Advantage Solutions Director of Compliance in Rogers, Arkansas

Marketing

Director of Compliance

The primary purpose of the Director of Compliance is to protect company assets, personnel and customers, maximize execution by managing and implementing company programs and strategies. Ensure the organization understands and complies with any laws or regulations established by regulatory organizations, relevant to each specific business segment. The Director of Compliance is also required to ensure all practices are completed consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws. Additionally, this role will look for ways to grow business by enabling the company to offer solutions that are complex given the nature of category.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as the main point of contact between the agency, the Safety department of a key retail client, and our 3 rd party auditing company

  • Develop and manage investigations of potential breach of contract or expectations based on company policy and/or federal/state/local regulations

  • Identify and communicate shrink, risk, compliance, food safety, threats and other business-related issues to business partners and work together to develop actions to address issues through active managerial controls

  • Achieve company and market level compliance goals

  • Minimizes financial risk

Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience in relevant industry, e.g. Corporate Compliance, Training

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook)

  • Excellent written and verbal skills with the ability to communicate professionally to all levels within the organization

  • Ability to preserve confidentiality of information

  • Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of urgency

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • Ability to work within strict time frames and resolute deadlines

Advantage Solutions is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. Advantage Solutions services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Advantage Sales and Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Responsibilities

Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC (ASM) is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. ASM services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary

The primary purpose of the Director of Compliance is to protect company assets, personnel and customers, reduce shrink by managing and implementing company programs and strategies. Ensure the organization understands and complies with any laws or regulations established by regulatory organizations, relevant to each specific business segment, such as: FSA, OSHA, HIPPA, TTB, and other regulatory organizations. The Director of Compliance is also required to ensure all practices are completed consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws. Additionally, this role will look for ways to grow business by enabling the company to offer solutions that are complex given the nature of category (i.e. Alcohol, Fire Arms, Raw Foods, etc.).

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement proactive company strategies to reduce risk; and ensure activities within the organization are consistent with the company's goals and initiatives.

  • Develops and manages investigations of potential breach of contract or expectations based on company policy and/or federal/state/local regulations.

  • Identify and communicate shrink, risk, compliance, food safety, threats and other business related issues to business partners and work together to develop actions to address issues through active managerial controls.

  • Perform store safety, OSHA, Hazmat, Food Safety & Sanitation, Controlled substances, and other audits as needed throughout the organization.

  • Achieve company and market level compliance goals.

  • Develops business continuity and growth plans, particularly within areas that by their nature have a high risk profile (alcohol, fire arms, food safety)

  • Develops talent within the organization.

  • Drives safety results across all facilities.

  • Minimizes financial risk.

  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates.

  • Influences and manages financial forecast, budget and plan.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

Hires, retains, trains, coaches, guides, directs, and develops direct reports using company-wide processes, tools and resources

Indirect Reports

May delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

Travel is an essential duty and function of this job. Driving is not an essential duty or function of this job.

Travel up to 25 %

Minimum Qualifications

Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree

Field of Study/Area of Experience:

5+ years of experience in Relevant Industry (Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, or Corporate Compliance)

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities List

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook).

  • Excellent written and verbal skills with the ability to communicate professionally to all levels within the organization of Sam’s Club, Suppliers and Shopper Events.

  • Project Management Expertise, as well as, Business Development Strategies Experience

  • Ability to work toward item quotas with measurable results

  • Multi-Task Oriented

  • Ability to preserve confidentiality of information.

  • Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of urgency.

  • Ability to work extended days when needed for business purposes.

  • Accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of tasks/projects.

  • Familiarity with industry/technical terms and processes.

  • Ability to work within strict time frames and resolute deadlines.

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Field / Administrative Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work may be performed in an office, field, retail store, or warehouse environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities: engage in considerable physical activity, ability to lift and/or push up to 50 pounds, stand on feet for long periods of time, use products or cook food as appropriate for the demonstration, and may be required to work in extremely cold conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections). Also required to travel and drive. The use of proper safety practices when handling the products and/or cooking is essential. A detailed Environmental and Physical Requirements document is available in the Total Rewards department.

Additional Information Regarding ASM Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. ASM reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. ASM shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

Are you passionate about Service Excellence, Results, Integrity, Entrepreneurial Focus and Leadership: These are our values at Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC. Come learn why “Winning Together” is more than just words on a piece of paper. It is the vision by which we live our mission as an organization: "To create outstanding value for clients and customers through superior sales execution, operational excellence and innovative marketing services."

Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, ASM shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Advantage Solutions will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance. All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment. Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.

Primary Posting Location : City Rogers

Primary Posting Location : State/Province AR

Postal Code 72756

Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2018-162597

Position Type Full Time

Category Marketing (Corporate): Integrated Marketing, Experiential Marketing