Senior Legal Counsel, NTO, China
- Shanghai, China
28,000 associates of more than 100 nationalities deliver high quality and affordable medicine on time, every time, safely and efficiently. Novartis Technical Operations (NTO) manages manufacturing operations, supply chain, and quality across our Innovative Medicines and Sandoz Divisions.
As a Senior Legal Counsel, you will be responsible for:
•To provide effective legal counsel to assigned business functions or teams within a global BF/BU or Corporate function or lead the function for a country organization, acting as a legal advisor and Business Partner, negotiating contracts, managing litigation and providing counseling on substantive area legal issues.
•To lead legal projects and transactionsTypically leads the Legal function for a small-medium country/ cluster of countries or manage a legal substantive area in larger countries/ region
•Act as a legal Business Partner to the Country Head in all activities relating to the contractual negotiations and statutory obligations.
•Draft complex transactions and contracts independently and provide complex and contextual legal advice and guidance (incl. training of key customers in specified legal areas).
•Identify risks relating to business activities and potential solutions thereof; raise business' awareness of legal issues and ensure early legal involvement.
•Conduct robust risk assessments that substantiate recommendations, and advise on and determine appropriate actions to support the management decision processes.
•Manage significant disputes and litigation and/or investigations and make decisions independently within a broad framework.
What you'll bring to the role :
•This role will help to support our strategic priorities in a top 10 market
•This role with further support the creation of a fit for purpose manufacturing organization which can enable our mission to bend the curve of life
•Min. 10 years PQE Mix of top tier private practice and in-house in an MNC Prior pharma or regulatory experience is a plus
•Result-oriented with a high integrity. Outstanding collaborator with team player mindset
•Strong analytical skills, excellent legal research and drafting skills
•Language requirements: fluent English and Chinese
Why consider Novartis?
799 million. That's how many lives our products touched in 2019. And while we're proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people's lives?
We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you're given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you're empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you're surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world's toughest medical challenges.
Imagine what you could do at Novartis!
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.
Novartis is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons.
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