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Head of Ethics & Compliance

Kiev, Ukraine

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as Head of Ethics & Compliance Kiev, Ukraine.

Takeda is a global pharmaceutical leader with more than 31,000 professionals working together across 70 countries. We have an unwavering dedication to put people first and we live our values of Takeda-ism—Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance. We are united by our 235-year legacy of research-based pharmaceuticals and our mission to strive toward Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine.

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As Head of Ethics & Compliance, you will:

  • Foster ethical mindset and values-based decision making

•     Drive a culture of honesty, integrity and speaking up by focusing the Cluster on the se-quence of Patient-Trust-Reputation-Business

•     Lead and manage critical compliance activities that are integral to the development, implementation and execution of LOC’s / MOC’s healthcare compliance program


  • Ensure delivery of Ethics & Compliance support across the Cluster providing expert local insight on regulatory environment as well as identifying and escalation emerging issues in market
  • Lead cross-functional teams on Transparency Reporting, procedure development, training, and related compliance projects and initiatives and internal control environment enhancement.
  • Design Cluster’s healthcare compliance and ethics written standards, procedures, controls and guidance documents, including the design, development and implementation of policy infrastructure and framework in line with Takeda’s global Compliance Policies and Procedures.
  • Support and coordinate the annual Risk Management including Risk Assessment and Risk Mitigation
  • Coordinate the execution of the company’s monitoring and the timely resolution of audit findings and related remediation plans
  • Oversee the deployment of live and web-based compliance training to the Cluster, employees, and consultants and other Third Parties raising awareness on compliance-relevant matters such as global, regional & local enforcement trends
  • Communicate progress on compliance program and initiatives to functional leads, various levels of management and to regional Compliance verbally and in written materials
  • Participate or nominate someone from team to participate in and provide market feedback to global / BU / BF agile projects
  • Be a permanent member of the Cluster Leadership Team.  Chair Compliance related Committees
  • Manage local CoC Ambassador Network
  • Participate in local Pharmaceutical Industry Compliance work groups to add input, gather and disseminate trends in applicable laws & regulations and healthcare best practice standards.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge for regulatory environments concerning events & HCP regulations (e.g.  CNOM approval; DMOS)
  • Perform local investigations and lead during local audits
  • Follow-up on matters reported through the hotline or through other mechanism

Critical Skills and Competencies

  • Acts as role model for Takeda’s values, ethics and values-based decision making
  • High interpersonal and communication skills including ability to challenge and provide guidance to business
  • Personal and professional maturity, able to motivate and inspire
  • Leading and influencing with and without authority, including cross-functional projects
  • Solution oriented strategic partner with a hands-on mind set
  • Ability to build alliances, bridging
  • Capable of managing and prioritizing multiple tasks and objectives
  • Manages well complexity and ambiguity: ability to develop and apply pragmatic solutions to complex legal, regulatory and industry best practice standards and requirements
  • Mindset of curiosity, learning agility and interest in innovative ways of doing things
  • Combines enterprise thinking and business focus
  • Strong operations, process-orientation, data analytics, or technical expertise to effectively design, develop and implement compliance and relevant business processes, controls, and workflows

Experience and Education

  • Bachelor’s degree, relevant advanced degree is preferred
  • Proven experience in healthcare and healthcare compliance, at least 8 years
  • Strong business acumen
  • Pharmaceutical, diagnostic or medical device experience is strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of key laws, regulations and industry best practice standards
  • Experience in aligning potential, present and future compliance risks related to the business, including risk identification, controls & risk mitigation of potential non-compliance
  • Deep insights into ethical business decision making and very strong stakeholder-facing interactions and informal leadership abilities


To further support and inspire our employees, our benefits include:

  • Corporate Flexible Benefits program (annual bonus, long term incentive)
  • Corporate car, meal allowance, flexible hours
  • Comprehensive health and life insurance
  • Exposure to working in an inclusive and diverse workforce
  • Tremendous exposure and learning across a wide geography
  • Training and Developmental opportunities

Empowering Our People to Shine


Kiev, Ukraine

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