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Associate Director, Legal and Compliance - China  

MSD (company)


Posted on : 27 April 2017

Project Description

  • Provide legal counsel, assistance and general business advice to company businesses in China, as follows:
  • Advise on compliance with market authorization and production related laws and regulations.
  • Assist HQs IP team to work on IP related issues.
  • Advise on Draft, review and negotiate contracts for company China.  
  • Strong interaction is necessary with all levels of the China Medical, R&D and senior management and the HQs/Regional legal teams.
  • Assist in legal support in business development projects (including merger and acquisition and licensing) together with the HQs/Regional legal teams.
  • Work with Medical team and PV team to handle legal claims relating to adverse events.
  • Review and advise on promotional materials, training materials, etc.
  • Provide legal support and work with compliance team to provide compliance support to daily operations of R&D organization.

Performance Criteria
  • Well organized and capable of handling a demanding workload
  • Excellent legal and research skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent drafting and negotiation skills in both English and Mandarin
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively and smoothly with both the local offices in China and the corporate offices in Singapore and the United States
  • Good computer skills (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

  • Over 10 years of post graduate experience with corporate, commercial transactions, and management of litigation.
  •  In-depth expertise within the Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences Sector and a strong sense of both business and scientific activities.  
  • Experience of working in an in-house setting or in a healthcare related industry is desirable. Experience in compliance related work is a plus.
  • Excellent legal academic credentials with law firm or in-house legal experience/training are required. 
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Mandarin is required. Legal education from a Commonwealth jurisdiction is preferred.

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