Ethics & Compliance Lead, Germany - Relocation Offered

Reference: MG10511A

Expiry Date: 27-12-2020

Category Clinical Research

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Full Time

Location:
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Germany

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Job Description

Ethics and Compliance Lead role for a Global Biopharmaceutical Company, Germany

Note: This role can be graded as Senior Manager or Associate Director and is located in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. A full and generous relocation package is available and some home working might be available depending upon your level, capability and location.

Note: My client has committed to do digital hiring using Skype, and has a new digital on-boarding process in place to allow a smooth transition during MERS-COV-2 outbreak. During the next period, new hires will be allowed to work from home, until such a time occurs when normal working returns.  

Who is our client?

Our client is a highly-rated and successful biopharmaceutical company with a global footprint. Their drug discovery is in-house and the company has 4 or so modalities in its’ full pipeline as well as many successful marketed products. 

The business is scaling-up and requires a new leaders to join in the area of Ethics, Compliance, Funding, Transparency and Disclosure for their German-speaking affiliates. As part of this commitment to deploy to the business a set framework for the business units and the senior managers to rely upon, and be guided by, we are hiring for the position of Ethics & Compliance Lead to manage this cluster.

The scope of the role:

The E&C Lead will be responsible for

  • Managing complexity and act as an adviser to senior members of the regional leadership team, conduct review and thorough assessments on for Bribery & Corruption, Data Transparency, Data Protection & compliant Promotion.
  • Enabling better process improvement for compliance on a risk-based approach, with solid program rollout for new tools, SOPs, training and trackers.
  • Being the interface with the senior managers / stakeholders and their teams and provide advice and guidance to the business on ethics and compliance matters, conducting risk assessments ensuring that key stakeholders are informed of relevant risks and implementing remediation plans when required.

In this role you will:

  • You will manage complexity and act as an adviser to senior members of the regional leadership team, conduct review and thorough assessments on for Bribery & Corruption, Data Transparency, Data Protection & compliant Promotion.
  • You will enable better process improvement for compliance on a risk-based approach, with solid program rollout for new tools, SOPs, training and trackers.
  • You will be the interface with the senior managers / stakeholders and their teams and provide advice and guidance to the business on ethics and compliance matters, conducting risk assessments ensuring that key stakeholders are informed of relevant risks and implementing remediation plans when required.

What are the requirements?

  • As a minimum you will have at least 4 - 5 years in the Pharmaceutical industry in a healthcare compliance setting. Please don’t forget, we are recruiting for a Snr. Manager or an Associate Director, so we will accept applications with different lengths of experience and skill sets.
  • Compliance experience related to research, development and medical affairs areas is a plus.
  • Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations specific to pharmaceutical industry including Germany’s FSA Codices, EU Anti – Fraud Office (OLAF), Anti-Kickback act, EU Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other industry codes.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing some or all compliance program elements such as policies and procedures, compliance training, auditing and monitoring, investigations.
  • Articulate with good presentation skills and able to deliver training and clear compliance guidance with enthusiasm and passion about the work at hand.

What the role offers in return?

  • The role of a business leader - an enabler with a pragmatic and matured mindset and with the experience to drive Ethics & Compliance programs, ensure accountability is built into the organization roll out to the 3 affiliates.
  • Ensuring that an ethical framework and an effective compliance program is in place but moreover you will want to be the person that acts for and consults to the business to enforce positive behaviors and help them navigate through potential risks.
  • You will be supported by an individual who is very collaborative, wants to hire an effective leader that can articulate well, strong presentation skills and thinking, and able to deliver advisory and training.
  • Competitive salary and a high-end package, and our client is willing to fund a relocation with all that is necessary for the right candidate, including financial and logistical support to find a new place to live for those located outside of Germany.

Ideal Backgrounds

  • Roles where there is a substantial element of your current role covering Ethics, Compliance, or Change Management in the topics: Transparency, Disclosure, Ph IV / IIS Funding, Grants, Medical Compliance, Promotional Compliance or Training.

How does this sound?

Feel free to inquire more information even if you are not sure that this is the right moment for you to have a career change. We look forward to hearing from you!

Who are we?

ADV Talent is a niche recruitment firm providing major bio/pharmaceutical companies and healthcare organizations in the fields of Compliance, Legal, Regulatory Affairs and Technical. We want individuals to be engaged and satisfied in their own hiring process. This brings out the individuals to embrace change and identify with their next career move as an opportunity to grow. By this, our applicants grow, and so do our clients.

To Apply!

If you wish to apply for this role, please press the red “Apply for position” or alternatively, to have a confidential discussion about this or other potential roles or career options, call Matt or Octavian on +44 (0)20 7801 3386 or +44 (0)20 7801 3387. Note: My client has committed to do digital hiring using Skype, and has a new digital on-boarding process in place to allow a smooth transition during MERS-COV-2 outbreak. During the next period, new hires will be allowed to work from home, until such a time occurs when normal working returns.

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