Head of Legal, Mid-Europe & Germany

Head of Legal, Mid-Europe & Germany

Mundipharma

Frankfurt, Germany

The Head of Legal, Mid-Europe & Germany is responsible for providing legal advice and support to the Mundipharma Entities (IACs) in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Switzerland, Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg & Germany. The Head of Legal is a member of and advisor to the Mid-European and German leadership Teams and is responsible for providing legal support to all functions within the relevant companies to mitigate key legal risks.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

The Head of Legal is:

  • Responsible for managing and advising on all legal matters of importance to the companies in the clusters;
  • Required to undertake an active and holistic role in the Mid-European and German Leadership Teams.

Primary tasks

Advice:

  • Provide advice within commercial-, fair competition-, data privacy-, employment-, company-, IP-, marketing- and regulatory law advice, and adjacent legal areas as required.

Banking operations (Nordics):

  • Collaborate with Finance to authorise bank operations, such as payments and money transfers.

Business Development:

  • Participate in the evaluation of new business development opportunities by assisting in due diligence, negotiation and contract/term-sheet­ creation/review.

Communication:

  • Interact with external legal advisors, patent/trademark teams and communicate important legal developments;
  • Support and advice on general communication activities within the clusters.

Compliance:

  • Standing member of country compliance committees;
  • Support compliance in implementation of compliance initiatives.

Contracts:

  • Drafting and advising on negotiation of a range of commercial contracts;
  • Coordinating intra-associate agreements.

Data Protection:

  • Ensure efficient and compliant handling of personal data & adherence to the European Data Protection compliance programme.

Legal Governance:

  • Manage Corporate documentation, general meetings, shareholder resolutions, and other relevant company law related matters;
  • Advice IAC directors on local company law obligations and requirements.

Litigation & disputes:

  • Manage disputes/complaints from vendors, competitors, authorities and advice on customer complaints.

Projects:

  • Support in implementation of global legal projects as required.

Promotional Codes:

  • Review promotional materials/activities;
  • Handle complaints.

SOPs:

  • Create and maintain SOPs within relevant legal topics.

Training:

  • Conduct relevant legal training sessions for relevant employees;

Other mandatory tasks/behaviours:

GDP and GVP responsibility:

  • Comply with GDP (Good Pharmacovigilance Practice and Good Distribution Practicea) and GVP principles and fulfil the obligations within the quality management system and relevant procedures. This includes reporting of all deviations and changes affecting GxP areas;
  • Report on all drug safety risks, product quality issues and suspicion of falsified medicines according to the relevant SOPs.

Legal responsibility:

  • Comply with all company legal and compliance, SOPs, policies and relevant procedures.

Qualifications

Skills, Capabilities & Experience:

  • Master’s degree of law;
  • Admitted to the Bar in a Mid-European country (at least 6 years PQE);
  • Prior knowledge of the pharma industry;
  • Pragmatic, solutions-focused, confident and credible;
  • A track-record demonstrating commitment and achievement;
  • Personable and able to build good working relationships with colleagues at all levels;
  • Strong influencing skills: the individual should have a collaborative working style, be diplomatic and an effective communicator;
  • A capable trainer;
  • A self-starter, with the drive to achieve goals and a willingness to be accountable.

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