Leading, worldwide institution in the life sciences and medical devices arena. A global leader in medical innovations and passionate about what they do.
An employer of choice in this field. Our client is looking for a seasoned privacy, regulatory and data protection specialist in the life sciences, pharma or medical devices spacae.
The chance for a challenging and stimulating career path. Position ideally to be based out of our client's Swiss offices but can equally be located in the UK or Germany.
Are you a common law or civil law qualifed senior lawyer with Bar exam, health care experience and specialising in the regulatory and privacy side?
This is an exciting inhouse opportunity as part of a leading global player. Role can be based in any of my clients primary European locations such as the UK, Germany or Switzerland.
You will have the responsibility for regulatory and privacy legal guidance within the European region for our client. In this regard, you will be providing high-
quality guidance and support to our client's regulatory and quality assurance teams and other business functions on healthcare and medical device regulatory and privacy matters
The daily job content will involve, but not limited to :
Coordinating with and managing external counsel as required for advice in several jurisdictions
Working in close cooperation with other in-house counsel and with the EMEA compliance teams to coordinate and streamline efforts for global efficiency
Close collaboration with European business partners to understand business needs and advance appropriate solutions
Taking primary responsibility for specific projects and / or client groups on matters of moderate to significant complexity
Identifying training needs among business stakeholders and developing / presenting training and education regarding regulatory and privacy requirements and developments
Participating in product quality investigations when appropriate
Relationships with business partners in various functions as well as Legal Department colleagues
Performing special assignments or projects if necessary
Qualified lawyer with at least 6 years+ PQE of related privacy, data protection and regulatory experience from life sciences, pharma or medical devices arena
Your experience will be either from a top tier law firm and / or as in-house counsel
Admitted to the Bar (Europe, UK, Switzerland etc)
Experience of working cross-jurisdictionally
Civil law and / or common law background - both ideally
Proficient in English and at least one additional European language e.g. French or German (written and spoken) a must
Significant demonstrated experience and expertise in regulatory law and privacy / data protection requirements
Experience across major European jurisdictions’ requirements and best practices for advertising and promoting regulated medical devices
Strong European privacy and data protection legal expertise, including GDPR and country-level requirements
Decision-making ability and excellent communication skills
Problem-solver able to find practical solutions and provide practical guidance
Accountable and hands-on, self-starter, results-oriented who can manage multiple high-priority projects simultaneously
EU / EEA / Swiss or equivalent nationals due to work permit regulations
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