Palo Alto, California (United States), United States
Wing offers drone delivery as a safe, fast, and sustainable solution for last mile logistics. Consumer appetites for on-demand services are increasing, but current delivery methods are inefficient, costly, and contribute to road accidents and air pollution. Wing’s fleet of autonomous delivery drones can transport small packages directly from businesses to homes on-demand, in minutes. We design, build, and operate our aircraft, and offer drone delivery services on three continents. Our technology is designed to be easy to integrate into existing delivery and logistics networks, offering a scalable drone delivery solution for a broad range of businesses. Wing is a part of Google's parent company, Alphabet, and our mission is to create the preferred means of delivery for the planet. To do this, we must build a workforce that's representative of the global communities that we serve. If you're ready to do the greatest work of your life, come join us.
About the Role:
Wing is looking for a Sr. Compliance Counsel to join our Legal team based in Palo Alto, CA. You will help ensure that Wing is complying with a range of legal, regulatory, contractual, and standards obligations, while promoting an overall culture of compliance. Using right-sized, risk management approaches, you will help build a formal Enterprise Compliance function that will balance Wing’s compliance requirements with the dynamic needs of our business. You will work with leaders across the Company to proactively identify any significant gaps in existing procedures and develop innovative, efficient and effective solutions. You enjoy multitasking and are known for collaboration. You are simultaneously detail-oriented and focused on the big picture. Your written and verbal communication skills are impeccable. You can translate complex concepts into clear, succinct language.
What You’ll Do:
Build a robust formal Enterprise Compliance function
Update and maintain Company’s global legal and compliance policies
Draft and maintain key documentation for compliance functions
Prioritize compliance requirements, monitor prioritized compliance activities, develop and conduct compliance training, and ensure appropriate enforcement of compliance requirements
Provide and/or secure legal advice on a wide range of matters, including but not limited to supply chain and trade compliance, aviation regulations, employment law, code of conduct issues, information security, safety, and operations
Conduct, document and support internal investigations, as assigned
Support entrance into new international and national markets in compliance with national, state, and local requirements
Develop and maintain Company’s compliance calendar and compliance tracking systems, ensuring timely action
What You’ll Need:
12+ years of relevant legal experience
JD Degree required
Member in good standing of at least one state bar
Willingness to get in the weeds and dive headfirst into whatever pressing issue or challenge is facing the business, regardless of familiarity or interest
Adept at breaking complex or sprawling legal questions into discrete components and distinguishing between high- and low-priority issues
Effectiveness in translating legal rules and regulations into clear, practical, and actionable processes and advice that business teams can understand and implement
The confidence to make judgment calls with conviction–and the instincts to recognize when issues require escalation or input from others
Responsiveness and a positive, solution-oriented attitude
An ability to manage effectively to deadlines, even with competing priorities
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Ensure that legal deliverables are cogent, and at the same time have the ability to dig deeply into critical legal questions
Ability to navigate through ambiguity, manage and coordinate work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, accepting ownership and accountability of the process and delivering on commitments
Experience with projects or programs involving legal, regulatory and reputation risk
Audit background will be added bonus
Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP) certification is a plus
Ability to take ownership, confidence to interact with all levels, set objectives, drive results, and be a team player
The US base salary range for this full-time position is the salary range below + bonus + equity + benefits. Wing’s salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your location during the hiring process.
At Wing, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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