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Paralegal Job Haarlem Netherlands,  


Posted on : 15 May 2017

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Paralegal-PAR000148DescriptionPARALEGALAre you a good networker and do you find satisfaction in solving legal problems? Are you ambitious and could you see yourself working for a world leader in the pharmaceutical industry? Are you fluent in English as well as in Dutch and do you have a formal legal education? If you have answered yes to the questions above we would like to invite you to apply for our Paralegal position.The position: Description and PurposeWorking closely with the Legal & Compliance Director in the Netherlands, the Paralegal s primary responsibility will be to provide legal and compliance support to all operations of MSD in the Netherlands, as well as international subsidiaries as further detailed below. Support to be extended by Paralegal will cover contractual and corporate work as well as legal and compliance advice.Paralegal will be expected to work in cooperation with stakeholders in the Netherlands and other members of MSD Legal & Compliance team and external local councils, as well as relevant headquarters and subsidiary staff and functional groups.Main Activities and Responsibilities: " Giving Legal and Compliance Advice to different internal stakeholders including without limitation on sales and marketing activities. " Independently drafting and updating contracts in English as well as in Dutch for internal customers like: manufacturing, licensing, warehousing, distribution, supply, services, clinical trials, etc. provides contractual support to all internal stakeholders in relation to contracts, as well as to internal and external auditors on contracts related questions. " For international activities, ensures and documents that the contract approval processes defined is complied with. " Independently and in collaboration with in-house and/or outside counsels, draft documents supporting the MSD entities established in the Netherlands (e.g. Powers of Attorney, Board Resolutions, Board Minutes, By-laws, Authorization Letters), obtain the required internal approvals and handle the execution and subsequent notarization, apostil and/or legalization of such documents. " Responsible for creating, archiving and maintaining the mentioned corporate documents and answering related routine questions from internal clients and HQ. Maintains the appropriate local or HQ databases with such documents. " Processing of reviews and approvals of outside counsels  invoices by Legal & Compliance director, handles payments of approved invoices and other related expenses related to the Legal and Compliance Department, " Liaising with Trademark and Patent Departments to maintain accurate and updated list of patents or trademarks.QualificationsQualifications " Legal degree (Master, LLM) preferred. Business Administration (HBO) degree will be considered " Professional or academic legal qualification or minimum 2-3 years law firm or in-house legal department experience in Netherlands or other jurisdictions would be advantageous " Prior experience in pharmaceutical industry would be advantageous " International experience with matrix organisation would be advantageousSkills " Very strong communication skills, both verbal and written " Fluent in English AND Dutch " Ability to work in autonomy as well as within a team environment " Proactive and responsive " Ability to work meticulously, while keeping oversightAbout MSDMSD is working to help the world be well. Through our medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products, we work in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions to patients and animals. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to health care through far-reaching programs that donate and deliver our products to the people who need them. MSD has a workforce of almost 4500 in the Netherlands at three main sites.MSD. Be well. For more information, visit our website: msd.nl/career/Our employees are the key to our company s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.A good place to workMSD is an attractive employer offering interesting opportunities in Research & Development, production and staff departments for an enormous range of disciplines such as biologists, chemists, process engineers, technicians, mechatronic engineers, pharmacists and operators. MSD always seeks best-in-class  employees at all levels. We expect a lot from our people and MSD has a lot to offer them as well. Team spirit, entrepreneurship, integrity, leadership and cross-border communication skills are what MSD values and rewards most. If you enjoy being challenged, over and over again, MSD will be a good place for you to work. We have an excellent fringe benefit program, and we invest heavily in the development of our people. MSD gives you plenty of opportunities for individual initiative and responsibility.Information:For further information regarding this position, please contact Arjan Mondria, Talent Acquisition Partner, phone + 31 (0) 6  11 80 7841.ApplicationIf you are interested in this challenging role, you are requested to apply online by uploading your resume and application letter in English.Job: Paralegal Job Title:ParalegalPrimary Location: EMEA-Netherlands-NH-HaarlemEmployee Status: RegularNumber of Openings: 1Company Trade Name:MSD Job Segment: Paralegal, Pharmaceutical Sales, Outside Sales, Compliance, Supply, Legal, Sales, Operations

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