Mar 29, 2022

Job Description

1000+ Legal colleagues, 766m lives impacted. Novartis Legal is set up as an integrated global function. By integrating lawyers with the various businesses, leveraging knowledge across Divisions and countries, and by creating critical mass and expertise in important markets and in high growth countries, we can support business needs and continuously improve our quality and productivity.

As Data Privacy Officer you will 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.

Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:

- 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 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.
- 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).

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis se compromete a crear un entorno de trabajo excelente e inclusivo y un equipo diverso que represente a los pacientes y las comunidades a las que servimos.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

• Educational background: Law
• 5+ years of Experience as Data Privacy Officer
• English and Spanish fluent
• Experience in Legal Risk Assessment, Legal Analysis and Opinions and Legal High Complexity
• Excellent communication and problem solving skills

Desirable requirements
• Experience in Pharma

You’ll receive:

Competitive salary, annual bonus, pension scheme, health insurance, flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, employee recognition scheme.

Why consider Novartis?

769 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2020. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to learn more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network
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