1+ months

Legal Counsel Manufacturing

Москва, Центральный федеральный округ 125009

The Counsel will provide strategic legal support to VeroPharm pharmaceutical manufacturing sites, assess legal risks and ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Duties will include analysis and provision of legal advice focused on business-oriented solutions on a wide range of matters, including good manufacturing practices, regulatory, quality, general commercial, anti-trust, personal data, investment, litigation legal work. Counsel reports to Sr. Counsel Manufacturing and Medical Devices and active member of Legal department.

Core Job Responsibilities:

∙ Identifies legal issues relating to manufacturing of pharmaceuticals process; provides pragmatic solutions

∙ Expected to acquire promptly after joining a solid knowledge of Abbott structure and knowledge of the broader business impact

∙ Advises Legal management of legal and reputational risks that would have an impact on our Russia and/or global operations

∙ Keeps abreast of changes in laws that affect client areas; communicates such changes to colleagues; provide appropriate update training to internal clients

∙ Represents Abbott externally to business associations, suppliers, competitors or government agencies

∙ Selects and directs the work of external counsel, defines project objectives, manages costs and manages project in line with business expectations

Position Accountability/Scope:

∙ Advises legal management and appropriate legal departments of significant project developments /matters in a timely manner

∙ Advises Affiliate General Managers, Directors and Managers

∙ Operates within appropriate budget(s). Develops budgets for assigned legal matters where necessary


∙ At least a law degree in Russia. LLM or JD degree is preferable

Background Experience/Training Required:

∙ 5+ years minimum of post-qualification experience

∙ Experience in the Pharmaceutical, Medical devices or FMCG manufacturing area would be an advantage


∙ Excellent analytical and organizational skills, with attention to details

∙ Strong drafting, negotiation and client communication skills

∙ Energetic, highly efficient and business savvy

∙ Effective project management skills

∙ Good judgment and commitment to delivering results

∙ Fluent English

Understanding and experience in following areas desirable:

∙ Both law firm and in-house legal experience

∙ Cross-border commercial work

∙ Russian regulatory and quality requirements, GMP rules

∙ Manufacturing support

∙ General corporate law

∙ Trade compliance/ anti-bribery legislation

∙ Dispute resolution

∙ General understanding/experience in Intellectual Property (patents, trademarks)","industry":"Healthcare","title":"Legal Counsel ManufacturingDivision: GENC General Counsel
Travel: No
Medical Surveillance: Not Applicable
Significant Work Activities: Not Applicable


Posted: 2020-11-11 Expires: 2021-02-10

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