Bechtel Corporation Ethics Helpline Manager in Reston, Virginia
Requisition ID: 210673
The Ethics HelpLine manager is responsible for administering the company's confidential process to help employees resolve ethics and compliance questions and concerns. This responsibility includes: Assuring that e-mail, telephone and other Ethics HelpLine contact information is publicized and maintained on Bechtel internal and external websites; Implementing measures designed to maintain confidentiality, protect anonymity and eliminate fear of retaliation; Arranging for reported concerns to be reviewed and investigated by Internal Audit, Human Resources, the Legal Department, business unit+ ethics and compliance officers, executive-level management or others, as appropriate; Advising appropriate management of investigation findings and recommended corrective actions; Collecting and reporting facts and data concerning contacts to the Ethics HelpLine in a manner that facilitates consistent responses to ethics policyquestions and requests for guidance, and production of meaningful statistical reports; Maintaining a follow-up system to ensure that appropriate, corrective actions are taken; and When possible, communicating investigation results and corrective actions to employees who reported concerns.
Essential Job Functions:
Working under very general direction from the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer:
Coordinates the intake, triage, escalation and handing of all allegations and inquiries received by Bechtel Ethics HelpLine;
Performs research and preliminary investigations of suspected violations of the corporation's ethical standards, applicable laws, regulations and corporate policy;
Assigns and tracks Ethics HelpLine matters to completion;
Coordinates activities and provides direction in ethics investigations by business unit ethics and compliance officers;
Responds to employee inquiries concerning ethics and compliance issues;
Provides guidance and clarification of ethics and compliance policies to employees and managers;
Manages the ethics and compliance issues tracking database to ensure appropriate and consistent use of the database by all authorized users;
Creates and conducts ethics awareness presentations;
Prepares reports and presentations regarding company-wide compliance statistics; and
Performs additional tasks and duties at the request of the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to coordinate activities with varying levels of management and staff
Must exhibit excellent time-management skills by achieving departmental goals and objectives, while working in a high workload environment
Understands and performs complex and detailed work with accuracy
Ability to be diplomatic and persuasive in situations requiring those qualities
Demonstrated ability to work independently, yet function within the corporate structure
Superior maturity and tact, with the ability to exercise judgment, initiative and discretion regarding confidential and sensitive matters
Ability to organize and analyze data and information gathered to support investigative findings
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
Bachelor's degree (JD or other advanced studies in related discipline a plus)
5-7 years ethics and compliance program experience in a corporate setting, including experience answering an ethics "hotline"
Shaping tomorrow together
Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.
An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.