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Principal Analyst, Third Party Programs

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Marlborough, MA, US, 01752


Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.


About the role: 


The world is at your fingertips! Imagine yourself collaborating with stakeholders from around the world, of different backgrounds and experiences, to create efficiencies and design consistent, yet flexible processes utilized by our diverse network of third parties globally.  This highly visible and multifaceted role provides candidates with unique opportunities to influence a critical element of our third party management strategy.  In this role, you’ll utilize your data analysis, critical thinking and communication skills to champion and foster global business partnerships rooted in integrity.


Your responsibilities will include: 


  • Support the global implementation and on-going maintenance of a comprehensive risk-based Third Party Program and business management system aimed at mitigating compliance risk associated with Boston Scientific’s global network of third parties (e.g., distributors, dealers, agents, vendors, etc.).
  • Steward the Third Party Program, providing subject-matter expertise, education and training to business partners on third party risk and the importance of key Third Party Program initiatives.
  • Provide Program support and liaise with other Program support functions (i.e. Global Security, Legal and Compliance specialists) to address pertinent matters relative to their role such as red flags that arise as part of third party due diligence.
  • Plan, lead and/or successfully execute programmatic enhancements to the Third Party Program.
  • Define project goals, meet schedules, resolve issues, develop performance goals and act as an advisor on BSC’s comprehensive third party compliance program
  • Review, categorize and document third party red flag escalations and resolution committee outcomes for inherently higher-risk third parties.
  • Support Global Compliance Investigations with compiling and summarizing third party data relevant to the review of related matters.
  • Build and foster trusting relationships with regional program stakeholders through consistent and effective communication and problem solving.
  • Provide reporting and analytic support to project leadership and stakeholders to measure Program compliance and inform enhancements to programmatic elements.
  • Assess existing as well as inform and/or develop new tools and processes related to key controls and business risks using internal and external benchmarking.
  • Maintain a high degree of interest in professional development. Attend relevant compliance training sessions and conferences and maintain ongoing professional credentials (e.g. CPA, CCEP, etc.).

Required qualifications:


  • Bachelor's Degree 
  • 7+ plus years of experience in compliance field, preferably in healthcare


Preferred qualifications:


  • Strong knowledge of lean business processes and prior experience in implementing continuous improvement processes.
  • Exceptional project management skills, including ability to develop strategy and approach for global efforts as well as the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to construct organized, well written documents that provide the appropriate level of detail and information to meet the target audience’s needs
  • Confidence to handle pressures and deadlines.
  • Possess a high energy level and strong work ethic with a commitment to continuous improvement in a dynamic environment that strives to exceed expectations.
  • Ability to work with large amounts of data to analyze information while still seeing the “big picture”.
  • Ability to take an abstract task and translate it into action, including stakeholder identification, scoping of resources, project plan, risk analyses, etc.
  • Results oriented with a willingness to get the job done
  • Ability to develop collaborative partnerships and communicate the strategic value proposition of Global Compliance.
  • Job responsibilities will require that this individual have personal presence, communication skills, diplomacy, and credibility necessary to effectively influence BOSTON SCIENTIFIC employees as well as non-employee representatives including sales distributors, agents, contractors and consultants.
  • Requires integrity and sound judgment.
  • Self-starter who is a team player, with the ability to be effective in a dynamic, evolving and fast-paced environment.
  • Exhibits passion for compliance and the business. 
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to compliance, ethics and accountability.




Requisition ID: 548698


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

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