Director, Compliance

Capital One
McLean, Virginia
Oct 27, 2021
Nov 14, 2021
Full Time
Center 2 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Director, Compliance

Capital One takes privacy and data ethics seriously. As a company, we are working to set compliant and customer-focused privacy policy, create privacy products for our customers, and ensure we infuse privacy into everything we build and do.

The Compliance Privacy Director will lead our core privacy advisory teams to ensure business lines and corporate initiatives comply with applicable federal and state Privacy laws and regulations, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and other new privacy laws across the enterprise.

The Compliance Privacy Director performs a key risk management role and applies analytical skills to drive actions in support of privacy risk objectives for the Compliance department and impacted business lines. While working within and supporting an overall compliance risk management framework, the Compliance Privacy Director also provides strategic support and counsel to the Compliance Privacy Officer. The Compliance Privacy Director is responsible for delivering quality results and providing sound compliance advice to business lines as a subject matter expert.

Specific responsibilities include:
  • Manage privacy compliance advisory teams that support our core business lines
  • Ensure team fulfills on expectations and deliverables under the compliance management program
  • Analyze business initiatives, including new products and processes, to determine whether they comply with applicable laws and regulations
  • Exercise sound judgment to effectively assess and balance risk in the provision of compliance advice to the business
  • Maintain expert knowledge of applicable laws and regulations, keeping up with and advising the business on current developments
  • Regularly interact with business partners, both 1:1 and in group settings, to influence processes, procedures, and controls
  • Assess the impact and advise on remediation of breakdowns or findings, including consumer complaints
  • Actively engage with others within the department, including other subject matter experts and transaction testing team members
  • Identify trends in compliance data and proactively advise on identified internal and external risks

Capital One recruits leaders with strategic, action-oriented styles who are gifted at building strong relationships across the enterprise, catalyzing change, and making great things happen. As the successful candidate, you are forward thinking, solution oriented and quick to adapt. You are an inspirational people leader, ready to lead a team of compliance advisors. Most of all, you possess the highest ethical standards, accompanied by a balanced ego and unwavering integrity.

Capital One is open to hiring a Remote Employee for this opportunity

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or military experience
  • At least 7 years of privacy, compliance risk management, risk management, legal, audit experience or a combination
  • At least 3 years of experience in people management

Preferred Qualifications:
  • JD, MBA, or other graduate degree
  • At least 10 years of privacy, compliance risk management, risk management, legal, audit experience or a combination at a financial institution
  • At least 5 years of experience in strategic consulting and strategic initiative management
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), Certified Risk Professional (CRP) or Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM)

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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