Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Director Compliance

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Pos. Type
Full Time


Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is a diverse and decentralized pharmaceutical company that is committed to focusing on our key stakeholders while delivering consistently high performance. Our values provide the overall direction for our company, and provide us with the tools necessary to rise to any challenge by leveraging our collective hard work and effort along with our unwavering competitive spirit. These values help us set goals based on our organization’s potential and what we hope it will become.


Director of U.S. Compliance will have a significant role in the design and development of the U.S. healthcare compliance program as well as the implementation of the corporate compliance program in the U.S. Responsibilities will include the development of written policies, procedures, practice directions, training and education as well as related communication, monitoring and reporting. The Director will serve as a privacy subject matter expert and provide privacy guidance to the VP & US Compliance Officer and the Chief Compliance Officer and assist in designing and implementing ongoing activities related to privacy processes and practices.

Director, U.S. Compliance will assist the Vice President, US Compliance Officer and the Chief Compliance Officer with monitoring evolving federal, state and industry guidelines affecting the company’s overall U.S. Healthcare compliance program and adopting and implementing processes and procedures in order to ensure ongoing compliance.



This position will work closely with the scientific and medical affairs groups and the commercial groups (such as sales and marketing), providing both compliance oversight (including an audit function) and supporting their operations as a value added business partner.


Develop and execute a plan for development of additional polices (if required), SOPs, guidance, etc. based on prioritized needs in coordination with the VP, US Compliance Officer and SVP, Chief Compliance Officer and the heads of impacted departments.

  • Act as the point of contact for scientific and medical affairs and sales and marketing and on all compliance-related issues.
  • Develop and execute a plan for ensuring compliance with federal and state requirements.
  • •    Document Management: Organize the retention, organization and document management of           an official set of compliance records including relevant policies, SOPs, guidance etc.
  • Documentation and records evidencing compliance with relevant policies, SOPs, guidance, and state and federal requirements and the Corporate Integrity Agreement.
  • Develop and roll-out Compliance training to Sales, Marketing and other relevant departments.
  • Experience in providing subject matter expertise in:
    • U.S. Healthcare law and related compliance requirements
    • U.S. Privacy law and related compliance requirements
      • Ensure that company guidelines and/ or policies remain compliant with federal HIPAA privacy and state laws.
    • U.S. laws on specialty pharmacy and patient assistance programs and related compliance requirements preferred.
  • Assist with U.S. training efforts


Bachelor’s Degree with a Master’s degree/law degree preferred

HCC Compliance Certification preferred.


  • 7 plus years U.S. Healthcare Compliance experience and/ or legal experience at a recognized pharmaceutical or device company.
  • Privacy and Specialty Pharmacy laws, rules and regulations expert.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work with many disciplines and cross the organization including Valeant’s Executive Team  
  • Ability to apply management and leadership skills to attain and maintain compliance in a cost-effective manner while building value added relationships with the business.
  • Some internal audit experience.



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

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