Legal Counsel Corporate Law

Your Responsibilities:
Job purpose:

You will be part of a team that reports to the Finance Department of a Belgian based company also headquarter of a global vaccines business.
Locally you will provide the legal support in corporate law.
As part of the headquarter you will be the driver of the oversight of the legal structure of the entities that are part of the global vaccines business (18 legal entities in 12 different countries

Key responsibilities:

• For the Belgian legal entity:
You will be in charge of the corporate law matters and of its participation in other legal entities.
You will manage the meetings and the documents/acts that need to be legally executed in the life of the legal entity or that need to be provided to the business (Board of Directors, Shareholder's meetings, POA's....) as well as the punctual transactions relating to the legal entity (increase in capital, liquidation, start up....) in coordination with the N+1, the external lawyers, the public notary, senior management and Corporate.
You will assess the impact of the changes in the legislation and will recommend the appropriate actions to ensure compliance of the legal entity.
• For the other legal entities part of the vaccines business (18 legal entities in 12 different countries): you will be in charge of the oversight and you will give support to the business (from providing advice to preparing the transactions with internal/external lawyers).
• You will advise the senior management on guidelines to be implemented in all the legal entities being part of the vaccines business
• You will legally advise and coach the business on these matters

Our Offer:

At GSK we provide a supportive working environment, and a range of development challenges and opportunities. We also offer competitive benefits and compensation packages designed to attract and to retain the very best. GSK is proud to promote an open culture, encouraging people to be themselves and giving their ideas a chance to flourish. GSK is an equal opportunity employer.

The Department:

The Finance Department is committed to make the most efficient use of all our financial resources. In addition to ensuring that, accounting practices support each department's specific needs. The team also makes sure that we remain fully compliant with public sector financial requirements. The department is also responsible for infrastructural logistics and the day-to-day running of site facilities.

Our Company:

GSK is one of the world's leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies - is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.

GSK Vaccines is one of the world's leading vaccine companies, with a comprehensive portfolio of 39 vaccines for infants, adolescents and adults and 15 more in development. We have more than 16,000 people working worldwide to deliver nearly 2 (1.9) million vaccines every day to people in around 90% (172) of the world's countries.
For further information, please visit www.gsk.com.

Why You?

Basic qualifications:
• University degree in law and specialized degree in Corporate Law or equivalent experience.
• 5 to 10 years' experience as a lawyer.
• Experience at the Bar and/or in the vaccines business is a plus.
• Fluent in English and in French

Preferred qualifications:
• Ability to work on stress, independently and to manage a variable and often heavy workload.
• Ability to interact with various departments
• Ability to work with different countries and cultures
• Rigorous and well organized
• Having the sense of initiative and proactive
• Good communication skills

Why GSK?:
At GSK, our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our three world-leading businesses research and deliver innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We need a talented and motivated workforce to deliver against our strategy. To achieve this, we strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires.

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