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E&C Business Partner, North America - United States  

UCB (company)

Posted on : 26 February 2017

Project Description

  • Everyone who works at our company  holds the same ambition  to transform the lives of people living with severe diseases.  
  • Of course we have other associated ambitions too - including a desire to support each other in attaining all of our own personal and professional goals. 
  • That s why we ensure every company colleague has the tools and environment to engage effectively in the work we do. 
  • Wherever in the world we re based, and whatever role we play, we believe each of us can have an impact across our organization. 
  • The E&C Business Partner, North America will provide focused Compliance support for North American Operations, including the US and Canadian affiliates, under the direction and guidance of Compliance leadership.  
  • This will require providing operational guidance and general Compliance support, including input to specific activities organized by the local affiliates.
  •   This position is also responsible for collaborating on training initiatives and investigations related to the designated business area (s). 
  •  This role requires working knowledge and experience in a Corporate Compliance role in the pharmaceutical industry or relevant business experience and excellent communication skills (written and verbal).  


Role Accountabilities:   
  • Provide Compliance input and support to the assigned business area through application of the OIG principles and other Compliance guidance    
  • Engage with designated functional area teams to provide input on strategies, plans, specific tactics as needed   
  • Build relationship and institutional knowledge of relevant business area, including processes, personnel, products, through collaboration with stakeholders.    
  • Provide education on Compliance requirements and increase awareness in the team    
  • Collaborate with business leadership in the assigned business areas to build the awareness of E&C principles and provide support to the team to embed these principles within day to day operations.    
  • In collaboration with the E&C Programs team, support the management of compliance-related process improvement to optimize processes, systems and/or quality of materials and programs to support the business and improve efficiency, effectiveness while ensuring compliance.    
  • Support activities in the assigned business areas through review of strategic plans.  
  • Support implementation of activities through the review of materials or specific activities as needed e.g. HCP engagements.   
  • Under guidance of the Head of E&C, Americas provide advice and practical solutions to business/compliance issues.  

  • Bachelor s degree preferably in related field.    
  • 5+ years minimum experience in pharmaceutical industry in a Compliance position or relevant business area.   
  • Working knowledge of government regulations and guidances in the designated area such as market access, government policy, advertising and promotion, sales activities, PhRMA code.  

Specific skills
  • Professional demeanor, team orientation, self-motivation, and ability to collaborate and influence internal and external stakeholders.    
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and execute multiple tasks within assigned objectives.   
  • Demonstrated writing ability, and the ability to understand, analyze, and summarize.   
  • Demonstrated verbal and presentation skills.   
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and ability to lead cross functional groups with no reporting authority. 
  • Possess skills in project leadership, planning, organization, and problem-solving.  

Internal Contacts:  
Heads of US affiliate, US Market Access, US Policy, US Operations 

About Us:
  • Our company is a global biopharmaceutical company. We focus on discovering and developing innovative medicines and lateral solutions that can transform the everyday lives of people with severe diseases of the immune system  or the central nervous system.
  • With more than 7500 people in approximately 40 countries, our company offers an exciting working environment where initiative can flourish and those with a can-do  attitude can thrive.  Scientific excellence, innovation, co-creation, lateral thinking, reinventing the way we do things &these are some of the key competencies we are constantly developing, and looking for, at our company.
  • Our company  and its subsidiaries encourage diversity in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran 

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