Legal & Compliance Manager
Are you looking for a career where you can use your legal and compliance expertise to play a key role in a successful international healthcare company that makes a difference? If so, you should continue reading and apply today. You may be the new Legal & Compliance Manager we are looking for!
This opportunity is based in our Local Manufactory of Blida (LMB).
As a Legal & Compliance Manager in Novo Nordisk, you will identify and assess the Legal and Compliance risks including Business Ethics, personal data, competition law and other relevant local laws and regulation. This includes the identification of legal and compliance trends and other developments in the legal and compliance environment. You will provide assessment to the Site Management and PS Legal and Compliance Responsible. You will review and obtain approval/endorsement of risk assessment and escalate to/from affiliate Legal and Compliance and provide regular updates on progress.
You will also manage legal Compliance affairs of the Site by ensuring compliance with relevant laws and legislation, in cooperation with the PS Legal and Compliance Responsible. You will provide fast, effective, high quality and business-oriented legal support and advice in Site, and you will manage site litigations or coordinate site litigations using external law firms. You will develop and implement an annual legal plan for legal affairs on the site based on the risk assessment and other key initiatives on the site and legal affairs.
Additionally, you will ensure effective contract management, drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts, as well as an effective system for archiving legal documents
Adding to the above, you will develop and implement an annual site Compliance Program based on site risk assessment and PS Global Compliance Program. You will implement global policies and procedures supplemented by local policies and procedures addressing local law and pharma industry requirements, when needed. You will perform site monitoring activities and support staff by giving information and training as necessary, and you will provide training to vendors as necessary.
Finally, you will network internally and externally to ensure an aligned and effective understanding of and approach to Business Ethics Compliance within the Site, and you will interact with government, regulatory and other authorities; and other external stakeholders to perform the job duties.
To be successful in this role, you need to have a Law Degree from a high-ranked Law School.
You also need to have:
- Minimum 6+ years’ legal experience with at least 2 years in the pharmaceutical, chemical, life sciences or medical device industry
- Extensive knowledge of pharmaceutical regulation and business transactions in the Site
- In-depth experience with Business Ethics and Compliance in pharmaceutical or medical device industry
- Good communication skills, and ability to establish cross organisational collaboration
- Fluency in French and English, both spoken and written.
Working at Novo Nordisk
Novo Nordisk is its people. We know that life is anything but linear and balancing what is important at different stages of our career is never easy. That’s why we make room for diverse life situations, always putting people first. We value our employees for the unique skills they bring to the table, and we work continuously to bring out the best in them. Working at Novo Nordisk is working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Novo Nordisk relies on the joint potential and collaboration of its more than 50,000 employees. Together, we go further. Together, we’re life changing.
To submit your application, please upload your CV online (click on Apply and follow the instructions).
Apply before 2nd April 2023.
We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.
At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.