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Industrial Affairs Senior Legal Counsel M/F

date posted 10/01/2021
contract type Full time
job id R2601335
location Gentilly, Louisiana

Le contenu du poste est libellé en anglais car il nécessite de nombreuses interactions avec nos filiales à l’international, l'anglais étant la langue de travail. 

CONTEXT

Position purpose

Reporting to a Senior Legal Director, in the Global Legal Industrial Affairs team, this Corporate Counsel as a Legal business partner shall ensure that the Industrial Affairs Specialty Care activity (implemented mainly in : Frankfurt, Paris and Boston) is adequately and timely supported from a legal standpoint, hence supporting such IA business by providing corresponding clients with reliable and timely legal advice.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the lead of a Senior Legal Director

  • Drafting and negotiating contracts that IA Specialty Care corresponding activities encompass, such as Manufacturing and Supply Agreements (Drug Substance or Finished Products), Development Agreements, Supply Agreements, settlement agreements, amendments, letters; Managing any pre-litigation and litigation situation
  •  Developing templates and contracting tools adapted to the Specialty Care business aiming at increasing the efficiency of the support and simplifying the contract process
  • Ensuring appropriate trainings of the Business teams
  • Minimizing risk by preventive counselling and providing Business Partners sound legal advices in accordance with all applicable legal requirements and internal policies
  • Contribute to working groups within LEBI
  • 8+ years law firm and time spent in-house with a Pharmaceutical Company, experience in an industrial related activity would be a plus
  • Excellent command of the English language both verbal and written

Job location: Open

PROFILE

Professional skills

  • Proficient in contract negotiation and drafting (in English and French)
  • Autonomy and direct responsibility for drafting and negotiation
  • Working knowledge of regulations and laws impacting the pharmaceutical industry
  • Strong curiosity for the business
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and to identify priorities
  • Strong ability to identify and analyze issues and provide tailor made solutions which require creativity, and balanced advice regarding risks (Thoughtful Risk-Taking approach)

Personal skills

  • Good sense of persuasion, capacity to challenge the status quo, ability to keep a positive attitude whatever the tough and stressful moments
  • Proactive, agile, pragmatic and able to function in both transversal and matrix organization
  • Team player is a must

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