Associate Director, Compliance - Patient Services

Lake County, IL, United States
Oct 28, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .


The Manager of Compliance will provide direct oversight for basic and routine elements of AbbVie's compliance program. They will have a general working knowledge of AbbVie's business, the current compliance environment and the broader business impact of compliance issues to develop and provide solution-oriented compliance guidance related to AbbVie's compliance program for the company's Patient Services Area. The manager may perform the following with moderate to significant supervision from Compliance Director, Patient Services:

  • Serves as an active member of at least one business brand team.
  • Partners with all levels of key business functions to provide moderate OEC and functional policy interpretation and provide guidance on the requirements.
  • Assists or leads compliance risk assessments, trend analysis and provides recommendations for compliant business activities.
  • Conducts moderate policy and procedure reviews and updates related to OEC policy and functional procedures ensuring clarity, applicability and compliance.
  • Develops, delivers and updates OEC' s comprehensive training program on moderate OEC and functional policies and procedures, including the Operating Procedures for Program Funding and AbbVie's Code of Business Conduct, as well as the current compliance environment.
  • Develops, implements, modifies, and oversees corporate and/or functional monitoring plans and any corrective actions to ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Assists OEC Director on compliance audits, when necessary, such as overseeing the fulfillment of auditors' requests and acting as a liaison between the business and auditors during on site activities.
  • Expected to evaluate and help respond to moderate to complex preliminary audit findings and recommendations, and to guide the business in preparing corrective action(s) to address moderate findings and recommendations, and work with the business to ensure timely completion.
  • Provides guidance on proposed business strategies and programs, identifies moderate legal and regulatory issues, analyzes alternatives and works with legal and other functions, as appropriate, to propose solutions to the business.
  • Possesses solid working knowledge of AbbVie's business, the current compliance environment, and the broader business impact.
  • Participates in cross-functional OEC programs and collaborates regularly with OEC colleagues to resolve issues and share learnings.

Key Leadership Competencies:
  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross-functional partners outside of the team to enable higher performance
  • Learns fast, grasps the "essence" of issues and can change course quickly where indicated
  • Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo

  • BA/BS required, JD, PharmD, MD, DO, RN and/or MBA encouraged•
  • Experience within pharmaceutical industry.
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience required with exposure to business functions such as compliance, legal, regulatory affairs, medical affairs and/or commercial

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At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.