BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Counsel in Eysins, Switzerland
Job Description Summary
Senior Legal Counsel – EMEA (maternity leave cover of 8 months from July 2019 to February 2020 at 100%)
A superb, wide-ranging Senior Legal Counsel career development role with BD, a global leader in Medical Technology.
BD is a global medical technology company focused on improving drug therapies, enhancing the quality and speed of diagnosing infectious diseases, and advancing research and discovery of new drugs and vaccines. BD provides an environment which enables our highly talented workforce to be the best at their professions. We are always seeking people who have a passion and commitment to join our Company on its journey to ‘helping all people live healthy lives’.
As Senior Legal Counsel reporting to our Chief Regional Counsel Europe, EMA & Americas, you will be responsible for strategic oversight and leadership direction within the Legal function. You will be joining a team of 13 international lawyers.
Be a key legal stakeholder within the EMEA team and beyond
Provide strategic advice and support to business units, functions and regions
Draft, analyse and review commercial transactions with an eye for legal and business issues and an aim to balance risk and rewards
Interface with the business partners and with the internal and external attorneys
Legal partner to strategic sourcing and manufacturing operations
Work proactively and closely with the different business stakeholders
Build credibility through the quality of the advice, promptness of support and understanding of the business objectives
Leadership & Management Behavioural Competencies
Strong time management skills
Ability to prioritize
Responsive and follows through on commitments
Proactive, solution focused
Strong communication skills
Team oriented, yet able to work independently
Business and solution oriented lawyer
Confidence and discretion
Able to live and adapt to major changes
Enthusiastic, passionate, driven
Qualifications & Experience
Law degree from either a Civil or Common law jurisdiction
Admitted to practice as a lawyer
Excellent oral and written communication skills, fluent in English, another language a plus
Minimum of 6 years’ experience of legal practice with a strong focus on contracts either as in-house counsel or as an attorney in an international law firm
Experience within a life science/healthcare organisation is preferred
Experience in negotiating complex contractual transactions (e.g., manufacturing, supply, R&D)
Familiar with a multi-national and culturally diverse environment
Managing or leading complex projects (such as integration), a plus
It’s a superb, all-round Senior Legal Counsel career development role with a world leader in medical devices. So i f this describes you and your aspirations, then please click on the APPLY button.
Primary Work Location
CHE Eysins - Business Park Terre-Bonne
BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.
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