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Fridley, MN 55432
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Global Trade Legal and Compliance Senior Manager


Fridley, Minnesota, United States

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Post Date:

Dec 18, 2020

**Careers that Change Lives**

This individual will lead a blended Import Legal and Compliance Team. This individual will be part of a corporate Global Trade Center of Expertise (COE) in the Enterprise Legal Regulatory team composed of lawyers and compliance professionals that combines deep substantive expertise in global trade areas core to Medtronics business with in-house understanding of Medtronics businesses.

This individual will provide legal and compliance advice to help mitigate risks and maintain compliance and provide support to Global Trade Operations, global regional and business unit lawyers, and other relevant Medtronic functions. This individual will lead the import team for the COE and also provide both legal and compliance support to the export team. Specific global trade areas of legal and compliance consult will include but are not limited to: 1) Imports (classification, valuation, country of origin, preferential programs, assists and reconciliation, free trade agreements) and 2) Exports (Export Administration Regulations (EAR), OFAC sanctions and trade controls, sanctioned country licensing, restricted party screening, anti-boycott activity and reporting).

**_This position could reside in Minneapolis, MN; Washington, D.C.; or a Medtronic site in the U.S. This position reports to the Chief Global Trade Legal Director, Enterprise Legal Regulatory._**

**A Day in the Life**

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

+ Leads blended import legal and compliance team

+ Provides strategic legal and compliance guidance for import and export program development

+ Stay abreast of legal regulatory changes related to trade compliance and provide interpretation and implementation guidance to impacted business and regions

+ Develop, implement and update the trade compliance program to drive compliance with global export/import and trade security, laws, regulations and other trade-related requirements of US and non-US government agencies.

+ Partner with enterprise and regional legal teams to develop legal/compliance standards and to implement risk mitigation activities on key global trade risks.

+ Responsible for driving legal support and import compliance program activities(country of origin, valuation, HTS classification, trade remedies, drawback, FTZs, FTAs, hand carry, customs programs (CTPAT))

+ Partner with corporate and regional compliance teams to implement trade compliance program activities, serving as the import trade legal and compliance subject matter expert (SME).

+ Partner with enterprise supply chain, regional trade experts, and global/regional functional teams to manage import trade legal and compliance risks and work with such teams to implement effective controls to mitigate trade compliance risks.

+ Develops employee communication and training programs in coordination with OEC to educate employees on how to best mitigate risks associated with import trade related requirements.

+ Set strategic direction and implement in coordination with OEC an effective auditing monitoring compliance program to assess the effectiveness of import compliance controls across the company.

+ Collaborate with regions, business units, and functional teams to oversee periodic risk assessments to ensure compliance with applicable import trade laws and policies and implementation of corrective measures as applicable.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ JD and 5+ years of experience with global trade legal and compliance programs and 5+ years of managerial experience

**Nice to Have**

+ 10+ years of experience with global trade legal and compliance programs preferred

+ Understanding of the legal regulatory environment and business risks for a Life Science Company

+ Experience in the healthcare/medical device industry

+ Experience with change management and/or process efficiency efforts (i.e. Lean Sigma)

+ Project / program management experience

+ Collaborative mindset, particularly in a matrix environment

+ Effective interpersonal, oral, presentation, and written communication skills, particularly to senior leaders

+ Ability to identify complex legal and compliance risks

+ Proven influence management skills, both internal and external, with political savvy to communicate effectively with executive leaders and understand business

+ Impeccable integrity

**About Medtronic**

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
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