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Ethics & Compliance Officer, North Europe

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Ethics & Compliance Officer, North Europe Date: Feb 6, 2024 Location:

Stockholm, SE Derby, GB Orleans, FR Vienna, AT Gothenburg, SE Frankfurt am Main, DE Vendome, FR Copenhagen, DK Rastatt, DE London, GB Hilversum, NL

Company: Getinge AB Remote Work: 3-5 days

At Getinge we have the passion to perform

Join our diverse teams of passionate people and a career that allows you to develop both personally and professionally. At Getinge, our passion is to secure that every person and community have access to the best possible care, offering hospitals and life science institutions products and solutions that aim to improve clinical results and optimize workflows. Every day we collaborate to make life-saving technology accessible for more people, and thereby saving more lives.

Are you looking for an inspiring career? You just found it.

Ethics and Compliance has vital role in enabling and supporting Getinge and its leaders in managing conduct risk and how business is done, creating a business environment which embed responsibility, personal accountability, integrity, ethics, and compliance into the day to day operations and ensuring better control and predictability for Getinge business on a global scale.

The Head of Ethics & Compliance, North Europe (Nordics, UK, Ireland, Germany, France, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux) will serve as the leader of the company’s North Europe Ethics & Compliance function. This regional E&C role includes responsibility, in alignment with respective global program owner in the E&C team, for implementing the ethics & compliance programs launched in Getinge group, presently addressing the areas of responsible leadership, anti-trust / fair competition, anti-bribery and corruption (ABC), anti-money laundering (AML), privacy, trade compliance and human rights. The position involves a particular focus on healthcare compliance subject matter and compliance program development in the region.

The individual will provide ethics & compliance support to the company’s sales, marketing, and manufacturing businesses in the region, and educate and coordinate employees with respect to the company’s ethics & compliance programs, rules, and responsibilities. Close collaboration with the Legal team is expected.

The position can be based at any of our offices in Northern Europe, alt. home based in Northern Europe.

Job Responsibilities and Essential Duties

  • Lead and drive the implementation and management of Getinge’s compliance programs in North Europe. Establish a long-term vision for the regional Ethics & Compliance programs and organization, including how to adapt it to our changing business and risks. Key responsibilities include: (i) providing proactive Ethics & Compliance support to the business; (ii) developing and implementing Ethics & Compliance policies, procedures, and processes; (iii) developing and delivering relevant and timely Ethics & Compliance training and education to stakeholders, including participation in national and regional sales meetings, conventions, new hire orientations, etc.; (iv) establishing and evaluating metrics to identify trends; and (v) supporting business initiatives and objectives.
  • Ensure local implementation of Global Ethics & Compliance initiatives. Participate in and support Global Ethics & Compliance program initiatives and serve as a member of the Global Ethics & Compliance team. Assist the Global Internal Investigations function regarding local matters.
  • Work with Internal Audit and follow-up on conduct risk assessments and monitoring to ensure that the Ethics & Compliance program is well designed, applied in good faith, and effective in practice. Support and/or lead the implementation of related remediation to closure.
  • Understand, implement, and supervise any national transparency reporting requirements for the European countries.
  • Advocate responsible leadership within North Europe.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master of Law, LL.M, M.Sc. or other relevant academic degree
  • Min 7 + years of relevant E&C work experience in a global setting
  • Experience from Medtech industry is preferred

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated experience building programs, executing large projects, and building bridges across stakeholder groups. Proactive and solution oriented. Holistic thinking with ability to prioritize
  • Analytical and strategic mind.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to engage, inspire and influence others. Demonstrates good judgment and the ability to communicate well. Ability to interact with diverse audiences and to work cross-functionally.
  • Must possess strong presentation skills – in development and delivery.
  • Ability to demonstrate the behaviors that define Who we are: Team players, Forward thinkers and Game changers
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written)

Our Benefits

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, including wellness and training programs, to ensure we support your well-being and goals.


Application: If you share our passion and believe that saving lives is the greatest job in the world, then we look forward to receiving your application. Applications will be reviewed continually, and we therefore recommend sending us your application as soon as possible. If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Michaela Ahlberg, michaela.ahlberg@getinge.com .

About us 

Getinge is on an exciting transformation journey constantly looking for new ways to innovate together with our customers to meet the healthcare challenges of the future. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and to sustainability with a goal to be CO2 neutral by 2025. We believe in giving our employees the flexibility they need and make every effort to foster a learning culture that supports their personal development and creativity. Our passionate people hold our brand promise ‘Passion for Life’ close to heart. 

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We exist to make life-saving technology accessible to more people. To meet future expectations and perform at our best, we need Team players, Forward thinkers, and Game changers.

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