Ethics & Compliance Regional Programs Partner-Americas

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Date: Apr 29, 2019

Location: Atlanta, Georgia, US

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul, and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation.  Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?

The Ethics & Compliance Regional Program Partner (RPP) is part of a team dedicated to ensuring Ethics & Compliance (E&C) program operations and project delivery in a region.

The RPP is a compliance generalist who can drive project implementation whilst collaborating with country E&C business partners. The RPP report to a Regional Programs Lead who is the liaison between Regional E&C Head and the Global Programs group. For this current position, the RPP will be heavily involved in the U.S. Transparency analysis and reporting as well as provide support on Latin America transparency and monitoring activities.


Major Accountabilities:

As a generalist, the Programs Partner will support in areas such as:

  1. Act as consultant and support for E&C projects and teams
  2. Work across a range of compliance topics such as:
    1. The U.S. Transparency Program – and transparency in the Americas region, ensure on time delivery of Transparency data
    2. Support Transparency technical parameters and identify systems and process improvements.
    3. Training - identify, creating, and delivering training on Transparency or specific E&C issues
    4. Policies and Procedures – support the creation/revision/simplification of documented procedures
    5. Communications – support initiatives and content creation
    6. Monitoring and Reporting – assist in monitoring programs roll out and quality control, support completion of the annual monitoring plan, provide advice to Area/Affiliate E&C Lead/Partners, support E&C report creation, provide analysis on trends and figures
    7. Third Party Management and Due Diligence – support UCB systems and process
    8. Other Ethics & Compliance related activities
    9. Participate in Global E&C team meetings, activities, initiatives, etc.
  3. Drive collaboration and creativity, support innovation, and actively contribute to the department and company

Key Stakeholders: Regional E&C Programs Lead and Partners, Regional E&C Head, Area/Affiliate E&C Partners


Education: Bachelor’s Degree required



At least 2 years of experience in an ethics and compliance role, preferably with experience managing Transparency and Sunshine Law reporting requirements.

Knowledge of the elements of effective compliance programs; and strength in data analysis with a passion for Excel and interest in making the leap from Excel to automated systems and data analytics.

Experience in designing and delivering training modules preferred.

Fluency in English and intermediate to advanced Spanish language proficiency.

Strong verbal and written communication is necessary.

Global mindset, and experience in regional projects.


As a specialist in Transparency, the RPP will require experience in:

  • Data analysis and management of large data sets
  • Critical thinking and root cause analysis
  • Expertise in Excel, including pivot tables, V-Lookup, graph creation, etc.
  • Working knowledge of other Microsoft suite programs
  • Team player, positive attitude
  • Builds, integrates and controls project planning, scheduling and resources
  • Identifies and raises potential delays in project planning, plus their associated risks
  • Effectively communicates with local and regional stakeholders in order to have an aligned and approved project plan.
  • Proposes ways of improving in building and controlling project plans, in terms of accuracy and compliance risks
  • Uses quantitative and qualitative methods to obtain relevant information about stakeholders’ needs, motivations and behaviors in order to contribute to the generation of insights
  • Contributes to interpretation and analysis of data in order to draw meaningful conclusions
  • Generously offers help and resources to others in the interest of the business
  • Contributes to working with internal and external stakeholders who present opportunities to enhance performance
  • Effectively communicates and relates to internal and external stakeholders and is receptive to diverse thoughts and alternative perspectives



UCB is a global biopharmaceutical company. We focus on discovering and developing innovative medicines and lateral solutions that can transform the everyday lives of people with severe diseases of the immune system – or the central nervous system.

With more than 7500 people in approximately 40 countries, UCB offers an exciting working environment where initiative can flourish and those with a ‘can-do’ attitude can thrive.  Scientific excellence, innovation, co-creation, lateral thinking, reinventing the way we do things…these are some of the key competencies we are constantly developing, and looking for, at UCB.

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