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Deputy Head: Medical & Promotional Compliance

Ref: 9218166

  • €60,000 - €70,000
  • 19 Jun 2019
  • Dublin (South)
  • Perm

Brightwater is delighted to retained in the search for a Deputy Head: Medical and Promotional Compliance to manage promotional compliance activities function in line with code of marketing, group policies and local regulation My client has systems for internal controls that adequately measure and manage the risks associated with promotional compliance activities.

Core Responsibilities:

• Manage promotional compliance audits performed across different affiliate territories as per pre-defined schedule • Provide clinical and scientific input into the development of medical and promotional materials • Ensure affiliate business units adheres to regulatory standards and in-house policies associated with promotional activities. • Making sure that compliance on internal procedures, policies, codes, systems and controls are up-to-date and effective. • Provide input in supporting commercial and legal team in resolving difficult regulatory and medical compliance issues. • Identifying potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk in affiliate territories and suggest effective corrective and preventative actions in addressing such risks • Identify areas of the business where there is a risk of non-compliance and update or develop policies to reduce that risk. • Completes the medical review of promotional and non-promotional materials ensuring compliance with regulatory and company standards (Codes and policies) • Develop and maintain working relationships with commercial colleagues and with key stakeholders to enhance cross-functional teamwork and success. • Proactively represent company at events and meetings, where necessary • Develop expertise and scientific evaluation of assigned therapeutic areas to all local medical approvers • Educate and develop awareness on policies and code of marketing practice • Maintain bank of regulatory intelligence database overseeing commercial activities • Maintain risk register across all affiliate territory and report any critical risk to senior management • Provide medical support to the Medical information Team and other members of the medical department and other departments to support the activities of those areas


• Ensure relevant records and maintained as soft copy and hard copies, if required as per APTL filing structure/instruction; • Support line manager in generation reports including departmental metrics, compliance, trending and KPI’s • Ensure trainings are completed in a timely manner; • Ensure that relevant document requested by auditor is provided in a timely manner during internal and external audits; • Support line manager in team to Identify gaps and suggest ways of process improvement • Adherence to Company Health & Safety procedures;

Related work experience:

• Proficient in English and any additional language is consider as an advantage • Ability to understand and interpret scientific data • Good understanding about regulatory and legal environment • Post Graduate degree in science, pharmacy or medicine • Experience in working with voluntary codes such as EFPIA, ABPI, IPHA etc. • Experience in working with Veeva Promo mats or equivalent • Experience in Medicine Affairs and compliance monitoring would be an added advantage To apply for this Deputy Head: Medical and Promotional Compliance role, click the “Apply Now” button or for more information, please contact Marc Bentley on 01 662 1000 or email