NTO Turkey Legal Counsel& ERC Officer

Nov 26, 2021

Job Description

Purpose: To provide effective legal counsel to assigned business functions or teams within a global BF/BU or Corporate function or lead the function for a country organization, acting as a legal advisor and Business Partner, negotiating contracts, managing litigation and providing counseling on substantive area legal issues. To lead legal projects and transactions Typically leads the Legal function for a small medium country/ cluster of countries or manage a legal substantive area in larger countries/ region

Major Accountabilities: Act as a legal Business Partner to the Country Head in all activities relating to the contractual negotiations and statutory obligations.
-Draft complex transactions and contracts independently and provide complex and contextual legal advice and guidance (incl. training of key customers in specified legal areas).
-Identify risks relating to business activities and potential solutions thereof; raise business’ awareness of legal issues and ensure early legal involvement.
-Conduct robust risk assessments that substantiate recommendations, and advise on and determine appropriate actions to support the management decision processes.
-Manage significant disputes and litigation and/or investigations and make decisions independently within a broad framework.
-Guide, counsel and support the work of more junior Legal counsels, paralegals and support staff.
-Provide expertise in one or more substantive areas (e.g. Transactions, Litigation, HR and Regulatory).& lead legal projects and transactions (i.e.: Licensing and Divestment).
-Lead, direct and develop the legal resources within one division or across all divisions in the country (depending on whether divisional or cross-divisional role).

Compliance accountabilities:
-Manage and support activities regarding compliance issues, such as anti-trust and regulatory.
-Collaborate and partner closely with business leadership (e.g., Site Leadership, Training and Learning Head, P&O Head, Head of Finance) and other functions (e.g., SpeakUp Office) to ensure implementation of the ERC program in the country.
-In collaboration with the Training and Learning (T&L) Head, ensure ERC trainings are incorporated in the countries and sites T&L strategy, metrics and escalation procedures
-Ensure, in collaboration with P&O, that the Conflict of Interest Policy is implemented in the country.
-Together with the relevant members of the Sites management teams, foster a culture of integrity through the Sites.
-Regularly update Site Leadership and Global ERC on the status of the compliance program in the respective Site.
-Provide support in reporting allegations of misconduct to the SpeakUp Office.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

People Leadership Project Management, Functional Breadth, Industry/ Business Exposure, Accountability Risk English Legal Risk Assessment Legal Analysis and Opinions Legal High Complexity Cost-Effective Spend Management Legal Support - Single Country or Business Function Problem solving Knowledge of practices and standards , Union negotiations / M&A Experience
Novartis Technical Operations
Legal & Intellectual Property & Compl.
Full Time
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NTO Turkey Legal Counsel& ERC Officer

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