Compliance Manager Levant-E & NWA (can be based in Cairo, Egypt or Beirut,

Created by: AbbVie
Added: 03.02.2020

Advert description

Reports to: MEA regional Director, Office of Ethics & Compliance

Location: Cairo/Beirut

The Compliance Manager for Levant-E &NWA is a member of the local Affiliate Management Team and reports through the AbbVie Office of Ethics & Compliance Organization. He/she is responsible for providing leadership and direct oversight for AbbVie’s compliance program in Levant-E &NWA.

Summary Of Job Description
  • The Compliance Manager is responsible for direct oversight of the Affiliate’s Compliance Program across AbbVie Levant-E &NWA.
  • The Compliance Manager role will include the continued enhancement of the Local Compliance Program by executing, through collaborative interactions, risk assessments, monitoring for continuous improvement, recommending effective controls and processes, and creating and delivering compliance training. The role will also include the management of local compliance policies.

Major Responsibilities
  • Provide guidance and support on national industry codes and regional/international industry codes (e.g., IFPMA), government regulations including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other initiatives sponsored by the Office of Ethics & Compliance.
  • Continue to enhance a best-in-class compliance program in partnership with the Compliance Steering Committee (CSC) to support AbbVie’s business.
  • Perform the following responsibilities with moderate to significant supervision from affiliate Compliance Steering Committee (CSC) and with significant supervision and guidance from Corporate OEC (Area Director): Partners with all levels of key affiliate divisional business functions to: Provide Ethics &Compliance advice on routine and complex business programs
  • Implement, manages and interprets policies, procedures and practices across all functions at each affiliate
  • Perform compliance risk assessment, trend analysis and best practice recommendations
  • to play a role as business partner with the management team and to educate affiliate on the good compliance practices.
  • Develop, implement, and coordinate awareness, education and training programs that focus on the elements of the Affiliate Compliance Program, CoBC, policies and procedures
  • Direct and participate in Affiliate CSC meetings.
  • Provides guidance on proposed commercial and medical programs, identifies basic legal, regulatory or other relevant issues referring matters to respective departments, analyzes alternatives and proposes solutions to the business
  • Organizes ethics and compliance records, documents and files and maintain document databases
  • Participate in local Industry group meetings, when applicable, identifying changes and trends on the external environment, communicating to CSC and OEC Regional Director and implementing necessary changes
  • Develops, implements, modifies and executes Affiliate monitoring plan to ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Implements and executes Affiliate Internal Investigations’ Procedure. Coordinates internal Investigations, communicating with Corporate OEC as necessary.
  • Develops, implements, modifies and execute Affiliate local system for reporting, responding to concerns as well as corrective actions. Oversees the tracking and trending and proposes recommendations for corrective actions.
  • Assists Affiliate on compliance audits, oversees the fulfillment of auditors’ requests, acts as liaison between business and auditors during on site activities, evaluates and responds to all basic and routine preliminary findings and recommendations, guides the business in preparing corrective action to address basic and routine findings and recommendations, and ensures timely completion.
  • Possesses working knowledge of AbbVie’s business and client areas supported.
  • Bachelor degree required. Audit, Business, Legal or equivalent work experience strongly preferred.
  • Breadth of years of professional experience with, or exposure to, business functions such as compliance, audit, finance, legal, regulatory affairs, government affairs.
  • Minimum of 8 years of Experience professional experience with, or exposure to, business functions such as compliance, Audit, Finance, legal, regulatory affairs.
  • Experience with Health Care Industry Business is a plus and preferred.
  • Integrity
  • Customer orientation
  • Problem-solving
  • Communication
  • Strong negotiation / influencing skills
  • Adaptation
  • Ability to work in multicultural teams

Additional Information
    • Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
    • Job Type: Experienced
    • Schedule: Full-time
    • Job Level Code: IC

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Specific details

Type of Contract Full time
Preferred Education Bachelor's
Level of Experience 5-10 years


Egypt, Africa