Lead, Legal Compliance and Investigation

in Greenville, TX

Lead, Legal Compliance and Investigation Job

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    Regulatory Affairs

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    Greenville, TX, US

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    Day - 1st

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    Yes, 10 % of the Time

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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customer's mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.
About L3Harris Technologies
L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $17 billion in annual revenue, 50,000 employees and customers in more than 130 countries. L3Harris.com
The primary duty is to investigate reports of unethical activity relating to the workplace; (e.g., allegations of L3Harris Code of Conduct violations, harassment, retaliation, discrimination, labor mischarging, conflicts of interest, disrespectful behavior, etc.).  In addition, the Lead, Legal Compliance provides compliance advice and implements employee engagement, communication and training initiatives to foster an ethical and compliant culture throughout the organization.  The role supports segment Legal, Ethics & Compliance, HR, and other business segment investigations as practical.  The Lead, Legal Compliance reports to the Ethics & Compliance Manager.        
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Conduct investigations of sensitive workplace and ethics issues, including performing thorough interviews while ensuring the rights of interviewees, gathering and analyzing data and conducting research.
  • Complete thorough and well-documented investigations with personal and professional integrity in finding unbiased facts and maintaining confidentiality to all participants to the fullest extent possible while demonstrating knowledge of generally accepted investigative standards, principles and techniques.
  • Composing detailed investigative reports, which document findings to support appropriate corrective actions, including employment-related disciplinary consequences.
  • Provide sound analysis, solid data, confirmed facts, and insights into understanding the root causes.
  • Conduct briefings with legal counsel, Human Resources and leaders, including researching applicable local, state, and federal laws potentially impacting cases.
  • Employ active listening skills to interview objectively and without leading the responses while asking open-ended questions; and demonstrate the ability to ask difficult questions in a non-judgmental manner.
  • Provide input and implement process improvements based on the assessment of quarterly metrics, ethics survey results, audit results and other sources to enhance service quality and improve overall results.
  • Address and investigate employee reported Conflict of Interest matters.
  • Train values-based ethics orientation
  • Support other ethics investigators on standard ethics investigation processes and templates to ensure reports are timely, concise, and thorough.  
Other Responsibilities:
  • Act as an adviser to employees on ethical matters relating to the L3Harris Code of Conduct, supplier relationships, dealing with other employees, and reporting concerns.
  • Strategically plan each investigation and manage the logistics of travel, work space and appointment scheduling.
  • Provide overall online data intake and data base case management under the direction of the Ethics & Compliance Manager.
  • Perform work independently on multiple projects simultaneously, and efficiently manage time and resources.
  • Develop relationships with peers and leaders in other functions.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 5 years of prior relevant experience conducting complex legal, ethics, and/or human resources investigations; or Graduate Degree and a minimum of 3 years of prior related experience; or equivalent.
  • Ability to communicate within and outside of the organization, influencing others and communicating with leadership regarding matters of importance to the functional business area.  Formal training with interviewing people from a variety of backgrounds.
  • Must be able to travel to domestic and international locations with limited notice, as required.
  • Ability to obtain security clearance.
L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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Who We Are

L3 is proud to employ more than 7,700 veterans of the U.S. military, helping them use their unique training and skills to meet our customers' needs.

Many of L3's top business leaders are former military personnel who provide critical insight and support for using L3's advanced technology and services to protect our country's freedoms.

Be part of our mission. be L3!

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