Mgr, Corp Comp & Ethics

Syneos HealthNorth CarolinaFull TimeRemote


Manager, Corporate Compliance and Ethics

Syneos Health is the only fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization purpose-built to accelerate customer success. We lead with a product development mindset, seamlessly connecting our capabilities to add high-value insights to speed therapies to patients and provide practical value to help our customers achieve their objectives.

Every day we perform better because of how we work together, as one team, each the best at what we do. We bring a wide range of talented experts together across a wide range of business-critical services that support our business. Every role within Corporate is vital to furthering our vision of Shortening the Distance from Lab to Life®.

Discover what our 29,000 employees, across 110 countries already know: 


Why Syneos Health

  • We are passionate about developing our people, through career development and progression; supportive and engaged line management; technical and therapeutic area training; peer recognition and total rewards program.
  • We are committed to our Total Self culture – where you can authentically be yourself. Our Total Self culture is what unites us globally, and we are dedicated to taking care of our people. 
  • We are continuously building the company we all want to work for and our customers want to work with. Why? Because when we bring together diversity of thoughts, backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives – we’re able to create a place where everyone feels like they belong.



Leads a compliance team and is responsible for managing the Company’s global corporate compliance program operations in accordance with Federal Sentencing Guidelines (“7 Elements”), the Department of Justice and HHS Office of Inspector General guidelines and other industry standards and best practices applicable to implementing an effective corporate compliance program in the pharmaceutical industry. 



  • Assists in the day-to-day management of global Compliance and Ethics Program operations across the Company to ensure adherence to company/client policies and federal, state and local regulatory requirements (including but are not limited to, conflicts of interest, reporting and workload management processes for resolving requests for compliance guidance and assistance, training and education, governance processes, audits, investigations, discipline, compliance screenings, vendor management compliance due diligence requirements, etc.).
  • Manages the Syneos third party due diligence program, including the third-party risk management system.
  • Conducts global Compliance and Ethics risk assessments to identify emerging and existing compliance risks.
  • In collaboration with Internal Audit, conducts regular auditing and monitoring of Company activities to ensure compliance with applicable policies and procedures, and laws and regulations.
  • Assists in the development, implementation, and monitoring of risk mitigation and corrective action plans.
  • Develops and generates metrics and reporting information in support of the Chief Compliance Officer for the quarterly meetings of the Company’s Board Audit Committee. 
  • Assists in managing the Company’s reporting Helpline and case management system process for all reported global compliance and ethics issues.
  • Assists in the management of Compliance and Ethics training, including developing, launching, and overseeing training programs.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of compliance communications and awareness campaigns.
  • Initiates, facilitates, and promotes activities to foster compliance awareness and support the prompt detection and resolution of compliance and ethics issues.
  • Maintains high level of understanding of applicable compliance laws and regulations and proposes updates and implements operational improvements to the compliance program operations and standard operating procedures, as appropriate in relation to these requirements.
  • Proactively identifies, develops and implements enhancements to improve processes, compliance oversight and to mitigate potential risks to the organization, including implementing updates or enhancements to key compliance program standard operating processes and procedures.
  • Engages collaboratively with other global Compliance team members, Legal and Corporate colleagues (HR, Finance, Procurement/Vendor Management, etc.) and business stakeholders across the Company (clinical and commercial solutions) regarding compliance and ethics matters and issues.
  • Provides corporate compliance direction and support for the organization. Collaborates with other colleagues and stakeholders including Legal, Human Resources, and global business leadership to ensure corporate compliance policy and operations are properly and consistently implemented across the organization.

At Syneos Health, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which Our People can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality-of-life balance.   The benefits for this position include a company car or car allowance, Health benefits to include Medical, Dental and Vision, Company match 401k, eligibility to participate in Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Eligibility to earn commissions/bonus based on company and individual performance, and flexible paid time off (PTO) and sick time.  Because certain states and municipalities have regulated paid sick time requirements, eligibility for paid sick time may vary depending on where you work. Syneos complies with all applicable federal, state, and municipal paid sick time requirements.

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $71,820.00 to $139,600.00.  The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high of the Syneos Health range for this position.  Actual salary will vary based on various factors such as the candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies, and proficiency for the role.



QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS (please indicate if ‘preferred’)

  • Bachelor’s Degree and compliance experience in the healthcare (bio/pharma/med device) industry.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills required. Ability to interact with all levels of the business.
  • Ability to drive projects to completion, meeting internal and external timeline driven deliverables with a high degree of accuracy and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive, exercise independent judgment and demonstrated ability to work effectively on cross-functional teams with all levels of management and external client personnel.
  • Proven ability to collaborate and advice management and clients on compliance and ethics matters and develop practical business solutions to mitigate risk.
  • Demonstrated ability exercise critical thinking in applying principles, theories and concepts on a wide range of problems.
  • Familiarity with essential “7 elements” components of an effective compliance and ethics program and ability to apply these principles to improve compliance and ethics operations.
  • Demonstrate current working knowledge of various rules, regulations and industry guidance relevant to healthcare compliance and ethics.
  • Ability to forge strong working relationships with Company colleagues and stakeholders in different disciplines and at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrate high standards of conduct and ethics as well as appropriate judgment, independence, and discretion.


Get to know Syneos Health

Over the past 5 years, we have worked with 94% of all Novel FDA Approved Drugs, 95% of EMA Authorized Products and over 200 Studies across 73,000 Sites and 675,000+ Trial patients.

No matter what your role is, you’ll take the initiative and challenge the status quo with us in a highly competitive and ever-changing environment. Learn more about Syneos Health.


Additional Information:

Tasks, duties, and responsibilities as listed in this job description are not exhaustive.  The Company, at its sole discretion and with no prior notice, may assign other tasks, duties, and job responsibilities.  Equivalent experience, skills, and/or education will also be considered so qualifications of incumbents may differ from those listed in the Job Description.  The Company, at its sole discretion, will determine what constitutes as equivalent to the qualifications described above.   Further, nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract.  Occasionally, required skills/experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms.  Any language contained herein is intended to fully comply with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employees.  The Company is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, including the provision of reasonable accommodations, when appropriate, to assist employees or applicants to perform the essential functions of the job.

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