Regional Compliance Manager

  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Contact: Julia Gonsalvez
  • Client: Monroe Consulting Group
  • Location: Selangor
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Expiry Date: 08 April 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH437769_1707372758
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Executive recruitment company Monroe Consulting Group Malaysia is recruiting on behalf of a leading provider of medical devices and life science equipment across Asia. Our distinguished client is looking for an ambitious and experienced professional to join the team as a Regional Compliance Officer to oversee the overall compliance of operations across Southeast Asia.

You will be responsible for implementing internal controls and overseeing a comprehensive compliance initiative spanning countries across Southeast Asia and India. This position reports directly to the CEO.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with senior management to assess business risk and perform gap analysis.
  • Train, develop, and standardize internal controls and compliance tools according to industry best practices for various business units within the organization, ensuring uniform risk management procedures. This may involve:
  • Reviewing and revising policy documents.
  • Standardizing and digitizing compliance training, testing, and certification for both internal staff and third parties.
  • Establishing or standardizing procedures for reporting grievances, conducting investigations, and submitting compliance reports.
  • Collaborating across departments to standardize Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and internal controls.
  • Creating a framework for compliance audits across the organization.
  • Lead thorough investigations into potential violations and ensure timely resolution of corrective actions.
  • Oversee the compliance auditing process, including preparing audit reports and developing risk mitigation plans.
  • Provide approval and practical solutions for operational issues with compliance implications.
  • Support due diligence reviews for new acquisitions.
  • Assist in planning, organizing, and managing various audit and compliance projects on an ad-hoc basis.

Job Requirements:

  • At least 5-10 years of experience in corporate compliance within the healthcare industry, private equity or investment banking. Regional expertise is advantageous.
  • Proficient in established compliance frameworks, regulations, and authorized Continuing Medical Education (CME) and marketing arrangements involving hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare providers is essential.
  • Knowledgeable about pertinent laws and regulations regarding anti-bribery and corruption, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), UK Anti-Bribery laws, and Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA).
  • Skilled in utilizing digital tools for facilitating compliance activities, such as online training, testing, and certification.
  • Demonstrated ability to offer practical business advice and to align business requirements while maintaining a realistic balance among competing priorities.
  • Possess independence, proactiveness, and the capability to work effectively with minimal supervision, along with strong written and verbal communication skills.