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Hot Jobs – August 2018

SLED Policy Lead

Company: VMware
Position: SLED Policy Lead
Location: New York, NY

Description: Members of the VMware Global Government Relations and Public Policy work with a small, high-caliber team to connect all levels of government to VMware’s business goals. The work of this team is to contribute to the success of VMware and the positive profile of its Executive Staff.

Our team practices a collaborative, creative, results-oriented approach. We are a small team that likes to “punch above its weight.” Under the direction of the General Counsel, team members also have the opportunity to work with and advise VMware executives, elected officials, and policy-makers.

We handle, prioritize, and follow through on numerous projects at a time. This provides an excellent context to learn the many aspects of VMware’s complex business as well as a great opportunity to interact with interesting colleagues and important government officials.

Job Role & Responsibility:

You will be responsible for assisting in developing and executing a consistent policy strategy to advance VMware’s policy and growth goals with an emphasis state and local governments. The goals of the program are to expand VMware’s thought leadership and influence in policy matters at the state and local level and drive opportunities for the state, local and education sales team. This will include identifying and influencing policies and appropriations that impact VMware’s existing and emerging products, VMware’s sales, IT implementation, and VMware’s overall reputation.

Core Responsibilities:
  • Government Relations: You will work to position VMware positively in the marketplace
  • U.S. State Policy and Government Relations Strategy Development: You will assist in developing and executing policy priorities in state, local, and education (SLED) activities
  • Policy Advocacy: You will advocate on all levels of state and local government including state legislatures, Governors’ administrative offices, as well as select local government entities
  • Collaboration: collaborate with internal VMware team, business units, and sales teams, manage state-based consultants, and work with trade associations and other memberships and influencers on strategy and policy
  • Innovation in Everything: You should be willing to try new and unconventional strategies to impact policy while enabling VMware’s core business priorities

Contact: Danielle French, dfrench@vmware.com

Qualifications:
Required Skills:

  • Extensive, firsthand experience in a combination of roles including working inside state and local government(e.g. governor/mayor/legislature) and in corporate government relations, and/or with an association
  • Strong understanding of state and local government policy and budgeting
  • Direct knowledge of government and education structure and functions
  • Experience in successful government engagement on both policy and procurement
  • Experience presenting complex issues and opportunities to high-level officials and third-party partners
  • Sound judgement, diplomacy, and the ability to liaise confidently, effectively and positively with internal and government partners
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and oral
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and work under tight deadlines on multiple initiatives
  • Self-starter and teammate who can set aggressive and achievable goals
  • Ability to take complicated technical concepts and relate them to effective policy work
  • Flexibility for work-related travel
  • Relevant university degree required

Desired Skills:

  • Master’s degree preferred
  • 5-10 years of relevant experience
  • Sense of urgency, agility, transparency, respect and collaboration in a team setting
  • Passionate about government service and the role of government in society

US Federal – Commercial Policy Lead

Company: VMware
Position: US Federal – Commercial Policy Lead
Location: Washington, DC

Description: Members of the VMware global government relations team work at all levels of government connected to a sophisticated and competitive business context. We contribute to the success of the Company and the personal development of our greater legal team members.

Our team practices a collaborative, creative, results-oriented approach. We are committed to business enablement, and to pushing innovation in everything as we look at our work and potential outcomes. The collegial and collaborative work environment of our dynamic team leads to rewarding professional relationships for team members. Legal team members are also able to work with and advise Company executives, who share a high-level of intellect, confidence and professionalism.

This team members handles, prioritizes, and follows through on numerous projects at a time. This provides excellent opportunities to learn the many aspects of our business and is a great opportunity to work on a wide breadth of interesting and challenging matters with other highly motivated, top-performing professionals, at a fun, dynamic and fast paced company.

Job Role & Responsibility:

You will be responsible for creating a coherent and executable strategy to assist VMware global policy goals with an emphasis on federal policy. The goals of our team are to impact the business and expand VMware’s thought leadership and influence in IT policy, including cybersecurity, IoT, telecom, blockchain, and other items impacting goals and translating policy impact for executive management. The policy lead will include monitoring and influencing policies that impact VMware’s products as well as VMware’s IT implementation. The commercial policy lead will identify and assess current and emerging opportunities within a key set of IT policy priorities that will focus on policies that impact VMware’s commercial business. The commercial policy lead will assist the government relations team by effectively educating government policymakers on these issues as related to VMware’s business goals, and translating policy impact for VMware executive management.

Core Responsibilities:
  • Government Relations: You will develop a strategy to best position VMware’s business priorities while partnering with the internal team and other consultants. This also includes managing outside consultants and/or lobbyists and staffing appropriate opportunities with trade associations
  • IT Policy Development: You’ll develop and lead our efforts in cybersecurity, Internet of Things (IoT), telecommunications, and IT policy. Working in concert with the Procurement Policy Lead  and other team members you will  find opportunities and build key relationships with decision makers
  • Policy Advocacy: Advocate on all levels of the federal government including Congressional offices on both sides of the political spectrum, as well as Administrative departments and agencies. The policy agenda will need to contemplate IT issues that relate to data protection, data sovereignty and security, network configuration, privacy, patents and IP protection, and other policy related to global VMware business.
  • Global Support: You will facilitate high-level meetings between VMware executives, sales representatives, and key partners. This includes policymakers, administration, regulatory agencies and industry associations to promote and advocate the company’s objectives Collaboration: Collaborate with internal teams, trade associations, and other memberships and influencers.

Contact: Danielle French, dfrench@vmware.com

Qualifications:
Required Skills:

  • Recognize and understand IT issues from a global perspective. Experience in advocacy and policy development pertaining to global IT issues
  • 5 to 10 years of demonstrated experience in a combination of roles including working on cybersecurity and IT policy inside government (e.g. Administration/Congress), corporate government relations, and/or with an association
  • Positive relationships with key policy and decision makers on cybersecurity and related areas
  • Strong oral and written skills and preference working in a fast-paced, team setting
  • Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Skills:

  • Willingness and interest to have the flexibility to work in developed foreign countries
  • Masters or graduate degree

Director, Ethics

Company: Western Union
Position: Director, Ethics
Location: Denver, CO

Description: Does playing a critical role in driving an ethical company culture sound exciting to you? How about working for a global fintech company on an advanced team that is passionate about developing a best in class ethics program?

We’re seeking an experienced lawyer with investigations expertise to serve as Director, Ethics based in our Denver, Colorado office (global headquarters). In this role, you will conduct ethics investigations and enhance ethics programs and initiatives for the Company’s Ethics Office. The Ethics Office is part of the General Counsel’s Office and administers the Company’s Code of Conduct, conducts ethics training, manages ethics complaints and matters, develops ethics reporting and other functions to promote an ethical culture.

You will report to the Chief Ethics Officer in continuing to develop and maintain a best in class ethics program covering all of the Company’s global regions, which include North America, LACA, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and APAC. You will have an opportunity to work on a passionate and engaged team to build a world class ethics program for a global Fortune 500 company.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:
  • Manage and conduct ethics investigations in the US and the Company’s global regions, relating to reports of violations of the company’s Code of Conduct or policies, including reports of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, accounting or auditing concerns, fraud, conflicts of interest, misuse of company property, safety concerns, and other ethics-related issues
  • Develop investigation plans, conduct interviews, provide recommendations and support the investigation process, protocol and timelines of the Ethics Office
  • Document matters in a case management system to support tracking, reporting and analysis of ethics matters
  • Collaborate with Human Resources Business Partners and Employee Relations partners and teams in Security, Compliance and the business to ensure proper oversight of ethics-related matters
  • Support Ethics Office programs, including maintaining and updating the Code of Conduct and ethics-related policies, conducting ethics training, providing ethics reporting, and other ethics-related work and projects
  • Provide input and recommendations for the online Ethics Office training program and develop and provide in-person or other ethics training
  • Collaborate with Human Resources Business Partners and Employee Relations partners, and teams in Security, IT, Compliance and the business to ensure proper oversight of ethics-related matters, and to help drive a culture of risk awareness and proactive risk identification and assessment concerning ethics-related risks
  • Provide direction on the implementation of new ethics-related laws and regulations globally
  • Proactively identify compliance and regulatory issues affecting the company’s compliance with ethics-related laws and regulations
  • Review ethics-related provisions in contracts, and internal and external documents, policies, and operating procedures
  • Support the day-to-day duties of the Ethics Office
  • Provide leadership on enhancing and implementing an ethics program that works well within a matrixed organization by incorporating global level policies, standards, controls and operational procedures and protocols

Qualifications:
What you will need to succeed:

  • Excellent investigation skills, including strong experience leading and conducting investigations involving allegations of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, fraud, or violations of law
  • Ability to establish rapport, confidence, and trust with employees at all levels from entry level to executive
  • Excellent logic, analysis, critical-thinking, problem solving, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to effectively manage confidential and/or legally privileged matter
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including confident presentation skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills and high attention to detail
  • Passion for building an ethical culture
  • Ability to drive cross-functional projects
  • Ability to manage complex, long-term initiatives
  • Ability to influence and challenge business partners in a constructive and persuasive manner
  • Ability to arrive at creative solutions and develop innovative programs
  • Ability to distill ethics concepts and requirements into clear recommendations for business partners
  • Willingness to be based in Denver, Colorado
  • Microsoft Office skills, particularly Word, PowerPoint and Excel are desirable as well as file sharing systems such as Box
  • Ability to travel, including on short or limited notice.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Law degree from ABA accredited law school, strongly preferred
  • Must be admitted to practice law in at least one state in the US
  • Significant investigations-related work experience as in-house counsel or at a law firm advising on employment, compliance or investigations (6-9 years)
  • Experience working for or in a global organization
  • Spanish language skills helpful but not a requirement

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