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Legal Counsel & Compliance Officer, Czech Republic

Legal Counsel & Compliance Officer, Czech Republic

  • Location

    Prague

  • Sector:

    Life Sciences, Compliance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Nicolai von Steinaecker

  • Job ref:

    809337

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-01

  • Consultant:

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Our client, a global healthcare group, is looking to recruit a Legal Counsel & Compliance Officer to join its offices in Prague, Czech Republic, to lead its local legal and compliance function.

The successful candidate will be a Czech qualified lawyer with a minimum of 4 years of experience as an in-house counsel in a dynamic multinational corporate environment with experience of providing legal support across commercial business support matters, corporate and M&A; supporting business strategy and assuring compliance with corporate guidelines and local law. The successfully candidate will adapt, implement and direct the company’s compliance program and its key concepts and procedures. Previous in-house experience preferred with in pharma/ Life sciences/ health industry or as part of an international advising law firm. This is a key strategic appointment and the successful candidate will help strategize the growth and enhancements required to best meet the needs of this growing global business. 

Fluency in Czech and English is required and it is key that candidates are able to think on their feet and operate autonomously and also able to work as part of a team.