In House Legal Counsel – EMEA - Johannesburg
6 days left
- Experience Level
- Junior Level
We are seeking a commercially minded, positive, proactive and team-orientated lawyer with German language skills to join our client’s EMEA legal team. The position will primarily support on contracts (both client and vendor/supplier side) in EMEA, but will also get involved in projects and working with the EMEA Legal team more generally as required.
Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Successfully drafting, reviewing, negotiating and finalising contracts for clinical and commercial services as well as contracts with vendors/suppliers. Some contracts might be in German.
• Support on projects and process improvement initiatives and work with other members of Business Legal as appropriate together with both in-house regional and/or external counsel across the relevant jurisdictions, as well as all relevant SMEs.
• Serve as point of contact for contract-related questions from various internal stakeholders
The successful candidate will have at least 2 years of post-qualification experience as well as worked in a commercial environment (at top-rated law firm or in-house at a multinational company) with proven experience of handling client contracting matters in EMEA and strong knowledge and experience in a broad range of commercial contracts and legal-risk areas. The ability to draft and negotiate in German is essential. If you have outstanding relationship-building skills and ability to collaborate with colleagues, we’d like to hear from you.
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