Our client is a globally operating biotechnology company headquartered in the US. Due to continuous growth of the business they are now looking for a
Legal Director (m/f/d)
to join the local commercial leadership teams in Europe. The role will be based in Munich, Germany and you will report directly into the Head of Regulatory and Commercial Law based in the US.
As the first lawyer in Germany you will be responsible for all legal topics related to the company's commercial activities in the EU, with a focus on Germany and the Netherlands. You will provide proactive legal advice on commercial, operational, regulatory, compliance, competition, and R&D matters. This role will work closely with the business and consult regularly with colleagues in the HQ legal department. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to take on responsibility in a growing business and in a global context.
You will be a German qualified lawyer with a minimum of five years of professional experience in the pharmaceutical industry, preferably gained both in a top level law firm or inhouse with a global pharmaceutical or biotechnology company. You will have a generalist background with strong regulatory and commercial law experience. You will have experience with contracts and knowledge of applicable European pharmaceutical laws and industry practices and codes (such as EFPIA , FSA, and AKG). You will be an excellent team player with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. Fluency in German and English is a must.
The SR Group (Germany) GmbH is acting as an external recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.