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Senior Compliance Officer / Lead Investigator

Requistion ID:  4170

Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, DK

Date:  16-Mar-2023


Senior Compliance Officer / Lead Investigator, Global Legal, Compliance & Sustainability 

Are you passionate about doing the right thing? Your experience as an investigator might be just what we are looking for. Here is your chance to join a global company with a strong purpose of being committed to improving the quality of life for people living with brain diseases.


Your new role – why is this a great opportunity?

As member of Global Compliance, you will be working closely with the global organization and quickly build a Lundbeck network. Your main responsibility will be to manage Lundbeck’s global Compliance Hotline and conduct investigations in collaboration with internal stakeholders. The role includes the following accountabilities:


  • Coordinating, conducting and monitoring compliance investigations
  • Driving the ongoing development of investigation approaches
  • Providing advice on healthcare compliance and anti-corruption matters
  • Facilitating cross-functional audit coverage of the Lundbeck’s Code of Conduct
  • Preparing compliance reports to Executive Management and the Board of Directors



Your future team

For over a decade we have been focused on Responsible Business Conduct, which means that we act with respect and integrity in everything we do. We pursue our business purpose guided by applicable regulatory requirements and the principles in our Code of Conduct. Our sense of responsibility is underpinned by five core beliefs: Patient-driven, Courageous, Ambitious, Passionate and Responsible.

First established in 2010, our Code of Conduct is the backbone of our ethics and compliance culture. It conveys our commitments and expectations to our employees for areas critical to the pharmaceutical industry.

The Compliance Program is designed to provide our employees with the best possible conditions to act responsibly. It builds on the trust we have in our employees and is founded on Lundbeck’s core belief “Responsible – we act with respect and integrity in everything we do”. The Compliance Program sets actions in an improvement circle, initiated by a management review covering external trends, upcoming regulations and learning from Lundbeck’s audits. 


What you bring to the team

We expect that you have +5 years’ experience within business ethics compliance and investigations, preferably within in the life-science industry, but otherwise from a global company or a consultancy firm. Furthermore, you should have:


  • Relevant academic background within law, finance, business, or science
  • Solid experience leading investigations internationally
  • Broad understanding of transnational compliance regulations


How your colleagues would describe you

  • You have great stakeholder management and communication skills
  • You have comfort with managing multiple, complex tasks
  • You have knowledge of forensic investigation techniques


Our promise to you  

Lundbeck offers an inspiring workplace, passionate colleagues and a culture characterized as collaborative – a must to successfully bring our treatments through research and development all the way to commercialization and the people who need them. We offer a mix of exciting tasks and numerous development opportunities that are balanced with initiatives focused on your well-being.

You can also learn more about us at or by following us on LinkedIn, Instagram (@h_lundbeck) or Twitter (@Lundbeck).


Apply now

Can you see yourself in this role? We want to hear from you. Does this sound like your dream job, but you’re not sure if you meet all the requirements? We still want to hear from you!

Upload your CV and include your motivation for applying. No separate cover letter is needed. We ask you not to include a photo or personal information that does not relate to your professional experience.

If you have questions or want to hear more, please feel free to contact Global General Counsel, Ole Wendler Pedersen, on on +45 41930525. Applications must be received by April 7th, 2023.

We need every brain in the game – and that includes all brains and the different perspectives we bring to the table. At Lundbeck, we embrace the uniqueness of each employee, and we are committed to building a workforce that is as diverse as the people we serve. Read more about our commitment at



To external agencies: Lundbeck does not accept unsolicited requests or candidates from search firms. We ask you to respect this policy by refraining from contacting our employees about this position.


About Lundbeck

About Lundbeck

Tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best.

With too many people living with brain diseases around the world, our purpose couldn't be more important or more worth striving for. Every day we work tirelessly to change the outcome for these people. We are a community of specialists fiercely dedicated to restoring brain health, drawing on, and embracing, the uniqueness of every employee.

Our global footprint

Our approximately 5,400 employees in more than 50 countries are engaged across the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing, and sales. Our research programs tackle some of the most complex challenges in neuroscience, and our pipeline is focused on bringing forward transformative treatments for brain diseases for which there are few, if any therapeutic options. We have research facilities in Denmark and the United States, and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 18.2 billion in 2022 (EUR 2.5 billion; USD 2.6 billion).

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate website, and connect with us on Instagram @h_lundbeck, Twitter @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn