Abbott Compliance Manager, Rapid Diagnostics in Lake Forest, Illinois

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Primary Job Function:

  • Provides direct oversight for moderately complex elements of Abbott’s compliance program at the, business unitlevel.

  • Responsible for directing the development and administration of OEC (Office of Ethics & Compliance) education and training, and development and implementation of divisional monitoring plan. Identifies compliance risk areas and recommends action plans to ECO.

Core job responsibilities:

  • The Manager/Sr. Manager performs the following with minimal to moderate supervision from ECO.

  • Partners with all levels of key divisional business functions to provide moderately complex OEC and divisional policy interpretation and requirements, compliance risk assessment, trend analysis and best practice recommendations.

  • Conducts moderately complex policy and procedure reviews and updates related to OEC policy and divisional/affiliate procedures ensuring clarity, applicability and compliance.

  • Develops, delivers and updates OEC’s comprehensive training program on moderately complex OEC and divisional/affiliate policies and procedures, including OPPF and Abbott's Code of Business Conduct. Assists with development and delivery of training on complex OEC and divisional policies and procedures.

  • Develops implements, modifies and oversees divisional monitoring plan to ensure compliance with policies and procedures.

  • Assists OEC Director/ECO on compliance audits, oversees the fulfillment of auditors requests, acts as liaison between business and auditors during on site activities, evaluates and responds to all moderately complex preliminary findings and recommendations, guides the business in preparing corrective action to address moderately complex findings and recommendations, and ensures timely completion.

  • Directs and participates in Compliance Review Committee meetings and provides input on violation process. Oversees the tracking and trending and proposes recommendations for corrective actions.

  • Provides guidance on proposed commercial programs, identifies moderately complex legal and regulatory issues, analyzes alternatives and works with legal, as appropriate, to propose solutions to the business.

  • Possesses solid knowledge of Abbott’s businesses and knowledge of the broader business impact.

  • Participates and may lead moderately complex OEC programs cross-divisionally.

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities:

Assists in selecting and recruiting team members.

Position/Accountability Scope:

  • Accountable to ECO and senior divisional management.

  • Assigned matters/business units have moderate impact to Abbott’s compliance program.

  • Operates independently within well-defined expectations, checking in as necessary with supervisor(s).

  • Provides guidance and direction to Coordinators, Compliance Analysts, as needed.

Minimum Education:

BA/BS required. CPA, Masters, JD, or equivalent work experience preferred.

Minimum Experience/Training Required:

  • Minimum of 6 years experience with, or exposure to, business functions such as compliance, legal, regulatory affairs, government affairs, and finance. Experience with Medicare/Medicaid and other state credentially compliance strongly preferred.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com