Business Ethics & Compliance Officer - Italy

Business Area:  Finance

Agrate Brianza, IT

Country:  Italy
Employment type:  Full-time

Business Ethics and Compliance Officer - Italy 


Want to be a trusted advisor and business partner on business ethics and compliance and work closely together with the management teams in Italy, Spain and Portugal? And would you like to be a part of a global and growing Medtech company? Then Ambu may be your next career move.


To be able to have high ethical standards and live up to global and local compliance requirements, Ambu is looking for a new colleague to join the Risk & Compliance team, which is part of the Sustainability, Risk & Compliance department.


As Business Ethics and Compliance Officer in an organization with short lines of decision-making, you will have a unique opportunity to influence the development of Business Ethics and Compliance in a company where integrity is of great importance, and you will for sure be able to make your mark on Ambu’s growth.


Ensure company compliance


As Business Ethics and Compliance Officer you will report to the Senior Director, Sustainability, Risk & Compliance but will be part of the ST South organization, covering Italy, Spain, and Portugal, and probably be based in Italy. You will support the development, implementation, and maintenance of the Ambu Corporate Business Ethics & Compliance Management System. You will be responsible for the development and implementation of the business ethics and compliance program in Italy, Spain and Portugal, including compliance with the applicable national transparency healthcare professional laws and regulations, industry standards and Ambu Code of Conduct, Policies, and Procedures. 

Primary areas of responsibility will be:


  • Advise and support the management teams in relation to integrity and business ethics & compliance and transparency requirements.
  • Serve as chair of the Local Compliance Committees, including scheduling meetings and developing meeting agendas.
  • Develop, coordinate, and document Ambu’s annual and targeted compliance-related educational and training programs, including appropriate introductory training for new employees as well as ongoing training for all employees and managers.
  • Develop, maintain, and disseminate written policies and procedures to address existing and new compliance risk areas.
  • Assist the respond to and investigate alleged and suspected violations of laws and regulations, industry standards, The Ambu Code of Conduct, Policies and Procedures, conduct root cause analysis and take documented corrective action, including disciplinary action, where appropriate, and oversee a system of uniform handling of such violations.
  • Contribute to global compliance projects in collaboration with the global business ethics & compliance team.


Due to a high level of collaboration with internal stakeholders, a high level of adaptability is required. You will be working closely with legal, finance, HR, sales, and marketing functions.


As the business ethics & compliance function is a new and developing function, the area of responsibility is expected to increase in the future.

You should expect 5 travel days per month to attend regional business meetings and to meet with business ethics & compliance colleagues.


A trusted advisor and business partner


We imagine that have a master’s degree and prior experience with a compliance function – preferably within the healthcare industry.

You have a solution-oriented and proactive approach that balances commercial goals and business ethics and compliance risks. You possess a strong personal drive and can work at strategic, tactical, and operational levels and execute on decided initiatives. You have strong analytical capabilities and judgment and can show excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize and multitask and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment


You have the ability to maintain strong working relationships with demanding internal and external clients. You can work independently and in a team environment with both the local and global Business Ethics & Compliance team.

You speak English, Italian and Spanish at minimum Professional Working Proficiency level


Ambu – a visionary and international workplace where your efforts matter


Ambu is a company that expands rapidly and has ambitious growth targets. We meet these targets through interdisciplinary teamwork between motivated and highly skilled employees. Your contributions and efforts are crucial to our success and by joining us, you will get the opportunity to work in an international office with an informal working environment.

We offer a wide range of professional, social and financial employee benefits in addition to exciting job challenges and continuous professional and personal development.


When to apply


If you are ready to apply for the position, please apply as soon as possible. Note that we will invite candidates for interviews on a continuous basis so no need to hesitate. This job ad might be online but once we have found the right candidate, this ad will no longer be online.

If you have any questions about the position, you can contact Casper V. Hansen, Senior Director, Sustainability, Risk & Compliance, +45 2223 9283.


Your application will be treated with confidentiality.



About Ambu

Ambu has been bringing the solutions of the future to life since 1937. Today, millions of patients and healthcare professionals worldwide depend on the efficiency, safety and performance of our single-use endoscopy, anaesthesia, and patient monitoring solutions. We continuously look to the future with a commitment to deliver innovative quality products that have a positive impact on patient care and the work of healthcare professionals. Headquartered near Copenhagen in Denmark, Ambu employs approximately 4,500 people in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific.

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