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United States of America
North Carolina
Thursday, July 14, 2022
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* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America

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Description and Requirements

To help enforce our core values of integrity and trust, Lenovo is seeking an experienced investigator to play a key role in Lenovo's global ethics and compliance program. The position will be based in Morrisville, NC reporting to the Sr. Counsel, Ethics & Compliance.

This role will support the success of the ethics and compliance program and have responsibility for the following initiatives:

  • Independently lead and conduct comprehensive fact-based objective internal investigations into alleged breaches of internal policies, or laws and regulations in a thoughtful and timely manner
  • Conduct professional investigative interviews of personnel and third parties, which may involve sensitive topics
  • Author clear, detailed, objective, fact-based reports of assigned investigations, and maintain well-organized, accurate, and complete case files
  • Provide routine briefings on investigative matters to members of management, including members of the Investigation Oversight Committee
  • Facilitate disciplinary and preventive discussions arising from substantiated breaches of internal policy, law, and regulations, and recommended action plans to prevent recurrence
  • Oversee and manage internal investigation processes, including the system of record and corresponding case files
  • Develop and maintain internal governance policies and procedures related to internal investigations
  • Develop and deliver effective and engaging training for internal investigators
  • Support drafting of reports or communications regarding compliance investigations and other compliance-related current events to raise awareness and promote a speak-up culture
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements that require corrective action, and identify data that may be indicative of potential systemic breakdowns, trends, or emerging risks
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with business functions of the Investigation Oversight Committee, and members of Legal, Human Resources, Internal Audit, IT, and Security
  • Collaborate with members of Legal to investigate and address attorney-client privileged reviews
  • Support other initiatives of the global Ethics & Compliance Program as they are assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience independently leading complex investigations on behalf of a corporate legal or compliance team or a law enforcement agency
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree preferred
  • Exceptional written and oral communication and organizational skills, including the ability to construct and deliver presentations
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple matters simultaneously with attention to detail
  • Proven ability to achieve objectives within a complex and matrixed organization
  • A collaborative team member that also works well independently
  • Ability and willingness to work extended hours to communicate with global teams
  • Prior experience in investigations related to ethics and compliance areas, including anti-bribery/anti-corruption, fraud, embezzlement, financial controls, conflicts of interest, harassment, and fair competition
  • Demonstrated integrity and a commitment to the highest ethical standards and values, including proven ability to maintain confidentiality
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

Lenovo adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for US-based employees. As a condition of employment, employees must adhere to Lenovo’s US Vaccination Policy and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated means individuals must receive the full series of a vaccine either approved by the FDA or WHO and listed by the CDC (e.g. two dose of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). This applies to all US-based employees, contractors and interns, regardless of work location. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or follow Lenovo’s accommodation process.

* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America