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Healthcare Compliance Lead

  • Location

    Cambridge, UK

  • Sector:

    Life Sciences, Technology

  • Job type:


  • Contact:

    James Brookes

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


You will be responsible for defining and shaping the UK & Ireland compliance strategy to support the business by using a risk-based approach to assessing business impact.

The successful candidate will also serve as country Data Privacy Officer and work directly with the Senior Leadership Team on safeguarding corporate compliance matters.



  • Overseeing, implementing and administering corporate compliance programmes, polices and International compliance standards and procedures
  • Identifying the need for specific local Compliance procedures, leading their development and implementation
  • Understanding Compliance and Business drivers, goals and strategy, advocating for Compliance within the business.
  • Leading/Supporting risk assessment, investigation, monitoring and audit activities
  • Leading on audit correcting action implementation and Monitoring related improvement implementation.
  • Point of contact for healthcare compliance advice in UK & Ireland
  • Interacting and successfully influencing across all levels in UK & Ireland to accomplish initiatives and goals


Key Activities will include:

  • Provide leadership, advice, guidance and direction to stakeholders and  applicable third parties on interpretation and implementation of the local Code of Practice & legislation, healthcare compliance policies, procedures and practices
  • Maintain awareness of applicable laws and regulations affecting the UK & Ireland and keep current with changes that may affect the companies compliance programme
  • Be active member of the Leadership Team and help defining strategy for UK & Ireland
  • Serve as a country Data Privacy Officer
  • Support Implementation of Corporate and EU/EMEA compliance programmes in the UK & Ireland
  • Participate in the Compliance audit preparation, facilitate audit and follow up on audit outcomes
  • Support corporate compliance communication strategies and participate in the development of specific communication strategies
  • Conduct local healthcare compliance monitoring activities


Qualifications and minimum required experience:

  • Degree educated with proven healthcare compliance experience
  • Proven experience from pharmaceutical / biotech organisation
  • Data Privacy experience


Preferred Requirements

  • Proven experience in life sciences , biopharmaceutical or pharmaceutical organization
  • Ability to adapt to changing environment
  • Proven risk-based approach
  • Experience in building strong relationships and influencing
  • Business solution orientated