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Senior Director/Senior Corporate Counsel, U.S. Compliance Integrity Programs


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Job Title Senior Director/Senior Corporate Counsel, U.S. Compliance Integrity Programs

JobID 1619087

Location: New York, NY

Description The Compliance Division is looking to fill a Senior Corporate Counsel or Senior Director Role, for U.S. Compliance Integrity Programs. The individual will be responsible for overseeing compliance activities, planning and implementation to ensure all elements of an effective compliance program in accordance with U.S. laws, regulations and guidance. The role will also be responsible for managing proactive Compliance program effectiveness reviews, coordinating with outside law firms that are engaged to conduct such reviews, and supporting the ongoing development and enhancement of compliance programs and internal policies and procedures to satisfy evolving industry and regulatory compliance requirements. This position requires an individual who has extensive experience with pharmaceutical healthcare regulations relevant to Compliance programs.

The position will report to the VP & Assistant General Counsel, Global Risk Assessment and Governance. The role requires significant coordination with Pfizer Legal and Compliance colleagues, senior leaders, colleagues, and external parties such as outside counsel and third party vendors to address program requirements and reporting on compliance efforts. The candidate will be skilled at navigating complex matrix organizations in order to effectively communicate and coordinate with business unit subject matter experts and regional level compliance leads/managers.

+ Oversee the Compliance program activities, systems, controls and reporting for the U.S., including:

+ Advising stakeholders on the applicability of federal healthcare requirements relevant to their business activities.

+ Managing proactive independent system and transaction reviews by third parties, including developing workplans, oversight and coordination of reviews and reporting.

+ Collaborating with outside counsel to develop legal perspectives on elements of an effective compliance program.

+ Drafting and negotiating agreements with vendors, contractors, and other parties to ensure compliance obligations are met.

+ Coordinating with the Compliance Monitoring Analytics (CMA) and Risk Assessment teams on activities and reporting.

+ Manage certification processes and related activities.

+ Prepare and manage preparation of reports on Compliance program activities, controls, systems and requirements.

+ Ensure continued compliance with Pfizer policies and procedures

+ Advise on the applicability of federal healthcare regulatory requirements and implications on business activities.

+ Develop and present training and certification materials.

+ Coordinate with Legal and Compliance colleagues to enhance policies and systems controls to address compliance risk areas; interpreting laws, regulations and policies relating to those areas.

+ Draft and coordinate on preparation of compliance-related reports and presentations for Pfizer senior management and the Regulatory and Compliance Committee of the Board of Directors.

+ Provide compliance support to the Corporate Affairs group along with other identified Pfizer groups


+ BS or BA degree required

+ MBA or JD (and admission to practice law in United States) required

+ 12-14 years practicing law or experience in risk management/ compliance in the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry

+ Minimum 8 years project management and supervisory experience of others at various levels and coordinating cross-functional teams

+ Experience negotiating and/or managing Compliance Program obligations or other significant experience with US healthcare laws required.

+ Understanding of healthcare-related laws and regulations and industry standards required, including the federal false claims act, federal anti-kickback statement, OIG regulations and guidance and pharmacovigilance issues.

+ Strong interpersonal skills to work with others within and outside the Company to identify and manage compliance risks are necessary.

+ Strategic, self-motivated, solution focused individual to identify compliance risk exposures and to develop plans to address these risks. Candidate must be highly organized.

+ Position requires strong verbal and written skills, as well an ability to use project management systems to help manage work.

**EEO & Employment Eligibility**

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

**Sunshine Act**

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

**Additional Offer Details:**

+ **Last Date to Apply for Job: 10/31/17**

+ **This job is Pfizer Exempt US Grade: 19** Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

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