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Sr. Manager, Compliance Operations (R449992)

Branch Manager




Mahwah, New Jersey, United States

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting

The Senior Manager, Compliance Operations leads a team of Compliance professionals and is responsible for managing the development, implementation and sustainment of key operational processes to meet global department needs. The role oversees execution of critical Compliance departmental and operational activities; while meeting all external, Compliance-owned reporting obligations.

This professional may work remotely.

  • Collaborates with the Sr. Director, Compliance Systems and Operations in the creation of the annual global Compliance Department operational plan
  • Oversee the development and implementation of processes to meet operational requirements, informed by global and local requirements
  • Partner with Compliance leadership and other stakeholders to support the strategy through appropriate processes development and execution
  • Manage key Compliance activities (e.g., ethics hotline insights, transparency, annual certifications, board reporting) and ensure timely and accurate external reporting where applicable
  • Oversee Compliance department sharepoint and teams structure to support an effective department document management strategy
  • Oversee Compliance policy management activities and process; collaborate with cross-functional teams on policy management and policy portal governance
  • Lead large complex departmental projects; responsible for aspects of program management (e.g., charters, timelines, resources) and change management
  • Responsible for department calendar management and logistics for global department meetings
  • Assess internal and external training needs, in regard to operational processes; partner with education and professional development leaders to develop and deliver education and communications as needed
  • Contribute to budget and forecasting needs; ensure responsible spending and tracking
  • Consistently analyze processes, track best practices, and provide recommendations and insight to increase efficiency and effectiveness of processes, systems, and technology
  • Identify, select, and manage external vendor relationships as needed
  • Exercise independent judgment to make decisions of significant impact to the company
  • Develop strong relationships throughout multiple businesses and regions to foster a consistent and collaborative approach to proactive compliance
  • Maintain high level of knowledge regarding relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards
  • Establish a strong tone at the top and further the department’s strategic priorities
  • Demonstrate well-developed ability to identify issues, engage appropriate stakeholders, complete root cause analysis, and assess effectiveness of solution within area of responsibility
  • Raise awareness of the program and foster accountability for ethics and integrity
  • Champion a proactive approach to Compliance focused on partnership, prevention, and risk mitigation

Education & Experience

  • B.A. or B.S from accredited university required
  • 10+ years of work experience required
  • Demonstrates knowledge and clear understanding of the required elements of effective Compliance programs and relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards
  • Demonstrates expertise in applying external requirements to key activities and processes
  • Demonstrates experience developing and leading large-scale, global initiatives
  • Project Management experience with one or more methodologies/ frameworks
  • Possesses excellent leadership and influencing skills
  • Demonstrates high level of professionalism and executive presence
  • Able to initiate, embrace and support change in a dynamic and complex environment
  • Oversees complex diverse work of significant impact to the organization
  • Well-developed ability to show discretion and maintain confidentiality
  • Well-developed understanding of business financials and reporting and ability to effectively allocate resources for maximum impact
  • Demonstrates excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Knowledge and experience in building team effectiveness
  • Advanced written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills #LI-Remote

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