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Danaher Corporation Senior Compliance Counsel, Investigations Lead (REMOTE) in Springfield, Massachusetts

Wonder what’s within the Life Sciences Platform?

Whether they're helping our global customers tackle chronic diseases or enabling scientific advancements, the Life Sciences companies at Danaher are on a quest to transform life as we know it. Within Life Sciences Tools we leverage our skills, diverse perspectives, experience, and the power of the Danaher Business System to support the Life Sciences companies at Danaher and more than 22,000 Life Sciences associates.

Together, the 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health. Here you’ll find unlimited opportunities to innovate, collaborate and realize your potential.

In Life Sciences at Danaher, you’ll thrive and quickly see the impact of your contribution.


In this role of Senior Counsel, Investigations Lead you will drive various aspects of planning and execution of Life Sciences Operating Companies’ Compliance program, especially leading and managing internal investigations and a development path to assist with Compliance training, Compliance risk assessments, and Compliance auditing & monitoring.

This is your opportunity to make an in-house impact and experience career development in a dynamic Compliance and Legal function, and to grow in a diverse, evolving collection of organizations.

Your responsibilities as Senior Compliance Counsel include:

  • Investigations Leadership: Be the lead investigator on complex, global internal investigations, working in partnership with other counsel, driving data collection and analysis, reviewing documents, preparing interview outlines, conducting interviews, completing investigation reports, and holding readout calls working closely with HR, Legal, and management.

  • Investigations Management: Be responsible for managing a docket of 30-50 matters at a time, leading other internal investigators including HR in a matrix environment, driving investigation metrics, conducting training, analyzing Speak Up! (Danaher’s Disclosure Program) and investigation trends, and preparing metrics and reports delivered to senior management.

  • Training: Work with Legal & Compliance Department senior management to identify subject matter areas where training is required, creating training decks, scripts, and related programs for delivery to a global or targeted audience.

  • Special Compliance Projects: Assist with development, implementation, and continuous improvement of Legal & Compliance programs, policies, and procedures, including Antibribery and Corruption Audit & Monitoring and Risk Assessment.

We are looking for a professional who is:

  • Able to effectively multitask, manage a docket of global matters, and can adapt to change and re-prioritize tasks and/or projects on short notice.

  • Experienced in creating and managing online and in-person training programs.

  • Experienced in analyzing data to observe and present in charts/presentations trend analysis.

  • Able to connect with associates across all levels of the organization, and drive completion of internal investigations in a matrix environment.

  • Effective communicator, including strong writing skills.

  • Organized, detail oriented, analytical, creative, and collaborative.

  • Able to work in a global environment with associates from around the globe.

Your Education and Background Experience will include:

  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) with at least 7 years of in-house or law firm investigation experience.

  • At least 7 years’ experience working with attorneys in a fast-paced, demanding legal or Compliance department or equivalent environment.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience managing other associates.

  • At least 5 years of writing and editing experience in a global business environment.

Key Skills and Attributes for the role:

  • Healthcare compliance and/or anti-bribery and anti-corruption subject matter expertise or similar experience in a highly regulated industry is preferred.

  • Experience designing and implementing effective compliance programs per the U.S. DOJ Sentencing Guidelines and DOJ's Guidance on the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs, and/or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General's Guidance for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers ("the Seven Elements of an Effective Compliance Program") is preferred.

  • Experience working with LMS technologies are a plus.

  • Experience interacting with all levels of management, including senior leadership.

  • Ability to navigate complex issues in a matrixed environment.

  • Detailed knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat.

  • Policy writing experience, solid understanding of SharePoint and EthicsPoint (a Navex platform) are preferred.

The salary range for this role ($104,000 - $160,000) is min-mid range. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado . This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for 15% bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

We believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, remote working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a remote work arrangement in which you can work remotely from your home. Additional information about this remote work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and career development opportunities that working here can provide.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System ( tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here ( .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.