Director, E&C Advisory
Posted on Apr 6, 2021 by Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Director, USBU Ethics & Compliance Advisory
Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as the Director, USBU Ethics & Compliance Advisory in our Boston MA, office.
At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.
Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.
As the Director, U. S. Business Unit Ethics & Compliance Advisory working on the Ethics & Compliance Team,
Ethics & Compliance (E&C) focuses on what the organization needs by ensuring:
Ethical behavior plays a fundamental role in risk mitigation
Being a forward-thinking leader in risk identification and mitigation
Building a modern function supporting achievement of Takeda's Vision 2025
E&C will respond rapidly to changing environment and business needs, it is close to the market, and encourages ethical behavior in line with Takeda's values. By working in an agile manner E&C ensures the balance between stable structures, governance, processes and systems, and dynamic approaches to delivering innovative solutions to appropriately manage our risks.
E&C commits to:
Act as role model for Takedas values, ethics and values-based decision making, fostering this mindset in clients, partners and team
Enable the organization to take decisions which are ethical and in line with our priorities of Patient, Trust, Reputation, and Business
Collaborate across all E&C teams and partner with stakeholders in BU/BF to embed ethics and compliance as part of the way everyone works at Takeda.
Lead implementation of E&C strategy for USBU by influencing senior management and other stakeholders to adhere to existing ethics & compliance principles and change behavior to new trends that Takeda establishes as best practice.
Maintains and further strengthens business expertise and nurtures cross functional relationships to enable a proactive, holistic and cross functional approach to risk identification.
Works closely with senior leaders and cross functional partners to align on, and implement, ethics & compliance controls to proactively manage identified risks.
Develops programs that empower leaders to seamlessly integrate ethics & compliance principles into their direction to, and leadership of, their teams.
Provide Ethics & Compliance guidance related to strategic activities, such as brand planning, Incentive Compensation structures, and organizational design.
Thinks beyond his/her assigned therapeutic area to anticipate the potential impact of his/her advice on other areas of the company and proactively collaborates and communicates with the relevant stakeholders to manage this impact.
Demonstrates leadership within the USBU E&C organization, such as informally mentoring other team members and proactively educating other team members on relevant topics.
Provide leadership and guidance to senior management, sales force and home office employees/contractors, and affiliates on interpretation of Code of Conduct, Compliance Policies, and relevant SOPs, guidance documents, and other E&C program requirements.
Deliver high-impact presentations to promote awareness and adherence to Ethics & Compliance principles.
Create and manage the content, logistics, and execution of various Ethics & Compliance communication initiatives.
Develop materials for USBU Compliance Committee meetings including external bench-marking, internal compliance metrics - dashboards, and compliance program vision. Present to USBU President and Executive staff at USBU Compliance Committee meetings where required.
Create programs for new ways to increase alignment with, Ethics & Compliance principles and Takeda Values through visibility and engagement with field-based resources and other stakeholders
Evaluate potential company activities consistent with company process (or manage team members responsible for this review), such as commercial advisory board submissions, fair market value requests, medical education, HCP and Patient engagement and potential conflicts of interest.
Periodically review and adjust policies and procedures to align with current Takeda Legal feedback as well as Compliance team input
Identify and analyze external trends and drive into organization where needed.
Perform periodic reviews of US & USBU Policies and Procedures to ensure they are consistent with Takeda Values, OIG regulatory guidance, PhRMA Code requirements and other applicable laws, regulations and internal policies and procedures
External facing - Drive USBU Advisory engagement with evolving Ethics & Compliance trends (PhRMA, OIG, DOJ)
Negotiate to create solutions in harmony with leadership and business needs.
Lead, develop and implement live training programs and strategies designed to support current and planned USBU business models (eg - sales training)
Partner with the business as well as any third-party vendor to live monitor USBU business unit activities, such as field rides, speaker programs and advisory boards.
Research and respond to compliance hotline/helpline questions on an as-needed basis.
Respected expert and advisor to senior management of the BU who influences and drives the Ethics & Compliance agenda for the BU
Exceptional skills to transform ideas into conversations and materials that resonate (presentations, written documents, email, etc.)
Consistently demonstrates the ability to deliver results both through self and others
Able to work and deliver on deadlines while managing multiple projects and priorities effectively
Works cross-functionally/collaborates/manages Matrix - Strong leadership skills, including the ability to lead change efforts through effective communication and persuasion
Strong customer service skills and ability to demonstrate executive presence while interacting with all levels of management and stakeholders.
Demonstrated ability to read, analyze, and interpret business and regulatory information and legal advice
EDUCATION, BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
10-14 years of legal, compliance or commercial experience, of which at least 8 years in the healthcare or pharmaceutical industry;
Bachelor's degree required; JD or relevant advanced degree preferred
Strong understanding of state and federal health care laws/regulations
Extensive experience with laws, regulations and industry guidance that affect the pharmaceutical industry including, but not limited to, OIG and PhRMA guidelines, healthcare standard operating procedures, anti-bribery laws, and state price reporting statute