Director, Legal & Compliance
大手外資系製薬会社 Director, Legal & Compliance
この求人にエントリーする 求人No. CSP064870
|Position Overview - Basic Functions & Responsibility
The primary responsibility of Director, Legal & Compliance, is to provide legal & compliance consultation, guidance, advice and support to all divisions of the Company in Japan (“COMPANY Japan”), and to take a strong interest in understanding and implementing the Company’s compliance standards and managing compliance issues across all divisions. As a member of the Japan Legal & Compliance team and the broader Asia Pacific, China & Japan Legal & Compliance team, the individual shall handle legal matters and compliance issues arising from the Company in Japan, as directed by and under the supervision of the Executive Director, Legal & Compliance – Japan, collaborate closely with the Internal Control Officers (“ICOs”) of various functionsof COMPANY Japan, and work in conjunction with Regional and Global Legal & Compliance colleagues, external counsel and relevant headquarters and subsidiary staff and functional groups, as needed.
Primary Activities – Accountabilities, Supervision,
Primary activities include, but are not limited to:
•Guide, monitor and assist with all activities of COMPANY Japan’s business that require legal/compliance input, and ensure all corporate, regional and local legal mandates and compliance objectives and goals of COMPANY Japan are met, with quality, collaborative and timely advice and oversight given to clients by both internal and external legal resources
•Provide sound, appropriate and timely legal and compliance advice and oversight on proposals for new or revised initiatives/programs in COMPANY Japan, including but not limited to, patient programs, marketing initiatives, and other commercial proposals
•Collaborate with and provide guidance/support to each function in COMPANY Japan in the performance of their tasks and enable effective monitoring of compliance and related matters on behalf of COMPANY Japan
•Work with Country Leadership Teams (“CLT”) of COMPANY Japan, as needed/directed, on risk assessments and implementation of continuous improvement on risk controls, provide insightful and strategic advice on business undertakings within the local and corporate compliance framework, and participate in meetings with the CLT as needed
•Act as a resource and subject matter expert on Legal and Compliance issues, as well as the industry and the Company Compliance standards, policies and processes for the business organization in Japan and provide coaching and mentoring as needed, to newer and more junior members of the Japan Legal & Compliance team and ICOs
•Lead or support new Legal and/or Compliance projects on behalf of COMPANY Japan, as directed by the Executive Director, Legal & Compliance – Japan and/or Regional/HQ Legal/Compliance management
•Support the legal needs of key stakeholders through appropriate allocation and management of internal and external legal resources, provide business and other stakeholders, including ICOs, with adequate, high quality and pertinent legal advice and compliance input to ensure that COMPANY Japan complies with all legislative and regulatory requirements including privacy, anti-corruption/anti-bribery, fair competition and trade practice legislations, etc., as well as COMPANY’s policies, compliance standards and local industry guidelines
•Assess, supervise and help manage the engagement of external legal resources in Japan and ensure that the service and advice received from external legal resources is timely, cost-effective and of consistently high quality
•Understand and adapt changes in policies by the headquarters of the Company into local guidance and policy. Adopt external code and law changes into local SOP and practices by working with industry associations and external legal counsel
•Proactively undertake and fulfill those tasks and activities designated for Legal & Compliance (“L&C”) for Japan, as shown in the Appendix, in consultation with and as directed by the Executive Director, Legal & Compliance – Japan
Company Leadership Standards applicable to the role include:
•Make Rapid, Disciplined Decisions - Make timely decisions at the right level with the right data, and support them once made.
•Act with Courage & Candor - Speak openly, honestly and with conviction: have the courage to take appropriate risks and make difficult decisions.
•Demonstrate Ethics & Integrity - Adhere to the highest standards of trustworthy and ethical behavior in all interactions and hold others to the same standards; comply with all laws, policies and regulations; identify and address ethical issues without hesitation.
•Foster Collaboration - Actively listen and seek to understand differing perspectives; work together to achieve the common goals of the Company.
•Focus on Customers & Patients - Focus the entire organization on delivering value for customers, including patients, by understanding and meeting their needs.
•Drive Results – Set clear performance standards, overcome obstacles; hold ourselves and others accountable for achieving results.
|kills, Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications required:
•Admitted to practice law in Japan
•More than 10 years of post-admission legal/compliance experience
•In-house legal and compliance experience in a large multinational pharmaceutical organization and/or commercial practice experience in a top tier law firm would be advantageous. .Language proficiency with English and Japanese required.
•Ability to pro-actively identify key issues and concerns and consistently apply a high standard of integrity, professionalism, legal knowledge and expertise and business ethics to achieve satisfactory resolution of such issues and concerns
•Good knowledge and understanding of sales and marketing practices and applicable Code(s) of Conduct in the healthcare or pharmaceutical industry would be advantageous
•Familiarity with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the UK Bribery Act, and equivalent anti-corruption/anti-bribery laws in Japan would be advantageous
•Strong working knowledge of privacy, competition and employment legislations highly desirable
•Strong leadership and commitment to make sound and appropriate judgments
•Ability to think broadly with the best interest of the organization in mind
•Ability to provide practical, commercially focused and value-added legal and compliance advice
•Highly developed technical and research skills, ability to work independently and good attention for details
•Ability to lead a team of lawyers, paralegals and/or compliance professionals in adequately monitoring, supervising and guiding their duties and developing and maximizing their potential
•Ability to work collaboratively and lead, interact with and influence cross functional teams and senior management in the business, and to deal effectively with a broad range of people across all levels
•Ability to design, implement, administer and advice on legal and/or compliance programs and procedures
•Ability to effectively manage workflow, competing priorities and changing circumstances
•Ability to work independently and prioritize work effectively under pressure
•Ability to work autonomously as well as within a team environment
•Strong analytical, drafting, negotiation and presentation skills, both in English and Japanese, including the ability to present to executive level management
•Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written), including the ability to conduct training, interviews and investigations, as needed
•Technologically proficient, intermediate IT user skills
•Strong solutions focused approach to problem solving
•Proactive approach to streamlining compliance initiatives
•Ability to promote teamwork and open discussion of issues, coach and guide others
•Ability to explain difficult issues and work to build alignment around complex or challenging situations
•Proactive and responsive
•Practical approach with a “can do” attitude