Regional Compliance Officer – EMEA – for Premier Medical Technology Company

By April 6, 2017 No Comments
hiring a compliance officer

Job Location:  Any major European business hub

We are representing a premier medical technology company with operations in over 40 countries and over 15,000 employees.

Why Join Us:

  • Consistent growth in industry with 20% increase in revenues between 2012 and 2016
  • Track record of growth both organically and through acquisition, with appetite to grow further
  • Culture built on autonomy and empowerment
  • High visibility position with pivotal strategic influence
  • Employee focused approach with flexibility and trust
  • Opportunity to align the compliance program with the business
  • Opportunity to participate on global initiatives

Compliance Officer expectations first 12 months:

  • Establish self as a business partner and leader – embedding into the EMEA executive group
  • Implement a region-specific compliance risk assessment
  • Develop EMEA compliance program based on results of risk assessment

Compliance Officer Responsibilities:

  • Culture of Compliance: Oversee a comprehensive strategy and operational approach to establish a culture of accountability and compliance across all EMEA business groups and functions
  • Risk Assessment: Execution of compliance risk assessment and set the strategic direction for Compliance activities based on the risk assessment results
  • Risk Mitigation: Coordinate and lead risk mitigation activities through strategic advice, policy/procedure support, market-level training, communication campaigns
  • Implementation of compliance policies and procedures for EMEA region, including code of conduct and applicable laws
  • Provide commercially focused support and strategic guidance to EMEA heads of sales and operations
  • Identify, train and leverage compliance champions in each major business location
  • Drafting, review and negotiation of clinical study, research, training, sponsor/donation, consultancy and other non-sales contracts
  • 3rd Party Support: Collaborate with necessary stakeholders to ensure the proper policies and oversight structures are in place to identify and mitigate risks related to third parties

 Requirements of Compliance Officer:

  • Education: Law degree required
  • Language: Business English (both written/spoken) and other European languages an advantage
  • Compliance topics: Must have compliance experience that was developed by working for a European or U.S. company – must be knowledgeable on issues of FCPA; UK Bribery Act; Risk Management; risk mitigation; 3rd party risk
  • Compliance functional experience must include: Risk Assessments, Polices & Procedures, Code of Conduct, Training, Investigations, Drafting and Review of Non-Sales Contracts
  • Industry experience: Require experience in medical device industry, pharmaceutical or biotechnology
  • Soft skills: Must be confident, business focused, partnering mentality, strong communicator, ability to simplify the complex, influence senior management to drive sustainable approach to ethics and compliance

Application Process for Compliance Officer – Qualified professionals are to submit CV as WORD document along with current compensation to: