Compliance Assurance Partner

Warsaw, Poland
Competitive salary
14 Jun 2021
16 Jun 2021
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As a function within AstraZeneca Global Compliance, Compliance Assurance provides independent assurance to the AstraZeneca Management and Board. The function operates regionally with the regional Assurance leads reporting to the global Head of Assurance. Each Assurance Partner delivers assurance work for a cluster of countries.

Assurance Specialist

Main responsibilities:
  • Maintain professional & effective collaboration with Compliance Business Partner including:
    • meaningful insight to Compliance Business Partners about the status of assurance and any recommendations for improvement plans or corrective actions
    • timely updates on key incidents/investigations that impact the respective local market
    • keeping abreast of local market developments that may impact the state of assurance
  • Deliver globally, regionally and locally defined 2nd Line Assurance Plan in line with established timeframes
  • Record and report all relevant assurance activities in the relevant data repository
  • Deliver agreed Assurance reports to Business Partners, Assurance Leads and global in line with agreed timeframes
  • Support global and regional Assurance project work
  • As required (and at the request of the Business Partner) support discussions at Local Compliance Committee level on Assurance activities and levels of assurance within the market
  • As required (and at the request of the Business Partner) provide advice to and consult on effective implementation and maintenance of 1st line monitoring activities
  • Perform non-significant compliance investigations and issue reports
  • Provide support to Global Investigations Directors for significant investigations
  • Ensure prompt communication of all potential investigations to Area Assurance Leads to identify correct path of action
  • Maintain compliance Ethics Point matters (including monitoring and audit findings and self-reported cases)
  • Review agreed Data Analytics tests and follow-up on red flags
  • (where applicable) Provide local language support for roll-out of training & communications
  • (where relevant) act as local privacy officer or representative

  • Experience in pharmaceuticals or a related industry,
  • Compliance professional including strong assurance experience
  • Demonstrated experience in multi-cultural arena
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong understanding of processes and controls
  • Good knowledge and application of relevant systems
  • Strong communication, partnering and interpersonal skills
  • Deep business understanding
  • Strong ability to work independently
  • High ethical standards, trustworthy, operating with absolute discretion
  • Fluent in English and preferably basic knowledge in either French or German

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