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Corporate Investigator - Senior Manager

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00594948


- Job description

Role: Corporate Investigator – Senior Manager

Location: London
Corporate Function
Career Level: 6 Senior Manager
Salary: Up to £112,000+ Depending on experience
Join Corporate Functions and you will become part of a diverse team which offers the essential expertise that enables all of our employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Our Corporate Functions professionals work in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing and Communications, CIO, Information Security, and Geographic Services.
Whether you work directly with clients or manage important internal initiatives and efforts, you’ll find amazing opportunities to make a measurable difference.
Job Summary: 
Lead, conduct, and oversee “corporate compliance” (“Code of Business Ethics” or “CoBE”) investigations arising out of alleged misconduct raised through Accenture’s various CoBE reporting channels.  Reporting to Senior Corporate Investigator, manage notification, recording and reporting process related to investigations, and work with senior company leadership to assess and address significant legal risks associated with such reports and investigations.  Manage and advise teams of investigative personnel assembled to address reported allegations.
What responsibilities will you have?
Actively conduct investigations of CoBE and personnel-related allegations of misconduct registered through Accenture’s various reporting channels
Oversee and conduct legally privileged investigations, which includes: defining scope, reviewing documentation, developing investigative plan, notifying appropriate personnel, conducting interviews, compiling investigation status and reports, recommending and implementing proper remedial measures, concluding matters appropriately
Provide legal advice to organizational leadership concerning risk and appropriate remedial measures related to CoBE allegations
Manage teams of internal and external resources assembled to address and resolve allegations of misconduct or allegations of other improper processes/practices.
Oversee, counsel, guide, train and support attorneys and other investigative personnel assembled to conduct CoBE-related investigations
Draft and/or review legal analyses to address risks of CoBE-related misconduct
Consult with and advise HR leadership concerning nature, risks, investigation and remediation of matters
Work with regional Geographic Legal and HR Leads, Global leads of internal functions, and other Global leadership on investigations
Stay abreast of legal developments affecting investigations, rights of reporting individuals, rights of accused, and compliance-related standards
Promptly identify and escalate CoBE matters to Director of Corporate Investigations for handling
Develop internal guidelines on CoBE-investigation related issues

What skills & experience are we looking for?

Law degree required
Work Experience:  
Preferred experience conducting and supervising investigations, including experience conducting Code of Ethics investigations
Experience drafting confidential legal reports, and advising senior leadership on ethical conduct/compliance-related risks and personnel-related remedial action
Litigation experience
Experience addressing governmental investigations.
Experience with employment law litigation
Work Requirements
Travel required
Knowledge and Skill Requirements:
Strong interpersonal skills, strategic business acumen, confidence and capability in addressing sensitive and complicated ethical conduct/compliance and personnel-related matters
Experience and demonstrated capability in conducting and supervising investigations (including compliance-related investigations, employment investigations, and governmental investigations) and in drafting confidential reports and advising senior leadership on such risks
In-depth knowledge of local ethical/conduct/compliance-related risks, employee rights and obligations, and related laws
experience in litigation, government regulatory law, criminal law and labor law
Team oriented, yet able to work independently
Experienced to work in a multi-national and culturally diverse environment
Ability to significantly influence senior executive management decisions; commands respect of executives
Ability to present careful, balanced, objective, lawful and well-reasoned solutions
Responsive and follows through on commitments
Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills
Ability to influence, strong executive presence
Excellent oral and written communication skills, fluent in English
What’s in it for you?
All of our Corporate Functions professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
What are the next steps?
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.
If relocation is required in applying to this position, the appointment to the role would be considered an employee driven transfer meaning that the employee will be personally responsible for covering all relocation costs and any costs associated with dependents.
About Accenture
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity
Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2018
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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