Pfizer Job Vacancy for a Global Risk, Compliance and Control, Senior Regional Director

Pfizer is recruiting to fill the job position below:

Job Title: Global Risk, Compliance and Control (“GRCC”), Senior Regional Director, PEH

Job Location: Nigeria

Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university:  MBA / CPA preferred

Years of Experience: Approximately 10- 12 years of working experience in a risk management/control environment, including experience with risk identification, measurement and assessment, risk monitoring, reporting and escalation

Other Requirements:

  • Experience influencing and executing complex solutions involving multiple groups
  • Experience developing and executing training at all levels of the organization
  • Experience building a high performing team.
  • Excellent analytical skills with a demonstrated ability in risk identification, measurement and assessment, risk monitoring, reporting and escalation
  • Strong organization and planning skills
  • Experience in leading group associated with Financial and FCPA Controls.
  • Experience setting up, implementing and managing a large/complex group or project
  • Experience navigating a large, complex organization and managing stakeholders interests using a matrixed organization
  • Strong project management skills

Job Specification(s):

  • This position can also sit in Groton, CT.
  • The GRCC Senior Regional Colleague will be responsible for providing regional risk, compliance and control guidance and overseeing the work performed by Regional Leads and in-market CCRs around Compliance Quality activities, remediation plans, and reporting.
  • In addition, the Lead Colleague will be responsible for aggregating, analyzing and reporting results of analysis and Compliance Quality activities for respective regions on a periodic basis and escalating issues and trends to the GRCC CoE Leads and work closely with Finance Leadership Teams on remedial action. 
  • Other key activities include ongoing training of CCR resources and partnering with other departments operations.
  • Areas of focus include FCPA and Financial Controls.    


  • Execute the strategy, goals and activities of the GRCC function globally to facilitate risk identification, mitigation and control monitoring activities for areas in-scope
  • Provide updates to the GRCC Leader and key stakeholders as necessary with respect to the status of the GRCC FCPA key risks, issues, trends, remediation and action plans
  • Promote consistent approach across all markets on controls practices and processes.
  • Identify common remediation themes across GEP markets and implement consistent solutions across-market
  • Work with Senior leadership team to execute and identify project and compliance enhancements initiatives
  • Provide support and guidance to business process owners in the development, execution, and documentation of remedial actions for any deficiencies in ICOFR/ SOX or FCPA design or operating effectiveness or process enhancements identified through day-to-day compliance and control activities, control self-assessments, Corporate Audits, or GRCC Compliance Quality activities
  • Provide guidance, mentor and direct Regional GRCC Leads in assigned markets
  • Encourage a strong and practical risk awareness, compliance and control culture
  • Work closely with and train Regional GRCC and CCR colleagues to ensure common 
  • Help support and maintain activities with the BWise system.
  • Support communications Divisional Management, Corporate Functions and third parties regarding:
  • ­Risk, control and compliance issues
  • ­Development of control guidance and interpretation
  • ­Applicable new or modified laws, their interpretation, associated corporate policies, guidance and training, monitoring requirements as well as reporting and escalation of compliance issues
  • Conduct talent and performance review, development, goal setting activities for direct reports in accordance with Pfizer Human Resource standards
  • Plan and execute on special projects as needed
  • Partner with other compliance groups to work together to enhance market compliance initiatives
  • Partner with commercial organization within GEP markets to drive accountabilities in market compliance initiatives and ownership
  • Promote awareness of compliance and controls while driving a strong culture that supports the initiatives
  • Partner with divisional controllers on financial controls education, implementation of Accounting Policy, and themes to implement new initiatives
  • Coordinate global interpretational advice with relevant stake-owners on new or pre-existing corporate requirements and coordinate or support implementation of guidance on new practices and models across markets (e.g. commercial plans, pharmacy programs, e-cards, alliance arrangements, etc.)
  • Drive completion of Remediation Plans  
  • Understanding of the approaches, tools, and reporting requirements
  • Identify opportunities for improvements and design and execute plans to increase efficiencies while maintaining strong controls.  Work with markets to help find solutions to resource constraints in achieving a strong control environment
  • Execute and measure compliance quality activities to be performed in market, contribute to process improvements
  • Consult with key stakeholders on remedial actions and provide guidance on the development of remediation/action plans related to high risk areas

Apply Before: 23rd September, 2016.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidate should:
Click here to apply

Note: When the page opens, enter the Job Opening ID (1038626) in the Job ID Box, and click “Search”


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