Ascensia Diabetes Care, head quarter based in Basel, Switzerland is a global diabetes care company, dedicated to helping improve the lives of people with diabetes by empowering them to take charge of their health. At Ascensia, we want to serve the needs of patients through our innovation and specialist expertise in diabetes. We create high quality solutions and precision tools that help patients manage their condition. Innovation is in our DNA and we are agile, entrepreneurial and dynamic in the way we operate.
Join us in this exciting new role as Legal Counsel of Ascensia Diabetes Care with its German subsidiary Asscensia Diabetes Care GmbH in Leverkusen
In this position you will be a key player to drive Ascensia's success in Diabetes Care by providing valuable legal and compliance advice on broad range of questions (issues). Reporting to the Senior Counsel Europe and Emerging Markets, you will be part of the management team and work hands-on and independently with your local business colleagues and advise them within a broad scope of matters. At the same time, this role will also support other European Territories and the Global Headquarters in Basel on a need basis
This includes:Ensure an optimal cross-functional collaboration with all involved departments, including Medical, Marketing, Sales and enable the business to act in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and policies.
Provide effective advice on all legal and compliance matters of Ascensia Diabetes Care Germany, giving guidance related to marketing and medical topics, including product launch activities.
Advise medical, marketing and sales teams on launch activities, advertising and promotional activities.
Advise on strategies and review marketing and promotional materials (print and electronic materials, social media, presence at medical congresses)
Provide advice on data protection law and employment law related matters, liaising with external experts when neededParticipate in special projects of Ascensia Diabetes Care in the Region, working with internal and external stakeholders (including outside counsel as necessary)
Participate in the development and implementation of corporate policies, programs and procedures, in line with global policies and best practices Your Profile:
For this role, we are looking for an experienced Legal Counsel with the following profile:
Law degree and attorney qualified in Germany3-5 years in-depth experience (in-house) within the life-science industry, in Legal and Compliance areasKnowledge of EU and Member State laws and regulations impacting the medical device/pharmaceutical industry, knowledge of compliance healthcare codes and industry standardsSolid understanding of data protection and employment lawsStrong contract drafting and negotiation skills and experience with various agreementsGerman native with excellent English language skillsOther European languages a plusDynamic, bold, motivated and solutions oriented individual, able to be a self-starter and work very independentlyFlexible to travel around Germany or Europe
What we offer:
We offer you an exciting opportunity to help to shape the future of Ascensia. We strive to work result oriented with efficient and lean procedures and always look at ways to improve ourselves. We offer opportunities to entrepreneurial thinking individuals and encourage new ideas by fostering personal development and growth