Job Description

Our client is a leading corporate Pharmaceutical Industry, developed over its long corporate history of more than 230 years. The headquarter office is in Tokyo and Paid in Capital is ¥ 63.6 Billion.
Job Title:Head of Compliance, Greater China
Report to:President, Greater China Area, EM BU
Location: shanghai

Job Summary:

The Head of Compliance, Greater China will play a pivotal role supporting the Greater China Area business to enable to achieve its global mission of striving towards better health for patients worldwide through leading innovation in medicines;This position is responsible for implementing and overseeing Compliance Program across the Greater China area and for providing counselling to the Greater China business on a wide range of matters relating to anti-corruption and pharmaceutical industry codes and standards and local legal requirements, as well as promoting compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and codes to the highest standards of integrity;

Major Accountabilities:

1.Lead the development and roll-out of regional and LOC policies, procedures and systems to support the implementation of Compliance Program;
2.Be responsible for driving awareness of the importance of compliance and identify areas of compliance vulnerability and risk and, in coordination with the Head of Compliance Emerging Markets, propose plans to prevent and detect conduct inconsistent with policies, industry codes and the law and undertake corrective actions to resolve Compliance- related issues arising within the Greater China area;
3.Participate in the development of a training Program for the Greater China area to support the effective implementation of the Compliance Program and will deliver and track training to company personnel and provide guidance, information and education oncompliance-related matters;
4.Oversee the establishment of lines of communication to facilitate the reporting of potential compliance issues, including management of a compliance hotline/helpline.
5.Conduct or participate in internal investigations of allegations of potential violations of company policies or the law;
6.Implement, oversee and track Global Code of Conduct and Global Anti-Corruption Policy;
7.Implement, operate and track policies, procedures and systems for the approval of Advisory Boards, Congresses, Hospitality, Medical Education Grants and Services, Phase IV/ISRs, Grants, Donations and Sponsorships, Interactions with Patient Organizations, and Samples, and all other relevant Global and Regional Compliance policies, processes and systems;
8.Support the implementation, operation and tracking of policies, procedures and systems relating to Transparency in respect of dealings with healthcare professionals, Patient Organizations and other relevant third parties, both with the Greater China area and in connection with cross-border interactions
9.Implement and oversee third party due diligence policies, procedures and systems
10.Keep current with emerging compliance practices, identify the need for and, in consultation with the Head of Compliance Emerging Markets, engage in the development of new compliance processes, procedures, and/or policies as appropriate;
11.Build and maintain networks with people across to identify areas of risk or knowledge deficiencies and, in consultation with the Head of Compliance Emerging Markets, develop and implement customized training strategies to meet those needs;
12.Provide daily guidance and counsel on compliance policy interpretation and implementation;
13.Establish and operate a Greater China Compliance Committee with appropriate membership and participation by the business and relevant support functions;
14.Ensure country management is updated regularly on compliance activities and on all relevant compliance issues;
15.Conduct routine monitoring and periodic risk assessments of business activities, in coordination with Head of Compliance Emerging Markets;
16.Coordinate and report on regional and country compliance activities and initiatives to the Head of Compliance Emerging Markets;

 Required Education and Skills:
1.University Degree;
2.Minimum 8 years of work experience, 5 years of which in the pharmaceutical industry;
3.Broad experience of advising on compliance matters, including on relevant pharmaceutical code/s;
4.Commercial experience or experience advising business on commercial matters preferred;
5.Excellent knowledge and understanding of the pharmaceutical industry andcommercial;
6.Good knowledge and understanding of current compliance issues facing the pharmaceutical industry and commercial business;
7.Demonstrates unquestionable integrity and professionalism;
8.Ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders at all levels of the organization;
9.Superior written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills;
10.Fluent written and spoken English