ST-Associate, Global Business Ethics & Compliance

Date: Jun 11, 2022

Location: North York, ON, CA, M9L 2Z7

Company: Apotex


About Apotex Inc.

Apotex Inc. is a proudly Canadian, global pharmaceutical company that produces high-quality, affordable medicines for patients around the world. Apotex employs almost 8,000 people worldwide in manufacturing, R&D, and commercial operations.  Apotex Inc. exports to more than 100 countries and territories and operates in more than 45 countries, with a significant presence in Canada, the US, Mexico, and India. Through vertical integration, Apotex is comprised of multiple divisions and affiliates including Apotex Inc., focused on generics; Apobiologix, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on biosimilar development; Aveva, an affiliate of Apotex Inc. fully integrated global developer and manufacturer of complete transdermal solutions; Apotex Consumer Products, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on brand name products; and Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (GAPI), a division of Apotex Inc. focused on the manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) for Apotex and third parties. For more information visit:

Job Summary

The ST – Associate, Global Business Ethics and Compliance will assist the Global Business Ethics and Compliance Officer and other Regional Compliance Officers in the day to day operations of the Global Business Ethics and Compliance Program.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist the Manager, Business Ethics and Compliance Officer Canada with the day-to-day operations of the Global Business Ethics and Compliance Program (GBECP).
  • Manage the review cycle for GBEC and other corporate policies as required, keeping the current policy manager up to date, following up with reviewers and making standard edits.
  • Assist with maintaining project timelines for GBECP initiatives such as risk assessments, audits, and training programs. Coordinate with various stakeholders to ensure deliverables are met.
  • Participate in routine monitoring and auditing activities for the GBECP. Assist with compilation of issues and follow-up reviews of corrective actions taken to address compliance exceptions reported.
  • Evaluate, verifiy and enhance data accuracy in various GBEC databases to ensure data quality and integrity.
  • Support User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for electronic systems utilized by the GBECP. Follow up with vendor(s) on UAT findings until resolution.
  • Support and track migration of all corporate policies and procedures from current system into the new electronic policy management system.
  • Follow up with training attestations and provide, as required, datasets of non-completers to relevant business stakeholders.
  • Follow up with new employees on the timely attestations of applicable policies and procedures.
  • Provide general clerical and administrative support to GBEC.
  • Work as a member of the Global Business Ethics and Compliance team to achieve all outcomes.
  • Work in a safe manner collaborating as a team member to achieve all outcomes.
  • Demonstrate Behaviours that exhibit our organizational Values: Collaboration, Courage, Perseverance, and Passion.
  • Ensure personal adherence with all compliance programs including the Global Business Ethics and Compliance Program, Global Quality policies and procedures, Safety and Environment policies, and HR policies.
  • All other relevant duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Education
    • Must be enrolled in a recognized post-secondary Co-op education program ( Preference for upper year undergraduate in Business Management, Communications, Ethics, Society & Law, Public Policy, or Health Sciences)
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the proven ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders.
    • Excellent English communication skills, both verbally and written.
    • Ability to work independently, as well as work well in a team setting.
    • Ability to document activities quickly and accurately.
    • Strong desire to learn and contribute to team goals.
    • Aptitude to embrace and learn new technology quickly.
    • Ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Experience
    • Strong planning, organizational and prioritization skills.
    • Data management, reporting, verification and testing.
    • Quantitative and qualitative analytical and critical thinking skills.

Experience with Microsoft Office applications, such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY: In accordance with Apotex Inc. (“Apotex”) policy, as of November 15, 2021, all individuals entering a Canadian site (including but not limited to employees, visitors, contractors and agency workers) must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in accordance with the current government requirements.  Further, all employees must maintain all future booster vaccines as approved and recommended by Health Canada.  Accommodation from these requirements for reasons pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code, or any other applicable law (most commonly for medical and/or religious reasons) will be reviewed and considered by Apotex.


At Apotex, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported.

Apotex offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.