Sr. CMA Monitoring Specialist

  • New York, NY


: $140,600.00 - $161,770.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Government

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Seeking a compliance professional with strong organizational, interpersonal and analytical skills who can support our enterprise-wide monitoring and analytics efforts. The Sr. CMA Monitoring Specialist will be responsible for:
(i) conducting and otherwise managing a portfolio of structured and unstructured monitoring reviews (involving a range of risk areas and geographies, based on our ongoing assessment of - and efforts to mitigate - potential risk);
(ii) developing and executing on strategies for sample selection and risk-based targeting (including search term development, the culling together of training data, and otherwise developing risk-based targeting models);
(iii) collecting, interpreting, and effectively combining diverse data sets; and (iv) reporting findings to relevant stakeholders.

At a high-level, the Sr. CMA Monitoring Specialist will support CMA's leadership in the development and execution of a pliable, risk-based, and integrated monitoring strategy. S/he will be primarily responsible for supporting CMA's growing Emerging Risks Monitoring Program, which focuses on expanding our U.S. monitoring efforts to new or underserved areas of risk. Specifically, the Sr. CMA Monitoring Specialist will work closely with Compliance, Legal, and business colleagues to develop subject matter expertise about certain innovative business activities, and then develop new monitoring initiatives designed to evaluate how the business is operating, identify potential compliance-related risk signals, and drive a more proactive and continuous dialogue about programmatic effectiveness and performance. S/he will serve as CMA's primary point of contact for the reviews s/he manages (i.e. liaising directly with BU Compliance, Legal, and other relevant stakeholders across the enterprise). This requires confident analytic skills, as well as the unique ability to transform information into insight -- and to design reports that help our clients digest what could be an intimidating volume of data. S/he may also have the opportunity to contribute to our U.S. Promotional Monitoring Program (i.e. becoming

The Sr. CMA Monitoring Specialist may also have an opportunity to work closely with the International Monitoring team to execute on work programs designed to identify potential compliance-related risk \"signals\" across a variety of quantitative data sets, focused, at least initially, on ABAC-related signals. These results, when combined with other monitoring activities, will support more informed decision-making, action-planning, continuous improvement and risk mitigation across the enterprise. S/he also will be responsible for supporting the management and evolution of the systems, processes and tools that support CMA's global monitoring efforts.

These colleagues will report to either the U.S. Promotional Monitoring Lead, the U.S. Analytics Lead, or the U.S. Emerging Risks Monitoring Lead.

The CMA Analyst will be responsible for:
  • Developing in-depth product / activity-specific subject matter expertise, including a strong relevant commercial strategies, clinical data, inherent and execution-related risks, competitive landscape, etc.;
  • Conducting primary (and in some cases, final) review and analysis of relevant unstructured data to identify potential compliance issues and other relevant trends across a range of business activities;
  • Executing on work programs designed to identify potential broader \"signals\" of non-compliance across diverse quantitative / structured data sets (i.e. financial, activity-based or behavioral);
  • Thinking strategically about and working closely with CMA leadership in the development and continuous evolution of the global monitoring plan (to ensure it is risk-based, prioritized, and part of an integrated, cross-functional approach);
  • Managing reviews in an effective and efficient manner -- ensuring timely and effective stakeholder communications, information sharing, escalation of potential issues, and report generation;
  • Leading periodic review meetings to discuss findings with relevant stakeholders across the enterprise;
  • Developing and maintaining an understanding of the nuanced risks -- both existing and emerging - within the healthcare compliance space (this includes subject-matter expertise in applicable healthcare laws and regulations, industry guidelines, etc., as well as an understanding of ABAC-related risks globally);
  • Supporting CMA Leadership in the implementation and exploration of new monitoring techniques;
  • Partnering with CMA Leadership to troubleshoot and identify opportunities to enhance the systems and processes that support the team's monitoring efforts (incl. CMA's databases, technology, review platforms, etc.);
  • Technical / analytics skills to support reporting and analytics projects for the U.S. and international monitoring teams, and, where necessary, to support broader efforts led by the Compliance Analytics and Reporting Center of Excellence (which also falls under the CMA umbrella); and
  • Drafting memoranda documenting issues and trends identified in reviews or memorializing an approach, strategy, or process (job-aids, internal guidance documents, etc.).

  • Excellent academic qualifications (Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree in business administration, law, mathematics, statistics, or data sciences preferred);
  • Proven capabilities, including 5+ years of experience in the following areas: healthcare law and policy, regulatory law, healthcare compliance, litigation or other commercial legal or transactions, audit and / or monitoring, etc.;
  • Innovative thinker with strong strategic, analytical and critical thinking skills;
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to effectively manage time, prioritize work, and effectively work in project teams within a complex business and organizational environment;
  • Experience managing and executing compliance monitoring activities, particularly e-mail review
  • (or review other forms of unstructured data);
  • Prior experience with data analytics or data visualization, or ability to quickly acquire skills and knowledge, that align with CMA's \"data-driven mindset\" and technology strategy (e.g., ability to use and apply insights from analytical tools such as Tableau) are a plus;
  • Strong business sense and understanding of the evolving business model;
  • Self-motivated and able to operate independently and as part of a team;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills;
  • Excellent attention to detail and judgment;
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to effectively manage time, prioritize work, and effectively work in project teams within a complex business and organizational environment;
  • Quantitative / statistical analysis experience a plus, including: data science / programming skills (R, Python, SAS, etc.) and experience using business intelligence tools (ETL, SQL, data wrangling); and
  • Strong understanding of Excel, Powerpoint, Tableau, Spotfire, and other data visualization or analytics tool a must

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