Catalent Pharma Solutions Assistant General Counsel (m/f) in Cham, Switzerland

Job Description

Job Title: Assistant General Counsel (m/f)

Reports to: Associate General Counsel

Location: Cham, Switzerland

Position Summary

The Assistant General Counsel will be a member of the Legal Department and will report to the Associate General Counsel (AGC) located in our Cham, Switzerland office. This position will closely interface with other members of the Legal Department and business development, procurement and operations personnel throughout Europe.

The attorney filling this position will have experience working in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry on commercial matters as well as other matters that typically arise in a multi-national manufacturing and services business. This attorney will principally be a legal resource in our commercial group, providing advice on, and assistance in negotiating and documenting, various commercial relationships, as well as mergers and acquisition matters and all other types of matters relating to the success of our business.

The Role

  • Draft, review, analyze, structure and negotiate manufacturing, packaging, pharmaceutical development, purchase, supply, license and master service agreements

  • Advise and provide training to business unit personnel with respect to compliance policies, customer and vendor relations, contract matters, and regulatory issues

  • Assist in merger and acquisition activity

  • Help to resolve any customer disputes and claims, support litigation and direct Outside Counsel in dispute/litigation matters

  • Assist in corporate governance activity

  • Provide general advice to senior management of the business units and other senior Company business personnel on a day-to-day basis

  • Provide advice and guidance for the accomplishment of the overall business objectives in compliance with applicable laws and regulations and avoidance of unacceptable risks

  • Provide informed cost-benefit analysis when identifying risks

The Candidate

  • Candidates must have a minimum of 7 years of commercial law experience working in a large law firm, government agency, or corporate law department. In-house legal department experience preferred.

  • Must have license or registration is needed to provide legal advice and representation from a Switzerland-based office.

  • Practical, business-focused advice within scope of responsibilities, including providing informed cost/benefit analysis when identifying risks

  • Strong organizational skills in order to prioritize and manage multiple time-sensitive projects simultaneously; willingness to assume heavy workload to meet timing and project needs

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with ability to synthesize complex legal issues to essential elements for clients throughout the organization with different goals and responsibilities

  • Fluency in English and at least one other language in which Catalent does business in Europe (German, French, Italian)

Catalent’s standard leadership competencies that are used to interview and for Performance & Development:

  • Leads with Integrity and Respect

  • Delivers Results

  • Demonstrates Business Acumen

  • Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Champions Change

  • Engages and Inspires

  • Coaches and Develops

For more information on this fantastic Opportunity, please contact:Deepak PillaiManager, Executive RecruitingCatalent Pharma SolutionsFrankland Road, Blagrove, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 8RU, UK

About Catalent

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.

Catalent. More products. Better treatments. Reliably supplied. ™Visit www.catalent.com/careers to explore career opportunities.

Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email along with the job number and title to Jobs@catalent.com. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be routed to a recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Catalent employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Catalent. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career – join the global drug development and delivery leader! You will help develop some of the nearly 200 products we launch each year or help supply some of the over 7,000 products for patients around the world. Our highly skilled, dedicated global team of over 9,500 is passionate about improving the health of patients by combining their personal expertise with advanced technologies to advance science and supply innovative new products of the highest quality to patients globally.

Why Catalent?

  • Gain unparalleled experience by working on multiple products and technologies – we launch nearly 200 new products for our customers each year.

  • We have 20 global pharmaceutical Product Development teams on five continents, who are, at any given time, working on over 700 new products and hundreds of ongoing clinical trials.

  • Our products include some of the latest life-saving medicines as well as some of the most well-known consumer health brands used by families every day.

  • Catalent’s more than 30 global facilities on 5 continents manufacture over 70 billion doses of over 7,000 important medicines and consumer health products.

  • Nearly 1 in 20 doses of medicines taken around the world has been touched by the Catalent team.

  • We have +1,100 patents on many superior patient-preferred technologies used by all the top pharmaceutical, biologic and consumer health companies.

  • We established the Catalent Applied Drug Delivery Institute to drive collaboration and scientific exchange among industry professionals, academics and partners.

  • Many of our 1,400+ scientists are regularly published in top industry journals and present at top industry conferences to advance knowledge sharing and the development of better life-saving medicines.

Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email along with the job number and title to Jobs@catalent.com. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be routed to a recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.