[MED/HCC] Specialist, Health Care Compliance

Auris Health

Auris Health

Posted on Monday, April 17, 2023
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Implements the Health Care Compliance (HCC) program locally under supervision of the HCC Officer of MedTech Japan to ensure business practices and activities are in compliance with related J&J internal guidelines, local laws and regulations and anti-corruption laws including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Serves as a strategic business partner for local management and coach towards all covered employees, to assure that the company culture of compliance is a natural element in day-to-day business.

This position reports to the Sr. Manager, MedTech Japan, and is located in Tokyo, Japan.  


  • Requires strong communication, organizational and analytical skills 
  • Broad business experience and a proven ability to influence business decisions and business partners
  • Ability to take complex business situations and develop solutions to ensure compliant growth is achieved
  • Background may include Compliance, Finance, Sales and Marketing, Medical Affairs, Legal, Regulatory or Auditing.
  • Proven track record in delivering results, self-starter and ability to manage complexity a must

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Partnering with business unit and/or department leadership team to ensure compliance ownership and right tone at the top
  • Support ethical decision-making capability within the business by participating business unit and/or department leadership team meeting, reviewing promotional strategies and other significant business initiatives
  • Ensure business activities with health care professionals (HCPs) and government officials (GOs) are planned in consistence with applicable HCC policies and procedures
  • Acting as a consultant, provide day-to-day guidance, advice to covered employees, including providing metrics as required by the HCC Officer based on risk assessment and other compliance program
  • Deploy HCC policies and/or procedures in covered business unit and/or department by providing necessary training and/or communication to covered employees, managing changes, and monitoring implementation
  • Tailor HCC training materials to fit into the needs and business context of covered business unit and/or department, and deliver appropriate trainings to covered employees at various levels such as business unit/department leadership, regional level, and/or territory level
  • Participate in company HCC monitoring program to identify warning signals and/or gaps, and provide meaningful feedback to business unit/department leadership so that appropriate corrective actions are taken accordingly
  • Manage risks involving third party intermediaries by implementing the due diligence process in covered business areas, including training to business sponsors, reviewing due diligence questionnaires, etc.
  • Implementing and following up on the Management Action Plan, and guide the business partners to close gaps and implement corrective actions
  • Implementing the escalation process for serious allegations, as appropriate, and assist investigation related to covered business areas
  • Stimulating and contributing to innovative approaches towards HCP’s and GOs consistent with the HCC guidelines and framework.
  • Interface with legal counsel regarding HCC requirements and interpretation.
  • Interface with the regional HCC community to share approaches to HCC



  • Minimum of BA/BS required; MBA or any other advanced degree preferred but not required
  • Minimum of 7 to 9 years business, legal and/or compliance-related experience 
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations and industry standards for Japan, as well as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act


  • Breadth of experience in all areas of: (1) compliance and regulation; (2) devising and implementing standard operating procedures; (3) testing and monitoring; and (4) training.
  • Independent and objective thinker, able to advance ideas and influence others
  • Manages conflicts in an open and constructive manner
  • Demonstrate strong organisational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Deals well with ambiguity
  • Excel at developing and maintaining effective partnerships and working relationships with key stakeholders at all levels of organisation based on an understanding of their concerns, needs and motivations.
  • Ability to make and stand by difficult decisions  
  • Strong drive for results and solution orientated
  • Fluent in English (reading, writing, verbal)
  • High level of integrity with good ethical core values
  • Fluent in Japanese required