Compliance Programme Effectiveness Lead - Pharmaceuticals Business

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    Life Sciences & Healthcare, Compliance

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    £120,000 - £150,000 per annum + competitive package

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    Tom Fleming

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    about 2 years ago

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Compliance Programme Effectiveness Lead – Pharmaceutical Sector

The Audit & Risk Recruitment Company (ARRC) are partnering with a privately owned global Pharmaceutical business to deliver a key hire for their Compliance function. Reporting to the Chief Compliance Officer, our client is looking for a Compliance Investigations Lead who can both drive a ‘Culture of Integrity’ and effectively manage and manage Compliance Investigations, Monitoring and Compliance Data Analytics on a global level. This will be both a hands-on role and a highly important strategic position, with responsibilities to develop and implement a successful Compliance Programme across the business.             

There will be several facets to the role. From a corporate culture perspective, you will be responsible for the design, enhancement, and communication of Corporate Values. This will include the development and implementation of a programme that seeks to ensure management and employee integrity and protect whistle-blowers. You will also develop the strategy for the effective management the compliance hotline, ensuring confidence, security, and full tracking of all calls. You will oversee Investigations and ensure their thorough and timely completion. You will also oversee the Monitoring team and develop strategy for Monitoring, line managing two Compliance Monitoring Managers. Another facet of the role will be to oversee a new Data Analytics capability for the new Compliance function. Whilst you don't need to be a technical expert, you should understand the value-add of data driven analysis and be able to guide two direct reports in Data Analytics.

The ideal candidate must have experience of leading Compliance Investigations for a highly regulated business. This will preferably be in Pharmaceuticals, but possibly the Scientific, Medical, Oil & Gas or Mining sectors. You will have extensive knowledge of the global regulatory landscape, particular the US and UK. You will have extensive knowledge of compliance risk areas such as healthcare compliance, anti-bribery and corruption, trade sanctions and data privacy. You will be a highly effective communicator and must have perfect written and oral English language skills.