Parsons Corporation Vice President, Chief Ethics & Compliance Counsel in Washington, District Of Columbia

Vice President, Chief Ethics & Compliance Counsel


Pasadena, California, United States

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Chief Ethics Compliance Counsel

The Opportunity

Parsons has been named by the Ethisphere Institute—a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices—as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company®. This designation recognizes the corporation—for the eighth consecutive year—for its commitment to leading ethical business standards and practices. Integrity is one of our six core values, and we are proud to be recognized by the Ethisphere Institute for our commitment to promoting ethical business practices across our global portfolio, enabling our employees to make sound decisions, and shaping future industry standards. Parsons communicates its commitment to integrity to all levels of the company through its Code of Conduct and through various training methods, including live training, videos, easily accessed online documentation, as well as periodic ethics “challenges” or quizzes to keep ethics in the forefront of its daily activities.

Position Overview

The Chief Ethics and Compliance Counsel is the architect and steward of the ethics and compliance strategy, structure and processes. The successful candidate will develop and manage ethics and compliance programs and identify and evaluate compliance issues and concerns within the organization. The position ensures compliance with applicable external laws and regulations; internal policies and procedures and the Code of Business Conduct and Parsons’ ethics policies (including FCPA) through oversight and management, investigations, policy development, training and third party anti-bribery due diligence. The position has one direct report who oversees the company’s trade compliance programs.

The position can be based in our Pasadena, CA headquarters, or one of our Washington DC Metro area offices.

Basic Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school, fully accredited by the American Bar Association

  • Licensed to practice law in good standing with the bar of at least one state, willing and able to become licensed in other states as needed.

  • JD degree and 10 to 15 years of ethics and compliance experience in corporate law and/or a major law firm.

  • ITAR experience a plus

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.