Implement and maintain regional and country Compliance Programs for the OPU, covering all elements of an effective program (such as policies & procedures, processes and tools, reporting, case handling and investigation, remediation and disciplinary sanction) to meet all applicable standards and recognized guidelines.
Provide advice to the OPU management committee and General Manager on compliance related topics; regularly report to the OPU Management Committee and / or Compliance Committee on the status of the Compliance Programs and current / evolving compliance requirements
Leadership in Ethics & Compliance by setting, implementing and promoting standards, processes and tools, teaching and training on compliance as well as fostering quality & compliance culture in the organization.
Represents the OPU on ethics and compliance matters to outside organizations
Collaborates with other OPU compliance officers and the Regional Senior Compliance Manager within the ROPU on performing and regularly updating the Region Centre and OPU Compliance Risk Assessments in order to create and maintain a comprehensive compliance risk register and manage identified risks appropriately according to the Corporate Risk Assessment guidelines.
Risk based adaptation of the localized Compliance Program including definition and implementation of appropriate preventive and / or detective controls.
Lead / operate an end-to-end compliance incident handling process covering reporting / capture of concerns, incident substantiation, case investigation, in alignment and cooperation with relevant other functions (e.
g. HR) and an appropriate involvement of affected businesses.
Be a business / compliance partner and act as a trusted advisor to all OPU business and functions by advising, proposing or imposing actions to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Indirect management and coordination & training of OPU employees and development of compliance SOPs and programs in a cross functional team of compliance coordinators / subject matter leads.
Be a business / compliance partner and act as a trusted compliance advisor to all business and functions by advising, proposing or imposing actions to ensure compliance with local OPU applicable laws and regulations.
Liaise with and advise various business & functions on compliance topics by understanding their needs and helping them to achieve their objectives acknowledging and observing current regulatory boundaries and anticipating future developments in the regulatory environment.
Continuously monitor and pro-actively apply changes and trends in the OPU compliance environment, with a focus on pharmaceutical and healthcare compliance by studying guidelines and regulations or obtaining respective updates, as well as by maintaining peer contact and by staying connected to relevant governmental bodies and industry networks.
With support of Regional Head of Legal & Compliance & external law firms, ensure that significant changes in applicable laws and regulations are identified, communicated, adopted / adhered to and reflected in internal procedures and documentation.
Ensure regular alignment with Region Centre and OPU Compliance on Strategy & Priorities by staying connected, attending international compliance managers meetings and adopting action plans to enhance the local Compliance Program.
Contribute to the advancement of the Global Ethics & Compliance Organization by sharing experience and participating in Regional Compliance Projects.
o Leadership : Active participation on the ROPU Compliance Team. Must have demonstrated ability to strongly collaborate, and collaborate, with key business leaders from different business units, functions and OPU countries regarding business strategy, and related legal and compliance support.
oStrong interaction with OPU business functions is necessary, including, but not limited to : Finance; HR; Regulatory Affairs;
IS; Medical , Marketing; Purchasing and Supply Chain
oUnimpeachable integrity and highest ethical standards. Excellent judgment and ability to make difficult decisions. Strong understanding of the healthcare and pharmaceutical compliance issues and challenges within the OPU
oStrong intellectual capacity and ability to learn and comprehend complex business strategies as well as compliance environments.
Strong backbone and ability to influence senior OPU management. High level of assertiveness, consciously influencing strategies between advising, proposing and imposing.
oExcellent communication skills. Ability to connect to all layers and functions within the OPU organization. Ability to operate in a matrix organization with solid and dotted lines to parties in and beyond the country.
oBusiness partner oriented mindset. Proven leadership capabilities, flexibility and creativity. Ability to work independently as well as collaborative in a fast-
paced organization, to prioritize and to effectively manage multiple tasks at the same time while making decisions in a timely manner :
oProven ability to provide strong commercially oriented compliance advice to OPU Management and General Managers
oProven ability to provide strong and balanced healthcare & pharmaceutical compliance advice
Other Key Personal Attributes :
Excellent leadership skills (as noted above) with the ability to influence without authority.
The ability to lead teams and manage large projects
Strong business acumen.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively at different levels in the organization.
Proven ability to collaborate effectively with key business and cross-functional leaders.
Highly developed people management skills with proven ability to lead, manage and motivate.
Ability to synthesize, and communicate simply, complex information.
Strong attention to detail & meticulous
Ability to solve complex problems with creative solutions.
Assertive, confident and flexible.
Resilient and perseverant.
Enthusiastic, self-motivated and positive.
oEducation : strong Bachelor or Postgraduate academic credentials. Legal qualifications / experience is not mandatory but would be preferred and advantageous with experience in risk management and corporate compliance
oExperience : 6 to 8 years’ experience in a corporate compliance role in a multi-national company or large local company preferably in the healthcare, FMCG and / or pharmaceutical sector, chemicals or medical devices or life sciences.
oSome after normal business hours and on-call work will be required as needed.
oReasonable fluency in written and spoken English is required.
oStrong presentation and communication skills
Our Culture :
Boehringer Ingelheim is a research-driven pharmaceutical company and one of the top 20 pharmaceutical firms worldwide. Headquartered in Ingelheim, Germany, Boehringer Ingelheim operates globally in over 100 countries and has more than 48,000 employees.
The focus of the family-owned company, founded in 1885, is researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing new medications of high therapeutic value for human and veterinary medicine.
In 2016, Boehringer Ingelheim achieved net sales of about 15.9 billion euros. R&D expenditure corresponds to 19.6% of its net sales.