Global Compliance Policy Manager

  • Oakland, CA, United States
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.

Job Description

You will lead Block's Global Compliance Policy function, which is part of the Global Policy & Governance team. You will design our global policy framework and oversee the ongoing health and function of the program. You will be part of a team who provides comprehensive management of global compliance policies across all markets. You will report to the Global Compliance Lead.

You Will:

  • Drive the Compliance policy program by developing policy governance requirements via the company’s Compliance policy on policies.

  • Direct the Compliance policy framework program, including providing oversight for policies and associated documents, synchronizing policies with regulatory and requirements/controls, maintaining a central policy repository, and tracking approval requirements.

  • Work with Compliance subject matter experts to manage the Compliance policy inventory, including providing assistance on the development, socialization, and update of policies.

  • Manage a compliance oriented staff. Manage ongoing and purpose-built reporting, and track policy life-cycles, including approvals, revisions, and implementations.

  • Manage work-streams and identify goals, follow-up with policy owners to determine issue resolutions and escalate when needed, and build relationships with compliance and other partners.

  • Help develop program goals, manage systems used to support policy initiatives, and address cross-enterprise issues.

  • Develop communication plans and resources regarding the Compliance policy program and deliver policy management presentations to cross-functional teams.

  • Own the Compliance-wide system of record for policies.

  • Extract meaningful insights from large amounts of data and present them in a digestible format.

  • Analyze complex compliance policy topics tailored to audiences such as boards of directors, executives, and senior managers.

  • Be an innovative expert with partners helping teams achieve their goals.

  • Build relationships and credibility with business leads, external partners, and regulators through collaborative and independent projects


You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience in compliance or risk management roles

  • Experience directly managing one or more direct reports

  • Experience managing competing projects

Even Better:

  • 8+ years of experience in policy management

  • Experience with policy management SaaS platforms

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, assessing candidates in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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