability to remain flexible in a changing business environment.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of compliance programs, solutions, processes, controls and procedures.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop new processes, project manage, develop new programs, problem solve, achieve results and exercise good judgment.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US government security clearance at the Top Secret level or above.

  • Familiarity working with channel partners (distributors, resellers) and related compliance issues.

  • Experience working in a large multinational corporate compliance environment is a plus.

  • Strong critical thinking skills and business acumen.

  • Strong analytical, data reporting and database management skills a plus.

  • Common sense, great judgment and a good sense of humor.


 

Additional Information

Our Commitment

We’re trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity’s status quo. It’s simple: we can’t accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together.

Palo Alto Networks is evolving and changing the nature of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. From benefits to learning, location to leadership, we’ve rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at [email protected]

Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Disclosure required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum compensation (includes on-target earnings = base + on target incentives for sales roles) for this role to be located in the state of Colorado. If hired in Colorado, this position starts at $164,600/yr. Depending on the position offered, restricted stock units and incentive or bonus pay may be provided as part of this compensation package. Additional benefits may be found here.


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  • Vaccine requirements and disclosure obligations vary by country.
  • Unless applicable law requires otherwise, you must be vaccinated for COVID or qualify for a reasonable accommodation if:
    • The job requires accessing a company worksite
    • The job requires in-person customer contact and the customer has implemented such requirements
    • You choose to access a Palo Alto Networks worksite
  • If you have questions about the vaccine requirements of this particular position based on your location or job requirements, please inquire with the recruiter.

More Information on Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks operates in the Cybersecurity industry. The company is located in Santa Clara, CA and Plano, TX. Palo Alto Networks was founded in 2005. It has 10190 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 465 open jobs at Palo Alto Networks, click here.
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