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E&C Business Partner - Market Access


Smyrna, Georgia, United States

Job Function:  Legal
Job ID:  66184

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with significant unmet needs. Working together, we blend the best of our talents to deliver thoughtful solutions that patients value. Will you join us in this pioneering adventure?


To strengthen the Ethics and Compliance Team based in Smyrna, Georgia, we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of: Ethics and Compliance Business Partner -  Market Access.


The Ethics & Compliance (E&C) Partner partners with Market Access and E&C Leadership to implement effective E&C programs to identify and mitigate risks in scope (bribery & corruption, inappropriate promotion, Data Privacy and adherence to local industry regulations).  The E&C Partner is responsible for the design,  localization and/or operationalization of ethics & compliance program elements and for advising business colleagues to drive integration of E&C into their plans & operations.  The role may support design of global solutions as a subject matter expert.


You like to work in an environment where you can:

  • Work with the relevant stakeholders to ensure Affiliates maximize the effectiveness of the compliance program, ensuring that business leadership is committed to the highest ethical and compliance standards.
  • Drive risk assessments for Ethics & Compliance in the geographical area, ensuring that key stakeholders locally and regionally are informed of relevant risks and implementing remediation plans.
  • Actively engages the leadership team in each applicable Affiliate in driving the tone from the top in integrity and leveraging communication cascade to the organization to maintain a high level of awareness in ethical business conduct.
  • Implement (where applicable, in collaboration with E&C operations) robust monitoring plans based on the risk assessment; communicate results to leadership, analyze root causes and trends.


You will contribute by:

  • Maintaining thorough knowledge of all industry codes, and in cooperation with Legal, of all applicable laws and regulations. Monitors and follows up of key developments that would impact the business. Advise the business regarding existing and future provisions, ensuring appropriate planning and preparation of remediation actions if needed
  • Providing advice and guidance to the business on ethics & compliance matters, including identified risk areas and interactions with healthcare professionals, government officials, healthcare institutions, patients and patient groups.
  • Representing the Ethics & Compliance Team in/to internal and external governance bodies/authorities.
  • Conducting (where applicable, in collaboration with E&C operations) due diligence activities of third parties with the Affiliate and associated compliance risk assessment and minimization (e.g. through training) of the pertaining high risk third parties


Interested?  For this position, you'll need the following education, experience and skills:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required.  
  • 5+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Experience (direct or indirect – confronted and operated) in healthcare compliance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree preferred.
  • Experience working in a transnational and multicultural environment


About Us

At UCB, we come together every day to work, laser-focused, on a simple question: How will this create value for people living with severe diseases? By putting patients at the heart of everything we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees worldwide operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases. We are looking for people with passion and empathy who develop a real understanding of patient’s needs and can deliver thoughtful solutions to decisionmakers across the heath care ecosystem.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website www.ucb.com.


UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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