Immunomedics, Inc.

  • Vice President, Deputy General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

    Job Locations US-NJ-Morris Plains
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/5/2018 3:28 PM)
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  • Overview

    The Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer will be responsible for establishing a culture of compliance across global operations, developing and implementing compliance policies, procedures and practices, including risk monitoring and mitigation activities, third-party due diligence assessments, and monitoring day-to-day compliance activities.


    • Identify opportunities to strengthen the culture of compliance through establishment of collaborative relationships throughout the company and development/revision of policies and procedures designed to prevent inappropriate, unethical or illegal conduct.
    • Provide advice on regulatory matters, industry standards, compliance with laws and company policies.
    • Review marketing materials and sales activities and provide advice/guidance.
    • Respond to alleged violations of laws, regulations, policies, and procedures by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures. Implement investigative protocols and oversee investigation process, including conducting or managing privileged compliance investigations.
    • Establish and implement periodic risk assessments, audits, and reporting procedures to identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk. Develops and implements preventative and corrective action plans to mitigate identified risks.
    • Identify potential areas of compliance risk and implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues
    • Review and analyze regulatory developments and trends and collaborate closely with legal colleagues, relevant functions, and investor relations to determine potential impact and applicability
    • Ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations by coordinating input from a broad array of external and internal experts
    • Provide reporting to the Board of Directors
    • Lead an effective compliance communication program for the organization, including promoting: use of the compliance hotline; heightened awareness of Code of Conduct; understanding of new and existing compliance issues and related policies and procedures; and periodic review/update of the Code of Conduct to assure relevancy.


    • Undergraduate and J.D. degrees with strong academic credentials
    • 15-20 years of experience, of which a minimum of 10+ years’ legal or compliance experience in the life sciences sector or another highly regulated industry.
    • Must be an experienced attorney with demonstrated leadership ability in progressive legal or compliance management.
    • Experience dealing with regulatory and enforcement bodies including FDA, US DOJ, EMA, and domestic and international government agencies
    • Established reputation for examining issues from an enterprise-wide perspective and providing applicable legal expertise.
    • Demonstrated understanding of the requirements and aspects of an effective compliance program.
    • Able to prioritize and handle multiple complex confidential matters
    • Strategic business orientation and acumen and the ability to prioritize efforts based on business needs.
    • Strong leadership presence, polished demeanor, and proven ability to lead by example through words and actions.
    • Dynamic and engaging communication skills


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