Legal counsel will provide, under the supervision of Legal Director and in close cooperation with other Legal Counsels, legal support to all Werfen subsidiaries and business units, protecting and enforcing key rights, facilitating business transactions, providing continued preventative legal advice and defending Werfen’ interests in order to mitigate legal risks.
Provide recurrent legal support to the business units, including :
With regard to corporate matters : Monitoring compliance with legal obligations of Werfen subsidiaries and coordination with external counsels.
Preparation of recurring documentation of a corporate nature (minutes of meetings, financial statements, etc.). Handling the incorporation, merger, winding up, spin-off and any other corporate’ reorganization.
Drafting, review, negotiation and provision of recurrent legal advice in relation to all kind of contracts such as manufacturing, procurement, supply, OEM, distribution, agency, transport, logistics, license, consultancy, financing, real estate, services’ provision, public tenders and interaction with health care professionals.
Budget managed (if applicable)
Internal Networking / Key relationships
To be determined based on department needs, to include interactions with such as :
Cooperation with all corporate departments (such as Finance & Control, Tax, Compliance, QA / RA, Internal Audit, IT, Logistics, HR etc.
as well as with the department managers of Werfen subsidiaries.
Skills & Capabilities :
Flexibility and adaptability to a fast-changing environment
Critical thinking, business curiosity
Good communication skills
Ability to foster teamwork and cooperation in an outside the department
Prioritization, planning and organization skills without losing focus and maximizing efficiency.
Min Knowledge & Experience required for the position :
Education : Law Degree. Master will be a plus.
Experience : At least 3 years of proven experience in commercial and corporate law, either at a large law firm or at a big or medium-sized multinational company.
Additional Skills / Knowledge : Sound legal knowledge. Language : English proficiency.
International Mobility :
Required : No
Travel requirements :
Availability to travel frequently to all affiliates.