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Compliance Officer

Who we are: EMD Serono a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany; is a leading science and technology company in healthcare, focused on specialty care. The Canadian healthcare commercial business has a deep expertise in neurology, fertility and endocrinology, and a strong pipeline of potential therapies in oncology, immuno-oncology and immunology.


This position is a 2 year contract -


Your Role: As the compliance officer, you will determine and implement standards of compliance and ethical conduct within the organization, and design, develop and advance compliance training programs and processes that align to the expected organizational standards and ensure compliance awareness is maintained. You will act as a channel of communication to receive and direct Global and local compliance information appropriately and provide escalation and decision-making support on compliance related questions and concerns.


The compliance officer will Serve as Chair of the EMD Serono Compliance Committee and fulfill all Chair related duties described in the Compliance Committee Charter and Serve as the Compliance Approver in the Quantum Connect system. You will ensure data capture, reporting, auditing and monitoring of compliance activities are completed per Global Compliance and Group Auditing Function requirements and develop and lead an effective investigation and sanctions process.


You will also identify and assess the impact of relevant local industry trends and regulations; serve as the EMD Serono Representative with appropriate local industry associations that are related to compliance.


Who You Are: you have a degree in Law or Business, with an advanced degree is preferred. You have a minimum of 3 years of work experience in a Legal or Compliance function with a multi-national organization with specialization in Pharmaceutical compliance, law and regulations; or a combination of education and experience which would provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to meet the minimum qualifications to perform the essential functions of this position. You have strong leadership capabilities with the ability to work with and influence all levels of Management, professional staff and the general workforce. You have demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills, strong written and verbal communication skills with proficiency in English (French is an asset).

Job Requisition ID:  184522
Location:  Mississauga
Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model:  full-time

US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure
The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our HR Services team at 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday.

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