Compliance Specialist (m/w) in Wetzlar, Germany at Leica Microsystems

Date Posted: 7/20/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: LEG000031

About Us

Leica Microsystems is a world leader in microscopes and scientific instruments. Founded as a family business in the nineteenth century, the company’s history was marked by unparalleled innovation on its way to becoming a global enterprise.

Its historically close cooperation with the scientific community is the key to Leica Microsystems’ tradition of innovation, which draws on users’ ideas and creates solutions tailored to their requirements. At the global level, Leica Microsystems is organized in three divisions, all of which are among the leaders in their respective fields: the Life Science Division, Industry Division, and Medical Division.


Main tasks include:

  • Provide support and advise to all Business Units and employees globally on compliance related matters and questions, especially with regards to corruption prevention

  • Control, analyze, and continuously improve the enterprise-wide process of verifying the integrity and compliance of sales channel partners

  • Implementation and continuous improvement of Leica’s compliance processes and controls

  • Provide targeted compliance classroom training

  • Support the development and implementation of an enterprise-wide compliance communication strategy

  • Support the Compliance Reporting

Job Requirements


Key Requirements:

  • Law or economics degree;

  • basic knowledge of commercial law and international corruption legislation

  • Professional experience in compliance, ideally in an international Healthcare, Pharma or Life Science environment   

  • English fluent, other languages advantageous 

  • high IT affinity, analytical thinking and strong appearance

  • high social and communication skills

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
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