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Be a hero for our rare disease patients
Ultragenyx is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to developing novel therapies for the treatment of rare and ultra-rare genetic diseases. The company has rapidly built a diverse portfolio of small molecule, monoclonal antibody, mRNA and gene therapy candidates with the potential to address debilitating genetic diseases for which the unmet medical need is high, the biology for treatment is clear, and for which there are typically no approved therapies treating the underlying disease.
Developing new treatments for rare genetic diseases is challenging work. It takes courage, talent, and dedication to look past the easy answers and uncover new solutions that can make a meaningful impact. At Ultragenyx we push each other to perform at our very best, because we never lose sight of our mission - to make a difference in our patients' lives.
Come join our team during this exciting time of growth and opportunities! During the COVID-19 Outbreak we are committed to our hiring process. The health and safety of our employees and prospective employees take priority which means at this time our process will include remote based web-ex video discussions, interviews & onboarding.
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The Compliance Director will report directly to the Executive Director, Compliance. This position will enhance and maintain all elements of an effective Corporate Compliance Program globally, including policies, training, monitoring and investigations with specific focus on FCPA/UK Bribery Act, FDA regulations, fraud and abuse laws, OIG guidance and the PhRMA Code. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing ongoing advice regarding the Corporate Compliance Program by supporting employee questions and concerns, and he/she will partner and collaborate with members from sales, marketing, medical affairs, legal, and business operations for all compliance related activities.The ideal candidate will have exceptional communication skills, including presentation capabilities, interpersonal skills and conflict resolution.
Responsibilities, including but not limited to:
Build upon and maintaining a Corporate Global Compliance Program, including drafting and reviewing policies, developing and providing training to all employees, establishing a monitoring system as needed, and investigating and maintaining records for employee investigations.
Help determine appropriate risk-benefit strategy and tone for compliance-related activities.
Working closely with other members of the Legal Department and Company stakeholders to establish proper strategic direction for compliance policies and programs.
With the General Counsel and Sr. Compliance Counsel and other Executive Leadership Team members, help develop a Company risk management program.
BA/BS degree or equivalent required. JD from a nationally recognized law school with strong academic credentials a plus.
5+ years of experience in an in-house compliance management role in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry or experience in a large to mid-sized law firm or consulting firm.
Knowledge and understanding of the required elements of global compliance programs, including enhancing a compliance function. Experience in designing, building and implementing key components of a successful compliance program in a pharmaceutical/medical device company a plus.
Manage and shape the global data privacy program.
Effectively work with regional counsel to implement and manage compliance initiatives globally. Experience managing compliance programs in Europe and Latin America a plus.
Demonstrated senior leadership skills, including decisiveness, ability to analysis and define risk, and ability to appropriately communicate decisions to cross-functional groups and personalities
High level of business ethics.
Ability to maintain an independent and objective perspective while developing and maintaining a strong partnership with the client organizations.
Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
Well-organized and hardworking, with the ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously under deadline pressure.
A high level of intellectual, professional and interpersonal agility and flexibility, combined with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to form strong working relationships with partners and employees while maintaining firm adherence to proper legal standards.
Team oriented, with a good sense of humor, sound judgment, self-motivation and willingness to take initiative.
Domestic and International travel required (20%).
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