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General Electric Head of Compliance - China in Shanghai, China

Job Description Summary

This role will lead GE Healthcare’s compliance program for China. The successful candidate will be responsible for, among other things: (i) providing proactive compliance support and leadership to the business, including enhancing the culture of compliance for all employees; (ii) implementing global compliance policies, procedures and processes locally; (iii) leading compliance communications and training; (iv) conducting risk assessment and mitigation activities; (v) leading implementation of GE Healthcare’s Improper Payment Prevention program and overseeing the Dealer Compliance program locally; (vi) supporting and conducting investigations; (vii) evaluating compliance metrics to identify trends and conduct root cause analysis; and (vii) supporting business and company compliance initiatives and objectives.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Direct leadership of a team of compliance professionals, which includes coaching and development

  • Drive proactive compliance leadership and engagement to ensure that business colleagues are responsible for compliance with policies, processes, controls and other initiatives

  • Develop metrics and dashboards in coordination with global team to provide leadership with appropriate indicators of compliance health

  • Support business leadership in driving the open reporting program and conducting risk roll-up discussions with employees

  • Provide training support to the business on GE’s Spirit & Letter and other global, regional and business policies and procedures, including, for example, coordinating with the global compliance team to manage the business’ Channel Partners/Third Parties, including due diligence, on-boarding, training and auditing

  • With global compliance team, develop relevant and timely compliance communications and trainings to embed the program in day-to-day activities

  • With business leadership, lead the China Compliance Review Board (“CRB”) to drive real-time and relevant discussions of compliance topics, compliance culture, risks, mitigations and program efforts

  • Coordinate with global compliance leadership to implement business risk assessment initiatives and drive mitigation plans arising therefrom, including reviewing and addressing remote site risks by creating awareness through employee engagement efforts, monitoring concerns and assessing operations at these sites

  • Monitor internal and external compliance trends, including compliance initiatives, industry compliance failures and applicable, industry specific regulatory requirements

  • Coordinate with global/region/local Ombuds and investigations teams to support GE Healthcare’s open reporting system, leading or assisting with investigations, as required, and ensuring matters are closed quickly and appropriate remediation actions are taken

  • Coordinate with the global compliance team and relevant business owners to support regular monitoring and audits of compliance areas and support driving requisite improvements/resolutions for issues identified, including identification of trends and conducting root cause analysis of issues

  • Identify and resolve compliance-related procedural issues and areas of improvement, and ensure remediation actions plans are established, implemented and tracked through to closure

  • Coordinate with global compliance leaders and other region compliance leads to roll-out and implement compliance priorities

  • Any other responsibilities that may be identified by the Chief Compliance Counsel or business from time-to-time

Basic Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A minimum of 20 years professional experience in compliance, risk mitigation, investigations, audit, operational and/or other relevant assurance areas in China, preferably with a multi-national life sciences or healthcare company

  • Knowledge of and experience with compliance issues, such as: anti-corruption/Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, third party compliance, anti-money laundering, controllership, conflict of interest and supplier relationships

  • Previous experience in: (a) identifying and resolving compliance issues quickly and effectively; (b) ability to make timely and informed management calls with proven ability to drive operational excellence; and (c) developing and implementing compliance policies, processes and procedures

  • Proven ability to manage high-performing teams across multiple areas, while continuing to be business partners and lead change

  • Ability to influence senior management to drive sustainable cultural and organizational change

  • Strong grasp of The Spirit & The Letter, business ethics policies and current compliance practices and relevant industry standards

  • Strong business acumen, ability to detect emerging compliance and industry trends and develop appropriate responses

  • Experience in leading and handling critical investigations, including implementation of corrective actions

  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills with ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organization and to facilitate risk-assessment and decision-making

  • Unquestioned integrity and ethics in business and personal conduct

  • Demonstrable verbal and written fluency in English

  • Superior communication skills, inter-personal skills, mature judgment and independent thinking

Desired Characteristics:

  • Master’s Degree or Law Degree

  • Energetic, self-starter and innovative

  • Track record of managing direct and indirect reports

  • Ability to analyze and translate policy intro practical business processes

  • Ability to respond to global/cultural sensitivities

  • Ability to operate with due discretion, confidentiality, objectivity and independence

  • Strong analytical, process management and implementation skills, sensitivity to issues, strong facilitation and problem-solving skills

  • A work history that affirmatively demonstrates leadership and ability to work in a matrix reporting environment

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes