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Senior Compliance & Professional Affairs Specialist in Virtual, Minnesota at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/6/2019

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Job Description

The Senior Compliance and Professional Affairs Specialist -- to be based in Plymouth, MN -- will support the strategic and tactical execution of the physician training program and is the owner of key compliance processes. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong understanding of process, the ability to think critically, and excellent judgment. The candidate must have excellent organizational and communication skills and the ability to manage projects through the entire project life cycle. This professional will proactively and independently seek solutions to issues and make recommendations for improvement. The Senior Compliance and Professional Affairs Specialist is responsible for: managing exhibit, sponsorship, and the grant request process; enforcing expense management compliance for physician and training events; the creation and execution of physician and non-HCP consulting agreements; management of the physician consultant database; and the maintenance of Stryker's event management system.

This professional will:

  • Independently manage the physician education event system. 
  • Interact directly with KOLs ensuring available dates are entered into event system and independently resolving any related issues.
  • Communicate directly with sales management team to ensure event guideline adherence.
  • Analyze all registration data, report on trends, and lead efforts to improve efficiency of physician events. Analyze all registration data, report on trends, and lead efforts to improve efficiency of processes related to physician events.
  • Work with Regional Physician Training Managers to define and adhere to processes to ensure efficient, compliant execution of medical education programs.
  • Create communication tools to help define programs and processes to stakeholders.
  • Oversee the expense report process to ensure accuracy and compliance to company established expense guidelines.
  • Analyze expense report metrics and communicate with Sales Management trends of Physician Training events.
  • Obtain required documentation to process expense reports.
  • Track marketing invoices and notify Regional Manager Physician Training when invoices are paid.
  • As to Physician Consulting Agreements, be the primary subject matter expert on Stryker consultant process.
  • Manage health care professional consultant contracts process from inception to execution.
  • File physical and digital copies.
  • Serve as a point of contact for physician agreement review calls.
  • Manage tracking spreadsheet.
  • As to Exhibits, Sponsorships and Grant Requests, serve as lead contact for exhibit, sponsorship and grant requests.
  • Shepherd requests through process as appropriate; communicate outcome to stakeholders.
  • Support PO/invoicing process for Marketing team.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 3-5+ years’ experience in marketing, communications, physician education, sales and or training strongly preferred. 
  • Experience in the medical device or pharmaceutical industry preferred. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication or business-related field strongly desired. 
  • Self-starter with demonstrated success working independently and on high performance teams.
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and communication skills with a team-oriented philosophy.
  • Ability to work one-on-one with physicians while also being able to coordinate efforts across the Stryker organization.
  • Ability to see both tactical details as well as systematic issues and opportunities for improvement. 
  • Demonstrated ability to operate within compliance and regulatory guidelines.
  • Willingness to be a “hands on” contributor.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with all levels of an organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines and manage heavy workload. 
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft package, particularly on Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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