Corporate Counsel, Global Compliance & Privacy
Posting Date Mar 22, 2018 Job Number 18000U4A Job Category Legal Location Marriott International HQ, Bethesda, Maryland VIEW ON MAP Brand Corporate Schedule Full-time Relocation? No Position Type Management Start Your Journey With Us Marriott International is the world's largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. We believe a great career is a journey of discovery and exploration. So, we ask, where will your journey take you? The attorney in this position will be a member of Marriott International's Law Department in the Global Legal Compliance group and will provide legal support for the Company's Global Privacy program. While privacy will be the main responsibility, this attorney also will help support the Company's Legal and Ethical Compliance program, which includes the following key compliance risk areas: anti-corruption and anti-bribery, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the UK Bribery Act; Office of Foreign Assets Control and economic sanctions laws; and other critical areas as designated from time-to-time by the General Counsel and the Global Compliance Counsel. Specific Job Duties, Responsibilities, and Expected Contributions The Corporate Counsel's primary responsibilities will be to: Work closely with internal business partners to understand their business processes, applications and technologies, including how Marriott collects and uses information and work to promote the concept of Privacy by Design and embed privacy requirements and controls into projects, products and services; Work to ensure the organization maintains appropriate privacy policies, standards, and notices and work cross-functionally with stakeholders to integrate these policy requirements into global operations; Support efforts to ensure that the company complies with cross-border data transfer restrictions and data localization requirements with respect to both intra-company transfers and transfers to third parties; Draft, review and support negotiations regarding data privacy contractual provisions in various agreements; Conduct, guide and participate in legal and ethical risk assessments; develop risk mitigation plans and make recommendations on the appropriate financial investment to accomplish the policies and implement the procedures; Monitor current and evolving statutes, regulations, and case law and help to identify legal issues of critical importance to the company; Monitor and assess the effectiveness of compliance activity and facilitate auditing; Maintain strong coordination, cooperation and mutual support between the Law Department and other corporate departments with compliance obligations such as the Internal Audit Department, Department of Investigations, iT, the Corporate Secretary's Office, Government Affairs, Human Resources, the Continents' Privacy Committees and Legal and Ethical Compliance Councils (LECCs), and the Finance organization to ensure that roles and responsibilities are effectively fulfilled in the company's legal and ethical compliance program and global privacy program; Monitor current and evolving statutes, regulations, and case law and helping to identify urgent legal issues of critical importance to the enterprise-wide legal and ethical compliance program and privacy program in a global business environment; Respond to government investigations or queries as appropriate and/or required. Candidate Profile Excellent academic records with a law degree from a top law school; Admission to the bar of a US state; Minimum of 7 years' experience in privacy, compliance work, or litigation; Experience interfacing with government agencies having jurisdiction over compliance matters; Broad background in providing advice and counsel to operating business managers on legal and ethical compliance matters with a focus on individual integrity and principled business conduct; Demonstrated ability to take ownership of and solve problems, and to expeditiously provide recommendations which are consistent with sound and ethical business practices, and good judgement; Ability to think creatively, to supervise multiple and complex matters, and to work independently and effectively with clients, peers, and other parties; High degree of competence and familiarity with computers and the internet; Outstanding analytical, writing, and oral presentation skills; Strong quantitative and qualitative analysis skills; ability to take large volumes of complex information and present it in a clear and concise manner; Outstanding strategic planning and management skills; Ability to integrate and balance priorities, work activities and resources for the benefit of multiple key stakeholders; Strong performance management skills; Active learner -- able to enhance personal, professional, and business growth through new knowledge and experiences; and Available for business travel. Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.