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Manager - Corporate Compliance Services (Life Sciences) in Basel

Location:  Basel
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  23-Nov-2021

Job description

Requisition ID:  55806

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 



Join the Forensic & Integrity team in Basel and you will help life sciences’ clients work through complex issues of corporate compliance, misconduct and business disputes.


The opportunity

  • You will be part of a multidisciplinary, culturally aligned team that works with clients and their legal advisors
  • Our specialists develop specifically target business concepts to create confidence and prevent or combat fraud, bribery and corruption especially in the Pharma / Life Sciences / medical devices industry
  • Build your career as an employee and help our customers avoid financial loss and reputational damage. 


Your key responsibilities


  • Mentor, coach and counsel team members
  • Generate new business opportunities by developing ideas/solutions and by identifying business relationships with current/new target clients
  • Demonstrate deep understanding of the client’s industry and marketplace
  • Develop long term relationships with networks both internally and externally
  • Maximize operational efficiencies on engagements
  • Lead, plan and manage projects including writing proposals, defining scope, overseeing fieldwork and preparing deliverables ensuring a high quality integrated service is provided on time
  • Analysis and optimization of Compliance Management Systems (e.g. identification and assessment of compliance risks, compliance trainings, third party risk due diligence, HCP interactions, EFPIA compliance)
  • Assessment of Compliance Management Systems (concept, suitability, effectiveness)
  • Investigation of allegations of non-compliance and/or compliance issues.


Skills and attributes for success

To qualify for the role you must have           

  • Strong academic record including a degree in a Business Administration, Finance, Economics, or Legal related field
  • At least five years of work experience either in Consulting or within the Compliance/ Legal /Internal Audit Department, at least half of which should be related to the life sciences industry
  • Knowledge and previous experience in the aforementioned fields
  • Excellent English skills (written and verbal), German will be considered a plus


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Ability to simultaneously handle diverse and pressing assignments as well as sensitive and adversarial situations
  • Critical thinker with very good attention to detail
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and customer oriented
  • Assertive and confident interpersonal skills
  • Flexible and able to adapt to new situations

What we offer

  • International multi-cultural team of highly motivated professionals
  • Continuous personal development with a steep learning curve – a system of trainings, mentoring, counselling and on-the-job learning
  • Modern working environment and equipment, fostering mobile working flexibility
  • Transparent performance-based recognition and progression system
  • Acquire a fully accredited corporate MBA (EY Tech MBA) from Hult International Business School, whilst working with EY, completely free*


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. Make the next step and apply for this position online. For further information please contact our recruitment team (recruitment.switzerland@ey.com / +41 58 286 33 66).


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


* exception of EY contractors, interns and alumni



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