Syneos Health Blue Bell, PA, USA
Jan 06, 2020
Syneos Health is looking for a positive, proactive lawyer and compliance professional to join its Global Compliance team in the role of Sr Corporate Counsel to assist with compliance and ethics investigations and to provide expert advice and guidance on healthcare compliance and ethics issues. Job Responsibilities: Provide global compliance and ethics advice and guidance to the Deputy and Chief Compliance Officers and to the Company’s biopharmaceutical clinical research and commercial healthcare lines of business and corporate units regarding the company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics (Code), corporate compliance and ethics policies and standards and other compliance and ethics issues or inquiries. Conduct global compliance and ethics investigations to ensure that investigations are conducted in a timely and comprehensive manner and that effective corrective action is implemented in accordance with the company’s Code, corporate compliance and ethics policies and operating standards. Engage and collaborate with key stakeholders (e.g., human resources, internal audit, quality, business management and senior leadership, etc.) to ensure the company’s Code and corporate compliance and ethics program policies and operating standards are developed and/or updated, implemented appropriately and enforced consistently. Interact with and advise business leaders on compliance and ethics issues that affect the success of the company and the execution of the Company’s strategic business priorities. Assist in the development and implementation of global compliance and ethics policies, governance and oversight processes, and controls and strategies. Monitor global legal and regulatory changes that have the potential to affect the Company and assist with identifying any necessary changes to the compliance and ethics program and/or business operations based on legal or regulatory changes or identified emerging risks. Deliver targeted compliance and ethics training and education to the Company’s business and corporate units. Qualification Requirements: Experienced attorney and compliance professional with 10+ years of relevant pharmaceutical healthcare industry experience that includes experience providing legal and/or compliance advice and guidance related to the clinical research and development, sale and marketing of pharmaceutical products. Substantive working knowledge of US Federal and state laws and regulations that apply to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or medical device industry, including Federal healthcare program requirements under the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (“FDCA”), the Prescription Drug Marketing Act, False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Transparency Provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “Sunshine Act”) and the Federal Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”). Experience conducting investigations in the pharmaceutical industry, including experience in investigations related to the sales and marketing of pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Substantive working knowledge of the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines and other governmental requirements and standards for implementing effective compliance and ethics programs. Exceptional analytical skills, independent judgment, a desire to learn, and an ability to take on and prioritize a wide variety of complex compliance and ethics matters. Proactive, highly responsive, able to handle confidential or sensitive information in a professional and appropriate manner, collaborative, and able to work under pressure, with tight deadlines and to manage the expectations of a dynamic, global business environment. Outstanding communication, relationship-building and influencer skills. Must possess a high degree of integrity.