Senior Corporate Counsel

Novo Nordisk

Job title:

Senior Corporate Counsel


Novo Nordisk

Job description

Do you want to be part of a high-performing, motivated and collaborative team at the headquarters of one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies? Are you ready to work on exciting pharma law matters to enable the development and commercialisation of medicines that improve the lives of patients?Then the opportunity is here, as Novo Nordisk is searching for a talented and driven Senior Corporate Counsel. Apply now for a life-changing career!The PositionAs Senior Corporate Counsel, you will be the lead and subject matter expert on legal matters related to our groundbreaking Transformational Prevention Unit in our headquarters.Your key responsibilities:

  • trusted legal advisor to key business stakeholders, primarily the Transformational Prevention Unit, including securing compliance with internal and external rules
  • reviewing, drafting and negotiating complex contracts and related documentation, especially in in relation to commercial partnerships but also within other areas
  • proactively driving initiatives to unlock opportunities as well as protect the company and its units, including driving training and guidance for business stakeholders
  • developing innovative legal solutions to new and challenging issues in a changing environment

You will be engaging with a diverse range of stakeholders both within Global Legal and across the organisation as well as external counsels and third parties. You will have independent responsibility for key tasks but also work together with the lawyers in the team and abroad.The workplaces will be in Bagsværd and Søborg, Denmark. As part of the Global Legal organisation, you would also be involved with cross-functional Global Legal projects. Additionally, various opportunities within Novo Nordisk in Denmark and abroad offer potential for further personal development.Qualifications

  • Law degree
  • 5+ years’ experience from a major law firm or in-house legal or compliance department
  • Pharma industry experience strongly preferred (including compliance and advisory experience regarding the promotion of pharmaceutical products)
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, and to take a strategic approach to risk management and prioritisation
  • Strategic thinking and ability to lead and set direction in a complex global stakeholder landscape
  • Strong communication skills and fluency in English

On a personal level, you are curious and have a “can-do”, solution-oriented, and positive attitude, which enables you to establish strong professional relationships internally and externally. Attention to detail combined with the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet tight deadlines.About the departmentYou will be a key part of the high performing, dynamic and international Commercial legal team consisting of 7 lawyers and 1 project manager in Denmark and 5 lawyers in Bangalore that are legal business partners to Marketing, Commercial, Public Affairs and Corporate Communication.The team is part of the Pharma Law team in Global Legal & Patents, located in Novo Nordisk’s headquarters in Bagsværd, Denmark. Novo Nordisk’s global legal organisation consists of more than 300 legal colleagues situated at +40 locations around the world.Working at Novo NordiskAt Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive it. We’re a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, and we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We embrace the spirit of experimentation, striving for excellence without fixating on perfection. We never shy away from opportunities to develop, we seize them. From research and development, through to manufacturing, marketing and sales – we’re all working to move the needle on patient care.ContactFor more information, please contact Andrew Muir at +45 3079 4252.Deadline19 May 2024All applications should be in English and interviews will be conducted in English.We will review the applications on an ongoing basis, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.To ensure an efficient and fair recruitment process, please refrain from adding a photo in your CV.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.

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Bagsværd, Hovedstaden

Job date

Sat, 11 May 2024 22:04:18 GMT

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