Corporate Compliance Lead

Remote (UK)
Group – Legal & Compliance /
Full-time /
Remote
About Avalere Health

Established in 2001, Avalere Health is a purposefully built commercialization partner for the biopharmaceutical, medical technology, and wellness industries.

Our 1,500+ experts combine their knowledge and expertise across our core disciplines — Consulting; Medical; Policy; Value, Evidence, and Access; Marketing; and Digital Experience Technology — to create the connections that make better health happen.

Avalere Health partners with its clients to navigate the complex and rapidly changing healthcare ecosystem. Together, our experts help clients connect patients with life-changing therapies, realizing the potential of strategies and solutions to accelerate innovation that improves lives.

We live and breathe our five values in everything we do: We are authentic. We act with integrity. We value difference. We play for the team. We enjoy the journey. At Avalere Health, we imagine a healthier world and create the connections to make it happen. 

About the role                                 
 
You are an experienced Compliance professional with at least 8 years of experience working in corporate compliance driving organizational policy and excellence and developing and refining compliance programs. You are enthusiastic about developing a long-term career within a rapidly expanding organization. You will work with the Head of Compliance to drive understanding and adherence to key policies and related industry practices throughout the organisation and manage team members within the Corporate Compliance team. You will be comfortable giving operational compliance advice and influencing senior leaders to drive the evolution and effectiveness of the compliance program.

You will support the Group Head of Compliance, leading on core compliance policies and processes across the organisation.

What you'll do

    • Providing expert advice to key stakeholders on all compliance matters and their application within Avalere Health
    • Delivering compliance related training
    • Performing compliance risk assessments
    • Design and implement compliance risk management processes
    • Supporting group risk assessment process
    • Produce and implement strategies and controls to manage compliance risks
    • Embedding and Monitoring compliance with the Avalere Health Compliance Program
    • Manage data protection issues and requests
    • Investigate Breaches
    • Handle some Complaints
    • Collaborate on responses to due diligence questionnaires.
    • Oversee the Policy Governance Group
    • Drive the Compliance Communications plan
    • Provide advice and guidance to colleagues on compliance-related queries and help lead the Corporate Compliance program and team.

About you

    • Implementation of compliance operations: including policy drafting and maintenance, training and education, monitoring and review, and investigations
    • Knowledge of corporate legislation (including anti-bribery, modern slavery, data protection)
    • Experience of conducting 2nd line monitoring and assurance of regulatory and compliance risks as part of an Enterprise Risk Management Framework.
    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills and pragmatic approach to governance and change
    • Strong personal skills: approachable and independent; able to apply tenacity where necessary, strong influencing skills
    • Ability to deal professionally with external and internal parties at all levels
    • An enquiring and analytical mind with good investigative skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Must be able to work under pressure occasionally, prioritise workloads and plan ahead to achieve deadlines
    • Be an efficient, effective team player
    • Keep up to date with applicable regulations, Compliance policies and procedures, general industry practices
    • Detail oriented self-starter
    • Pragmatic project planning and management skills to enable business goals
    • Ability to spot trends and improve the efficiency of compliance risk systems and controls
    • Ability to build positive relationships at all levels including to Executive Board

Desirable

    • Knowledge and understanding of healthcare compliance and the applicable legal and regulatory framework
    • Line management experience
    • Willingness to travel
What we can offer

Avalere Health aims to empower every employee to develop and thrive. We empower our team with the tools, skills, and support needed to think differently and to solve healthcare’s most complex challenges.

At the center of our people-led culture is our Career Experience team, whose mission is to provide every employee with a purpose-driven career. We also pride ourselves on our personalized learning approach to ensure you receive the training you need to help you grow within the company and take advantage of our global scale and scope.

We are committed to embedding diversity and inclusion in every aspect of our organization. We encourage diversity of thought, inclusive behavior, and break down barriers to ensure every individual feels valued and encouraged to contribute their unique abilities and potential. As part of our commitment to building a healthier world, every employee is also encouraged to participate in our community engagement efforts, which support a wide range of healthcare programs and wellbeing causes worldwide.

We have city hubs across North America, Europe, and Asia, geared toward collaborating, training, socializing, and coming together as a global organization while maintaining and fully supporting flexible working practices. Our compensation and benefits package is benchmarked across the industry. We offer a generous company pension/retirement plan, private medical insurance, comprehensive employee wellbeing initiatives, compelling time-off policy, plus many other excellent employee benefits. 

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