Compliance Manager

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Echo Global Logistics is a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation management services. As a third-party logistics provider, we simplify transportation management for our clients and carriers, handling crucial tasks so they can focus on what they do best. From coast to coast, dock to dock, and across all major transportation modes, Echo connects businesses that need to ship their products with carriers who transport goods quickly, securely, and cost-effectively.

 

Overview:

 

Echo’s legal department is looking to add a compliance manager who is motivated and deadline driven to join its four-person team.  This role will be focused on managing compliance projects, keeping up to date on employment and regulatory rule changes, and driving policy initiatives- all aimed at ensuring Echo is in compliance in all aspects of its business.  The compliance manager will work closely with HR to advise on changes to federal, state and local law and manage execution of any corresponding changes to employment policies and practices.  Candidates should have excellent organizational, prioritization and time management skills and the ability to work independently.    
 

Duties and Responsibilities:


• Research and review all changes to employment, transportation, data privacy and other laws related to Echo's business    
• Act as project manager on a wide range of initiatives, which may include policy and handbook revisions, development of new SOPs, modification of document templates, and development of new processes.    
• Provide guidance to HR regarding employee relations issues    
• Manage all aspects of EEO and affirmative action reporting    
• Handle all aspects of unemployment claims    
 

Required Skills and Qualifications:

 

5-7 years of compliance or employee relations experience 

Must have excellent project-management skills 

Must work well with others and able to ensure timely performance of the group

Must be well-organized, detail-oriented and possess superior communication skills

Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and able to manage multiple tasks in a short time frame

Must be self-motivated to meet deadlines

Prior experience at a publicly-traded company is preferred, but not required

 

 

Work environment/physical demands summary:

 

This job operates in an office environment and uses a computer, telephone and other office equipment as needed to perform duties. The noise level in the work environment is typical of that of an office with an open seating floor plan. The employee may encounter frequent interruptions throughout the work day. The employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear.

 

 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or Vietnam era or other protected veteran. 

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Location

Located in River North overlooking the River! Easily accessible and close to various train and bus stops, including a shuttle from Union Station.

What are Echo Global Logistics Perks + Benefits

Echo Global Logistics Benefits Overview

401k with company matching
Medical insurance through Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Health Savings Account (HSA)
Flexible Spending Account
Parental leave
Paid time off
Commuter benefits
Divvy discount code
Employee training programs
Volunteer time off
Casual dress code
Pet insurance
Gym membership discounts
Mobile carrier discounts
Employee assistance program

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
River North Gym is in the building
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
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Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
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Recreational Clubs
Echo has it's own Softball league in the spring/summer!
Fitness Subsidies
Gympass!
Professional Development Benefits
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Time allotted for learning

Additional Perks + Benefits

Fast-paced. People-focused. Career-growth-centric. At Echo we work hard and carry the load together, but we also know how to have fun. Walking onto the sales floor of our 225,000-square-foot Chicago headquarters, you can feel the energy created by more than 800 sales representatives hustling to move over 16,000 shipments every day. When the last load is booked, you might find co-workers gearing up for summer softball, talking shop at our weekly “Beer Friday,” or competing in a game of foosball, ping-pong, or pop-a-shot.