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Ethics & Compliance Manager, Oceania Cluster (1 Year Contract)

Apply Now Email Me Job ID R0013711 Date posted 11/15/2019 Location: Sydney, Australia

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Job Description


Ethics & Compliance (E&C) focuses on what the organization needs by ensuring

  • Ethical behaviour plays a fundamental role in risk mitigation
  • Being a forward-thinking leader in risk identification and mitigation
  • Building a modern function supporting achievement of Takeda’s Vision 2025.

E&C will respond rapidly to changing environment and business needs, it is close to the market, and encourages ethical behavior in line with Takeda’s values. By working in an agile manner E&C ensures the balance between stable structures, governance, processes and systems, and dynamic approaches to delivering innovative solutions to appropriately manage our risks.

E&C commits to:

  • Act as role model for Takeda's values, ethics and values-based decision making, fostering this mindset in clients, partners and team
  • Enable the organization to take decisions which are ethical and in line with our priorities of Patient, Trust, Reputation, and Business
  • Collaborate across all E&C teams and partner with stakeholders in BU / BF to embed ethics and compliance as part of the way everyone works at Takeda.


Supporting the Oceania Head of Ethics and Compliance to:

  • Ensure delivery of Ethics and Compliance support across the Oceania cluster (Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Rim countries)
  • Guide the business in shaping the organizational mindset around the PTRB (Patient-Trust-Reputation-Business)-Model to firmly embed ethical decision-making principles
  • Act as a Cluster business partner providing advice and support on ethics & compliance matters
  • Lead the preparation of Medicines Australia transparency reports
  • Provide Ethics and Compliance input into development of an Event review and approval system, including transparency reporting functionality
  • Lead the local monitoring program and preparation of monitoring reports
  • Design, implement and enhance standards, procedures, controls and guidance
  • Develop and deliver training
  • Manage COC Ambassador network (recruit inspire, motivate COC Ambassadors) for the Oceania cluster
  • Assist with the operation of the LOC Ethics and Compliance Committee, including preparation of papers and meeting minutes
  • Support and coordinate Risk Management (incl. Risk Assessment Mitigation and reporting)
  • Assist with the preparation of responses to Medicines Australia Code Monitoring Committee requests and/or Code complaints.

Working with APAC, GEM and Global Ethics and Compliance to:

  • Provide reports and metrics on the Cluster E&C program, as required;
  • Implement E&C policies and procedures in accordance with any additional local requirements.


  • Bachelor’s degree, relevant advanced degree is preferred
  • Proven experience in healthcare ethics & compliance or in another highly regulated industry (minimum of 7 years)
  • Professional development in compliance, governance would be highly regarded
  • Experience in working in emerging markets across different cultures, regulatory and legal frameworks.
  • Experience in data analysis
  • Strong business acumen and ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders
  • Demonstrated knowledge of key laws, regulations and industry best practice standards
  • Experience in managing potential, present and future compliance risks related to the business, including risk identification, controls & risk mitigation of potential non-compliance
  • Experience in using ethical decision making.


Sydney, Australia

Worker Type


Worker Sub-Type

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type

Full time

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