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POST DATE 9/20/2017
END DATE 12/13/2017

Novo Nordisk Plainsboro, NJ

Plainsboro, NJ
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Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Requisition ID 50120BR
Job Category Legal & Compliance
Job Description Purpose:
Supports key elements of the Novo Nordisk Inc. Ethics & Compliance program and reports to the Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer (CECO). Serve as the lead for all Ethics & Compliance Business Partners within Novo Nordisk. Attend business unit leadership and other meetings (business unit as well as inter-departmental committee meetings) on behalf of the Ethics & Compliance Department. Provide broad scale Ethics & Compliance support to the business teams and work with all levels of the department, members of the Legal Department, and other business functions and outside resources in the implementation of strategic and operational initiatives, in addition to initiatives consistent with the Novo Nordisk way. Candidate will oversee business unit specific training and knowledge updates pertaining to Federal health care program and FDA requirements and internal policies and procedures to business partners as required. Evaluate areas of risk and provide guidance in the design and development of corrective and preventive controls. Develop partnerships and strategies to promote the NNI Code of Conduct, Novo Nordisk Way and maintain a culture committed to compliance.

Position reports to the Chief Ethics & Compliance Office (CECO) Novo Nordisk Inc.

Essential Functions:
Directly supports the Vice President - Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer with the strategic oversight and execution of the Ethics & Compliance program, raising awareness of the program and fostering accountability for ethics & compliance throughout the organization. Maintains understanding of laws and regulations, enforcement actions and evolving practices relevant to pharmaceutical compliance and proposes updates to Ethics & Compliance program, as appropriate. Participates in industry associations and events as appropriate to raise the profile of the Ethics & Compliance program and the company. Provides strategic direction and oversees all activities related to the Ethics & Compliance Business Partner and Training Programs. Actively works to identify, analyze, and mitigate potential business ethics risks to the organization. Responsible for ensuring that the CECO and relevant NNI senior management are informed of issues in a timely manner. Serves as ethics & compliance lead on various compliance-related committees and working groups. Involved in key business meetings and decisions providing oversight and guidance to mitigate healthcare compliance risks while understanding local and global impact. Partner with key stakeholders in the NNI organization such as Legal, Sales, Marketing, Commercial Operations and Medical affairs to ensure compliance principles are considered when making critical business decisions. Oversees the day to day ethics & compliance guidance and support provided by Business Partners to their dedicated area of the NNI business with specific focus on risk identification and operational better practices. Participate in the business facing leadership teams as applicable. Proactively identifies improvement opportunities and communicates effectively with key stakeholders. Interprets, executes, and recommends modifications to company-wide and business unit policies to support the ongoing evolution of the Ethics & Compliance program. Defines direction for new processes, standards, or operational plans based on business strategies and risk.
Leads and affects change within the business as necessary and oversees, monitors and reports on the Ethics &Compliance program to VP - CECO and company leadership. Collaborates with stakeholders at all levels to develop approaches to effectively mitigate risk and oversees the execution. Oversees the development of written materials and presentations as necessary summarizing compliance issues and risks. Oversees the development and delivery of training with regard to risk areas and regarding NNI policies by Business Partners. Brings forward critical issues and represent the business units in respective compliance committees or other governance committees. Educate the broader compliance organization on key brand strategies and new programs that would require enhancements or adjustments to policies, training and monitoring. Contribute to the preparation of government reporting requirements (e.g. CIA (including, if applicable, Independent Review Organization (IRO) activities) as applicable. Partner to align training content with relevant business scenario s and key market facing issues.

Physical Requirements:
10-20% overnight travel required

Development of People:

Ensure personnel have 3P forms with annual goals that are consistent with the priorities of the business, and that interim reviews are held so that their work is focused on those priorities, and understand their level of accountability for results and the measurement process. Ensure that the IDP forms include completed learning and aspiration plans and are in place for all reporting personnel to enable the achievement of goals and capability to assume increased levels of responsibility. Manage the application and communication of all Novo Nordisk policies, procedures, and Novo Nordisk Way.

* Bachelor s Degree from an accredited institution is required. Additional education/certification within the compliance and health-care related fields is preferred
* A minimum of 15 years combined pharmaceutical, legal, regulatory, and compliance experience required OR a minimum of 13 years experience required if accompanied by an advanced degree or certification (MBA, JD, PMP, etc.)
* Experience working under a CIA is preferred
* Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and exceptional ability to influence at all levels of the organization
* Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Anti-Kickback Statute and False Claims Act, FDA rules and regulations regarding the promotion of pharmaceuticals, corporate integrity agreements and other prosecution agreements with other pharmaceutical companies, PhRMA code and the current activities and developments involving pharmaceutical sales and marketing
* Demonstrated knowledge and clear understanding of the required elements of effective compliance programs as outlined in the HHS OIG Compliance Program Guidance and the US Federal Sentencing Guidelines
* Demonstrated ability to manage and lead change in a large, matrix organization
* Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective strategic relationships and networks with internal and external stakeholders
* Ability to drive multiple projects to completion meeting internal and external deliverables with high degree of accuracy
* Communicates effectively with different audiences and in different contexts
* The ability to think objectively and use sound reasoning principles
* Uncompromising ethics and high standard of personal integrity
* Strong project management, training and planning skills required
* Prior experience managing professionals required
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
* Experience with risk assessment and risk management
* Demonstrated ability to be proactive, exercise independent judgment and demonstrated ability to work effectively on cross-functional teams with all levels of management and other company personnel

Department North America - Compliance (2)
Position Location US - Plainsboro, NJ
City Plainsboro
State/Provinces US - NJ
Job/Position Country US

At Novo Nordisk, we know that driving change on a global level and improving treatment outcomes for people with diabetes and other chronic diseases begins here at home. That's why we make an unmatched commitment to our employees, our families and our communities. That means outstanding rewards, industry-leading training programs, and an environment that supports you to achieve your goals at every level. It's all part of the Novo Nordisk