Specialist, Ethics and Compliance NA

Cambridge, MA, United States
Aug 10, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Specialist, Ethics and Compliance NA

Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals Inc.

Job Description:

Position Summary

The position will take significant responsibility in Ipsen's NA Ethics & Compliance Program by supporting various Compliance initiatives and the overall function of the department. This position requires a well-organized, highly detailed, self-motivated individual with excellent oral & written communication skills. The role will involve working with NA and International colleagues on a wide variety of ethics, compliance and administrative matters.

Essential Functions


Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Manage the Ethics & Compliance Budget including creating new vendors in the financial system, opening POs, routing invoices and balancing the budget
  • Support the Ipsen Transparency Program and systems by coordinating collection efforts, entering data into the aggregate spend system, auditing data and running reports
  • Manage the Compliance Curriculum in the Ipsen Learning Management System (LMS) by assigning training, running completion reports, and following up with incomplete training items
  • Provide general administrative support to the Ethics & Compliance Department including meeting planning, travel coordination and expense reporting
  • Aid in the Ethics & Compliance budget development and oversight including monthly tracking.
  • Coordinate the Policy Committee activities and organize policies throughout development and the policy lifecycle
  • Assist in monitoring activities, as needed
  • Provide project-level support and vendor management as needed


  • Bachelors required
  • 2+ years of pharmaceutical industry

  • Experience working with vendors and getting results and reports from outsourcing partners
  • Experience working in Healthcare Compliance preferred
  • Experience with learning management systems preferred
  • Experience with aggregate spend systems and reporting highly favored

Core Competencies (Specific knowledge, skills and abilities that enable an individual to effectively perform the job)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Work independently
  • Strong presentation and public speaking skills
  • Ability to manage projects, risks, cost, and time
  • Work effectively with team members to achieve company goals in effective ways
  • Strong planning and organizational skills and techniques
  • Communicate effectively with different functions
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Build strong relationships, understand organizational complexities and manage conflict
  • Work entails typical physical demands involved in office work

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principles functions for this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance workload.

Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity, marital status, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. conducts background screening, reference checks, and drug testing as part of its pre-employment screening process. This description is not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements for the position. This position may change or assume additional duties at any time. The employee may be requested to perform different or additional duties as assigned.

All Employees are expected to adhere to all company policies and act as a role model for company values.

IPSEN is an equal opportunity employer that strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.