Compliance Programs Analyst

Merck Cherokee

Rahway, NJ

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Job Description

Our company's Information Technology division partners with colleagues across the business to help serve our patients and customers around the world. We are a high-energy team of dynamic, innovative individuals dedicated to leveraging information and technology to efficiently drive revenue and productivity, thereby advancing our company's contribution to global medical innovation.

Information Technology Risk Management and Security Governance Risk and Compliance (ITRMS GRC) is an essential component of the current IT enterprise that provides support to the Pharmaceutical Research, Supply Chain and Marketing organizations. The Policy & Governance function is responsible for all IT GRC policies and processes, controls, compliance programs and risk insights.

The Compliance Programs Analyst will be responsible for managing and executing activities to support the IT Risk & Compliance Programs function. This role reports to the Associate Director, IT Risk & Compliance Programs.

Responsibilities

  • Provide support to IT Risk & Compliance Programs based on priority and need. Programs include Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), Payment Card Industry (PCI), Business Continuity and Data Privacy.

  • Execute on all assigned functions based on direction from the lead.

  • Functions will include: Executing compliance program activities, supporting the definition of new programs and changes to existing programs, meeting with program stakeholders to assess program compliance and address findings, and creating program communication and training materials to support key initiatives.

  • Collect and share feedback on efficiency and effectiveness of programs with the lead and assist in developing program enhancements.

Desired Education Level:

  • Associate Degree is required; Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • 2+ years working in a Regulated Industry

  • Basic understanding of IT risk and compliance within a regulated industry

  • Ability to manage multiple projects with a wide variety of stakeholders

  • Strong communication skills and professionalism

  • Good organizational skills

  • Experience using productivity and collaboration tools, e.g., Office, Teams, Jira, SharePoint, Confluence

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Professional certification - CISA, CGEIT, PCIP, CIPP, etc

  • Experience working in a policy or governance function

  • Desire to work in a global environment with broad exposure to multiple projects across the enterprise

Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for …

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.

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Employee Status:

Regular

Relocation:

No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:

No

Travel Requirements:

10%

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Hybrid, Remote Work

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Number of Openings:

1