Corporate Compliance Specialist (Hybrid Work Option)

at CDM Smith in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

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CDM Smith is seeking a Corporate Compliance Specialist to join our Corporate Compliance Team. This individual performs moderate to highly complex compliance and ethics functions under general supervision for assigned area including compliance training. Administers databases related to ethics and compliance tracking.

-\tPerforms moderate to highly complex compliance and ethics functions under general supervision (Ex: investigations; third party due diligence; training; etc.) for assigned area. Partners with internal clients and external vendors to assist with maintenance.

-\tAdministers databases related to legal ethics and compliance function for tracking compliance related initiatives.

-\tRecommends improvements and changes to the firm’s policies and procedures to meet compliance requirements. Collaborates with clients to develop positive and proactive approaches to corporate compliance.

-\tAssists with the investigation of complaints, as needed. Supports annual Corporate Compliance and Ethics month.

-\tMentors and checks the work of more junior staff, as requested.

-\tPerforms other duties as required.

This role offers a hybrid work option with the individual required to be in the office at least 2 days a week.

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Corporate Compliance Specialist (Hybrid Work Option)



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Minimum Qualifications:

-\tBachelor’s Degree.

-\t5 years of related experience.

-\tEquivalent additional directly related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.

Preferred Qualifications:

-\tCertified Compliance & Ethics Professional (CCEP) preferred.

-\tExperience with Corporate Compliance (Department of Justice Hallmarks of an Effective Compliance program)

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Why CDM Smith?:

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Join Us! CDM Smith – where amazing career journeys unfold.

Imagine a place committed to offering an unmatched employee experience. Where you work on projects that are meaningful to you. Where you play an active part in shaping your career journey. Where your co-workers are invested in you and your success. Where you are encouraged and supported to do your very best and given the tools and resources to do so. Where it’s a priority that the company takes good care of you and your family.

Our employees are the heart of our company. As an employer of choice, our goal is to provide a challenging, progressive and inclusive work environment which fosters personal leadership, career growth and development for every employee. We value passionate individuals who challenge the norm, deliver world-class solutions and bring diverse perspectives. Join our team, and together we will make a difference and change the world.

Job Site Location:

Mid-Atlantic United States

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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Visa Sponsorship Available:

No – We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position

Skills and Abilities:

-\tStrong research and written communication skills.

-\tStrong ability to establish and maintain open, candid and trusting work relationships.

-\tStrong ability to perform with objectivity, integrity, and ethics.

-\tExcellent ability to be tactful and discrete while exercising independent judgment.

-\tGood knowledge of compliance policies and practices for the construction and engineering industry.

-\tExceptional knowledge of Microsoft Office software.

Background Check and Drug Testing Information:

CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as “CDM Smith”) reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant’s criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate. In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.

Additional Compensation:

All bonuses at CDM Smith are discretionary and may or may not apply to this position.

Work Location Options:

Hybrid Work Options may be considered for successful candidate.

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Job Posting: JC255416495

Posted On: Feb 17, 2024

Updated On: Mar 06, 2024

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