Senior Manager - Compliance


medical device pharmaceutical food industry

About this job

  • Industry: Pharmaceutical
  • Area of expertise: Safety
  • Location: Ontario

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Saturday, 27 November 2021

About this role: Senior Manager - Compliance

About this role: Senior Manager - Compliance

We’re hiring a Senior Manager, Compliance for our client, an international biopharmaceutical company. The purpose of the Senior Manager, Compliance is to work collaboratively with other members of the Legal and Business Conduct team to support compliance programs within the organization.


  • Develop compliance insights to efficiently and effectively execute and support monitoring efforts across Commercial and Medical Affairs activities; support decision making across the organization based on insights.
  • Coordinate with stakeholders to ensure corrective actions have been sufficiently completed in a timely manner.
  • Interact with outside vendors to assist in the design of compliant business activities and counsel regarding the collection, analysis and reporting of monitoring metrics.
  • Responsible for independent assessment of compliance processes that may have significant impact on business operations within focus area.
  • Keep informed of external enforcement environment and recommend improvements to the company’s monitoring and business conduct program based on identified industry best practices.

Compliance Reporting & Analytics

  • Develop understanding of database reporting capabilities, including metrics possesses or can develop that reflect Business Conduct issues that may be gathered and held in Business Conduct or in other departments.
  • Analyze key compliance data sets to perform comparative analytics and trends across business activities and recommend process improvements to ensure compliance and executional efficiencies.
  • Proactively identify trends influencing overall compliance and propose monitoring and auditing tactics to assess and evaluate the trends.
  • Provide routine analysis and reporting including ad hoc requests.

Cross-functional Partner

  • Independently assess legal compliance issues relative to their day-to-day activities and contribute effectively to business conduct and cross functional projects.
  • Provide day to day compliance support to all functional groups to advance the Company’s business conduct program and act as a business partner in providing compliance guidance and support.
  • Collaborate with other functional groups and relevant stakeholders to advance the Company’s business conduct program.
  • Assist in providing day-to-day guidance, support and problem solving to internal stakeholders regarding, policy, monitoring and training issues.
  • Gather the information necessary to escalate an issue of critical importance or controversy to the appropriate levels.



  • 7-8+ years of prior relevant experience in biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries
  • Experience with databases, data mining & analytical software tools
  • Demonstrated leadership and project management in cross-functional projects
  • Awareness of and relevant experience with laws, industry codes and best practices related to the promotion of prescription medications preferred (e.g., Food & Drug Act; IMC Code of Ethical Practices)
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Must have excellent analytical skills and comfort with multiple data sets, with the ability to draw conclusions and make informed recommendations
  • Must have advanced Excel skills (i.e., Formulas, Pivot Charts, Pivot Tables, Formatting, etc.)
  • Intellectually curious with ability to process a great deal of information in a fast-paced environment; willing to take initiative
  • Demonstrate integrity to manage sensitive and confidential information
  • Ability to present complex information in an accurate and persuasive manner to all levels of management
  • Must have strong client service orientation and demonstrated high level of customer focus, independence and initiative
  • Should have experience working with vendors to solicit proposals, manage budgets and effectively manage a project from its initiation to delivery
  • Must be a team player who can easily handle shifting priorities, multi-tasking in a deadline-oriented environment
  • A manager should be able to independently identify the legal compliance issues relative to their day-to-day activities and will be able to identify many of the legal compliance and business issues associated with increasingly complex matters. The manager should be able to appropriately analyze these issues, begin to develop expertise in specific areas of compliance and contribute effectively to business conduct and cross functional projects
  • A manager must exhibit strong and improving judgment. Part of this judgment is demonstrated by how the manager reasons through issues and identifies those issues where the judgment of a more Business Conduct professional may be required before moving forward



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How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Chris Kapusta via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Chris Kapusta
Brunel Canada - Calgary

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