This role supports the Global CECO and wider Global Ethics & Compliance team and will be responsible for coordinating our global risk assessment function and managing the enterprise wide risk register, which is a key part of Otsuka's global compliance program
**Please note that this is a global position and can be located in either US, Japan (Tokyo) or Europe (Wexham).
Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:
Developing and implementing new global program for compliance risk assessment and management (including development of best practices and guidelines)
Supporting and coordinating compliance risk assessment efforts globally, leveraging in
country compliance professionals for information
Managing relevant third parties involved in conducting compliance risk assessments in specific regions
Providing expertise and assistance to regional compliance leads to operationalize global compliance risk assessment operations
Working with IT to establish appropriate technology platforms to support global compliance risk assessment efforts
Understanding in country risk assessment efforts already in place within affiliates, and providing a connection, both as a liaison and from a technology perspective, for these local solutions to be rolled up into a global risk register
Assisting with the roll-out of global compliance risk assessment approaches and solutions to all regions and affiliates
Capturing and reporting metrics in a meaningful and engaging manner that helps the Global CECO and other senior leaders understand Otsuka's global compliance risk profile
BA or BS Degree required, relevant advanced degree preferred
Proficiency in multiple languages desirable
Minimum 8 years working in a Compliance or Legal organization, and preferably in pharmaceutical/biotech industry is required.
Strong understanding of US, EU and international pharmaceutical laws (including fraud and abuse, anti- kickback/anti- bribery, FCPA, FCA) and implications for business strategy is required.
Strong verbal and written communications skills - candidate must be skilled and comfortable with presentations to executive management
Ability to work with a variety of personalities and working styles, including across geographies and cultures
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with keen attention to detail
Strong organizational and project management skills
Track record of successfully working as an individual contributor, independently setting direction and demonstrating initiative under conditions of ambiguity
Up to 20% domestic and international travel is required based upon business needs.
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the people assigned to this position. It is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. Otsuka reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.
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