SAP Compliance Officer - Greater China Job in Beijing, China
Requisition ID: 162855
Work Area: Legal
Expected Travel: 0 - 30%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
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PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES
The Legal Compliance & Integrity Office (LCIO) is a part of the Global Finance & Administration Board area, and reports to both SAP SE’s Global CFO and the Audit Committee of the Supervisory Board. Our mission is to advance SAP’s business goals by promoting a culture of integrity, and by mitigating a defined set of legal risks. The LCIO is responsible for various SAP compliance initiatives, including oversight and support of the SAP Code of Business Conduct, employee compliance training and communications, and the global governance document framework. We also monitor and enforce compliance. Our focus includes compliance with the FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act), UK Bribery Act, and other global anti-corruption and bribery laws, anti-competition compliance (in tandem with field legal), intellectual property compliance and export controls regulations’ support with other key departments.
EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS
The successful candidate will be expected to take ownership in managing a dynamic landscape, with support and guidance from Regional and Global LCIO Leadership. His/her key responsibilities will be:
Provide compliance advice on Compliance matters relating to SAP’s Greater China entities and ensure compliance principles are adhered to in Management decision-making, so that SAP acts in accordance with best-in-class compliance standards;
Develop and administer policies and training on compliance topics including avoidance of bribery and corruption, competition law concerns, misuse of third party intellectual property, handling confidentiality and conflicts of interest, doing business with government customers, fraud in the contracting process, general fraud, etc.
Manage investigations as needed and interact with HR and Legal regarding consequence management.
Directly support the legal compliance aspects of managing third party relationships
Review and analyze donation, sponsorship, membership requests.
Review and analyze hospitality and business event invitations and new local events.
Review and analyze Due Diligence for Partners
Handle translations and localizations of CoBC, trainings and other policies as needed.
Interact with employees, including senior leaders, to clarify questions regarding SAP Policies.
Assist with Compliance Risk Assessments and implementation of mitigation plans.
Manage adoption and localization of global projects
Monitor changes to legal and regulatory climate/guidelines applicable to the company and proactively develop solutions
Effectively channel inquiries and complaints; provide clarification & advice; assist in effective response mechanism. Expert level grasp on complaint reporting mechanisms and how to handle them.
Proper administration of SAP Code of Business Conduct and ensuring single point of contact for issues relating to the Code.
Assist in operating the Regulatory and Compliance risk assessment module and follow up on risk mitigation processes
Monitor compliance trends in Brazil, including compliance initiatives, industry compliance failures and other internal and external Compliance trends to provide insight for leadership knowledge forums, newsletters and employee groups
Track and report compliance issues to LCIO management on a periodic basis
The position works on company policies and procedural change. It liaises with multiple areas to align compliance policies. The position enjoys excellent exposure within the business on a national as well as worldwide scale.
The position reports to the VP, Chief Compliance Officer for APJ and Greater China, and enjoys excellent exposure within the business.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATION / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Fluent business English and Chinese language skills are required;
Accredited lawyer or other experienced compliance professional is required
Minimum 8 years of work experience, especially experience in a legal, compliance, organization governance, risk management and/or audit type role
Hands-on with extreme attention to detail and written documentation
Ability to do in-depth research and to interpret written guidelines and documents
Proactive, dynamic and result driven individual
Strong grasp of code of conduct, business ethics policies and current compliance practices
Experience handling compliance investigations highly desirable
Demonstrated ability to navigate complex issues
Demonstrated ability to manage senior leadership in dynamic environments
Experience in the areas of detection and prevention of fraud or corruption preferred
Demonstrated ability to work with international, virtual teams with sensitivity to cultural differences
Project Management experience is highly desirable
Very good communication and collaboration skills
Comfortable in MS office tools and IT business environment
Previous experience in the IT industry is preferable.
Experience designing and/or documenting business processes and analyzing related gaps
SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.
SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com , APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com , EMEA: Careers@sap.com ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
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