Compliance Specialist

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Department: Compliance
Employment Duration: Full Time Regular
FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Code: 2019-100
Office based or Remote: Office Based

Description

AtriCure, Inc. provides innovative technologies for the treatment of Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) and related conditions. Afib affects more than 33 million people worldwide. Electrophysiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons around the globe use AtriCure technologies for the treatment of Afib and reduction of Afib related complications. AtriCure’s Isolator® Synergy™ Ablation System is the first and only medical device to receive FDA approval for the treatment of long standing persistent Afib and we have treated over 200,000 patients over the past ten years. Additionally, our AtriClip Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Exclusion System products are the most widely used LAA management devices worldwide, with more than 130,000 implanted to date. For more information, visit AtriCure.com or follow us on Twitter @AtriCure.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position will be based in Amsterdam and provide broad support to the company’s compliance and data privacy program on various projects. The Compliance Associate works closely with all compliance team members as well as other business functions to assist in the identification and solution of compliance and data privacy related issues.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

  • Assist in the implementation and monitoring of standard policies, procedures, processes and best practices across the organization to promote compliance with applicable laws, regulations and industry guidance.
  • Monitor regional regulatory and legislative changes and best practices (e.g. MedTech, GMH, BVMed) throughout EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) and informs compliance team members.
  • Assists in the maintenance of company’s Data Privacy program, including keeping company’s processing register up to date, keep involved on new initiatives that include the processing of personal data and keeps track of incoming inquiries.
  • Support on several compliance initiatives, including keeping track of reporting requirements across the EMEA region (“sunshine acts”) and assisting in data collection for these requirements.
  • Assist the team in the development and execution of employee compliance training and compliance communications and assist with the administration and monitoring.
  • Works on compliance issues of moderate complexity and exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Provides compliance guidance and support to both internal and external business partners.
  • Provides additional support to the Compliance team as needed.

 

ADDITIONAL ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

  • Regular and predictable worksite attendance
  • Ability to prioritize various duties and multitask as required
  • Willingness to investigate substantial time in self-learning on a fast-changing regulatory environment
  • Ability to work under fast-paced conditions
  • Ability to use good judgment
  • Ability to successfully work with others
  • Additional duties as assigned

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-3 years of experience working in a compliance, legal or ethics department
  • Bachelor’s degree required or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Proficient with computer software, including Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail, well organized and able to manage time effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to produce high quality work in a timely fashion in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality
  • Ability to travel 10%

 

                                                                                                                      

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in a healthcare environment (medical devices, pharmaceuticals)

 

 

 

 

AtriCure is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, protected veteran status, status as an individual with disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law(s).

 

AtriCure participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity of and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here https://www.e-verify.gov/

 

AtriCure has a variety of benefits available for US based employees and their families.  Examples include Medical & Dental beginning day 1 of employment, 401K plus match, 15 days of paid Parental Leave, in addition to maternity leave, for new moms and dads, Volunteer Time off, Pet Insurance, and more.   Corporate-based employees also have full access to our on-site fitness center and cafeteria.  To see a complete list of our benefits, please visit our careers website: https://www.atricure.com/benefits




Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

 

Agencies that submit a resume to AtriCure must have a current Agreement in place, executed by a member of the Human Resource/Recruiting Department. In addition agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by one of our Recruiters or Recruiting Managers. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of AtriCure and AtriCure will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.


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