Compliance Director - U.S. Area and Global Brand Teams

Lake County, IL, US
Nov 21, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

The Compliance Director is responsible for leadership, strategic development and implementation of AbbVie's Compliance Program. Specifically, this position supports the U.S. Area and Global Brand Teams. The Director performs the following with limited supervision from the Ethics and Compliance Officer (ECO):
  • Serves as primary compliance liaison to franchise leadership, including Commercial, Medical Affairs, and other cross-functional business leaders.
  • Actively engages with business partners to understand and provide proactive compliance guidance on the development and execution of proposed strategic and tactical initiatives.
  • Provides leadership and guidance on business programs, identifies complex compliance issues, analyzes alternatives and works with business partners to develop and implement solutions.
  • Possesses in-depth knowledge of AbbVie's businesses as well as the external risk environment.
  • Frequently serves as brand support liaison to other areas of OEC, including Business Compliance Support, International, Training, and Monitoring as well as CCG.
  • Identifies and manages compliance implications of novel proposed brand initiatives with potential to have impact at the enterprise level.
  • Operates independently with autonomy and limited supervision.
  • Manages one or more direct reports.
  • Demonstrates strong leadership competencies and may serve as a delegate for the ECO.

Position Accountability / Scope

Reports to VP, ECO, Global/US Brand Support. Assigned matters have significant impact to company ethics and compliance program. Operates with autonomy and limited supervision.

Defines annual goals and strategies to align with business goals and objectives.

Strategically partners with Legal, Regulatory and other areas of OEC. Makes presentations to stakeholders as needed.

  • BA/BS or equivalent work experience required. JD or MBA preferred.
  • Minimum of 8-10 years applicable experience, with strong preference for health care compliance, legal and/or regulatory experience.
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills, written and verbal.

Significant Work Activities and Conditions

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled