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Corporate - General Attorney in Lexington, MA

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Company name

Shire Pharmaceuticals Limited

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Corporate - General

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Lexington, MA

Posted on

Nov 15,2017

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US Compliance Business Partner (Director) The candidate will report to the Senior Business Partner, US Compliance, and provides primary direct support to certain firm's businesses operating in the US. Will also supports the US Compliance function in leading the development, implementation and management of the company’s compliance program in the US. With particular focus on the firm's commercial business and medical affairs in the US, responsibilities include membership on the Business Leadership Teams, the implementation of policies, process review/monitoring and improvement, the development and delivery of targeted training, and counseling of the business for the purpose of fostering compliance with applicable laws and regulations in a manner consistent with best practices. Coordination with other Global Compliance and Risk Management functions in connection with policy development, training, monitoring, and investigations, and coordination with and support of other company Compliance personnel. Working as part of the senior level compliance team and in collaboration with other stakeholders (e.g. Legal Department), have substantial authority to drive and implement programs throughout the US businesses, particularly in the US commercial business. The role will advise senior business leaders, including the business heads on key decisions. Represent the compliance function on cross functional efforts, while coordinating with Compliance leadership and Business Partner colleagues on key strategic decisions. Counsel and provide leadership to firm's business units on compliance issues; work with other compliance personnel in US and with the Legal department and other support functions on various initiatives. Develop targeted training for the assigned business and support the development of policies, process and procedures in key compliance risks areas. Develop and execute risk assessments and reviews of compliance risk areas to determine need for improvement.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Post-graduate degree, law degree or healthcare compliance certifications a plus. Must have 10+ years of related work experience with at least 7 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry or in the development and implementation of compliance programs. Understanding of U.S. pharmaceutical/biotech and other regulations, sales, marketing and medical practices. Similar experience with international regulations and practices would be a plus.

Additional info

Req ID: R0014515

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Shire Pharmaceuticals Limited
Hampshire International Business Park