Ethics and Compliance Manager, West Africa at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)


GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), one of the world’s leading research based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. GSK employs over 97,000 employees in over 100 countries worldwide.

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Nigeria Plc is one of Africa’s largest consumer healthcare companies, producing leading brands such as Lucozade, Ribena and Panadol.

Ethics and Compliance Manager, West Africa

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/Sc/HND
  • Location: Nigeria

Requisition ID: WD190852
Location: Nigeria, To Be Determined
Position: Full time
Functional area: Governance, Ethics and Assurance

Job Purpose
The purpose of the Ethics & Compliance Manager is:

  • Help the Organisation to grow as a patient and consumer focussed sustainable business. Drive the Organisation to make Values-based decisions
  • Ensure that the Organisation carries out its strategy and objectives, that it can spot and manage any risks that may arise.
  • Act as Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for the General Manager, and the Ethics & Compliance Manager East & West Africa
  • Deliver the Consumer Healthcare (CH) Risk Management and Compliance programme for the West Africa market
  • Position the Compliance function as a key role in the CH West Africa Leadership Team

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Promote a Values-based culture through encouragement of, among other things, Speak Up
  • Coach relevant GSK staff on the Values and Expectations
  • Understand business strategy and objectives
  • Act as a strategic advisor and partner with the business to develop compliant solutions
  • Advising senior leaders in the business on Corporate, Business Unit, Global Function and Local policies and pragmatic solutions for implementation
  • Champion of the Global Ethics and Compliance (GEC) function by promoting the value-add we bring
  • Develop Compliance solutions engaging with Global Support Functions at the Country and Area level
  • Enable and drive change by providing input to and supporting implementation of CH Global Compliance Initiatives
  • Implement compliance programme standards and training by translating global requirements into local specific actions
  • Design and ensure implementation of the Internal Control Framework that enables risk oversight and effective controls. Ensure adequate internal controls are in place by independently assessing the framework and supporting Independent Business Monitoring programme
  • Act as a change leader for cutting edge practices and standardisation, where appropriate, to simplify the complexity of our practices.
  • Identify simplification and standardisation opportunities for Compliance activities for the CH West Africa markets aligned with GEC and Consumer Healthcare global initiatives
  • Engage with external parties to promote and defend GSK’s industry ethical lead and shape the external environment
  • Partner with the business to develop and oversee completion of CAPAs resulting from investigations, monitoring, audits or inspections
  • Oversee investigations conducted by CIT and manage stakeholders
  • As a facilitator of the Risk Management and Compliance Board (RMCB) and relevant Country Executive Board (CEB), encourage discussion of relevant significant risks and ensure that issues and conclusions are reported upward and consistently across the market
  • Prepare risk management and governance reports for the GSK Nigeria Plc Board of Directors
  • Support global training initiatives and ensure local training requirements are delivered effectively


  • Accountable to the Ethics & Compliance Manager East & West Africa, with a dotted-line to the General Manager

Why You?
Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Law, Finance, Accounting or other applicable degree from a reputable university
  • Demonstrated significant compliance, legal and/or internal control experience in a global pharmaceutical, healthcare or other relevant organization, or consultancy firm supporting relevant clients
  • Track record in providing high degree of reliance, accountability, and value-added support to senior stakeholders
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and trust around sensitive compliance issues
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the capability to flex communication style to the needs of stakeholders at every level of management as well as to content experts
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence individuals at all levels of the organisation to work in accordance with company Values

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should APPLY HERE

Deadline: Not specified




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