International Compliance Manager : Corporate Compliance : LivaNova PLC : Chief Compliance Officer : TBD (See below) : LivaNova PLC is a London-
headquartered, multinational medical device company listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market. The Compliance Manager, Emerging Markets will interface with senior management and all business units on a broad range of compliance issues critical to minimizing compliance risk to the company’s operations.
This role has substantial responsibilities related to implementation of a Global Compliance Program and its alignment with the relevant anti-
corruption laws, including but not limited to the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the UK Bribery Act, as well as support and oversight to all business units in all geographies outside of the United States and Europe. :
Support the Chief Compliance Officer in the development, implementation and revision, as necessary, of LivaNova’s Compliance Plan, and Company tools, compliance standards, policies and procedures.
Demonstrate clear understanding of, and the ability to communicate, train and advise on, the relevant anti-corruption laws, regulations and guidelines impacting the Emerging Markets, including but not limited to, FCPA and SEC Guidelines, UK Bribery Act and the UK Ministry of Justice Guidance, Italian Legislative Decree no.
231, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Anti-Bribery Convention, AdvaMed China Code of Conduct and Kuala Lumpur Principles.
Responsibility for development, execution, and budget management of a due diligence maintenance plan for all Sales and Marketing Intermediaries (SMIs) for LivaNova’s SMI Compliance Program.
Monitor and coordinate training and education related to the Compliance Program’s policies and procedures.
Act as primary point of contact for the HR business partner for Compliance to ensure proper management of LivaNova’s on-
boarding, renewal, background checking, certification, etc, as well as a proper exit interview for LivaNova employees based in the Emerging Markets.
Ensure the Performance Management Objective (PMO) system is fit for purpose as it relates to LivaNova’s Compliance PMO and manage the Compliance PMO to ensure our management team is provided with compliance performance related feedback on their direct reports in a timely fashion.
Support the Chief Compliance Officer with the development, implementation, and documentation of a system of audits and reviews to verify that all Compliance Program and compliance-
related policies and procedures are consistently implemented and enforced.
Oversee management of the various Speak Up!’ reporting mechanisms to allow individuals to report suspected deviations from Compliance Program policies or the laws and regulations pertaining to the Company, including LivaNova’s Ethics Line and Ethics In-box.
Ensure that all credible reported deviations from Compliance Program policies and procedures or suspected violations of laws and regulations are documented appropriately and consistently.
Support the Chief Compliance Officer with internal investigations and interviews in coordination with Legal.
Ensure the Chief Compliance Officer maintains awareness on pending, newly adopted, or amended anti-corruption legislation at the national and local level, as well as new enforcement trends of existing local and national anti-
corruption laws and regulations.
Ensure the Chief Compliance Officer maintains awareness of trade association activities impacting Company business in the Emerging Markets, including but not limited to AdvaMed, MedTech Europe, Mecomed and applicable local trade association activity.
Manage external consultants and legal counsel as requested by the Chief Compliance Officer.
Support the Chief Compliance Officer during the quarterly International Ethics and Compliance Committee meetings.
Maintain an open line of communication between Company employees and agents and the Chief Compliance Officer to encourage and respond to inquiries regarding compliance issues.
This role works closely with all members and levels of management, employees, and agents to achieve this goal, including sales and marketing, Finance, Internal Audit and Legal.
As well as with external legal counsel and service providers as necessary. : :
Qualified lawyer, admitted to practice, with expertise in FCPA and UK Bribery Act strongly preferred.
Other relevant education may be considered if candidate has proven experience in the Lifesciences Industry and meets the Experience requirements.
Minimum 5 years of experience in legal compliance activities, with direct experience in compliance for healthcare strongly preferred.
Strong understanding and experience with FCPA, SEC Guidelines, and UK Bribery Act.
In-house experience preferred.
Experience in healthcare management, sales and marketing.
English : Fluent spoken and writing.
Places a high value on doing business with ethics.
Self-assured and confident in a variety of settings with strong belief in own capabilities.
Strong and current understanding of the laws and regulations imposed on health care stakeholders, systems, manufacturers and distributors by various governmental agencies and third-
party payors with particular emphasis on sales activities.
Demonstrated ability to present information effectively to senior management.
Demonstrated ability to resolve conflict between groups with opposing perspectives, agendas or priorities.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Planning, project-management, problem-solving and change management skills.
Strong skills in personal diplomacy.
Proficient in PowerPoint, Excel and related Microsoft Office tools.
Demonstrates personal traits of a high level of objectivity, integrity, motivation, team orientation, professionalism and trustworthiness.
Performs other tasks as requested by the Chief Compliance Officer.
Location to be agreed upon with the successful candidate. Multiple locations outside of the US, including :