Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.
1. Qualified lawyer with 12+ years experience, of which 5+ years of pharmaceutical law experience with a multinational pharmaceutical company or an international law firm.
2. Bilingual Japanese and English, written and spoken
Duties and Responsibilities
The International Legal Department serves the EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions (ex-Americas). The candidate would be a member of the International Legal department and would be responsible for ensuring effective legal support to the Celgene affiliate in Japan.
The candidate shall provide operational and strategic legal advice and shall proactively identify and support business needs in line with defined goals and objectives which will enhance operational effectiveness of the organization.
To fulfil the responsibilities of this role the candidate will work closely with the Japanese teams as well as the legal and other departments to support the business franchises and the functions within those franchises. At Celgene this would include in particular commercial, marketing, and medical departments. For certain projects the candidate would liaise with regional and global teams. In addition, the candidate would leverage the services of external counsel for matters where additional specific expertise is required.
The candidate shall also work closely with the compliance function to contribute to implementation of an effective compliance program including training and guidance that supports compliant practices according to corporate and local policies and procedures and which inspires a compliance culture within the organization.
The candidate shall be responsible for providing advice with regard to pharmaceutical laws and regulations in Japan as well as with FCPA and other international legislation and regulations that are applicable to international companies operating in Japan.
Previous experience related to the areas of responsibility will be required. Such responsibilities will include:
The candidate shall work autonomously, driving execution and being fully accountable to the business, while at the same time reporting to and coordinating with the International Legal Department and other relevant functions.
Candidate shall be an effective communicator both in English and Japanese, have strong leadership skills, and the ability to collaborate successfully with a variety of stakeholders throughout the global organization.
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