Compliance Officer - Mexico - 29311BR - EN in Ciudad de México at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 6/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary:

Serves as a member of the Mexico leadership teams, chairs their respective compliance committees, Is a member of the Latin America Compliance team. The position is responsible for the oversight, development and implementation of an effective compliance program Mexico. Responsible for the effective planning and timely completion of tasks and responsibilities which support ethical and compliance business practices within scope of role. These responsibilities may encompass a broad range of areas related to Compliance to include, but not be limited to: the application of laws and guidance to many unique business activities and development/implementation of corporate and divisional policies and/or procedures. May support the broader Compliance Group as a subject matter expert or inter-divisional project leader in one or more key areas, such as: transparency, training, communications, health care professional interactions, grants and donations, indirect sales channels, issues/investigations, high risk third party vendors, risk management, auditing and monitoring. Makes decisions of moderate to high impact and exercises independent judgment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: (Detailed Description)

1.Responsible for developing strong relationships throughout area of responsibility to foster an advisory or collaborative approach to proactive compliance.
2.Responsible for ensuring the development and effective implementation of an annual compliance plan which includes, but is not limited to: communication, training, auditing and monitoring and risk management.
3.Maintains current working knowledge of current and emerging laws and regulations, and periodically reviews and updates standards relating to compliance. These include, but are not limited to Stryker Corporate Policies and Procedures, industry trends and guidance on country, state/provincial or local laws.
4.Responds to alleged violation of rules, regulations, policies, procedures and standards of conduct by recommending the initiation of appropriate investigation procedures in partnership with Legal and Human Resources, as applicable. Ensures all allegations involving ethical issues are documented on the Ethics Hotline system in accordance with applicable protocols.
5.Makes recommendations with regard to the development or revision of existing policies, procedures or systems to attain high levels of performance and build competitive advantage.
6.Serves as the facilitator and provides direction to Compliance Committees in accordance with Corporate Policy #8: Compliance Program. Ensures the Committees meet at least quarterly.
7.May participate as compliance representative in the initial due diligence and subsequent integration planning required by business development activities.
8.Monitors the effectiveness of the Compliance program and ensures changes are made to the program to adapt to changing business needs.
9.Consults with Internal Legal Counsel as needed. May act as liaison between local business employees and Legal Counsel.
10.Provides training for employees and third parties on a broad range of Compliance topics.

Job Requirements

Education & Special Trainings:

Undergraduate Degree required, Graduate Degree preferred.
Qualifications & Experience:
  • Recommended 8-10 years experience.
  • Demonstrates professional demeanor and is perceived as competent with well-developed conflict management skills and developing business acumen and good judgment.
  • Demonstrates ability to proactively manage and support change in a dynamic environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to educate and empower others.
  • Demonstrated communication and presentation skills.
  • Work is well planned and completed in a timely and thorough manner with minimal rework.
  • Well-developed ability to show discretion and maintain confidentiality.
  • Developed ability to budget with high degree of accuracy and expense management.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision and instruction of more experienced staff.
  • Demonstrates solid management and developing leadership skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to influence without direct authority.
  • Possesses and applies comprehensive strategic and advanced thinking, knowledge skills/abilities and understanding of law, policy, procedure and business application.
  • Demonstrates well-developed ability to anticipate impact and proactively take initiative to engage others outside of immediate team
Physical & Mental Requirements:
  • Must be able to communicate with large groups of people.
  • Must be able to review printed materials.
  • Must be able to communicate telephonically.
  • Ability to use common office equipment (personal computers, telephone, printer/copiers)

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