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Lilly Associate Director Ethics and Compliance Alps in Wien, Austria

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Purpose of the job:

The Associate Director Ethics and Compliance Alps (Austria and Switzerland) is an integral member of the Austria-Switzerland-Germany (ASG) Hub Ethics and Compliance team. You will lead and drive the Ethics and Compliance programs in Austria and Switzerland and will be a key member of the Austrian and Swiss lead teams.

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the local Ethics and Compliance Program in Austria and Switzerland (Alps)

  • Champion a culture of integrity within the Austrian and Swiss Lead Teams and among all employees

  • Enable business partners to take decisions with high integrity by providing sustainable training and advice on running business with integrity

  • Lead the implementation of Global Ethics and Compliance Programs and governance in Alps

  • Develop positive, trustful and successful relationships with business partners fostering a speak-up culture and learning mindset

  • Assess, monitor and evaluate risk areas as well as support business partners in the development and implementation of corrective and preventive activities

  • Collaborate with ASG E&C colleagues and business partners on the localization of E&C procedures and lead the implementation and communication of procedures in Alps

  • Participate in local industry ethics associations.

Your Profile:

  • Bachelor/master’s degree or Ph.D.

  • Several years of deep professional experience in E&C areas

  • Knowledgeable of Swiss and Austrian healthcare regulation rules and able to provide guidance on external procedures

  • Strong ethical compass and integrity comprehension

  • Openness, high learning agility and fast adaptability

  • Ability to prioritize and manage time

  • Strong capability in conflict and change management

  • Strong business-orientation and excels in cross-functional collaboration.

  • Comfortable with ambiguity

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills

  • At ease in facilitation, communication and teamwork

  • Proven successful project management skills

  • Strong ability to innovate and develop analytical tools to objectivize risks

  • Language skills: fluent English and German; fluent French desirable (not mandatory)

Work Location:

  • Austria – Vienna or Switzerland – Geneva.

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At Lilly we strive to ensure our employees are part of a team that cares about them and our shared purpose of making life better for those around the world. How do we do this? We continue to look for ways to include, innovate, accelerate and deliver while maintaining integrity, excellence and respect for people. We hope that you seek to join us on our journey as we create medicine and deliver improved outcomes for patients across the globe!