Nevro Corp.

Director, Compliance

Job Locations US-CA-Redwood City
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(1/30/2018 7:50 PM)

About Nevro

Nevro (NYSE: NVRO) is a public multinational medical technology company headquartered in Redwood City, California. We have developed HF10™ therapy, an innovative, evidence-based neuromodulation platform.


We started with a simple mission to help more patients suffering from chronic pain. At each stage of development, our research was subject to the highest levels of scientific rigor, resulting in a new therapy that has impacted the lives of over 28,000 patients around the world.


The Nevro® Senza® SCS System received CE mark in 2010, TGA approval in 2011, FDA approval in 2015, and is commercially available in Europe, Australia, and the United States.


Nevro is currently seeking a Director, Compliance.  This individual is responsible for overseeing and managing Nevro’s Corporate Compliance and Ethics Program both domestically and internationally and is responsible for the promotion of an on-going culture of compliance and prevention of illegal and unethical conduct.  He/she will have excellent communication skills and act as a change agent to engender a culture of compliance within the company.  The Director, Compliance will report to Nevro’s General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer and will have the opportunity, over time, to grow into the Chief Compliance Officer role.

Role Requirements

  • JD degree plus 10 years of relevant experience required.
  • Develop and manage the company’s compliance program, strategies, plans and budgets
  • Implement and periodically review/update written policies and procedures, including the company’s Code of Conduct
  • Maintain an effective compliance communication program for the organization, including promoting: use of the compliance hotline; (b) heightened awareness of Code of Conduct, and (c) understanding of new and existing compliance issues and related policies and procedures
  • Develop and execute on annual audit/monitoring plan
  • Respond to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures and Code of Conduct by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedure; collaborate with other departments to direct compliance issues to appropriate channels for investigation and resolution
  • Roll out and lead effective training programs across sales and other functions
  • Monitor activities of departments to remain abreast of the status of compliance activities
  • Provide reporting to senior management and lead quarterly compliance reviews
  • Embody Nevro’s cultural values by aligning daily actions with department goals and company culture

Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience in the development, initiation, maintenance and revision of policies and procedures for the general operation of a compliance program and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical or improper conduct
  • Experience in and knowledge of industry standards and regulations for and risks facing a global medical device company, including anti-bribery, anti-corruption, 3rd party distributors, anti-kickback, off-label promotion, etc.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of compliance risk management practices and methodologies, including risk assessment, monitoring/surveillance and testing activities
  • Multi-geographic experience preferred
  • Strong project management skills, including managing and prioritizing multiple concurrent projects, managing budgets and resources and reporting progress and risks to colleagues and senior management
  • Experience in conducting investigations and managing the entire investigations process, including the management and tracking of the investigation lifecycle and the close-out process
  • Ability to act as a clearinghouse for compliance lessons learned and best practices
  • Experience in developing and maintaining effective lines of communication, including the management of a compliance hotline
  • Extremely detail oriented with strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills

EEO Policy

Nevro offers equal employment opportunity, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, marital or family status, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression (including religious dress and grooming practices), gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth), physical or mental condition, protected veteran status, disability, age or other characteristics protected by laws.


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