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Director Legal Counsel – 50%


Our client is a global player in the Pharma / Biotech industry.

We are currently looking for Senior Legal Counsel that will have the full responsibility of all legal related matters for the corporation in Switzerland.

This fixed-term position is to replace the Swiss Legal Director.

If you are interested in a 12 to 14 months contracts working part-time 50% (flexible), please have closer look!

Director Legal Counsel - 50%

Your missions:

  • Give accurate and timely counsel to executive management in a large range of legal topics. (partnerships, contracts, legal entity, finance, advertising and marketing materials etc.)
  • Collaborate with external law firms and inhouse group lawyers to respond to business needs with efficient legal strategies
  • Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance
  • Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advice on possible legal issues
  • Communicate and negotiate with external and internal parties (contract partners, regulators, external counsel, public authority, internal stakeholders etc.), creating relations of trust
  • Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights

Your profile:

  • Very good knowledge and understanding of German or Swiss law. Master Degree.
  • Full comprehension of the influences of the external environment of a corporation
  • Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies together with external law firms and internal legal teams
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • Outstanding project management and communication skills
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Understanding of corporate set-up, in particular Pharma / Biotech environment
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
  • Fluent in English, you have a good command of German. French is an asset.
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Your consultant

Philippine Benassy


33 rue des Bains
1205 Geneva

+41 (0)22 552 01 05

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