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Compliance Manager

Location Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality, China Job ID R-124452 Date posted 25/11/2021

Compliance Manager

Shanghai, China

Competitive salary and benefits package

At AstraZeneca, we are united by a common purpose: to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines. Every single day, we make a difference by delivering potentially life-changing medicines to millions of people worldwide and by leading breakthrough science that promises to transform the treatment of disease.

Our purpose is ambitious and so is our approach. Becoming a more agile and creative company means building a dynamic, inspiring culture where we celebrate diverse, bold thinking and act with a sense of urgency. We are curious, creative, and open to new ideas and ways of working. Join us and be part of an extraordinary place to work.

Reporting directly to Compliance Assurance China Lead and responsible for China market. The main responsibility of the role is to act as an independent evaluator of how our controls are functioning to identify what works and what does not. The role is expected to conduct assurance activities around agreed risks and prioritized business activities and perform investigations; provide subject matter expertise to the business to help focus 1st line monitoring activities; manage case reporting in global databases); and present monitoring and investigations results to local Compliance committees

Typical Accountabilities

  • Maintain professional & effective collaboration with Business Partners that guarantee high level of assurance provided to MC and Audit Committee

  • Provide advice and consulting on effective implementation and maintenance of 1st line monitoring activities (subject matter expert advice)

  • Support the implementation and maintenance of effective local assurance plans in the MC based on the global & regional plan and drive execution of local audit & deep dive plans

  • Establish an effective continuous assurance process

  • Perform the 2nd line commercial monitoring activities as defined by the assurance plan

  • Run Data Analytics reports and follow up on red flags

  • Ensure prompt communication of all potential investigations to Assurance Leads to identify correct path of action

  • Perform non-significant compliance investigations and issue reports

  • Provide support to RIDs for significant investigations

  • Record and report all monitoring activities according in Axentis

  • Record compliance investigations and incidents (including monitoring and audit findings and self reported cases) in Ethics Point

  • Deliver all required assurance reports on a timely basis

  • Provide meaningful insight to Business Partners about the status of assurance and any recommendations for improvement plans or corrective actions

  • (as agreed with the Business Partner) Participate in LCC meetings to share findings from assurance work

Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience


  • Experience in assurance work (compliance, audit, internal control, financial control, monitoring, etc), preferably in pharmaceuticals or a related industry,

  • Excellent analytical skills and solid knowledge in assurance & validation area, including collecting and analyzing data, evaluating information and systems, and drawing logical conclusion

  • Knowledge and experience of anti-corruption and anti-bribery laws, corporate governance, health care regulations and standards

  • Good written and oral communications skills and collaboration attitude

  • Strong independence, proactive and result orientated with leadership potential

  • High ethical standards, trustworthy, operating with absolute discretion

  • Fluent in English


  • Previous working experience in data analytics

  • Pharm industry experience

So, what’s next?

Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have one seat available and we hope it’s yours.

Where can I find out more?

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Additional information

Our Company Values & behaviours underpin everything we do so please take a moment to familiarize yourself with them. You may also want to check out our new R&D Video showing how we turn Science into Medicines.

·      Cambridge, UK

Job open date: 25/11/2021

Job close date: 10/12/2021

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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