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Sr. Manager, Compliance

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
Cambridge, MA 02139
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Senior Manager, Ethics & Compliance, US


Alnylam is the world's leading RNA interference (RNAi) company.

Founded in 2002, Alnylam was built upon a bold vision of turning scientific possibility into reality by harnessing the power of RNAi for human health as an innovative new class of medicines. We are a growing biopharmaceutical company with three approved medicines and a robust pipeline of investigational medicines focused in four strategic therapeutic areas: genetic medicines, cardio-metabolic diseases, infectious diseases, and central nervous system (CNS) and ocular diseases, including several in late-stage development.

Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Alnylam employs over 1,500 people in 19 countries and is rapidly growing globally, with additional offices in Norton, Mass., Maidenhead, U.K., Zug, Switzerland, Amsterdam, Netherlands, and Tokyo, Japan. Alnylam is proud to have been recognized as one of The Boston Globe's Top Places to Work six years in a row (2015-2020), a Great Place to Work in the U.K. and Switzerland two years in a row (2019-2020) and a Science Magazine's Top Employer two years in a row (2019-2020). Please visit www.alnylam.com for more information.

Reporting to the Senior Director, U.S. Ethics and Compliance, the Senior Manager will support the design, implementation, and enhancement of an effective ethics and compliance program for Alnylam's US Business. The Senior Manager will work closely with colleagues in the broader Ethics & Compliance team, and with regional Legal and business colleagues to sustain Alnylam's strong ethical culture and ensure employee adherence to the Company's Code of Conduct and related rules, policies, and procedures.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

  • Partner with employees and leadership to maintain and further develop throughout the organization a strong culture of ethics and compliance, including personal accountability at all levels in the organization with a spirit of partnership and positive problem solving
  • Assist Compliance Leadership Team with efforts to evolve the compliance program within the US Region to ensure that it is consistent with the values and principles of the organization, fit for purpose and complies with applicable requirements
  • Draft and/or update appropriate policies to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations and industry codes and alignment with global policies
  • Prepare and deliver training and education to ensure understanding of employee responsibilities and ethics and compliance issues, as well as related policies and procedures
  • Execute routine and risk-based monitoring and auditing of relevant US Business activities and related policies and procedures; identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; assist in and oversee the implementation of corrective action plans as necessary; and generate reports on monitoring, auditing and risk assessment for the US Business
  • Maintain (and in some cases create) records management and documentation systems instrumental to a successful Compliance program
  • Position is based in Cambridge. Travel required once Covid restrictions are lifted
  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time in the company's discretion


  • Bachelor's Degree required. Other relevant accreditations a plus
  • Minimum of 7 years of ethics, compliance and/or legal experience in an organization subject to US biopharmaceutical, medical device or other relevant healthcare compliance laws and regulations
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to global pharmaceutical companies, including US fraud and abuse and false claims laws, and PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals
  • Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment on a broad range of matters with a wide variety of company personnel, including physicians, scientists and individuals of different nationalities
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, to work independently and manage discrete areas of responsibility with little direct supervision, and to flourish in a fast-paced and high energy environment. You must be willing to flex into new areas with enthusiasm and sound judgment
  • Able to thrive in a proactive ethical culture in which compliance and business objectives are mutually reinforcing; strong motivation and ability to champion a comprehensive compliance program that is integrated well with the Company's business and culture
  • Excellent organization, communication (verbal and written - fluency in English required) and prioritization skills, including the ability to communicate concisely, to integrate legal and business considerations, and to provide balanced advice regarding risks
  • Must be fluent in Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Absolute willingness to treat role as a growth opportunity. The successful candidate should be comfortable with a career development tract that will lead to Compliance Business Partner opportunities and beyond

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals is an EEO employer committed to an exciting, diverse, and enriching work environment.

Posted: 2021-02-09 Expires: 2021-03-10
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