Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Compliance Specialist

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The Compliance Specialist is responsible for ensuring the company’s adherence with Compliance Policies, FDA regulations and other applicable Federal and State laws. Conduct routine auditing and monitoring activities as outlined in the Compliance auditing and monitoring plan to ensure Compliance with policies and SOPs. The Compliance Specialist will support Compliance management with other Compliance initiatives as requested and will report to one of the Compliance Directors.


- Manage the Compliance Training Log that includes all employees and contractors that work at Valeant. Gather all data sources and update the Compliance Training log with all applicable information as required.
- Manage the Compliance Training calendars and gather all applicable documentation and post all training materials in the calendar and record the completed training in the CPL.
- Manage the launch of the annual Compliance Training as well as Compliance New Hire Training. In addition, ensure that all associates have completed the training as required and follow up in the event that the training has not been completed.
- Interact with corporate and sales associates to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
- Conducting audits of expense reports, speaker programs and other promotional activities to ensure policies and SOPs are adhered to.
- Support the departmental goals and initiatives.
- Support the Chief Compliance Officer from a project management perspective – ensuring that initiatives, deliverables and other information are provided to the CCO when requested including project tracking.
- Assist Compliance Management with the review of presentations in the creation of Compliance training materials and conduct training to appropriate employees.
- Assist the Compliance Management team with the review and update of Policies, SOPs and procedures as needed. - Assist Compliance management with any required activities as they pertain to Valeant’s overall compliance program.
- Alerts supervising manager of potential deviations, regulations, non-conformances and other non-compliance activities encountered during audits and assessments.


• 2-3 years of related pharmaceuticals, health science, marketing or other relevant experience.
•2-3 years of prior U.S. healthcare compliance experience in a pharmaceutical or device environment.
• Strong knowledge of current applicable regulations and industry standards.
• Strong project management skills and expertise.
• The ability to act independently and to take initiative with minimal supervision from manager.
• Strong interpersonal, teamwork, organizational and workload planning skills.
• Excellent computer skills, with experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) applications.
• The ability to handle multiple projects and maintain a high degree of efficiency and accuracy.
• Must have the ability to work successfully in a fast paced environment with changing priorities.
• Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Valeant is an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V



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