LEO Pharma

Risk Manager

Are you passionate about optimising business performance through compliance and risk management? Do you want to be part of creating the global process framework and expert network? And are you ready to do so with colleagues across five continents and 60+ countries?


Join our mission to help more people achieve healthy skin

LEO Pharma is a global healthcare company founded in 1908. We are specialised in skin diseases and our mission is to help people achieve healthy skin. With the aspiration of being the world’s preferred dermatology care partner, we are building one of the broadest portfolios and pipelines within dermatology through research, acquisitions and partnering.
We are 100% owned by the LEO Foundation. Our foundation ownership gives us the freedom to reinvest our profits in developing new solutions that meet the needs of people with skin diseases.


Become Risk and Crisis Management Champion in LEO Pharma’s global function

You will become part of Global Compliance & Risk, which covers Code of Conduct, Anti-Corruption, Healthcare Professional Compliance, Compliance Investigations, Risk Management, Crisis Management, Third Party Compliance, etc.

Together with our current Risk Manager you will be co-responsible for creating and maintaining:


  • Framework for enterprise risk management (ERM), covering strategic, operational, compliance and financial risks. As a separate discipline, you will also be involved in creating and maintaining framework for crisis management (CM). This includes supporting and playing part in further developing current ERM and CM strategies (vision, roadmap, facilitating the dialogue with managementthe Leadership), methodologies, SOPs (processes and procedures), ensuring toolbox and systems are in place to support successful implementation and ongoing maintenance of risk registers and crisis response plans.
  • Network of ERM and CM points of contact (POC). Risk Manager will also support in defining competencies that are required by ERM and CM POCs, train them, so they could further support and raise awareness of risk management and crisis management locally.
  • Oversight in ensuring risk management is rolled out as per agreement with the Leadership. This will also include facilitating workshops, reporting the results and recommendations, following up on actions being taken and escalations if required, consolidating local registers, trend analysis, etc.

Strong compliant, commercial and risk-based decision-making

You will be based at the LEO Pharma Headquarters in Ballerup, Denmark, with expected travel of around 30 days a year (could be more or fewer in the beginning). You will report to Director of Global Compliance & Risk Busi-ness Partnering.

You are excellent in managing stakeholders, collaboration, as well as able to communicate at all levels, including upper Leadership. You are fluent in English, while speaking other languages is always an advantage in multicul-tural environment. Your educational background includes Master’s degree in either Science or Business Admin-istration, or similar. You also have experience in risk, project and change management .

You drive results and work independently and interdependently when such is required. Integrity, adaptability and curiosity are not mere words, but something you live and breathe on a daily basis. Your business acumen and your way of working is founded on a sound commercial focus, always aiming to support the optimisation of the business through compliant and risk-based decision-making. As your responsibilities will be broad and your stakeholder group large, you can keep the grand overview as well as staying attentive to details when there is a lot on your plate.

You have a well-developed cultural flair and are seasoned in building and maintaining productive partnerships across borders and functions. You transmit your personal enthusiasm to people around you to ensure deliveries according to plans and deadlines. And as a true team player you are aware of the potential that lies in a group who share a common will to fight, laugh, win and celebrate as a team.


Open doors and open minds

In Global Compliance & Risk you will join a team of highly dedicated people who share the common understanding that helping each other is key to succeeding in our daily work. Our ambition is to create value for our col-leagues globally by continuously developing smarter tools, processes and systems that can support an attractive, productive, engaging and compliant workplace. We believe that everyone can contribute to our success. Therefore, you can always feel free to share your opinion and bring your ideas to the table – actually, we are expecting you to...


Got more questions?

For more information about the position please contact Director of Global Compliance & Risk Business Partnering, Aleksej Daineko, tel. +45 5355 4597.

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