$162,000 - $240,000 yearly
  • T-Mobile
  • Hybrid (Multiple Locations)
  • Apr 14, 2023
Full time Legal Telecommunications

Job Description

Be unstoppable with us!
T-Mobile is synonymous with innovation–and you could be part of the team that disrupted an entire industry! We reinvented customer service, brought real 5G to the nation, and now we’re shaping the future of technology in wireless and beyond. Our work is as exciting as it is rewarding, so consider the career opportunity below as your invitation to grow with us, make big things happen with us, above all, #BEYOU with us. Together, we won’t stop!

At T-Mobile, we strongly encourage everyone, including people of color, veterans, military spouses, individuals with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people, and parents to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome everyone to our team. If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know by emailing or calling 1-844-873-9500. Please note, this contact channel is not a means to apply for or inquire about a position and we are unable to respond to non-accommodation related requests.

T-Mobile has consistently been recognized as a Best Place to Work thanks to our crew of diverse, multi-talented self-starters who are ready to go go go… And T-Mobile is recognized as a best place to work for LGBTQ employee by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index five years in a row. A designated Military Friendly Employer by Military Friendly for eleven years running. And with a 100% score on the Disability Equality Index, our diversity across gender, race and ideas drives us forward.

Do you want to work with top-notch legal and compliance partners to provide T-Mobile teams with strategic compliance program guidance? If so, T-Mobile has an exciting opportunity for a Principal Corporate Counsel role to work in the Legal Compliance group in our Bellevue, WA, Frisco, TX, Overland Park, KS, or Reston, VA offices.

The Principal Corporate Counsel – Compliance & Ethics will leverage their deep understanding of compliance and ethics to effectively advise T-Mobile’s compliance and ethics function and compliance program owners across the company on a wide range of compliance and ethics matters, including enterprise strategy, effective compliance program design, implementation, and reporting, and industry best practices.

What you’ll do in your role.

  • Assist with developing enterprise compliance program strategy and planning
  • Assist with preparing and presenting information and reports on the enterprise compliance and ethics program to the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the T-Mobile Board of Directors, senior executives, ,  and key stakeholders
  • Oversee development and drive execution of enterprise compliance program communications and awareness strategy
  • Advise enterprise compliance and ethics functional leaders and focused compliance program owners on effective compliance program design, implementation, and operation, on industry best practices, and on business, legal, regulatory, and enforcement developments that potentially impact program design, implementation, and operation   
  • Support the Legal Compliance steering committee, including through driving strategy development and planning, coordinating reporting and information flows, managing meeting agendas, and ensuring appropriate follow-up    
  • Assist with internal and external compliance and ethics program assessments
  • Maintain and provide guidance on T-Mobile’s Code of Business Conduct
  • Maintain the Code of Business Conduct training blueprint, oversee development of the annual enterprise training plan, and review training content  
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships across the company to ensure effective business and cross-functional relationships.
  • Assist in the development of KPIs and data and analytics to allow for measurement of compliance and ethics program effectiveness
  • Partner with relevant stakeholders, including legal and compliance partners, business units, Enterprise Risk Management, and Internal Audit  
  • Project management
  • Other duties as assigned

The experience you’ll bring.

Qualifications (Required):

  • A U.S. law degree and admission to at least one state bar required
  • 10+ years of experience as an attorney working with or in corporate compliance and ethics programs in a government, in-house, or law firm setting
  • In-depth knowledge and clear understanding of the required elements of an effective compliance program, and relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards
  • Ability to establish self as subject matter expert in compliance and ethics
  • Team oriented, adaptive, and quick learner
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other legal and business professionals in a complex and fast-paced organization with a focus on delivering crisp and precise guidance
  • Executive presence and demonstrated ability to manage key stakeholder relationships and influence senior leaders
  • Strong writing, verbal communication, and decision-making skills
  • Strong business acumen with broad understanding of business operations
  • Experience driving projects to completion

Qualifications (Preferred):

  • Familiarity with the telecommunications industry and/or other large technology-related industry companies with an international presence
  • Familiarity with Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) tools and systems
  • Experience driving complex projects to a successful, timely completion

If T-Mobile and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every preferred qualification.