Senior Compliance Lawyer

London, England
18 Aug 2017
15 Sep 2017
Sylvia Mueller
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, In-House

Global life sciences business is seeking a Senior Compliance Lawyer or Compliance Officer to join their team on a 6 month fixed term contract basis with potential for perm. This role will focus on the Compliance division for UK & Ireland.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out group risk assessments across compliance disciplines
  • Take a leadership role in developing the Group ethic and compliance programme.
  • Review internal procedures to ensure compliance with relevant laws
  • Act as an ambassador for Compliance
  • Assist with the implementation of a compliance monitoring program
  • Provide ABC training to sales professionals and other members of the business
  • Implement and enforce a robust ethics and compliance programme
  • Provide advice to the business globally and global functions in particular in relation to anti-bribery and corruption and due diligence on third parties.
  • Coordinate on any investigations or complaints

Candidate Profile

  • A university degree
  • Qualified lawyer or compliance professional with experience advising legal compliance risk areas
  • Experience in an in-house legal team or in-house compliance team
  • Experience in the life sciences / pharmaceutical industries
  • Good knowledge of the UK Bribery Act
  • Experience taking responsibility for a compliance programme
  • Experience preparing for audits, inspections, and investigating compliance deviations
  • Experience working in an international environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to influence stakeholders

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