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DEA Compliance Specialist

Date: Mar 15, 2019

Location: Weston, Florida, US, 33326

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world’s largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide.  Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world’s largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we’ve built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation.  This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives.  Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

Under general direction, the DEA Compliance Specialist facilitates the comprehensive reviews of customer data while determining the overall business customers are engaged in.  She/he supports general compliance activities facilitated by the department.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Proactively identify emerging risks and report to relevant stakeholders
  • Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies, procedures, and state, federal and local laws.
  • Builds knowledge of the organization, processes, and customers
  • Identifies the prioritization of risks through reporting measures
  • Evaluates the adequacy of the company’s internal control framework in addressing risks and accomplishing the company’s goals and objectives
  • Conducts comprehensive reviews of customer sales data to ensure suspicious customers are brought to management’s attention.
  • Identifies training needs for risk management and contributes to awareness across the company
  • Responsible for monitoring new trends and developing proactive strategies and procedures to remain compliant with all State and Federal regulations.
  • Continually monitors various forms of public and private media for changes in state or federal controlled substance registration landscape.
  • Researches current and developing regulations and attends training programs.
  • Promotes early visibility of emerging DEA and state regulatory initiatives that impact the company, and develops proactive strategies for complaint solutions.
  • Monitors suspicious orders reporting system and conducts follow-up activities related to actual incidents.
  • Assists management during DEA inspections
  • Effectively communicate across different levels of the organization in a clear and concise manner, both verbally and in writing, in a variety of communication settings and styles. 
  • As a team player, quickly find common ground and solve problems collaboratively.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with three (3) years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience within an administrative, decision-making position.
  • Advanced skillset in utilizing a variety of application systems (TPS, Cognos, Tableau, Excel, and Microsoft Office).
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Pharmaceutical experience preferred.
  • Hours: Job requires a daily schedule of 9am-6pm, occasional evening hours, and periodic Saturdays.

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami