Senior Director, Global Investigations & Enterprise Risk Management






Key responsibilities of the Head of Global Investigations/ERM include:

  • Conducting and assisting in investigations into reported ethics and compliance concerns, or any allegations of misconduct, as required;
  • Overseeing the design and implementation of enhancements to support Alnylam’s speak up culture, including drafting of policies and procedures, and developing and implementing relevant training and resources promoting Alnylam’s Core Values;
  • Drafting concise and accurate reports, including executive-level summaries of investigations, and presentations providing an overview of the key issues, findings, trends, and outcomes related to investigations;
  • Presenting updates on investigations, including investigation trends and remediation, and updates on Alnylam’s ERM program to senior leadership and at various forums (e.g., regular updates to Legal, HR, and Internal Audit, Compliance Committees, Board meetings, as necessary);
  • Managing Alnylam’s global investigation database of all reported ethics and compliance concerns, Alnylam’s Helpline, and other reporting channels for the intake of complaints;
  • Coordinating the Company’s global ERM program and related processes by partnering with cross-functional enterprise leaders, including Finance, Internal Audit, IT, Procurement, and Legal, among others;
  • Helping manage the ERM oversight committee meetings, and coordinating with senior leaders to continue advancing Alnylam’s ERM program;
  • Supporting the CECO and E&C Leadership Team with periodic updates of investigations, related trends, and remediation measures.


  • A Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience is required; law degree is required
  • 12+ years’ experience with increasing responsibility in compliance; experience in leading and managing investigations in the pharmaceutical or life sciences industry, including presenting to senior leadership, is strongly preferred;
  • People management experience. Demonstrated ability to collaborate and influence cross-functionally with U.S. and ex-U.S. personnel;
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to global pharmaceutical companies, including, the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, U.S. fraud and abuse and false claims laws, and industry codes on interactions with healthcare professionals;
  • Possess a strategic, innovative mindset and must take a practical, solutions-oriented approach;
  • Strong commitment to ethics and integrity in all aspects of their work;
  • Must be able to work and lead collaboratively in a team environment;
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, to work independently and manage discrete areas of responsibility with limited supervision, and to flourish in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability 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 with Alnylam’s business and culture;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, refined communication skills (verbal and written) with fluency in written and spoken English required, including the ability to communicate persuasively throughout all layers of an organization;
  • Travel will be required on occasion to Alnylam offices in the U.S. and overseas; and overseas


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