Sr. Director of Ethics & Corporate Compliance (HID2113)

Austin, TX North AmericaUSAustin, TX
HID Global
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Functional Area: 
Legal and Compliance
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Job ID: HID2113

#Securing your Future!

We are a growing multinational technical security company based in Austin that offers its employees a fun work environment, flexibility, and career opportunity.

HID’s Ethics & Corporate Compliance Program is designed to prevent, detect, and mitigate misconduct and ensure HID operates its business with the highest standards of integrity. This role will be leading a global program.

The primary focus of the Senior Director of Ethics & Corporate Compliance is to provide strategic leadership and execution excellence advancing the Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, raising awareness of the program, and fostering accountability for ethics & compliance throughout the organization.

Position reports to the Vice President and General Counsel


What you will be doing

  • Oversee, manage, and administer all aspects of the HID Ethics & Corporate Compliance program on a global basis with a focus on the following areas:
    • Ethics & Business Conduct
    • Code of Conduct 
    • Anti-Bribery & Anti-Cooruption 
    • Competition & Antitrust
    • Third Party Risk Management & Due Diligence Conflicts of Interest
    • Gift & Entertainment 
    • Whistleblowing, Reporting Concerns & Anti-Retaliation 
    • Investigations
    • Acquisition Due Diligence & Integration
  • Identify, manage and solve compliance risks, and advise on compliance topics
  • Develop new global compliance programs and implement the same
  • Develop and improve risk management strategies across the global organization
  • Advise HID’s executive management and local business units on the implementation of compliance programs
  • Conduct investigations on compliance matters and regularly report on such matters to the General Counsel
  • Work collaboratively with compliance directors across other ASSA ABLOY global divisions
  • Work cross-functionally with other areas of compliance within the organization, including HR, Trade Compliance, Product Compliance, and Internal Audit
  • Drive adherence to policies and procedures related to compliance
  • Design and deliver compliance training to employees
  • Stay apprised of relevant regulatory developments across HID
  • Continue to increase awareness and promote a culture of compliance and integrity throughout the organization and regularly report to General Counsel and HID’s management on the progress
  • Lead anticorruption reviews and assist with whistleblower investigations
  • Continuously follow up on the implementation of compliance programs
  • Lead, coordinate, and manage ad-hoc compliance related projects and tasks
  • Coordinate with General Counsel, M&A team, and external law firms for pre-closing compliance due diligence, and manage post-closing integration of acquired entities on compliance issues
  • Manage compliance support personnel
  • Engage in other duties, as assigned


What we are looking for

  • At least 10 years of experience in compliance, preferably gained from working with compliance matters and leading compliance management in an international organization
  • MBA or Juris Doctor preferred
  • Active compliance certification preferred
  • Business and accounting acumen
  • Solid understanding of corporate controls and governance
  • Ability to perform investigations, and conduct advanced research and complex evaluations
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to draw conclusions and translate findings
  • Knowledge of processes, controls and regulatory and legal requirements in core areas of antitrust/competition, antibribery/anticorruption, and third party risk management


Who you are

  • Strong communication, social, and interpersonal skills and the ability to build trust
  • Strategic and long-term thinking
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels within the organization
  • Ability to work under pressure, make decisions and produce results with limited supervision
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy


Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent terms and conditions
  • Reasonable /Flexible hours
  • On-the-job training and development
  • Work as part of a global team


HID Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran 

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 4,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit