Legal & Compliance Officer, Roche - San Rafael, Antioquia (Salary Not Disclosed)

July 14, 2020 | Job Postings

Main Functions and Responsibilities

  • To provide comprehensive legal support to Roche Services & Solutions Americas’ operation to ensure achievement of its goals and objectives while managing legal risk or exposure.
  • Act as Compliance Officer, ensuring that the company and employees operate ethically and in compliance with the Roche Group Code of Conduct and internal directives.
  • Handle all legal matters such as agreements with third parties and ensure that official and contractual documents are in line with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Take an active and constructive role advising the Leadership Team, with a clear joined vision for the whole company.
  • Serves as RSS Americas’ Data Privacy Officer

The tasks to be conducted

  • Act as a business partner to all RSS Americas internal functions to enable their projects/activities providing legal advice to the organization.
  • Define legal policies and procedures. Provide education and training to the organization on, ethics and compliance, healthcare fraud, abuse laws, liability, antitrust, privacy and other laws and regulations impacting the operation.
  • Work with external legal counsel when necessary, instruct them accordingly and assesses their performance and billing practices.
  • Recommend company policy and position on legal issues and anticipate legal risks facing the operation.
  • Propose, implement and maintain the legal representative and powers of attorney in agreement with Group Legal guidelines and local policies.
  • Ensures that the compliance strategy is developed and implemented locally through local compliance programs to enable continuous and sustainable business.
  • Setups a culture of compliance through trainings, monitoring and pro-actively addressing compliance issues on risk based assessment approach.
  • Sets unified compliance messages/ guidance and recommendations.
  • Serves as local administrator of Roche BEIR IT Tool (Business Ethics Incident Reporting) for RSS Americas (1311).
  • Draft, negotiate and review all legal documents for legality and clarity and advise management on the legal consequences. Legal documents include all kind of third-party agreements, including but not limited to: professional services, medical contracts, support contracts, donations, employment contracts, among others.
  • Implement and ensure good Contract Management practices.
  • Provide legal counsel on issues arising from actual or anticipated litigation, working with outside counsel as necessary.
  • Coordinate all Roche litigation processes with the involved parties.
  • Leads the local implementation of all global legal and compliance deployments.
  • Maintain an effective communication and alignment relations with global and regional functions.
  • Develops relevant measurements and metrics to provide local compliance reassurance to the organization.
  • Secures adherence to policies and code of conduct related to data privacy laws.
  • Promotes data privacy and document control in accordance to COREMAP.
  • Leads COREMAP activities and is ultimately accountable for its implementation and deployment at the site.

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