Thursday, March 21, 2013
Ethics Advisor --Boeing
Apply: http://jobs-boeing.com/Arlington/Ethics/jobid3331602-Ethics-Advisor-3_4-jobs Ethics Advisor Requisition Number13-1003835 Location Arlington, VA Security Clearance Required? No Security Clearance Required about security clearance definitions Position Description Takes a proactive approach in coaching and educating business partners to ensure all ethics sponsored initiatives and strategies are embedded in business plans and activities. Acts as an ethics consultant to executives. Drives individual responsibility and accountability for ethical decision making to mitigate business risks through the use and promotion of ethical decision making models, processes and tools. Anticipates issues arising from local and international business changes (e.g., program closure, technology change, global start-ups) and develops valued processes and procedures applicable for conducting business in their location. Manages the application of company ethics and business conduct policy to reported issues. Determines the ethics component, researches and interprets applicable company policies or values and identifies established precedents and international issues, if applicable. Provides advice and counsel for appropriate solutions to the concerned parties. Initiates and coordinates investigations, as required, by identifying appropriate investigative agency (e.g. Audit, Human Resources, Legal, Management, Security, etc.). Monitors progress and provides status and feedback to concerned parties. Coordinates with appropriate organization(s) to determine corrective action, if warranted. Documents all reported inquiries, conflict of interest (COI) determinations and formal cases into the ethics database in accordance with established protocol. Coach and counsel less senior ethics advisors. Teams with investigative agencies for process improvements. Maintains objectivity and professional distance. Uses a variety of multimedia resources to teach, coach and share information about ethics and business conduct guidelines both inside and outside the company. Confronts and addresses difficult issues to appropriate levels of management for remedial action. Provides advice, counsel and interpretation of ethics and business conduct guidelines in order to promote an ethical culture. Influences executives to take ownership for integrating ethics into their organization while leading by example. Ensures that all programs and initiatives meet global needs. Applies best practices to complex ethics issues. Represents the company as a subject matter expert. Identifies, develops and presents ethics data required to manage the business. Analyzes data and conducts root-cause analysis of ethics and compliance failures and recommends solutions to remediate risks. Develops and delivers ethics training programs and materials that are effective in domestic and international business environments. Benchmarks effective training programs for the development of world class programs. Recommends training solutions to meet business needs. Competencies General • Adaptability Understands changes in own and others' work and situations; may be asked to explain the logic or basis for change to less experienced employees; actively seeks information about changes affecting own and fellow employees' jobs. Treats changes and new situations as opportunities for learning or growth; focuses on the beneficial aspects of change; speaks positively about the change to fellow interorganizational employees and occasionally to external customers. Quickly modifies behavior to deal effectively with changes in the work environment; readily tries new approaches appropriate for new or changed situations; does not persist with ineffective behaviors. • Building Trust Demonstrates honesty; keeps commitments; behaves in a consistent manner. Shares thoughts, feelings, and rationale so that fellow work group members, other internal employees and customers understand personal positions. Listens to others and objectively considers others' ideas and opinions, even when they conflict with one's own. Treats people with dignity, respect, and fairness; gives proper credit to others; stands up for deserving others and their ideas even in the face of resistance or challenge. • Communication Clarifies purpose and importance; stresses major points; follows a logical sequence. Keeps the audience engaged through use of techniques such as analogies, illustrations, humor, an appealing style, body language, and voice inflection. Frames the message in line with audience experience, background, and expectations; uses terms, examples, and analogies that are meaningful to the audience. Seeks input from audience; checks understanding; presents message in different ways to enhance understanding. Uses syntax, pace, volume, diction, and mechanics appropriate to the media being used. Accurately interprets messages from others and responds appropriately. • Customer Focus Makes customers and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; develops and sustains productive customer relationships; uses information to understand customers' circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs; periodically becomes involved in sharing information with customers to build their understanding of issues and capabilities; considers how actions or plans will affect customers; responds quickly to meet customer needs and resolve problems; assists higher graded employees and/or project team leaders in implementing ways to monitor and evaluate customer concerns, issues, and satisfaction and to anticipate customer needs. Technical • Analytical Skills Basic - Skill and ability to: collect, organize, synthesize, and analyze data; summarize findings; develop conclusions and recommendations from appropriate data sources at the department level. Preferred -Skill and ability to: collect, organize, synthesize, and analyze data; summarize findings; develop conclusions and recommendations from appropriate data sources with clients, customers and/or suppliers. Basic Qualifications For Consideration Do you have experience bringing recommendations forward to senior management? Do you have investigative interviewing experience? Typical Education/Experience Level 3 - Bachelor's and typically 6 or more years' related work experience, a Master's degree and typically 4 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Level 4 - Bachelor's degree and typically 10 or more years' related work experience, a Master's degree and typically 8 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Other Job related information Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP) preferred.