Establish and lead the legal and compliance function across APAC
Healthcare Professionals Group have partnered with this ground-breaking healthcare organisation to identify a high calibre candidate for this newly created role of Senior Counsel, Legal & Compliance focused on the APAC region.
About the company Join one of the pharmaceutical sector’s most dynamic and innovative organisations that has played a key role in saving lives and improving health outcomes for patients globally. With a burgeoning pipeline of therapeutics, this organisation has unique and exciting growth plans in the APAC region, and globally.
About the opportunity Reporting above country to the global legal and compliance lead, the Senior Counsel, Legal & Compliance, will work closely with in-market commercial leaders to provide Legal and Compliance business partnering capabilities across a range of APAC countries including Australia & New Zealand, South Korea, Singapore and Hong Kong. Your ability and proven experience in working strategically across the APAC region whilst having hands on involvement in the execution of legal and compliance responsibilities across the region is critical for this role.
This is a visible and high-impact role, with the opportunity to provide counsel on a wide range of legal, regulatory and compliance matters. Your ability to work with external counsel in markets across the region, together with focusing on the Australian market, as well as providing insights to the organisation above the region as it upscales, is vital.
Lead the legal, compliance and privacy directorate across the APAC region
Partner with key stakeholders internally and external counsel across the region to ensure alignment with all legal and regulatory requirements
Work across a broad range of resource intensive projects including negotiations with government, major capital works projects and strategic alliances and agreements with key stakeholders
Support Government Relations, Corporate Affairs and Market Access initiatives across the region
Ensuring compliance and privacy best practice requirements are met
Provide strategic and hands on counsel to commercial leaders across key markets in the region
Mandatory Skills and Experience
Legal qualification from an accredited law school, admitted into practice and in good standing
Current Australian/Victorian practicing certificate (or other Australian state)
Legal and Compliance leadership experience across APAC (preferably ANZ, South Korea, Singapore)
Experience across pharmaceuticals, medtech and life sciences a distinct advantage
Experience working in a complex, dynamic and cross functional corporate environment
Ability to work between strategic and execution priorities across multiple countries
Currently based in Melbourne or ability to relocate in the short term (including full permanent working rights in Australia)
Ability to act with urgency as the organisation builds its regional footprint
Market leading remuneration package including STIs, LTIs and stock on appointment
Comprehensive medical and dental insurance for you and your family
Generous life and disability insurance
Access to additional leave
Paid parental leave, family planning and adoption benefits
Well-being and employee assistance program
How to Apply To apply for this role, please ensure you meet the skills and experience requirements before applying electronically.
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