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Health Care Attorney in Northbrook, IL

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Company name

Astellas Us, LLC

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Health Care

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Northbrook, IL

Date Last Verified

Dec 08,2017

Posted on

Apr 18,2017

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Director Commercial Healthcare Compliance The candidate will develop and implement strategy and is accountable and responsible for leading the healthcare compliance program for commercial functions in the US (including Sales, Marketing, Health Systems, product-specific therapeutic areas and client groups, and commercial operations) and providing global matrix support for the global Marketing Strategies function in close collaboration with the Executive Director, Healthcare Compliance, Monitoring & Investigations, Americas. This position also develops and implements strategy and leads the Conflict of Interest program for the Americas in close collaboration with local and regional Ethics & Compliance leads. The Director is a strong leader and promotes a highly ethical, compliant and accountable culture that encourages and enables employees to raise potential or actual compliance concerns. Effectively implement the global and US-specific compliance standards through strategic planning, oversight and effective communication, training and monitoring of policies, controls and initiatives across commercial functions in the US and as part of matrix support for global Marketing Strategies. Develop and lead strategies to ensure adherence to Company policies relating to commercial healthcare compliance in the US. Responsible for developing a team of commercial Healthcare Compliance experts. Develop strategies and leads implementation of strategies to continually enhance and maintain a highly ethical, compliant and accountable culture. Lead and develop strategies for Ethics & Compliance program in alignment with strategic business models and healthcare landscape. Provide sophisticated ethics and compliance guidance for key strategic business teams/initiatives. Regularly meet with senior business leaders and participates in, influences and provides advice for strategic business models, projects and initiatives. Develop strategy for and leads ethics and compliance support for product launch initiatives. Develop and implement strategies for and leads collaboration with the business to embed a culture of compliance, accountability and consequence for non-compliance. Develops strategies for, leads and is accountable for continually enhancing business ownership of controls and systems designed to ensure adherence with the Company's ethical and compliance standards. Develop strategy for, oversees and leads support at key business meetings, including national leadership forums, national sales forums, and product launch meeting. Oversee timely, consistent and effective compliance guidance, direction and support to commercial field teams. Develop strategy for, oversees and leads healthcare compliance projects/initiatives in alignment with a global ethics and compliance focus and interacts closely with local, regional and global Ethics & Compliance teams to ensure adherence to laws, regulations, industry codes, policies, processes and to promote best practices. Develop strategy for and leads the continuous assessment and enhancement of the healthcare compliance program relating to client groups in close collaboration with business stakeholders, and makes recommendations to local, regional and global Ethics & Compliance leaders as appropriate for opportunities for enhancement. Coordinate and collaborate closely with the non-commercial Healthcare Compliance team in order to develop strategies for effective integrated healthcare compliance program consistent with global strategies/policies/processes; ensures that the Ethics & Compliance support is well coordinated, responsive to the business and in adherence with the Company's ethical and compliance standards. Lead and develop strategies for Ethics & Compliance support in the development and execution of promotional strategies and activities, including the review and approval of company-sponsored activities, annual brand plans and speaker bureaus/programs. Attend Material Approval Process meetings as appropriate. Develop strategy for and oversees the Conflict of Interest program for the Americas in close collaboration with local and regional Ethics & Compliance leads. Continually evaluate and identify needs relating to compliance training and education for client groups. Provide strategic input into the design, development, implementation and delivery of innovative compliance training materials, communications, presentations, workshops and systems, as well as developing content and delivering and leading presentations and workshops with the business. Facilitate business involvement and input from the client groups in compliance training and communication development. Develop strategy for and leads collaboration with business partners on commercial healthcare compliance matters. Support due diligence and integration of merged, acquired or collaboration partner entities. Partner with local and regional monitoring teams to share insights, observations and knowledge of ongoing and developing business strategies/initiatves/activities in order to ensure learnings are incorporated into the monitoring activities at the local, regional and global level and to ensure that any corrective actions and/or enhancements are tailored to ensure highly ethical and compliant business conduct. Also participates in development and execution of live and transactional monitoring program. Coordinate and collaborate with the local, regional and global operations teams with respect to the auditing, monitoring, training and communications needs of the business, including proactively identifying such needs and opportunities for enhancement, and developing and implementing appropriate training and education programs. Collaborate with cross-functional teams locally, regionally and globally to influence the commercial Healthcare Compliance strategy to ensure alignment with US and support development and expertise within Ethics & Compliance. Research, benchmark, stay current and maintains sophisticated knowledge of applicable legal and regulatory developments, industry standards, Company business strategies and the changing healthcare landscape to determine emerging compliance trends and incorporates such developments, standards and trends into education for the Ethics & Compliance team as well as the compliance strategies and advice provided to the business. Responsible for operating within the regional compliance budget, and any applicable project specific budgets. Work closely and collaborates with Ethics & Compliance regional leadership and operations. Collaborate with approved team members via matrix global organization for the Marketing Strategies function and manages at least two direct reports, including at least 1 Associate Director. Lead and ensure the effective implementation of the commercial Healthcare Compliance program in the US and closely coordinates with Ethics & Compliance counterparts across the globe. Advanced degree (Juris doctor; Masters; Ph.D) or advanced compliance certifications (CCEP or equivalent) required. 10+ years of experience in Compliance or related functions (e.g., regulatory, legal, audit, or risk) required. Expertise in compliance with law, regulations and industry codes relevant to the pharmaceutical industry required. Sophisticated knowledge of the best practices relating to compliance in highly regulated industries required. Proven ability to lead high-level, broad-based objectives in the context of annual compliance objectives and strong analytical, organizational, problem solving, and follow-up skills required. Excellent written and verbal executive-level communication skills required. Experience working globally preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Astellas Us, LLC
1 Astellas Wayq
Northbrook, IL 60062