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  • Posted: Nov 8, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Roche is a global pioneer in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics focused on advancing science to improve people’s lives. The combined strengths of pharmaceuticals and diagnostics under one roof have made Roche the leader in personalised healthcare - a strategy that aims to fit the right treatment to each patient in the best way possible. Roche is the ...
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    Compliance Lead East Africa, Nigeria and Ghana

    At Roche, we believe it’s urgent to deliver medical solutions right now – even as we develop innovations for the future. We are passionate about transforming patients’ lives and we are fearless in both decision and action. And we believe that good business means a better world.

    We are opening an opportunity for a Compliance Lead Central and East Africa, with the flexibility of location in Kenya, Nigeria or Ghana (possible 6-12 months assignment with remote location). Compliance Lead will support affiliates in their business activities, in close collaboration with Compliance Officers network and Healthcare Compliance Contacts. You are expected to enable affiliates to continuously improve their integrity mindset and patient-centric focus. In partnership with leadership teams you will support compliance oversight and continuously assist the improvement of the compliance program in your area or responsibility. 

    Your main accountabilities

    1.  Support development of the compliance framework and foster a culture of integrity and ethical business practices, consistent with the Roche values and external requirements
    2. Support the development of compliance professionals across the area, facilitating business-enabling advise
    3. Anticipate business needs, provide business-enabling advice and shape opportunities
    4. Support the implementation of global policies and directives, initiatives and support local SOP/process development, striving for simplification
    5. Advise all staff regarding compliance obligations, risks, proactive risk management strategies, actual or potential compliance-related matters, investigation and resolution of issues, as well as corrective actions
    6. Support collaboration with the management to perpetuate a “tone at the top” and “middle” that reflects the company’s commitment to ethical and legal business conduct as well as compliance with the letter and spirit of the law and global policies
    7. Take accountability of the overall governance model of the organizations, which assures alignments across all compliance functions.

    Your key activities

    1. Continuous Learning
    2. Develop a comprehensive understanding of the products, initiatives, priorities and goals of the business.
    3. Identify risks to sustainable business growth. 
    4. People/Leadership
      1. Share your own knowledge and insights with the team and network.
      2. Exemplify and role model a business- and solution oriented compliance approach, adding value to the company.
      3. Exemplify and role model the Roche leadership commitments.
      4. Manage relationships and stakeholders, strengthen alignments and collaborations.

    Support to affiliates

    1.  Support identification, offer and, as requested, deliverance of support to affiliates. Among others, this is supposed to be done through agreed means, such as:
    2. Materials (e.g. local/ regional guidance or SOPs, training materials)
    3. Services (e.g. trainings, monitoring, risks assessment)
    4. Facilitate working groups and forums on healthcare related topics
    5. Help and advice on healthcare question


    1. Support analysis of general trends and healthcare effectiveness. Support analysis of and report on divisional compliance status, using existing metrics and data.
    2. Support gaining of overview over all healthcare requirements.
    3. Support setting and simplification, harmonization and improvement of standards as appropriate (guidance, directives SOPs etc.).
    4. Establish and facilitate appropriate forums and processes to fulfill accountabilities.
    5. Support development and provision of effective means and materials to educate and train pharma management, staff and collaborating parties on healthcare.
    6. Support tracking of training

     Who you are


    1. You hold a university degree or equivalent competency level.
    2. Excellent communication, presentation and writing skills. Ability to precisely articulate and differentiate, express appropriately.
    3. You identify and manage complexity through the ability to quickly understand and analyze facts and situations
    4. You have strong influencing skills
    5. You have high ethical and integrity standards


    1. Profound expertise in compliance management, ideally as responsible Compliance Officer; 5 years plus.
    2. Proven business experience.
    3. Solid experience in change management and managing complex projects.
    4. You are experienced in leading people.


    1. Understanding of business conduct, system environment and culture.
    2. Understanding of the healthcare industry.
    3. Understanding of markets and corresponding access, commercial and medical approach.


    • You represent leadership commitments, giving clear direction.
    • Excellent active listening skills, fostering open communication and speak-up culture.
    • Good sense for pragmatism in approach. Analytical and systematic in thinking, with good understanding and handling of diversity in the Region.
    • Can-do” attitude, embracing business-thinking and -ideas, hands-on.
    • Encouraging collaboration, creating a sense of collaboration and network throughout the affiliates, compliance network and with the global teams.
    • You're able to partner amicably with stakeholders, fostering good collaboration.
    • Ability to establish common ground, balance out conflicting interests and reach consensus.

    Are you ready to apply? We want someone who thinks beyond the job offered - someone who knows that this position can be a rare springboard to many other opportunities at Roche.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Roche Kenya on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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