Compliance Risk Manager, Law & Corporate Affairs - Starbucks

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Post Date

  December 14, 2017

Closing Date


LPEC Preferred




Seattle, WA



Job Summary and Mission


This job contributes to Starbucks success by supporting Starbucks Global Anti-Bribery compliance initiatives and to ensure compliance with Starbucks Standards of Business Conduct.  This

job promotes ethical behavior, facilitates proper decision-making, and provides Starbucks partners with the tools and resources to do what is right in any context. Models and acts in accordance with Starbucks guiding principles.


Summary of Key Responsibilities


Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:


  • Assists in and implements compliance training and communication initiatives.
  • Assist and implement international compliance initiatives
  • Assist with drafting and distributing Standards of Business Conduct booklet to Starbucks partners
  • Communicates the compliance program to all partners in areas of responsibility. Prepares and delivers presentations to executives, managers and other partners about the compliance program. Works with Communications partners to develop compliance-related communications for partners in assigned business units/departments. Meets with various business units/departments to build relationships and enhance their abilities to support the compliance program.
  • Collaborates with attorneys, business units and departments to incorporate antitrust, privacy, conflict of interest, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other specific compliance issues into compliance training.
  • Implements programs to enhance compliance support for assigned business units/departments.
  • Ensures timely investigation of matters raised through the program. Implements programs and responses to matter and concerns brought to the Helpline's attention.
  • Monitors industry and regulatory developments, and makes compliance recommendations to the compliance officer. Pursues continuing education to maintain knowledge of current ethics and compliance rules and practices.
  • Provides coaching, direction and leadership support to team members in order to achieve partner, business and customer results. 

Summary of Experience


  • Compliance or a related function, such as Legal 5 years      
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 
  • Ability to apply knowledge of multidisciplinary business principles and practices to achieve successful outcomes in cross-functional projects and activities 
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing 
  • Ability to conduct independent research and analysis Ability to make effective presentations
Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, veterans & individuals with disabilities. Starbucks and its brands will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.



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