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Sr. Counsel Ethics and Compliance at Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. in Santa Clara, California

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:


Marvell is empowering the global data economy. Whether at the network core or edge, our leadership technologies make it possible for the world s data to be processed, moved, stored and secured faster and more reliably. With leading intellectual property and deep system-level knowledge, Marvell's infrastructure semiconductor solutions are transforming the 5G, cloud computing, enterprise and automotive markets of tomorrow.

At Marvell, you ll see your ideas put to work, share in the success of our company, and achieve a healthy life-work balance in a strong culture of corporate citizenship and global semiconductor leadership. If you are ready to excel, innovate, and truly enjoy where you work, apply now for the position detailed below.


Marvell is recruiting an individual for a newly created Sr. Counsel Ethics and Compliance role, to work with Marvell s Ethics & Compliance Team in leading the Company s compliance and corporate social responsibility efforts. This is a multi-dimensional, global and enterprise-wide position.

The new Sr. Counsel will be responsible for leading the execution and management of pragmatic and practical ethics and compliance programs across the Company's global operations, and to create employee awareness about ethics and compliance issues to ensure employee compliance with Company policies and the law. He or she will also support Marvell s corporate social responsibility program.

Reporting to the Chief Compliance Officer, the Sr. Counsel will be part of the Legal Department, and will work closely with attorneys and other professionals around the world.


Contribute to the design and implementation of ethics and compliance related programs, processes and policies;
Implement regularized protocols of ongoing monitoring and improvement;
Promote culture of compliance by heightening awareness among employees of compliance risks and policies and align and educate organizations regarding current and emerging risks and trends;
Support regional compliance efforts to identify regional specific compliance issues and mitigate compliance risks;
Assist in implementation and execution of risk based third party due diligence and corporate-wide risk assessments;
Manage and respond to issues raised through the Global Concern Line and aliases;
Conduct internal investigations and draft memoranda providing legal analyses and risk-based recommendations regarding potential violations of law or Company policy and proposed outcomes, including remedial steps; and
Draft, modify and conduct policy and procedure reviews ensuring clarity and adoption of best practices.

Develop effective compliance training programs, both online and in-person; and
Monitor Company compliance training requirements, coordinate training schedule and provide regular updates on compliance program key metrics.

Work to constantly improve the Company s compliance position by partnering across the organization to develop relevant, meaningful ethics and compliance messaging;
Create awareness for ethics and compliance through campaigns and periodic communications;
Create internal webpages for content delivery; and
Partner with various organizations within Marvell to integrate lessons from compliance into the business programs.

Support Marvell s corporate social responsibility and philanthropy programs, including planning and leading the execution and management of various aspects of both programs.

Excellent organizational, analytical, communication, and diplomacy skills;
Superior creative writing ability as well as the ability to present your views in a clear and compelling manner;
Strong influencing skills, as well as excellent collaboration skills, to engage with high performance teams and colleagues in different functions and levels within a diverse and global organization;
Able to thrive in a proactive ethical culture in which compliance and business objectives are mutually reinforcing;
A highly motivated team player who contributes to an atmosphere in which people work together, enthusiastically and effectively, to produce outstanding results;
Possess an excellent sense of humor;
Strong motivation and ability to champion a comprehensive compliance program that is integrated well with the Company s business and culture;
Excellent project and time management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks of varied complexity, set priorities, meet deadlines, and develop process efficiencies where required;
A track record of delivering results and projects on time; combining analytical reasoning, creativity, conceptual ability and judgment;
A quick study; able to quickly scale and handle complex matters with multiple initiatives simultaneously;
Able to deal effectively with strategic issues, as well as the tactical, operational details;
Excited to engage in opportunities outside your comfort zone;
A multi-tasker who remains cool under pressure, recognizes problem areas but independently generates viable solutions;
A good listener with outstanding interpersonal influencing qualities and a natural, consultative style;
Personable and can quickly engender confidence from colleagues inside and outside the legal and compliance organizations;
Treats people with respect and dignity, and embraces diversity and inclusiveness; and
A trusted advisor who provides a good balance of risk-taking and judgment with unquestionable integrity, credibility and character, who displays high moral and ethical behavior at all times.

J.D. from a reputable U.S. law school; active Bar membership in the U.S.;
At least 8 years of relevant experience in ethics and compliance (or a mix of compliance and legal) experience; experience advising a fast-growing business in a publicly-traded technology company a plus;
An understanding of the technology, hardware and software industries a plus;
Proven ability to work cross-functionally to achieve maximum compliance while minimizing the impact of compliance on the business;
Comfortable working in a fast-paced, challenging environment where decisions you make will have a large impact;
Strong oral advocacy and presentation skills;
Experience in implementing and monitoring practical and pragmatic policies and procedures to ensure that the Company s compliance programs are effective;
Efficient in identifying, preventing, detecting and remediating any non-compliances and gaps with applicable laws and regulations;
Experience in developing an annual compliance work plan that is flexibly tailored within an overarching compliance framework that balances regulatory requirements, risk mitigation and business objectives;
Experience in providing guidance, advice, and engaging training programs to improve the business' understanding of relevant legal and regulatory requirements;
Experience in partnering with business and legal colleagues in implementing and conducting appropriate due diligence and risk assessments of, for example, third parties, especially those operating in higher-risk jurisdictions and preparing clear and concise compliance reports in a timely manner;
Experience in conducting compliance-related confidential and privileged internal investigations, working closely with the HR, IT, Security, Legal and Internal Audit functions, when applicable;
Experience in engaging with outside auditors in support of any