ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE ROLE:
Be responsible for the delivery and implementation of the objectives and deliverables
toward the Anti-Counterfeiting Roadmap endorsed by the Anti-Counterfeiting Steering
Committee relevant to Africa.
Plan and agree strategic anti-counterfeiting priorities (i.e. market monitoring, online
enforcement, customs enforcement, criminal enforcement, civil enforcement), maintain
visibility of Anti-Counterfeiting investigations and Operations and manage projects,
such as customs records’, risk mapping and product verification in close collaboration
Review, triage and investigate (risk-based) lines of inquiry from multiple sources (e.g.
both from internal/external stakeholders) into incidents of counterfeiting of the
Ensure overall consistency of the Anti-Counterfeiting enforcement operations (Police,
Customs, Municipality, Health authorities) undertaken. Coordinate local and transnational
enforcement cases in close collaboration with the Global Security Intelligence
Unit (GSIU). Ensure that an effective collaboration takes place, for each enforcement
case, with the key internal business stakeholders (e.g. Legal, QA, NCA, Comms, etc.).
Champion professional Anti-Counterfeiting Training & Awareness activities (as per the
agreed strategic plan) with the organisations associates and external stakeholders, e.g. Police,
Customs and Health Authorities, to raise awareness about the company's Anti-
Counterfeiting program. Drive thought-leadership across industry to position the company
as best-in-class in the Anti-Counterfeiting area in Africa.
Education (minimum/desirable) Skills:
Bachelors/Masters degree or equivalent in criminal law, intellectual property law and/or international security.
Working experience: minimum of 5-10 years relevant experience in product security and/or anti-counterfeiting investigations and operations in Africa, preferably in the Pharmaceutical industry or related industry with a strong patient safety angle.