9 months ago
Our client is an innovative medical devices company with a global footprint, and based South of Paris.
A need has arisen for an Italian speaking senior legal counsel to provide broad legal support to the day to day business as well advise other departments including compliance, regulatory and finance.
Reporting into the VP for Legal and Compliance, the successful candidate will assist in the drafting and negotiation of a variety of commercial contracts, select and monitor the external legal counsel covering 20 territories, and manage litigation issues globally. He/she will assist senior management on key strategic issues and also be an integral part of Senior Sales Leader Team Meetings. Furthermore, active involvement in the implementation of compliance policies and processes, as well as appropriate legal and compliance training within the business will be required.
The successful candidate will have 5-8 years' relevant international experience (ideally in the life sciences industry) and be fluent in Italian and English (negotiation and drafting level). A 3rd language (ideally French) would be a plus. You will be genuinely business and goal orientated, operating with confidence and pragmatism, and able to conciliate the varying interests of different departments.
In order to apply, please contact stephanie.greaves@laurencesimons, Samantha.email@example.com, citing reference 809222