Compliance Manager

  • Sector: Monroe Pharmaceuticals
  • Contact: Jeleica Uy
  • Client: Monroe Consulting Group
  • Location: City of Muntinlupa
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Expiry Date: 26 May 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH439753_1711519270
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Executive Search Firm Monroe Consulting Group Philippines is recruiting on behalf of one of the leading multinational pharmaceutical companies for a Compliance Manager. The role will ensure compliance with all relevant standards, including local laws, regulations, and company guidelines, while also providing consultancy services to Marketing, Sales, and Management Teams. It emphasizes the cultivation of an ethical and compliant culture among staff, implementation of new regulations, and regular training sessions. Additionally, it serves as a key partner for internal audit support and coordination with local business and Regional. The role is an individual contributor and will report to the General Manager. Work setup is 3x a week onsite and 2x a week work from home.

Key job responsibilities include:

Compliance Management and Advisory:

  • The role involves advising local business on various compliance matters such as anti-bribery, antitrust, data protection, conflicts of interest, anti-fraud, and AML. It encourages employees to report compliance violations, conducts or supports investigations as necessary, and reports findings to Regional Compliance. The role also manages information for compliance program reporting, collaborates with local management to foster an ethical culture, conducts regular compliance training, and communicates core corporate values. Additionally, it oversees compliance-related projects triggered by global, regional, or local requirements.

HCP/HCO Engagements Review and Monitoring:

  • The role involves reviewing requests for engagements with healthcare professionals (HCPs) and healthcare organizations (HCOs) to ensure compliance with applicable laws, guidelines, and internal procedures. It also examines pre-activity documents, such as HCP/HCO selection forms, and post-activity documentation before processing payments. Additionally, the role conducts internal spot checks, identifies areas for improvement based on observations, and communicates them to the local business for ongoing enhancement. Furthermore, it reports and escalates any instances of actual or suspected expense fraud.

Data Protection:

  • The role serves as the primary contact and coordinator for Data Protection matters across Global and Regional offices. It assists in implementing Data Protection and Information Security measures and conducts training sessions on these topics. Additionally, it functions as a local advisor for inquiries related to Data Protection.

Corporate Governance:

  • The role involves overseeing Global Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and ensuring that local organizational processes align with global requirements. It collaborates with Regional and Global Compliance Teams to implement new systems, standards, regulations, enhancement initiatives, and projects. Additionally, the role is responsible for compliance reporting to Local Management, Regional, and Corporate Compliance Teams, including risk reporting, special business matters reporting, and compliance key figures.

Business Process Improvement:

  • The role conducts annual reviews of the Company's internal control system, identifying risks and gaps, discussing them with the Management Team, and implementing corrective and preventive measures. It also prepares and updates Compliance-related Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ensure company-wide understanding and adherence.


  • The role serves as the primary point of contact for Compliance-related matters for the company, interacting with both internal and external stakeholders. It conducts regular training sessions for employees on Compliance topics, including training for new hires, ongoing refresher courses, and updates on new guidelines, requirements, and regulations.

Key job qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of Arts/Science or comparable degree in a relevant field (e.g. Business Administration, Finance/Accounting)
  • Open to candidates with experience working in multinational pharmaceutical or fast moving consumer goods at the same capacity
  • Minimum five (5) years of work experience with at least 2-3 years' experience in a relevant field like compliance, regulatory affairs or audit.
  • CIA or CFE certificate is an advantage
  • Hands-on experience with implementing compliance programs for multinational companies
  • Familiar with compliance issues faced in the local environment
  • Good business judgment and excellence in problem solving
  • Knowledge of relevant applicable laws and regulations
  • Good communication- and interpersonal skills
  • Shows uncompromising integrity & skill in objection handling
  • Has a persistent & objective way of working
  • Open to work Mondays to Fridays, 3x a week onsite, 2x a week work form home