Sr Manager, Investigations (Ethics & Compliance)


Gaithersburg, MD, US, 20879

Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.


The Senior Manager, Investigations (Ethics & Compliance) has broad experience in conducting and managing investigations for a global company that performs federal and state government, and commercial contracts, preferably in the areas of pharmaceuticals, and research and development.  This position will be the lead investigator for the corporate investigations program.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential functions and responsibilities include:  

•    Following and improving protocols for planning, conducting and closing investigations including:
•    Identifying relevant issues and properly scoping the investigation
•    Identifying the interview pool
•    Conducting research and analyzing data
•    Recommending disciplinary/corrective actions
•    Determining root cause
•    Drafting closing reports and providing briefings as needed to senior leaders
•    Build metrics and perform analytics that can be used to enhance compliance programs
•    Partner with functions and the businesses as needed to effectively conduct the investigation including with the Legal and IT departments where regulatory matters or forensic research is involved. 
•    Strong understanding of policies, laws and regulations including the FAR, FDA, HHS, ABAC and employment laws that are applicable to government contractors and pharmaceutical, manufacturing, research and development companies.  
•    Identify and implement process improvements and enhancements to the investigation program
•    Other duties as assigned to support the ethics & compliance program.

The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects management’s assignment of essential functions. 


•    Bachelor’s degree required, JD preferred.  Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience required 
•    Experience in routine and complex investigations
•    A self-starter and team player who works collaboratively with colleagues across the organization
•    Strong interpersonal skills
•    Strong presentation, and oral and written communication skills
•    Proficient in Word, Excel, Power point


There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce.  Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actions—whether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the community—we strive every day to achieve this shared goal.


  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
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