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Head of Ethics & Compliance

応募後で応募 求人ID R0017928 掲載日 03/12/2020 Location:Brussels, Belgium

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Job Description


Ethics & Compliance (E&C) focuses on what the organization needs by ensuring 

  • Ethical behaviour 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 behaviour 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 Takeda's 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

Provide Ethics & Compliance support in LOC /MCO with expert local in-sight on regulatory environment as well as identifying and escalating emerging issues in market. In addition to business interactions, attend relevant meeting platforms eg Leadership Team meetings, Brand Team to that purpose as relevant.

  • Handle local Transparency Reporting, procedure development, training, and related compliance projects and initiatives and internal control environment enhancement.
  • Design  & develop  LOC’s / ECO’s healthcare compliance and ethics written standards, procedures, controls and guidance documents, including the design, development and implementation of policy infrastructure and framework in line with Takeda’s global Compliance Policies and Procedures.
  • Coordinate the annual Risk Management including Risk Assessment and Risk Mitigation
  • Execute the company’s monitoring and the timely resolution of audit findings and related remediation plans
  • Deploy live and web-based compliance training to LOC, employees, and consultants and other Third Parties raising awareness  on compliance-relevant matters such as global, regional & local enforcement trends including delivery of onboarding E&C training to newcomers
  • Communicate progress on compliance program and initiatives to functional leads, various levels of management and also to EUCAN Compliance verbally and in written materials
  • Participate in and provide market feedback to global / BU / BF agile projects
  • Chair Compliance related LOC/MCO Committees and topics in LT
  • Manage and drive the local CoC Ambassador Network
  • Participate in local Pharmaceutical Industry Compliance work groups to add input, gather and disseminate trends in applicable laws & regulations and healthcare best practice standards.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge for regulatory environments concerning events & HCP regulations (e.g.  CNOM approval; DMOS, Mdeon visa)
  • Perform local investigations and lead during local audits
  • Follow-up on matters reported through the hotline or through other mechanism
  • Assist in the review and approval process of activities and materials
  • As Local Data Privacy Liaison, create awareness on and support the LOC in all data privacy related matters
  • Provide basic legal templates support to LOC, as mandated by the regional legal resources


  • Acts as role model for Takeda’s values, ethics and values-based decision making
  • High interpersonal and communication skills including ability to challenge and provide guidance to business
  • Personal and professional maturity, able to motivate and inspire
  • Leading and influencing without authority, including cross-functional projects
  • Solution oriented strategic partner with a hands-on mind set
  • Ability to build alliances, bridging
  • Capable of managing and prioritizing multiple tasks and objectives
  • Manages well complexity and ambiguity: ability to develop and apply pragmatic solutions to complex legal, regulatory and industry best practice standards and requirements
  • Mindset of curiosity, learning agility and interest in innovative ways of doing things
  • Combines enterprise thinking and business focus
  • Strong operations, process-orientation, data analytics, or technical expertise to effectively design, develop and implement compliance and relevant business processes, controls, and workflows


  • Bachelor’s degree, relevant advanced degree is preferred
  • Proven experience in healthcare and healthcare compliance, at least 4 years
  • Strong business acumen
  • Pharmaceutical, diagnostic or medical device experience is strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of key laws, regulations and industry best practice standards
  • Experience in aligning potential, present and future compliance risks related to the business, including risk identification, controls & risk mitigation of potential non-compliance
  • Deep insights into ethical business decision making and  good stakeholder-facing interactions and informal leadership abilities


Brussels, Belgium

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