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Greater China Sr. Compliance Manager

Cisco Systems Inc.
China, ME 04358
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Who Youll Work With

The Regional Compliance Manager lead all aspects of and advises on compliance requirements at Cisco China, in alignment with, and at the direction of, the broader global Company compliance programs.

The position ensures that the management and employees are accountable and in compliance with the relevant rules and regulations, that company policies and procedures are being followed, and that Cisco remains in compliance in the country and meets the companys standards of conduct.

What You'll Do

  • As a channel of communication, advisory and cross-functional coordination for the business on compliance-related matters,
  • As a point of contact to receive, evaluate and direct compliance issues to the appropriate resources for investigation and resolution,
  • As a trusted advisor to the senior management on permissible activities in China, and
  • As an internal resource to support implementation of the global Company compliance programs in the country.

Specific Duties:

  • Oversee the country compliance program by:
  1. supporting the management to promote a culture of compliance;
  2. providing input on interpretation of local compliance requirements and controls;
  3. assisting in maintaining and reporting of compliance requirements and controls;
  4. monitoring management and employee compliance with relevant rules and regulations and company policies and standards of conduct
  5. reporting to the General Manager, Compliance boards and internal Compliance committees
  • Compliance risk assessment processes, reviewing results with the senior management, and implementation of compliance mitigation plans.
  • Support the on-going monitoring of risks and issues; facilitation of remediation processes, including identifying action owners, timelines, and resolution plans for critical issues.
  • Maintain the regular cadence of compliance meetings with the senior management and cross-functional communications.
  • Work with relevant Company functional organizations in defining compliance procedures, communicating compliance requirements to the responsible parties, and monitoring implementation of the procedures.
  • Communications with regulatory authorities on compliance topics upon request, and when relevant and obtaining clarifications on new legislation.
  • Engaging with legal, finance, brand protection, human resources and other cross-organizational compliance counterparts to assist with program recommendations based on the evolving local legislative and regulatory environment. Provide the requested support on compliance issues to cross-functional teams, including but not limited to internal audit, legal, tax and operations.
  • Support external regulatory audits.
  • Support compliance trainings as well as developing county-specific compliance training.
  • Support the local country data protection and privacy framework with alignment with the global corporate program.
  • Lead implementation of anti-bribery and corruption and conflict of interest controls.
  • Support the local country sanctions and trade compliance program, liaise with Global Export Trade team.
  • Oversee Partner compliance in the country.

Who You Are

Technical and Soft Skills:

  • Detailed knowledge and past experience in compliance manager or risk manager role (5-7 years experience in a similar role)
  • Previous experience in working for global and a cross cultural team is an advantage.
  • Industry or Sector Experience: Previous experience in a similar role in an IT company is an advantage but not essential
  • Excellent Communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to influence stakeholders and facilitate risk-based decision-making
  • Problem solver who has ability to think outside of box
  • Good computer skills: MS Office;
  • Fluent / strong communication skills, both written & spoken, in English and Chinese
  • Highly organized and good time management skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously


  • Bachelors degree or equivalent that demonstrates strong legal/compliance/controlling/finance acumen
  • Demonstrated excellence in academic, professional and/or personal endeavors
  • Certifications in compliance and/or risk management

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their different talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

We connect everything people, process, data, and things and we use those connections to change our world for the better.

We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more from digital Cities to your everyday devices.

We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We Are Cisco.


Posted: 2020-08-28 Expires: 2020-10-29
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