Assistant General Counsel, Healthcare Retail
About the Company
This high profile healthcare and consumer products business is a multi-faceted organisation, responsible for manufacturing, supplying and distributing many of the healthcare and pharmaceutical products we use in our daily lives as well as products and services relating to personalised healthcare and diagnostics.
The business now has an opportunity to appoint an Associate General Counsel to join the team and lead on key negotiations and business critical advice. The role will provide day-to-day support on strategic direction and lead the other members of the legal team. You will serving as lead counsel on new deals and business models as well as resolve issues which arise in existing commercial relationships. You will draft and negotiate key supply chain and distribution agreements as well as manage risk for the business, at all levels.
As part of a small but well-integrated legal team, you will have direct exposure to senior management from day one.
The role will best suit a lawyer with a strong commercial contracts background, ideally gained in-house, given the variety of the responsibilities. Experience in manufacturing, supply and distribution is key, with any retail or healthcare retail experience being highly regarded. Procurement and supply contracts experience will also be well-utilised.
Strong interpersonal skills, a commercial approach and can-do attitude are all welcome. As a senior member of the legal team, any previous management experience would be useful. Excellent communication skills and the ability to navigate sensitively through highly complex matters are also essential.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-known healthcare retail and wholesale business in a key role for the business.