GSF- Legal Counsel - Shanghai

GSF- Legal Counsel - Shanghai

Sanofi
Shanghai China
5-8 years
Not Specified

Job Description


Job Description :
Who we are
As a global healthcare leader and a Global Top Employer, we are as much a partner to patients facing health challenges as we are a partner to you on your career journey. We are focused on empowering our people to be agents of change, because the work we do will change health outcomes and empower patients’ lives. This is where you will have access to a broad track for all-round development as well as the platform to work as one team across one of the broadest healthcare and well-being portfolios globally.
Why start your career path in Sanofi
Here, you can:
  • Cooperate with strong, independent technology group and experience digital & innovative ways of working
  • Be viewed as a trusted partner, shared goals and quality work

What you can contribute
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Provide legal advice for daily operations of pharma operations;
  • Draft, review and translate contracts and other legal documentation to ensure all relevent legislation is complied with, identify and minimize potential contractual/compliance risks while maximize the business interests;
  • Develop bilingual templates of contracts or other legal documents for daily business operation;
  • Monitor a thorough understanding of the legal development, perform legal research, communicate with various government authorities to understand the most recent regulatory developments, and advise various functional departments on the legal interpretation, implications and opportunities for the company’s operations;
  • Coordinate effectively with other team members to identify the specific needs and maintain consistency of legal standards to meet local business requirements with limited risk;
  • Formulate, review and optimize legal-related procedures and/or policies periodically to ensure the procedures and/or policies in line with the development of business operation, the guideline of global policies and applicable laws and regulations;
  • Monitor and supervise external counsels in disputes and external investigations;
  • Provide legal training to staff to ensure the improvement of their legal awareness;
  • Other tasks as designated by line manager or function head.

What you should have
Education:
Bachelor degree in PRC law or above
Experience & knowledge:
5 years experience in reputable law firm or multi-national company; familiar with foreign direct investment, contract and general corporate work; experiences on pharmaceutical industry are preferred
Core competencies:
  • PRC Bar Qualification is a must;
  • Good understanding of PRC law, sound business acumen and commercial awareness and practically-oriented, ability to identify and resolve legal issues quickly and effectively;
  • Excellent communication skills in both English and Chinese (written & verbal);
  • Computer literacy, familiar with all Microsoft applications;
  • Self-motivated, hard-working, detail-minded, clear thinker, quick learner, team player and ability to work independently under pressure with minimum supervision.

At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.

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