Studios Production Compliance Specialist

Amazon Studios
 Culver City, CA


At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our Legal Team as a Studios Production Compliance Specialist, supporting Amazon Studios Productions.

The ideal candidate is motivated by the opportunity to participate in the development of new and leading-edge HR solutions. This role requires a sophisticated and innovative HR professional, who is a self-starter with strong writing, analytical and problem solving skills, and highly-skilled at managing misconduct investigations. Additionally, the successful candidate will have experience with development, implementation and maintenance of compliance, policies, and procedures. The ideal candidate has a passion for promoting a culture that fosters ethical and compliant behavior and providing the basis for ensuring adequate internal controls and compliance with all applicable laws and regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities

· Develop and oversee a system for uniform handling of code of conduct and policy violations on Production sets

· Investigate highly sensitive EEO and misconduct issues, including: conducting claimant, witness, and subject interviews; analyzing evidence; composing investigation reports; proposing remedial action based on investigation findings

· Analyze casework trends to produce strategic recommendations to the business to proactively address and mitigate systemic issues

· Partner in analysis and revision of programs, policies, and practices to sustain a positive work environment for Amazon Studios production workers

· Design and/or deliver training, resources, and programs to managers and leaders on worker relations and compliance practices

· Develop, initiate, maintain, and revise policies and procedures for the general operation of the Compliance Program and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct

· Manage day-to-day operation of the Program for Studio Productions

· Ensure productions are in compliance with applicable wage and hour laws

· Support roll-out of new policy changes/services and ensure business adoption and understanding of changes

· Consult with legal teams and global HR policy, process, business, and system owners to ensure that sound protocols are in place to mitigate background check related risks

· Work with human resources, business partners, and legal teams to manage complex employment requirements, controls, and risk issues

· Research legal and regulatory obligations with business, labor, and employment attorneys

· Establish mechanisms and processes for ongoing monitoring of the state of compliance with HR obligations, including triggers to initiate reviews and assessments

Basic Qualifications

· BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience

· 5+ years of experience in human resources, employee relations, and/or compliance

· Experience with compliance policy/program development

· Experience conducting investigations

· Solid understanding of federal and state employment and labor laws

· Experience using Microsoft Office Suite systems in a professional environment

Preffered Qualifications

· Ability to travel 10% domestic/international

· Experience in the entertainment industry

· Advanced degree, such as a JD, or other specialized training in labor/employee relations a significant plus

· Experience working in a global, large-scale, complex, and fast-paced environment

· Ability to work in an ambiguous environment

· Proven analytical capabilities; experience with large amounts of data and in developing audit reports, metrics, and reporting mechanisms

· Experience managing HR projects and developing HR policies

· Experience working with a unionized population

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.