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Executive Director, U.S. Compliance Lead

Department: Compliance
Location: Incyte Corporate Headquarters

Job Summary  (Primary function)
The Executive Director, U.S. Compliance Lead manages and maintains oversight of the U.S. Compliance Program, with significant interaction with the U.S. Sales and Marketing, Legal, Information Technology, Medical Affairs, Product Strategy and other company departments.  The Executive Director works to continuously enhance Incyte's Compliance program based on the legal enforcement environment in the U.S. through application of best practices in the life sciences Compliance space.

Essential Functions of the Job  (Key responsibilities)

  • Work with the Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) to define and provide strategic direction for the U.S. Compliance function across all compliance program elements leveraging knowledge of industry best practices in compliance and ‘best fit’ mentality.
  • Work with the CCO and US business stakeholders to prepare an annual compliance work plan based upon a comprehensive, annual compliance risk assessment.
  • Proactively plan for emerging trends in U.S. compliance, anticipate the impact on processes, and work with business stakeholders to determine how to address them using the most up to date information around emerging state and federal laws, U.S. government enforcement actions, evaluation of Corporate Integrity Agreements, etc.
  • Partner with the U.S. Business functions to maintain an infrastructure that supports a company culture of compliance and recognizes that compliance is a collective responsibility of the all company employees.
    • Lead efforts to understand current and future compliance needs of business partners.
    • Conduct routine meetings with key business leaders in the Commercial and Medical space.
    • Develop tools, processes and reports to support the business’s ownership of Compliance.
    • Manage and lead the quarterly U.S. Compliance Committee.
  • Maintain a current working knowledge of various laws, regulations, and industry guidance that affect the corporate-wide compliance program, including federal and state government price reporting laws, state and federal privacy laws including GDPR, OIG and DOJ guidelines, PhRMA code and state marketing compliance laws.
  • Provide guidance to the U.S. Business and integrate compliance controls into the scope of existing business practices where applicable.
  • Chair the U.S. Compliance Committee and provide regular updates and reports to the CCO, the Global Compliance Committee, and senior and executive management on the operation and progress of US compliance efforts and initiatives, audit findings, investigation outcomes, project status updates, as well as potential risks and proposed solutions.
  • Conduct compliance investigations involving potential violations of compliance policies, laws or regulations and oversee corrective action.
  • Work with internal Compliance Audit to develop annual audit plans for the U.S. business and work with the business to timely complete corrective action plans. 
  • Work with internal Compliance Risk Assessment to complete implementation of Incyte’s Risk Assessment process and assist US business with ongoing updates of the Risk Assessment. 
  • Partner with Legal and the internal Compliance Policy/Training function to identify training needs, develop an annual training plan, create relevant training content and conduct effective training for the U.S. Business.
  • Partner with Legal and internal Compliance Policy/Training to identify Policy/guideline needs, develop/enhance policies and guidance documents and ensure optimal accessibility for the U.S. Business using the most up to date technology. 
  • Support creation of a high-performing team environment that fosters growth and development through on-going coaching and mentoring.

Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency)

  • Bachelor's degree required and Law degree or other advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 15 years of pharmaceutical company compliance experience w/Bachelor’s degree or minimum of 12 years with Law or advanced degree.
  • Proven record of accomplishment in the areas of U.S. compliance best practices.
  • Knowledge of and experience with laws, regulations, and industry guidance that affect the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Effective public speaking skills and an ability to communicate in both verbal and written form with multiple stakeholders within and outside the company.
  • Ability to lead and work effectively with cross functional teams and projects.
  • Strategic leadership capability, strong organizational awareness, sound judgment, strong business acumen and ability to make decisions with the input of appropriate input from multiple stakeholders.
  • Strong problem solving and risk analysis skills.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and work in a fast-paced environment and to handle multiple complex and confidential tasks.
  • Ability to travel as necessary.

Disclaimer:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.   Management reserves the right to change or modify such duties as required.

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