Deputy Director, North American Healthcare Compliance



Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Legal / Compliance
Req Id:  501143

Would you like to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to enhance the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company that since 1909 has been working to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We are leaders in plasma-derived medicines and transfusion medicine and develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 110 countries and regions.


The Deputy Director Healthcare Compliance works in North America and globally to promote company policy consistent with applicable laws, industry best practice, and ethical values.  He or she helps manage a comprehensive North American Healthcare Compliance program.


The Deputy Director will help oversee compliance activities for all divisions.  He or she has expertise in the area, works with minimal oversight, and provides guidance to other team members and senior leaders in the area.  The Deputy Director is an effective team leader.


Primary Responsibilities for Role

● Participate in and contribute to risk assessment and gap analysis

● Lead compliance monitoring and auditing program

● Create, review and revise company healthcare policies

● Ensure dissemination of compliance policies to appropriate employees

● Review changes in state and federal laws and assesses the impact on company day-to-day business

● Investigate, document and propose solutions for compliance issues and concerns executing recommendations as appropriate

● Work collaboratively with compliance colleagues to meet company objectives and serve customers

● Conduct audits of employees, processes, systems, customer events, ensuring compliance with laws, regulations and company policies

● Develop and implements solutions and/or corrective actions

● Available for travel 20% primarily within the US


This job description is intended to present the general content and requirements for the performance of this job.  The description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.  Managers and supervisors may assign other duties as needed.


Skills/Qualifications/Education: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, education, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions) 


● Ability to apply US and international anti-corruption laws and regulations to complex business situations and defend positions
● Ability to apply US healthcare compliance laws and regulations to complex business situations and defend positions
● Knowledge or experience in US and international commercial operations
● Risk assessment experience
● Ability to translate risk assessment into auditing & monitoring plan, identify appropriate resources, and implement plans
● Ability to approve and oversee remediation
● Ability to issue-spot complex issues, explore options, and recommend solutions through strong critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills
● Excellent planning, project management, and research skills
● Exhibits strong leadership skills for department and team
● Strong interpersonal skills
● Strong verbal and writing skills
● Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization and with partners around the globe
● Ability to communicate clearly and concisely even in difficult situations
● Strong ethics, concern for standards, and desire to help others do the right thing
● Demonstrates the appropriate "tone at the top"
● Ability to perform duties with the highest degree of confidentiality, objectivity, and fairness
● Ability to think strategically and develop and execute strategic plans
● Ability to work with limited supervision
● Able to develop quality presentations and deliver presentations to varying audiences, including decision-makers
● Proficient with standard PC software
● Ability to learn specialized software
● Ability to train on specialized software
● Obtains professional development annually
● Looks outside the company to bring in new ideas and best practices



Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree preferred, holds at least one compliance certification - or will obtain one within one year of employment-and additional certifications as appropriate for role.



10 years of related experience required

*Depending on the area of assignment, directly related experience or a combination of directly related education and experience and/or competencies may be considered in place of the stated requirements.  Example: If a job level requires a Bachelor's degree plus 4 years of experience, an equivalency could include 8 years of experience, an Associate's degree with 6 years of experience, or a Master's degree with 2 years of experience.



Work is performed in an office environment with exposure to electrical office equipment. Frequently sits for 6-8 hours per day. Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.   Occasionally walks. Occasionally bends and twists neck. Light to moderate lifting and carrying objects with a maximum lift of 25lbs. Frequently drives to site locations with occasional travel within the United States. Able to communicate complex information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Works independently with little guidance or reliance on oral or written instructions and plans work schedules to meet goals. Frequently interacts with others, relates sensitive information to diverse groups. Must work with diverse groups to obtain consensus on issues. Ability to apply abstract principles to solve complex conceptual issues.


EEO Minorities/Female/Disability/Veteran



Location: NORTH AMERICA : USA : NC-RTP:USNC0001 - RTP NC-Headquarters 


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