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Chief Compliance Officer

Company: Danaher Corporation
Location: Sterling
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Job Description:

Danaher Corporation Chief Compliance Officer in Sterling , Virginia WATER QUALITY: Danaher's Water Quality ('WQ") Platform is part of the Environmental reporting segment and is a global leader in water quality analysis and treatment, providing instrumentation and disinfection systems to help analyze and manage the quality of ultra-pure water, portable water, wastewater, groundwater and ocean water in residential, commercial, industrial, and natural resource applications. Our water quality business provides products under a variety of brands, including Hach ( , Trojan Technologies ( , ChemTreat ( , McCrometer ( and others. At WQ and at Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team. Job Description This position is responsible for leading the Compliance Program for Danaher's Water Quality Platform. The successful candidate will partner with WQ associates globally to ensure compliance with industry, regulatory, and Danaher Corporation requirements. He or she will drive the platform's Compliance Program by leading a team of compliance professionals; implementing written policies, procedures, and standards; leading effective training programs; conducting monitoring and auditing; and helping to manage the internal investigation program. This person in this this position will also proactively identify compliance-related gaps or issues and advise our platform's businesses and functions on how to mitigate potential risks. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and act as a change agent to engender a culture of compliance within WQ. The position will report to the WQ Platform VP & GC and will flexibly be based at one of our WQ facilities located in CA, CO, NY, VA or WA. Core Responsibilities Lead the Water Quality Platform's Anticorruption Program ("ACP") Provide team leadership to our compliance professionals responsible for our ACP and its rigorous channel partner screening and training processes Develop training materials and standard work to enable our associates (especially those in the Compliance, Finance and Sales functions) to identify go-to-market risks and to screen, interview, manage, and audit channel partners using a well-developed set of risk-based "touch points" Monitor and report on our overall progress against ACP objectives, and devise and implement countermeasures as needed to meet those objectives Serve as WQ's representative on Danaher's Compliance Council, responsible for sharing best practices and helping cascade these from Danaher to the operating companies and across operating companies Provide oversight of WQ's trade compliance programs Directly and indirectly supervise trade compliance professionals and operations associates in N. America with trade compliance responsibilities to help ensure our businesses' compliance with applicable important and export requirements Conduct import and export assessment of the platform's manufacturing sites in N. America to identify any weaknesses and implement corrective measures Collaborate with local outside counsel and local operations associates in Latin America to help ensure that our trade compliance programs in this region are robust and operating consistent with the applicable requirements Coordinate with local trade compliance and operations associates in Europe, Middle East and Asia as needed to facilitate compliant cross-border transactions between our Americas sites and our subsidiaries in other regions Foster our worldwide associates and business partners' continuous improvements in compliance & integrity Promote the use of the Compliance Hotline ("Speak Up!" program), instill a heightened awareness of Danaher's Standards of Conduct, and impart good understanding of new and existing compliance issues and related policies, procedures, and resource implications Lead or assist with objective, prompt, and thorough investigations and corrective actions in response to alleged or detected violations of laws, regulations or the SOC Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develop and implement corrective actions to resolve problematic issues, and provide general guidance on how to avoid or address similar future situations. This may include not only anticorruption and trade compliance issues but also regulatory compliance pertaining to hazardous substances, controlled substances, and a variety of other matters. Partner with the appropriate business areas to deliver supplemental compliance training that further amplifies the corporate program, engages employees, and addresses specific needs within WQ Monitor and report results of the platform's ACP, "Speak Up!" and other compliance programs and provide actionable insight to senior leadership based on what we learn from these programs Skills and Qualifications 8+ years of professional experience in compliance-related roles; preferably 3+ years managing others Deep knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements and practical understanding of how they apply to business operations, especially global anticorruption laws (e.g., US FCPA and UK Bribery Act) Good working knowledge of US export and import laws, preferably including experience setting up and overseeing export controls appropriate for a business that has limited or no ITAR-controlled transactions and a practical working understanding of the Reasonable Care standard for US imports Experience in developing, launching and maintenance policies and procedures for a Compliance Program and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct Experience in developing and maintaining effective lines of communication across functions Strong project management skills, including managing multiple projects at the same time, closely managing budgets and resources, and reporting progress and risks to peers and business leaders Deep knowledge and understanding of compliance risk management practices and methodologies, including risk assessment, monitoring/surveillance, and testing activities Strong business and financial acumen, with demonstrated understanding of core business processes, e.g., through prior service on a leadership team or experience managing a complex business project Preferred experience in conducting gap assessments and researching and implementing solutions for a wide variety of regulatory compliance issues, spanning not only anti-corruption and trade compliance but also regulations regarding hazardous substances, controlled substances, or related matters Preferred ability to act as a clearinghouse for compliance lessons learned and best practices Preferred experience in monitoring the performance of a Compliance Program and related activities on a continuing basis and taking appropriate steps to improve the effectiveness Education and License Requirements Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree required Juris Doctor, LLM, MBA, or CPA preferred Compliance certifications/credentials preferred Leadership Skills and Personal Trait Profile Ability to apply business and technical expertise to identify potential issues and partner with colleagues across WQ to help solve problems of significant importance to the company Ability to set and monitor program objectives that are aligned with global Danaher Corporation objectives as well as the needs of the WQ leadership team and other associates Ability to work in a matrixed, multidisciplinary organization Ability to lead diverse, multi-country teams to generate a vision, establish direction, motivate colleagues and employees, encourage diverse views, and encourage improvement and development Strong written and verbal communications skills and the ability to act as a change agent through dynamic interactions with others Strong relationship management skills: ability to build and maintain productive relationships with leaders of other functional areas within and across WQ to seek alignment on objectives for the benefit of the Water Quality Platform and Danaher Corporation. Strong capability to manage and prioritize multiple projects; highly motivated with strong initiative and follow-through to complete projects in a professional and timely manner Willing and able to take a firm stance on the right side of the line, even if that stance is not popular Why this is a Great Opportunity You will play an integral part in developing and shaping WQ's global compliance function You will work with a team where the goal is to create an environment of continuous-improvement, wellness, and open, honest, two-way communication You will be a leading steward of Danaher's impeccable reputation Diversity & Inclusion At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page-Diversity, and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. The salary range for this role is 175K - 277K. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado. This range may be modified in the future. This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay. We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees. You can apply for this role through the Careers Page at (or through the Workday "Find Jobs" function if you are a current employee) Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available here ( .

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