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Compliance Business Process Manager


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Compliance Business Process Manager


Trusted advisor to business leaders on country compliance processes

Work collaboratively with Business Process Operations, Legal, Regional Compliance and local Commercial management to develop, implement and oversee compliance and risk management plans

Based in Sydney, opportunity to work with a global biopharma with a longstanding history in innovation

Reporting to the Managing Director, you will bring your entrepreneurial spirit to this role, evaluating business policy and shaping processes to ensure that business operations are compliant and optimised for efficiency.

The Compliance BPM partners with the business to ensure we maintain our company’s values and high ethical standards, comply with the law, protect our people and enhance our reputation. We strive to foster an environment that is inspiring, supportive and diverse.


Localise and implement global policies and or procedures to ensure alignment with current local compliance processes;

Aim to streamline policies and procedures and integrate compliance controls into normal business activities and procedures to help achieve continued compliance and adherence to policy;

Establish or maintain other compliance processes or systems to ensure tracking of actions and documentation of other control or risk management requirements is complete related to Privacy;

Provide feedback to global and regional teams to ensure well targeted and balanced policy development;

Promote Compliance Scorecard achievement through monitoring and follow up of KPIs;

Monitor and conduct regular self-audits of systems and processes to identify gaps, and ensure follow up with the business of required actions and documentation;

Support and execute effective compliance training and communication programs, including classroom-based train-the-trainer programs (e.g. new hires, new SOPs) and other country-specific training requirements (e.g. new systems, audit remediation, refresher training);

Provide advice and consultation to the business on relevant company policies and procedures and act as primary point of contact for consultation on regular business activities and programs;

Evaluate the Country’s compliance culture and infrastructure and report any significant compliance concerns or issues through the appropriate channels and making appropriate recommendations in relation to corrective actions to be taken.


To be successful in this role, you will have:

Degree in Science, Business or similar;

Strong working experience in Compliance, Commercial &/or Legal, with focus on business policies and processes;

Knowledge of local regulations in Pharmaceutical industry (eg. Medicines Australia Code of Conduct);

Knowledge of and passion for ethical conduct and compliance;

Ability to partner with cross functional teams across multiple countries within the region; ability to influence and achieve business outcomes;

Excellent oral, written and presentation skills in English;

Strong attention to detail & analytical skills;

Strong decision-making ability & commercial awareness;


Bring your entrepreneurial curiosity and learning spirit into a career of purpose, personal growth and leadership;

You will be engaging with key stakeholders and commercial leaders, providing critical insights to help shape the best outcome, aligned with overall business objectives and in line with operational requirements.

Who we are…

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for…

In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.




We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.


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Requisition ID:R76239