Senior Compliance Officer - Ethics Office Policies and Procedures Attorney

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Post Date

  July 5, 2017

Closing Date


LPEC Preferred




Irving, TX



About Citi

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

Citi’s Mission and Value Proposition  explains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients’ and the public’s trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.

Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.

Citi is seeking an attorney to join Citi's Global Ethics Office as an SVP/Compliance Officer responsible for the development and maintenance of the Citi Ethics Office's internal policies and procedures and supporting the Ethics Office’s privacy-related initiatives.  This is a newly-created role reporting to a Director/Ethics Officer and ultimately to Citi’s Chief Ethics Officer. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and draft policies and procedures related to the investigation of matters referred to the Citi Ethics Office;
  • Create and deliver training on internal investigations to Ethics Office partners and stakeholders;
  • Collaborate with Ethics Office partners and stakeholders to maintain consistency across policies and procedures related to internal investigations maintained by other functions;
  • Develop and execute communications plan/strategy to implement and create awareness around new or revised policies or procedures;
  • Maintain precise version control and archiving systems;
  • Prepare materials for review by the Citi Policy Committee;
  • Support the Ethics Office’s privacy-related initiatives by keeping up to date on privacy and data protection laws related to investigations, whistleblowing and employee conduct;
  • Assist with other Ethics Office initiatives as needed.


We are seeking an attorney with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in litigation, employment litigation/counseling, and/or privacy law.  The successful candidate will have outstanding writing and analytical skills, sound judgment, discretion, and experience working with multinational companies.   Familiarity with issues related to privacy and cross-border data transfers is a plus.  Familiarity with the United States Sentencing Guidelines, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and related best practices is preferred.  Project management experience is preferred.


  • Ability to translate legal and operational requirements into written policies/procedures;
  • Comfortable with changes in scope and direction;
  • Ability to establish and maintain credibility and trust throughout organization;           
  • Respond quickly and appropriately to internal and external stakeholders;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (written and oral);
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team;
  • Highly organized;
  • Detail-oriented;
  • Discretion and ability to protect confidential information;
  • Technologically proficient with PowerPoint and Excel.



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