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【Compliance - Japan, Global Compliance】Compliance Assurance Partner, Manager, Compliance Assurance

Location Kita-ku, Ōsaka, Japan Job ID R-074229 Date posted 04/21/2020

Job Description 】

Main responsibilities

  • Maintain professional & effective collaboration with Compliance Business Partner including: Meaningful insight to Compliance Business Partners about the status of assurance and any recommendations for improvement plans or corrective action: Timely updates on key incidents/investigations that impact the respective local market: Keeping abreast of local market developments that may impact the state of assurance
  • Deliver globally, regionally and locally defined 2nd Line Assurance Plan in line with established time frames
  • Record and report all relevant assurance activities in the relevant data repository
  • Deliver agreed Assurance reports to Business Partners, Assurance Leads and global in line with agreed timeframes
  • Support global and regional Assurance project work
  • As required (and at the request of the Business Partner) support discussions at Local Compliance Committee level on Assurance activities and levels of assurance within the market
  • As required (and at the request of the Business Partner) provide advice to and consult on effective implementation and maintenance of 1st line monitoring activities
  • Perform non-significant compliance investigations and issue reports
  • Provide support to Global Investigations Directors for significant investigations
  • Ensure prompt communication of all potential investigations to Area Assurance Leads to identify correct path of action
  • Maintain compliance Ethics Point matters (including monitoring and audit findings and self-reported cases)
  • Review agreed Data Analytics tests and follow-up on red flags
  • Provide local language support for roll-out of training & communications
  • Act as local privacy officer or representative




  • Compliance professional including strong assurance experience
  • Demonstrated experience in multi-cultural arena
  • Experience of working in global companies

Nice to have

  • Work experience in pharmaceuticals or a related industry


  • Bachelor of Arts or Science

Nice to have

  • Academic background related to legal
  • MBA


  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong understanding of processes and controls
  • Good knowledge and application of relevant systems
  • Strong communication, partnering and interpersonal skills
  • Deep business understanding• Strong ability to work independently
  • High ethical standards, trustworthy, operating with absolute discretion


Japanese: N1

English: Fluent

Team player
Collaborative with colleagues both in compliance and business side

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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