Overview

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North Americas largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power whats possible?

Job title: Ethics and Compliance Counsel

Job location: Carrollton, GA *

Department: Legal

Reports to: VP, Associate General Counsel, Ethics and Compliance Officer

SUMMARY:

Southwire is looking to add an in-house attorney to its team responsible for E&C, Privacy and Cybersecurity, Corporate Governance, and Entity Management. Experienced, non-attorney Ethics and Compliance professionals also will be considered. This individual will apply their expertise to fulfill the E&C programs mission to prevent and detect misconduct and to drive a culture of ethics at Southwire. They will be responsible for overseeing the daily administration of the E&C program, leading projects that will continue to enhance the Ethics & Compliance program, communicating with partners at Southwires domestic and international locations at all levels of the organization, developing and interpreting policies and trainings, overseeing investigations, and promoting Southwires Doing Right culture.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities MAY INCLUDE:

  • Management of Southwires Ethics & Compliance program, which includes its Code of Business Conduct; learning, communications, and engagement strategy and implementation; policy management and development; cross-functional collaboration and coordination with other compliance leaders; and risk and program assessments.

  • Management of ethics helpline, case management system and process, and investigations, including conducting/assisting with internal investigations, implementing process enhancements, and preparing reporting for Board of Directors.

  • Leading projects designed to continue to enhance Southwires E&C program.

  • Supporting privacy and cybersecurity related and corporate governance related initiatives.

Qualifications and Experience Required

The ideal candidate will have these qualifications and experience:

  • Has a law degree and has practiced for a minimum of four (4) years or, in the case of a non-attorney, has a minimum of seven (7) years working in corporate compliance, ethics, legal, governance, risk and controls, privacy/cybersecurity, or auditing.
  • Has the highest standards of ethics and integrity and is able to maintain confidentiality of information at all times.
  • Has deep and broad ethics and compliance subject matter expertise, is well-versed in ethics and compliance program management and standard methodologies, and has strong project management and execution skills.
  • Has experience supporting corporate privacy/cybersecurity programs.
  • Has ability to acquire and demonstrate fluency in the Southwires businesses and strategy (experience in the manufacturing industry is not necessary but is a plus).
  • Takes their work seriously, but has a good sense of humor.
  • Has the ability to travel ~10% of time, primarily within U.S.

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Benefits We Offer:

  • 401k Matching
  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
  • Long & Short-Term Disability
  • Identity Theft Plans
  • Retirement & Pension Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs
  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities
  • Parental Leave
  • & More

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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