Head, Ethics & Compliance Policies and Governance USBU in Boston, Massachusetts
Head, Ethics & Compliance Policies and Governance USBU
Lexington, MA or Cambridge, MA
About the role:
Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as the Head, E&C Policies and Governance USBU at the Director level in our Lexington, MA or Cambridge, MA office.
As the Head, E&C Policies and Governance USBU, reporting into the Head of Ethics and Compliance – USBU, you will be empowered to conduct US environmental scans and analyze external dynamics that can impact the USBU's business and objectives and build and maintain our policies and procedures
How you will contribute:
Ethics & Compliance (E&C) will respond rapidly to changing environment and business needs, it is close to the market, and encourages ethical behavior in line with Takeda's values. By working in an agile manner E&C ensures the balance between stable structures, governance, processes and systems, and dynamic approaches to delivering innovative solutions to appropriately manage our risks.
E&C commits to act as a role model for Takeda's values, ethics and values-based decision making, fostering this mindset in clients, partners and team
Enable the organization to take decisions which are ethical and in line with our priorities of Patient, Trust, Reputation, and Business
Collaborate across all E&C teams and partner with stakeholders in BU / BF to embed ethics and compliance as part of the way everyone works at Takeda
Identify policy gaps, maintain existing policies, update policies as needed, and facilitate the holistic policy lifecycle from development through implementation, including developing and implementing relevant supporting documents such as SOPs and tools for policy operationalization
Drive USBU implementation of global policy requirements
Internal advisory support on policy interpretation and SOP template implementation
Support continued maturity of the existing policy governance program, including framework for swift reaction to policy or guidance needs as identified via internal means or from external developments, and drive adoption across the organization.
Draft written narratives to communicate obligations, risk analyses, and recommendations to senior stakeholders
Support identified projects, provide policy analysis, stakeholder engagement, and project management expertise. Develop associated business cases for policy initiatives, execution plans, and evaluation metrics (qualitative or quantitative).
Bachelors degree required, legal or other graduate degree preferred
8+ years' experience in relevant compliance, legal or regulatory environment
3+ years' experience in a compliance or comparable role in a US listed Pharma company or equivalent
Experience designing and managing company policy governance framework
Proven experience with US legal and regulatory governance, reporting and policy requirements
Strong program management and stakeholder management experience
Role model for Takeda's values, ethics and values-based decision making
High interpersonal and communication skills including ability to challenge and provide advice/ guidance to business as well as influence with and without authority
Demonstrates ability to deliver results in a global matrix organization
Can proactively identify process improvements
Effectively works in a cross-functional capacity and across numerous stakeholder groups to drive continuous improvement to the internal USBU E&C policy framework in line with business requirements
Shows high degree of curiosity and creativity in dealing with situations and topics
Partner efficiently with other areas of Ethics & Compliance and other support and control functions as required to deliver effective articulation of key risks to management and business leaders; this may include attending regular meetings with business management and involving other functions within E&C as necessary;
Quickly grasp key drivers of the business and industry and become immersed in the most important business issues facing the company.
Excellent analytical skills, with an inquisitive mind to explore data and identify critical issues and trends.
Strong interest in new technology, devices, apps, data science, and other uses of data
Self-starter with the ability to meet or exceed deadlines, prioritize, multi-task, and maintain flexibility in a fast-paced, changing environment
Demonstrate strategic, innovative, creative, and inquisitive frame of mind, with strong business acumen and judgment
What Takeda can offer you:
Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision
Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions
Family Planning Support
Flexible Work Paths
More about us:
At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.
Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.
This position is currently classified as "hybrid" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.
In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.
Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.