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Sr. Compliance Manager

Company: Unum
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Posting End Date: May 13Unum is a company of people serving people. As one of the world's leading employee benefits providers and a Fortune 500 company, Unum's financial protection benefits help protect more than 36 million working people and their families from the financial impact of illness or injury.Unum's two distinct, but similarly focused US businesses - Unum US and Colonial Life - are each a market leader in making disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental, and vision insurance accessible in the workplace.Headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Unum also has significant US operations in Portland, Maine and Baton Rouge, Louisiana - and over 35 field offices nationwide. Colonial Life is headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina with over 40 field offices nationwide.General Summary:This position is accountable for driving, implementing, and supporting complex projects that support the Privacy Office and its legal and compliance work across the company.

The incumbent will have skill and expertise in legal research, including reading, analyzing, and interpreting laws, rules and regulations, as well as project management.

The incumbent leads and manages various compliance programs and initiatives, including monitoring compliance with business requirements, regulatory settlement agreements, and developing and supporting strategies, tools, resources, and frameworks to ensure compliance. The incumbent also assists in fulfilling other privacy compliance obligations, including reporting; policy creation, documentation and communication; assessments; implementation; and monitoring. Prior knowledge of Unum or experience in the insurance, legal, financial services, or other heavily regulated industries is strongly preferred.Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform project planning, management and reporting duties
  • Develop, implement and manage workflow processes and measures, including ad hoc reporting to support key compliance initiatives
  • Streamline and manage reporting
  • Assist with responding to regulatory inquiries or investigations and sensitive compliance projects
  • Direct and partner with senior management to improve and build data to effectively manage projects, trends and initiatives for global compliance and regulatory affairs
  • Develop, implement and monitor programs to prevent, detect and correct compliance issues
  • Make broad recommendations on improving compliance related processes and/or procedures; partner with management to implement solutions
  • Facilitate productivity improvements needed to support compliance programs
  • Oversee risk identification, evaluation and risk mitigation, coordinating with other business areas
  • Provide leadership, training and expertise on compliance and regulatory requirements
  • Serve in leadership role on department and company compliance initiatives working closely with management and peers
  • May perform other duties as assignedJob Specifications
    • Bachelor's Degree required or equivalent business experience
    • Minimum 5+ years regulatory or legal experience
    • Strong, proven knowledge of business processes and structure within an insurance environment
    • Strong legal research skills; proven ability to gather relevant information and offer recommendations that support project implementation
    • Experience working on process improvement and ability to manage multiple, conflicting priorities
    • Demonstrated strength in project management
    • Expert verbal and oral communication skills
    • Expert organization skills
    • Extensive experience successfully partnering with areas outside of own department
    • Proven ability to resolve issues and negotiate and facilitate large and diverse groups
    • Expert ability to perform analysis, resolve problems
    • Strong technical skills - Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
    • Experience using NILS and/or Westlaw preferred
    • Experience in privacy law or compliance is preferred.-IN1#LI-LM2021 Our company is built on helping individuals and families, and this starts with our employees. We want employees to maintain a positive balance, which is why we provide access to the benefits and resources they need to invest in themselves. From our onsite fitness facilities and generous paid time off to employee professional development programs, we are committed to helping employees live and work their best - both inside and outside the office.
      Unum is an equal opportunity employer, considering all qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement, without regard to a person's race, color, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or protected veteran status.Company:Unum

Keywords: Unum, Portland , Sr. Compliance Manager, Executive , Portland, Maine

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