Acting as a trusted business partner, Morocco and Tunisia Ethics and Compliance Officer has the responsibility to foster GSK values through Morocco and Tunisia Business.
He has also the accountability to implement and drive integrated compliance solutions to identify, mitigate and follow up on risks through the implementation and enhancement of the internal control framework, risk management process, investigations process, independent business monitoring and any other global initiative that needs to be implemented at local level.
In addition, Morocco and Tunisia Ethics and Compliance Officer acts a key change agent to support the organization on its new orientations and specific challenges.
Key Responsibilities :
Act as a source of expert current knowledge of GSK Compliance programs and their implementation.
Periodically revising the program in light of changes in the needs of the organization, and in the law and policies and procedures.
Support the development of an effective and pragmatic compliance culture in Morocco and Tunisia where Compliance is seen as a normal part of good ethical business practice.
Implement communication, training and education programs.
Ensure a sound system of internal controls is in place in line with Corporate requirements.
Ensure that appropriate standards are in place governing high-risk business activities.
Proactively identify emerging risk areas for Morocco and Tunisia through the implementation of an effective Risk Management system.
Regular review and updating of Risk Registers.
Support and advise the operating units and departments on preparations required for internal audits from various GSK Audit groups.
Review audit findings with management and support implementation of corrective actions
Ensure that confidential internal reporting processes are effective and that reported concerns are correctly and promptly investigated with suitable corrective action as necessary.
Implementation of effective processes for the investigation of identified instances of no-compliance or misconduct as per the global process.
Act as a focal point for audit activities and reviews conducted by various GSK audit groups.
Deliver all the reporting requested by the Group, above country or local management.
Proactively identify issues and find solutions (e.g. Front-end monitoring : pre validation of all promotional activities, implementation of the Compliance clearance committee, tenders preparation committee
The role requires interactions with the key stakeholders (country manager and departments’ heads) on a daily basis and during formal forums (e.
g. LT meetings, RMCBs...) It also requires an interaction with all employees as the Compliance should be accessible. This interaction is either formal (town halls, trainings, one to one) or informal allowing the employees to have easy access to their compliance officer to ask questions or raise concerns.
The compliance officer should gain the trust of the organization in the three countries. To achieve this, he has developed a good relationship with the employees across the cluster by being authentic, open, available, respectful and solution oriented.
Knowledge / Previous Experience Required :
Minimum 5 years over all experience.
Strong working experience as a Compliance officer in a multinational company.
Knowledge and experience of successfully conducting Compliance Program implementation.
Strong Financial internal controls background and experience.
Excellent communication, negotiation, influencing and interpersonal skills.
Good Business understanding and management decision making.
High level of flexibility and adaptability in order to have the ability to work and delivery in challenging environments and deadlines.
Integrity, high level of problem solving and proactivity.
Quality and results oriented leader with high creative thinking skills.
Actively seek to improve processes, controls and expand effectiveness and efficiency.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.