Compliance Officer
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd
6d ago

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
  • Main Output

  • 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

    Compliance 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
  • Legal Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Qualification s

  • 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
  • Competencies

  • 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
  • Roche is an equal opportunity employer.

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  • focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.

    Roche is an equal opportunity employer.

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