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Fresenius Medical Care North America Vice President, Compliance in Waltham, Massachusetts

Job ID 21000KKC

Available Openings 1


The position plays a key leadership role for the Compliance Department with focus on multiple significant businesses or functional areas. The position is responsible for strategic leadership within the Compliance Department, continual improvement of the Compliance Program and a focus on promoting team work and collaboration across the Department and between the Department and other components of FMCNA. The position regularly interacts with senior business leadership has broad decision making authority and accountability within assigned areas of responsibility.


  • Provides strategic leadership of overall objectives through the application of thoughtful techniques in the communication of the company’s mission and core values as a means to effect positive change and/or create organizational structure within the assigned areas of responsibility.

  • Lead operational efforts through subordinates to complete the administration of compliance processes and services to ensure effective achievement of goals within the assigned areas of responsibility.

  • Direct and oversee the broad activities of the Compliance Department within assigned areas of responsibility through the development, interpretation, application and implementation of company-wide policies and procedures relevant to the assigned areas of responsibility.

  • Develop a thorough understanding of and model exemplary behavior with respect to compliance the Code of Business Conduct and all applicable company policies and procedures, local, state and federal laws and regulations.

  • Ensure all employees within the assigned team(s) understand and comply with the Code of Business Conduct and all applicable company policies and procedures, local, state and federal laws and regulations; establishing and maintaining effective internal systems and controls to promote compliance.

  • Provide leadership, guidance and coaching to all direct reports to maintain an engaged and productive workforce; devoting substantial focus to team building and effective collaboration within the Department and partnering with Human Resources on employee relations issues.

  • Collaborate with employees in the establishment of clear and concise development plans to ensure succession planning and the advancement of future leaders within the organization.

  • Strategic leader with broad-based knowledge of compliance, the business and industry with an emphasis on providing strategic solutions and thought leadership to the business.

  • Responsible for overseeing compliance-related activity for multiple businesses, regions or functions. Has maintenance responsibilities over budget with respect to assigned areas of responsibility.

  • Establishes protocols in the facilitation of strategic interdepartmental cooperation, motivating development of new tools and methods for dealing with crisis situations.

  • Exercises broad decision making authority within areas of responsibility. Decisions are often complex with significant organizational impact; erroneous decisions will have a serious impact on the overall success of long-term company operations.

  • Interacts with all levels of the organization to manage the Compliance Program in areas of responsibility. Regularly interacts with executives and/or major customers. Has strong interaction with SVPs, Presidents and the CEO.

  • Serves as a representative of the organization to external parties and governmental entities. Interactions frequently involve highly visible activities which may include speaking to or seeking to influence third parties on significant matters.

  • Assist with various projects as assigned.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more departments or locations. See applicable addendum for department or location specific functions.


  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Up to 25% travel required.


  • Responsible for the direct supervision of various levels of staff with responsibility for compliance guidance to the business, monitoring compliance or investigating compliance concerns.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Advanced Degree preferred


  • 10-15+ years’ experience.

  • 7-10+ years’ experience in health care legal, compliance or comparable role

  • 3-5+ years’ experience in an internal senior management level role (e.g., Sr. Director); or 3-5+ years’ external experience in a senior management level role.

  • Demonstrated experience managing one or more business relationships or functions.

  • Ability to function with little direct supervision, identify key risk areas and exercise judgment in elevating significant issues.

  • Strong management skills with the ability to lead cohesive and productive teams.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of management through diplomacy and tact.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

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Fresenius Medical Care North America maintains a drug-free workplace in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.