Legal Lead

Edwards Lifesciences

Garching, Germany

Edwards is searching for (Senior) Corporate Counsel Germany! Being a part of the EMEAC legal team and the country (and regional) leadership team, you will be acting as advisor for the Business Units and functions, especially on our commercial activities, clinical trials, and HR related topics. Moreover, you will work on Compliance matters closely liaising closely with our regional Compliance team.

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How you will make an impact:

  • Provide legal and compliance guidance and business partnership to the company including more complex direction and guidance on project teams to execute multiple complex projects, initiatives and/or programs (such guidance may include/require conducting legal research; recommending courses of action; reviewing, drafting, and negotiating agreements; reviewing and interpreting legislation; managing litigation)
  • Active representation of Edwards in country industry associations, such as BVMed in Germany
  • Drive education on legal and compliance awareness with internal business stakeholders
  • Provide legal guidance to internal as well as external legal partners
  • Responsible for an assigned set of projects and/or small client group
  • Provide feedback and guidance to staff on assignments and assigned areas
  • Other incidental duties

What you’ll need:

  • Completed 1st and 2nd state exam - fully qualified lawyer
  • LL.M or equivalent from another jurisdiction is a plus
  • Minimum 7 years of Legal/business experience required (ideally obtained in private practice and inhouse in multinational matrix organizations
  • Other: Relevant industry experience (e.g., medical device, pharmaceuticals, etc.) or in highly regulated environments preferred

What else we look for:

  • Excellent analytical, detail-oriented and information seeking skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in German and English and interpersonal relationship skills with ability to drive achievement of objectives
  • Expert understanding of related aspects of legal and compliance processes and/or systems
  • Proven expertise in German and EU data privacy and clinical trial agreements
  • Work is generally self-guided with adherence to established patterns and practices - some latitude to challenge and establish new norms
  • Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels and proactively escalate issues to appropriate levels of management in the organization
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Must demonstrate highest Legal and Ethical Standards
  • Represent leadership on projects within multiple areas, interfacing with project managers, legal team and higher management
  • Ability to provide leadership to outsourcing partners, participates on RFP
  • Adhere to all company rules and requirements (e.g., pandemic protocols, Environmental Health & Safety rules) and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control

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