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Regional Compliance Officer LatAm, Global Pharmaceutical Company, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Regional Compliance Officer LatAm

Global Pharmaceutical Company 

Sao Paulo, Brazil

We are representing a Global Pharmaceutical Company and industry leader in their therapy area. The company was recently spun off from their parent so there is new management and a newly created compliance department.  The Regional Compliance Officer LatAm is a newly created position that will report to the Chief Compliance Officer.

Why Join Us – What We Offer:

  • You will have great sphere of influence and visibility in the region with maximum autonomy
  • You will be part of the LatAm Leadership Team and the Global Compliance Team
  • You will chair the LatAm Risk & Compliance Committee
  • We are committed to workplace diversity; 4 women hold executive positions including the LatAm Regional Operations Officer…women comprise 57% our entire organization

First Year Expectations:

  • Establish the credibility of the E & C program throughout the region
  • Build relationships of trust with key stakeholders so you are included in business decisions
  • Conduct risk assessments in the region to establish a baseline
  • Use the risk assessments to develop your initial action plan

Regional Compliance Officer LatAm Responsibilities:

  • Work with stakeholders to develop, enhance and operationalize critical compliance programs across the region (i.e., monitoring, training, policies, third party compliance)
  •  Lead in the roll out of such programs with the support of the Program Operations team at Headquarters 
  • Develop strong working relationships with countries/affiliates within region, working closely with the key stakeholders and the relevant Compliance Liaison 
  • Work closely with Business Units to ensure the E & C program is in alignment and supports the business 
  • Identify potential areas of compliance risk and counsel on how to mitigate risk
  • Work closely with members of the Global Ethics & Compliance and Internal Audit team  in developing relevant risk assessments and ensuing remediation plans       
  • Investigate reports of alleged non-compliance ensuring that appropriate corrective actions are implemented 
  • Continue to build out in-country Compliance Liaisons
  • Serve as a member of the LATAM Leadership Team and the Global Ethics & Compliance Leadership Team 
  • Chair and have responsibility for the effective workings of the LATAM Risk & Compliance Committee 

Regional Compliance Officer LatAm Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree required …JD or international equivalent preferred 
  • Industry Experience:  In-house experience in pharmaceutical, biotech or medical device
  • Technical Experience:   Sufficient experience gained through Compliance and/or Legal roles that demonstrates your knowledge of the industry and regulatory risks facing a pharmaceutical company.  This would include knowledge of the FCPA and regulations mandated by countries within the region
  • Demonstrated experience working with a multi-jurisdictional global compliance program 
  • Experience successfully identifying and resolving compliance issues quickly and effectively 
  • Demonstrated ability to in partner with in-country compliance liaisons in support of the E & C program

Regional Compliance Officer LatAm Application Process:

Qualified professionals to send CV and compensation requirements to

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