Director, Enterprise Programs

  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals,Inc.
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Feb 03, 2020

Job Description

Integrity is a core value at Alexion. We are committed to doing things the right way because we know it matters for the patients we serve. Compliance colleagues are thought partners and collaborators. We are strong communicators and problem solvers who help drive innovation. We help our partners understand the “why” so that they are enabled to find the right path and make tough decisions. We value the team over the individual and are proud to be cultural leaders. We chip in, we are nimble, we empower each other and we always have fun. We are looking for mission driven leaders to help us serve patients. The Director, Enterprise Programs is strong project manager, communicator and collaborator who is responsible for driving marketing, communcations, training and cultural initiatives that support an enterprise-wide compliance strategy. The role will take a holistic approach to developing a culture of compliance that is ultimately distilled to the employee level; ensuring compliance with business policies and programs but more importantly driving a culture of acting with integrity. They will leverage technology and innovative marketing and messaging tactics to drive culture. The Director, Enterprise Programs reports directly to the Vice President, US. & Enterprise Compliance and contributes to organization’s Global Compliance Strategy. Job Duties & Responsibilities Develops a comprehensive enterprise-wide strategic plan to build a portfolio of compliance activities and programs to drive a cultural change. Accountable for the following: Obtains a baseline understanding of existing compliance program effectiveness (e.g. surveys, data analysis, interviews) to align with identified strategies and determine targeted outcomes. Defines and develops the enterprise wide compliance programs, taking the entire employee life cycle in frame considering establishing the culture and focus of experience from new hire training through ongoing interfaces with all programs and policies that must be considered through a compliance lens. Partners with external teams to understand engagement opportunities and leverage internal and external programs to build regular touch-points with employees and assess how a compliance culture is rewarded. Provides leadership, consultation and advice to Regional Compliance Business Partners and other internal teams who develop and execute on the tactics to stand up and/or support the global programs; partner with business teams to roll-out joint training activities. Provides an enterprise-wide perspective on where partnerships and opportunities can be managed through a corporate approach. Develops an organization-wide communication strategy for compliance programs. Accountable for the following: Defines the messaging of the compliance culture and communication in support of the business and employee needs. Determines an approach and cadence for how the organization positions compliance programs and values, and communicate to employees. Develops a mechanism to continually seek feedback into program and communication activities. Manages the company’s Compliance training program. Accountable for the following: Determines an organization-wide approach to developing the concepts and content, manner in which training will be conducted and delivered, socialization of the training with the business and implementation of training program to employees. Determines how to effectively engage with employees and enable them to be champions of compliance programs. Determines effective feedback loops and mechanisms to ensure program currency and effectiveness as both the business and world of work evolves. Essential Qualifications Advanced degree and 8-10 year’s experience with compliance program involvement and oversight. Experience can be through a combination of sales, marketing, HR, or internal compliance function or through external consulting firm experience working with compliance programs on behalf of clients. Knowledge of Pharmaceutical industry regulations. Excellent communication skills both written and verbal. Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated track record and ability to drive results as an effective a team member and leader. Creative thinking to design and present compliance programs in a marketed way. Strong sense of ethics and responsibility. Ability to travel as required to meet business need. Preferred Qualifications Prior Biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry experience strongly preferred. Project management experience to manage cross-functional teams and vendors within timeframe and resource constraints. Ability to work collaboratively with other Compliance leaders, and with external partners. Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing conditions. *LI-JD1 Boston, MA , United States Some opportunities happen only once in a lifetime - like a job where you have the extraordinary opportunity to change lives. At Alexion, such opportunities arise through our unwavering mission to serve patients and families affected by rare diseases. These patients are our guiding star, and we act with integrity, urgency, and discipline because we know their lives are at stake.