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Bilingual job: Director of Global Security Services for LAO

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Title: Director of Global Security for LAO   

Job # 759702, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Dallas TX (HQ) or Roswell GA (north of Atlanta)

Function: General Services

Reports to: VP Global Security

Direct reports: eight with Manager titles in various locations with $12 million budget

Scope: eight regions in Latin America

 

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  • The Position and its Scope
    • Lead an in-region team of security managers and professionals, developing and implementing security strategies, programs and projects, and managing a security budget of $12M with a focus on the specific needs of the Latin America region.

Reporting: The person serves as an essential resource and investigative partner for Legal.  The direct reports for this position are eight (8) Security Managers assigned to each sub-region (Brazil, Austral, and Central America) and Security Managers in each country in the Andean sub-region (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela), twenty-nine (29) K-C security staff, and six hundred seventy-four (674) security officers (contracted).  This position provides direction to the Security Managers in each sub-region and their direct reports to ensure alignment with Global Security guidelines and policies for the company.

Advisor: This position is also responsible for the alignment and career development of the extended security team.  In particular, this position serves as an advisor to the President of LAO, and the region Vice President on all security and code of conduct matters.

Customers and Customer Expectations: Key customers including the President of Latin American Operations, the Managing Directors of Latin American sub-regions and countries, the sector and supply chain leads, mill/plant managers, and key leads in critical staff functions (Human Resources, Legal, Finance, Marketing, Internal Control, Compliance).   Additional customers include enterprise senior leaders, with particular emphasis on the Chief Counsel, the Chief Counsel for K-C International, and the Chief Compliance Officer.  Indirect customers include U.S. and Latin America law enforcement representatives outside the enterprise.  Specific areas of focus will be developed by the Director together with the Global Security team and key customers.   Special customer focus areas include high-risk countries, personal security, supply chain security, crisis preparedness/management, investigations and support of our compliance programs, and travel security.

Align: business risk and mitigation strategies with the Latin American Operations President and his staff and other senior management personnel.  Partner with other key departments including Legal, Finance/Internal Control, Supply Chain and Operations in matrix teams. Provide on-going communications with these leaders to keep them informed, and stay informed of business conditions and changes.

Lead: Develop and champion international security programs, procedures, specialized services, and expertise to help ensure that the enterprise’s personnel, assets, information and reputation are protected from injury, damage or other forms of loss.

Investigate: Serve as an investigator for security and compliance investigations.  This role will:

  • Conduct investigations of non-compliance involving serious legal risks (Anti-Corruption/FCPA, Anti-Trust, Conflicts of Interest & Privacy), complex matters or matters involving senior-level executives in close collaboration with other control groups (Legal, Global Security, HR, Internal Audit, Internal Control) to leverage cross-functional expertise and support as needed.
  • Establish and maintain effective external partnerships and investigation resources (investigative firms, outside counsel, government agencies and industry).
  • Collaborate with other functions to develop the necessary forensic capabilities (internal & external) for the collection, collation and processing of electronic data (Laptops & Smartphones), review of e-mails and assist in the analysis of other evidence.
  • Communicate sanitized versions of lessons learned from significant investigations with enterprise impact in compliance training sessions and leadership forums.

Develop: strategic relationships with vendors in region to provide superior security, investigative and business support services, particularly in high risk countries.

Support: physical security assessments and evaluations of security programs and recommend changes in procedures, to include security equipment and assets to protect facilities.  Oversee technical support for new facilities and facility upgrades.
Communicate: Develop and maintain relationships with counterparts in other multi-national and national enterprises, international security consultants, investigative and law enforcement resources so the enterprise has access to the most current information and benchmarking information.

 

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Qualifications/Experience/Education

  • Master’s degree or international equivalent in an area of study relevant to this position and more than seven years experience with a major law enforcement, intelligence, public service or multi-national’s security
  • Bachelor’s degree or international equivalent in an area of study relevant to this position and more than ten years experience with a major law enforcement, intelligence, public or multi-national’s security department.
  • Must have demonstrated experience and exposure in an international security setting, preferably Latin America.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications are essential.
  • A demonstrated verbal and written skill in Spanish is required.
  • Certified Protection Professional and/or Certified Fraud Examiner certification
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate to all levels within an organization, particularly senior management.
  • Work in a matrixed, highly collaborative environment
  • Think critically and strategically align programs and projects to business objectives

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people – nearly a quarter of the world’s population – trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work.  If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

 

K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based.  In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization.  However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship.

 

Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:

K-C will support relocation for the chosen candidate for the role, including assistance to obtain proper work authorization. The benefits provided will be per the terms of K-C’s applicable mobility policies. The benefits/policy provided will decided in K-C’s sole discretion.

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JOB: LAO Regional Ethics & Compliance Leader

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Title: LAO Regional Ethics & Compliance Leader

Job #759797, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Roswell GA

Function: Legal

Reports to: Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer

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JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Manage, maintain, enforce, monitor, and evaluate the compliance program in the region in coordination with the Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer and regional leadership team
  • Partner with the regional leadership team on compliance matters to (i) ensure regional compliance with K-C’s Code of Conduct, laws, regulations, standards, guidelines, and best practices, (ii) embed the compliance program and K-C’s culture in the region and (iii) make sure the right messages and controls are cascaded throughout the region
  • Stay abreast of new rules and regulations and trends in the industry and region; review, understand and analyze the impact to the business and compliance program and; share information to the business and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
  • Establish effective working relationships and build credibility within the region to support a culture of ethics & compliance
  • Serve as compliance regional point of contact and be visible and accessible to employees in the region
  • Manage the implementation of various compliance initiatives and campaigns to drive awareness and knowledge in the region
  • Lead specific projects to enhance compliance program and assist with special projects as needed
  • Work closely Ethics & Compliance Leaders from the other regions to share information and knowledge
  • Identify and evaluate the necessary programs, processes, and resources to maintain and improve the compliance program in the region

Risk Assessment

  • Conduct periodic assessment of compliance risks in the region while developing auditing, monitoring, and oversight processes to ensure mitigation
  • Manage the risk-exposure in the region by ensuring compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, government or regulatory body
  • Oversee the implementation of corrective actions and monitoring in response to identified issues
  • Provide regular updates on the status and effectiveness of the compliance program key risks and mitigation activities to regional leadership and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer in collaboration with other functions

HelpLine

  • Implement policies and procedures and set the environment that encourages employees to report compliance concerns without the fear of retaliation in the region
  • Oversee the implementation of corrective actions and monitoring in response to identified issues from HelpLine inquiries or from risk assessment mitigation plans
  • Maintain the effective operation of K-C’s Code of Conduct Helpline in the region that allows for anonymous reporting and perform quarterly reviews of the Code of Conduct Helpline to ensure it is operating effectively in the region
  • Collaborate with other K-C departments (Internal Audit, Human Resources, Global Security and Legal) to ensure that reports and other indications of possible misconduct are appropriately and promptly investigated, that appropriate corrective action is taken, including enhancements to the compliance and ethics program, and that the results of these investigations are accurately tracked and maintained

Training and Communications

  • Conduct an annual training and communication needs analysis and develop and implement a compliance training program across the region in collaboration with the Corporate Compliance Program Office and regional owners (HR, Communications, Legal, Finance and Internal Audit)
  • Assist subject matter experts to develop course content for online and in-person/classroom training courses with a specific focus on regional/local type issues
  • Partner with subject matter experts to deliver in-person subject specific compliance training
  • Collaborate with Corporate Compliance Program Office to develop and implement a regional communications plan and to produce regular communications on important compliance news, initiatives, and developments

Evaluating

  • Create, analyze and drive continuous improvements based upon evaluation results from KPIs, audits or surveys in collaboration with the Corporate Compliance Program Office and other relevant K-C departments
  • Undertake strategic projects to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the regional compliance program in coordination with the regional leadership team 

Interested in this job? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on this job.   Sending your resume would jump-start our process and could lead to a screen call.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 10 plus relevant years working in legal, audit, compliance, risk, and ethics
  • Advanced degree (Juris doctor, Masters) or advanced compliance certifications (CCEP or equivalent) preferred
  • Significant knowledge and experience in implementing training and communications and risk assessment processes and programs
  • Knowledge of industry regulatory standards with strong understanding of anti-corruption or anti-trust
  • Excellent written and verbal executive-level presence to work with the regional leadership team
  • Strong analytical, organizational, problem-solving, and follow-up skills. Ability to interpret rules and guidelines, and then conceptualize and implement into policies, procedures, and controls
  • Excellent and demonstrated project management skills and attention to detail in leading projects and activities in a global organization. Ability to prioritize and work simultaneously on multiple projects and ability to organize and analyze complex information and data
  • Hands-on experience of working in the region, ideally speak a local language, and have native knowledge of local culture
  • Ability to demonstrate sound and independent judgment, prudence and maturity
  • Client orientation with a constructive approach to resolution of issues. A style which builds alliances within the organization

 

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people – nearly a quarter of the world’s population – trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work.  If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

 

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

 

Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship.

K-C will support global relocation for the chosen candidate for this role, including assistance to obtain proper work authorization. The benefits provided will be per the terms of K-C’s applicable mobility policies. The benefits/policy provided will decided in K-C’s sole discretion. Compensation may vary by location.

Strategic Business Partner – Latin America HR and Legal

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Title:  Strategic Business Partner – Latin America HR and Legal

Job #150002IS, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Roswell GA just north of Atlanta

Reports to: Director BP- HR/Legal

The IT Strategic Business Partner – Latin America HR and Legal must utilize strong remote communications skills to provide partnership, direction and guidance to the K-C business community to ensure that business goals are met through the effective provision of technology solutions and services. The IT Business Partner (BP) must quickly build a partnership with LAO (Latin America Organization) leaders to develop and agree short to medium term strategic plans and capability roadmaps, ensuring alignment with K-C objectives. He/she acts as the trusted business advisor helping to manage through potentially sensitive situations, providing oversight and guidance to enable the successful delivery and acceptance of critical HR and Legal initiatives within the LAO region. The BP also actively markets and promotes IT services and ensures that the demand for these is managed and prioritized effectively.

The key to success is a broad knowledge of relevant technologies and trends and compelling communication to business leadership for how this enables future business capability. Another key to success is to be able to leverage the IT organization to drive successful delivery, considerate of local needs and global direction.

This role requires deep knowledge of industry, best practice, and business as well as the HR and Legal functional areas in order to be a trusted business advisor for the HR/Legal Leaders in the LAO Region. This role also provides strategic consulting for large, cross boundary and/or First-Of-A-Kind projects within HR/Legal.

The incumbent works within a global matrix organization and needs to influence and coordinate both regional and global stakeholders. This role requires significant interaction and collaboration with senior leaders related to the HR/Legal functions within LAO.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Builds and maintains strong relationships with the KC LAO Business leadership
• Acts as owner of IT for HR/Legal LAO and liaison between ITS teams and the business (‘One stop shop’ or ‘The face of ITS to the Business’).
• Is the single point of contact to the business and escalates in case of issues
• Partners at a strategic level with business stakeholders to communicate successes, demonstrate IT value and appropriate governance of IT activities
• Accountable for ITS communication with the respective leadership teams for all aspects of IT, incl. budget, Business demand & portfolio, strategies and priorities
• Oversees the development of business cases for LAO HR/Legal requiring IT-based solutions ensuring they deliver benefits, which are agreed and signed off by the key stakeholders prior to the project start.
• Participates as required in development of business strategic planning and ITS strategic planning
• Proposes new services to business leadership in order to support business needs ensuring compliance with both local regulations and K-C standards & policies.
• Proactively networks to identify synergies between IT capabilities and business strategy.
• Promotes the value of ITS and the value of ITS projects to business leaders and the business community.
• Ensures that Total Cost of Ownership is taken into account, evaluated and acknowledged both by ITS and business leadership before initiatives start.
• Tracks ROI for business initiatives including costs, benefits, and risks for all projects in HR/Legal area and communicates results internally within ITS and within broader KC
• Leverage common solutions and innovative technologies.
• Establish common objectives across ITS Business Partner organization and delivery teams
• Develops, shares, and leverages best practices across IT LAO and shares with other regions
• Provide a framework for business engagement
• Provide business insights to change management plan and communications defined and executed by Business Analysts.
• Develops and maintains a broad business understanding;
• Maintains up-to-date awareness of the current and future directions of the industry and associated technologies.
• Manage services provided to business through existing and new technology by gathering business needs and gains alignment between business needs and technical capabilities, engaging with Business Analysts and Enterprise Architects
• Captures demand via the agreed process, provides recommendations for prioritization, and oversees program and project initiatives
• Manages business expectations with business stakeholders based on ITS resource availability.
• Ensures that project metrics are used to track value delivery including measurement methods
• Provides details on cost, value, and opportunity to optimize IT spend (initiatives and support services)
• Ensures that appropriate Service Level Agreements (SLA)s are in place based on business needs and capability and resource level of the respective delivery teams.
• Is aware of ITS SLAs and communicates to the business as appropriate.
• Promotes business projects and their value to the IT leaders and community
• Where appropriate, makes recommendations for implementation of new/upgraded systems and technologies and shares this information with

 

Ever wonder what it is like to belong to this global company?  Here are some reasons to join us: http://bit.ly/WorkingatKC !  K-C is known for their employee career development – about 65% of open jobs are filled internally and we hope we can unleash the power in you!

 

Interested in this job? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on this job.   Sending your resume would jump-start our process and could lead to a screen call.

Basic Qualifications:
• A Bachelor (Master’s degree is preferred)
• 5+ years or relevant functional business and process expertise appropriate to the role. IT experience might be waived if Business experience is strong and person can demonstrate a strong knowledge of IT.

• Experience building and communicating future business plans and capabilities along with being able to provide insights into the technologies required for delivery within a Latin America geography.

Fluency in English, Spanish and/or Portuguese 
• Experience in strategic decision making and successful influencing on leadership level.
• Financial acumen to support business case creation and measurement
Exposure to SAP technology and processes would be an advantage as SAP is one of K-C’s core systems
Broad knowledge of technologies critical in the HR/Legal space. Workday for HR is highly desirable. Contract Management, Patent/Trademark or eDiscovery tools for Legal also desirable.
• Broad understanding of technologies used in Kimberly-Clark and interested in new technologies and market trends
• Ability to work in a virtual team which may work across distance (remote), cultures and time zones, in a matrix with multiple reporting lines, and may extend outside the K-C organization including suppliers, partners and customers.

 

 

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people – nearly a quarter of the world’s population – trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work.  If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.  

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

 

 

What company is No. 9 on 2011 list of “World’s 25 Best Multinational Workplaces”?

October 28, 2011

Kimberly-Clark Ranks No. 9 on 2011 list of “World’s 25 Best Multinational Workplaces” by the Great Place to Work Institute

Recognized for best practices throughout its Latin American Operations

 

DALLAS (October 28, 2011) – Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today announced it has been ranked No. 9 on the 2011 list of the “World’s 25 Best Multinational Workplaces” by the Great Place to Work Institute. The survey included more than 350 multinational companies from 45 countries, and Kimberly-Clark placed higher than any other consumer products company on the list. The first-ever global rankings were announced October 27 at a ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange.

“Kimberly-Clark’s success is the result of the ideas, energy and dedication of our employees,” said Liz Gottung, chief human resources officer, Kimberly-Clark. “Their passion truly makes Kimberly-Clark a great place to work and inspires us to always aim higher, building on our legacy of innovation and excellence.”

The Great Place to Work Institute’s Best Multinational Workplaces List is based on the results of an international survey, which measures employees’ views on five key workplace attributes including credibility, fairness, respect, pride and camaraderie. Kimberly-Clark in particular was cited for best practices throughout its Latin American Operations to foster employee engagement and celebrate their contributions to the company’s success.

“Kimberly-Clark is honored to be ranked among the world’s best multinational workplaces by the Great Place to Work Institute,” said Juan Ernesto De Bedout, group president, Latin American Operations, Kimberly-Clark International. “This award recognizes Kimberly-Clark’s commitment to unleashing the power of our people and building a winning culture that values the creativity, ideas and contributions of Kimberly-Clark employees worldwide.”

This latest recognition from the Great Place to Work Institute follows several international workplace awards received by Kimberly-Clark this year. Kimberly-Clark’s Latin American Operations was previously named the No. 1 multinational workplace among the 2011 “Best Companies to Work for in Latin America.” In addition, Kimberly-Clark was ranked one of the top “10 Best Workplaces” in France, Brazil and Bolivia by the Great Place to Work Institute, was voted No. 2 among “Best Companies to Work for in Spain” by Actualidad Economica, a leading financial magazine, and was named Italy’s “Top Employer” for 2011 by the CRF Institute.

Other companies to land in the Top 10 of Great Place to Work Institute’s 2011 “World’s 25 Best Multinational Workplaces” include McDonald’s, FedEx, Google, SAS, and Microsoft.

About Kimberly-Clark
Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 150 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people – nearly a quarter of the world’s population – trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, HUGGIES, Pull-Ups, Kotex and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No. 1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. To keep up with the latest K-C news and to learn more about the company’s 139-year history of innovation, visit www.kimberly-clark.com.

Source:http://bit.ly/GreatPlace2Work