Johnson & Johnson Careers

Health Care Compliance Officer Pharma Benelux

Belgium; Netherlands
Health Care Compliance and Privacy

Job Description

Requisition ID: 00001EDI

Serves as a Health Care Compliance Officer (HCCO) for the Pharma business. Leads and drives the Health Care Compliance (HCC) program 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 management and coach towards all covered employees, to assure that the company culture of compliance is a natural element in day to day business. Position is located in Belgium/Netherlands.

  • Business Leader
  • This position reports to the HCCO Mid-sized Markets with a dotted line to the Benelux Managing Director
  • Ability to cultivate meaningful relationships and lead internal collaboration across the company
  • Be insight-driven and proactively uncover critical needs and turn them into opportunities for the organisation by developing concrete proposals
  • Have strong communication skills, be clear and decisive
  • Broad business experience and a proven ability to influence
  • 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, or Regulatory
  • Proven track record in delivering results, self starter and ability to manage complexity

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

  • Partner with company executive leadership to ensure that the HCC program effectively prevents and/or detects violations of law, regulations, policies, or the Code of Conduct by:
    • Establishing & chairing the Benelux Compliance Committee, the committee responsible for designing and implementing an effective compliance program and key decision making for the cluster
  • Translating global HCC strategies into country level strategy based on appropriate needs, goals and objectives, taking into account local external regulatory trends and environment
  • Developing and coordinating implementation of country strategy & plan, aligning with the businesses and J&J Office of Compliance; coordinate deployment
  • Assuring adequate representation in relevant business governance structures e.g. management board and establish discussion platforms to get general business buy-in and impact analysis
  • Stimulating and contributing to innovative approaches towards HCPs and GOs consistent with the HCC/HCBI guidelines and framework and performing business plan reviews
  • Working with the J&J Office of Compliance, Government Affairs, Regulatory, Legal, and external organisations (primarily trade associations) to shape & influence the environment and industry codes of conduct
  • Providing and coordinating appropriate guidance, education, training, and regular communications on HCC to all covered employees, including Affiliate/General Manager, Management Board, etc.
  • Conducting self-assessment and risk assessment processes to detect process gaps & inconsistencies
  • Developing a testing & monitoring plan to demonstrate that the HCC program is effective and participate in execution where appropriate and engage Affiliate/ Board participation in roll out
  • Coordinating preparations for Corporate Internal Audits
  • Coordinate the establishment of the Management Action Plan, and guide the business partners to close gaps and implement corrective actions
  • Managing day-to-day allegations and investigations
  • Participating in and leading investigations of non-compliance and implementing the escalation process for serious allegations, as appropriate
  • Communicating on status of the HCC program regularly to the line manager and the relevant board(s)
  • Collaborate cross sector to ensure alignment through participation in cross sector council
  • Partnering with the Global/Regional Operations team
  • Interface with legal counsel privacy regarding HCC and Privacy requirements and interpretation


EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:  BA/BS, advanced degree or equivalent preferred and a minimum of 3 years business experience.  Background may include Compliance, Finance, Sales and Marketing, Medical Affairs, Legal, or Regulatory. Prior experience in project management is required.  Good command of English. Experience in Health Care Compliance would be valued.  Understands and masters the J&J Credo based culture.  Knowledge of laws, regulations and industry standards for the country is a plus.

  • Requires strong communication, organization and analytical skills
  • Ability to influence business decisions and business partners
  • Ability to take complex business situations and develop solutions to ensure compliant growth is achieved
  • Ability to combine sector orientation with cross sector goals and objectives
  • Proven track record in delivering results, self starter
  • Committed team player
  • Local language desirable

Deals well with ambiguity and demonstrates strong organizational, process and interpersonal skills.  Ability to work well between functions and across all levels of the business and effective negotiating skills are essential.  Ability to comprehend and interpret legal documents would be an advantage. 


COMMENTS:  This position description is an outline of the major recurring responsibilities of the job.  It is not intended to be all-inclusive of the work to be performed.  Other related job objectives, special assignments and less significant responsibilities will typically be performed by the incumbent(s). 

If interested, please apply before March 22nd. 

Primary Location
Other Locations
Europe/Middle East/Africa-Netherlands
Janssen Cilag N.V./S.A. (7025)
Job Function
Health Care Compliance and Privacy
Requisition ID