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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Legal jobs
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      November 17,2021
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    Legal Counsel, Benelux & Corporate (m/f)

    Who we are

    Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

    Your responsibilities

    In this role, you will have an exciting dual function by working in close collaboration with the General Counsel Benelux & Nordics on a variety of legal matters for the Benelux & Nordics cluster and by managing corporate-related legal support for the Netherlands in close collaboration with the General Counsel Corporate & Transactions.

    Main Accountabilities to Senior Director, General Counsel Benelux & Nordics:

    • Supporting a variety of legal (commercial) matters for the Benelux & Nordics cluster, including the manufacturing site in Haarlem;
    • Negotiate and draft (commercial) contracts with third and internal parties in order to safeguard and promote Teva’s best interests;
    • Proactively identify potential legal risks and assist in implementing strategies to minimize those risks;
    • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, as well as with Teva global and local policies;
    • Provide sound and pragmatic legal advice to internal customers; including legal awareness training to protect Teva’s best interests and allow Teva to meet its objectives; and
    • Contribute to building business partner role of the entire legal group, foster creativity and entrepreneurial mindset to create opportunities for the business.

    Main Accountabilities to Senior Director, General Counsel, Corporate & Transactions

    • In close collaboration with Finance, Tax, Treasury and Compliance functions, advice on the structure and implementation of internal and external corporate financing and restructuring (mergers, liquidations, share transfers, capitalizations, contributions etc.), including drafting of the required documents;
    • Manage the execution of corporate housekeeping activities of the European Headquarters and its subsidiaries, which includes drafting resolutions and minutes, bylaws, the appointment of board members etc.; and
    • Assist in reviewing and training management and key personnel on relevant corporate policies.

    Your profile

    • Dutch law degree
    • Proven experience in private practice, top-tier law firm (preferably corporate or life science section)
    • Understanding of pharmaceutical market in NL and EU is preferred
    • Fluency in Dutch and English
    • Readiness for occasional business travel
    • Hands-on and flexible personality
    • Self-starter with a proactive attitude and strong drive to achieve results
    • Demonstrated ability to counsel effectively from a legal and business perspective


    Legal & IP

    Reports To

    Senior Director, General Counsel Benelux & Nordics

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