Position Reports to
Directly to Pakistan Country Manager and dotted lines to Head of Compliance ME
Purpose and Main Output
This role will be instrumental in overseeing the overall compliance activities through professional, effective & timely collaboration with global & regional compliance teams
Responsible for providing legal advice in (and for ensuring the legal support of) all matters that are relevant to business, such as, for illustration, business development support, project execution, contracts (e.
g. distribution, marketing, purchasing, consultancy, employment, etc.), corporate governance, litigation, IP, relations / issues with stakeholders.
Act as the Compliance responsible person for policies, education and monitoring plans in his / her respective Country
Support the countries management team with queries and compliance-related advice
Manage compliance within the countrie and coordinate with Regional / ME counterparts
Ensure that the EEMEA compliance strategy is implemented across the countries through local compliance programs to enable continuous and sustainable sales growth
Ensure a common understanding of the global, regional, local compliance requirements and related policies & business processes
Locally support the implementation of regional and local processes, procedures and guidelines
Ensure all employees are adequately aware and trained
Monitor and control business ethics
Ensure a risk based comprehensive compliance program is implemented in the country in alignment with Head of Compliance ME
Support and answer business needs with compliant proposals
Process documentations incl. reports / updates to Head of Compliance ME
Implementation and / or review of SOPs & guidelines
Unified messages / guidance and recommendations
Risk assessments / monitoring
Thorough investigation of non-compliant activities or behavior
The incumbent will report directly to the General Manager and will be a member of the Country Leadership Team.
Role and Responsibilities
In charge of awareness, understanding and enforcement of compliance SOPs & programs
Regular exchange and knowledge sharing within ME countries.
Foster and monitor mandatory e-learning trainings within the country
Prepare and conduct required trainings
Acting as a Change Agent’ while setting new compliance processes, procedures and guidelines and partnering closely with the business in driving the implementation of the integrity risk management process
Review of main local projects from a compliance perspective in line with related EEMEA guidance;
Support and / or conduct compliance monitoring, compliance controls and compliance audits in the area of business integrity and obtain assurance declaration on business compliance from local managers
Identify the need for new or revised processes and guidelines based on changes, compliance trends and risk assessments
Ensuring that risk management & identification activities are conducted in timely manner - all business ethics incidents are being addressed and documented
Networking actively across departments to seek involvement & expertise on various risk & compliance topics and within regional & global compliance functions to enhance the synergy and promote best practices sharing within the region and across EEMEA.
Foster and leverage collaboration with DIA compliance functions in the country to enable synergies
Organize locally, compliance operation visits and follow-ups
Support and lead the country compliance committee
Attend if required operational and business meetings and provide compliance support as needed
Active representation of Roche in local trade associations
Monitor legal developments; to give legal advice for the business to consider legal trends and risks in the business strategy.
Represent a company to outside stakeholders, in particular the government and industry associations.
Handle legal issues related to the pharmaceuticals, litigation, corporate governance and labor law.
Negotiate agreements for the company, i.e., distribution agreements, marketing agreements, etc. as well as to provide legal support for business units;
Manage legal risks, including risk derived from distribution agreements, anti-trust issues and others.
Manage legal records (minutes of shareholder meetings etc.).
Manage external law firms.
Provide timely legal support for management and business units, co-workers;
Manage legal budget (if available) and work of legal department, as well as to ensure effective engagement of the external counsels
Mandatory Responsibilities :
Attends / completes initial and periodic drug safety training as per Roche requirements to ensure that you have a clear understanding of your role in ensuring Roche
meets its obligations in respect to management of safety information.
Identifies, collects and immediately reports all safety related information on Roche products to Local Safety Responsible as per Roche requirements and local regulations.
Lawyer (LLB) is mandatory
Business Graduate (MBA) is preferable
Experience and Knowledge
Minimum 3 years’ of Corporate legal experience is mandatory
Experience in the pharmaceutical industry will be preferred
Excellent and proven communication and presentation / training skills
Effective organizational skills
Strong strategic agility
Experience in commercial and medical environment
Experience in leading others (direct and / or indirect leadership) in a matrix organization;
Experience of resolving complex issues in a matrix organization
Good knowledge of Roche Code of Conduct and related local codes and regulations;
Understanding of the Pharmaceutical business
Ability to demonstrate high personal integrity when dealing with confidential information
Fluent in written and spoken English
High ethical standards and acting as role model by demonstrating the Roche Values (Integrity, Passion, Courage);
Strong team player and collaboration focused
Ability to lead others by applying strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
Ability to build and maintain solid relationships and networks;
Solution orientation and taking fact-based decisions by applying good independent judgment
Strong analytical skills to conduct detailed and accurate in-depth compliance analysis and provide related advice
Ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently
Ability to set priorities and actions, to plan and to execute those
Good Computer literacy
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