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Associate Director, Compliance

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The Associate Director, Compliance possesses 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 oncology therapeutic area.

Key Job Responsibilities:

The Associate Director, Compliance may perform the following with limited supervision from the Compliance Director, Oncology:

  • Serves as the compliance lead for at least one oncology brand team. 
  • Partners with all levels of key business functions to provide Office of Ethics and Compliance (OEC) and functional policy interpretation and guidance on compliance requirements.
  • Conducts compliance risk assessments, trend analyses and provides solutions and recommendations for compliant business activities.
  • Provides guidance on proposed complex business strategies and programs, identifies legal and regulatory issues, analyzes alternatives and partners with other functions, as appropriate, to propose compliant business solutions
  • Leads 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
  • Deals comfortably with risk and ambiguity, makes high-quality decisions with less than perfect information
  • Manages conflict and difficult conversations across all levels of employees in a constructive, transparent way 




Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS required.  JD, PharmD, MD, DO, RN and/or MBA encouraged.  

  • Experience within pharmaceutical industry is preferred.

  • A minimum of 6 years’ experience required with exposure to business functions such as compliance, legal, regulatory affairs, medical affairs and/or commercial.


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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.

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