Associate Director – Legal & Compliance

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Employer - MSD
Category - Top-Senior-Management
Job title - Associate Director – Legal & Compliance

Job Description

Job Description

This position is responsible for providing legal and compliance advice, protecting the legal interests and responsibility of all our company businesses in INDIA and neighboring markets. The position shall handle all legal and compliance matters arising from our organisation and its affiliates as designated by and under the supervision of the Director, Legal & Compliance. In addition, as a member of the legal and compliance team, the incumbent needs to work in conjunction with other team members, as well as other colleagues from the global legal and compliance organization, external local counsel and relevant headquarters and subsidiary staff and functional groups, as needed.

We partner with the business to ensure we maintain our company’s values and high ethical standards, comply with the law, protect our people and enhance our reputation. We strive to foster an environment that is inspiring, supportive and diverse.

Key Responsibilities:

The activities will include but are not limited to:
Providing commercial, practical legal advice in accordance with business priorities
Support key commercial initiatives including business development and new product initiatives
Drafting and/or reviewing contracts, including potentially largescale business development contracts
Providing internal legal review as part of organisational medico-legal process for promotional materials according to local laws and our company policies and standards
Assisting Legal and Compliance Director to identify opportunities and implement strategies to ensure high performing L&C team and efficient partnership other businesses and functions within our organisation
Identify opportunities to increase operational efficiencies within Legal and compliance, eliminate low value/low risk work
Providing counsel and support where appropriate, to assist in the implementation of in-country compliance initiatives, controls and measures
Guide, monitor and assist all activities across businesses that require compliance and legal input, and to ensure all corporate, regional and local compliance objectives and goals of India are met
Provide sound, appropriate and timely compliance advice and oversight on all proposals for new or revised initiatives/programs in India and neighboring markets, including but not limited to, patient programs, marketing initiatives, customer centricity projects, business development deals and other business proposals
Providing counsel and support where appropriate, to assist in the implementation of in-country compliance initiatives, controls and measures
Providing legal support in regulatory matters
Monitor changes and developments in the legal and regulatory environment in which our company operates, advise and develop appropriate strategies
Providing Support on Disputes/Litigation
Support the initiation, defence, negotiation, settlement and management all litigation, disputes and actions arising from business operations in INDIA, including contractual, IP, adverse event claims, compliance and regulatory challenges, in collaboration/consultation with Director, Legal & Compliance – INDIA, regional legal team and other legal colleagues from headquarters or other divisions as appropriate
Providing Support on Intellectual Property
Support global IP attorneys to coordinate local trademark and patent filings and collect and disseminate intellectual property information for local management, as neede

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Job Location Mumbai, Maharashtra
Date Posted 05 Sep 2019
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