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Legal Counsel CHC India

Mumbai, India Permanent Date posted 27/06/2024
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Job title: Legal Counsel CHC India

About the job

Our Team:

In LEBI CHC we deliver added value as trusted partners to the CHC business, enabling its sustainable growth, caring about our consumers and people while protecting Sanofi’s independence. We are a “Feel Good Team”, of legal, Ethics, Privacy professionals that find a convivial place to perform, flourish and have fun in our journey to become the Best LEBI team.

We do so by delivering qualitative and timely legal advice, optimizing processes and resources, spotting trends and shaping the external environment, leveraging on the broader CHC LEBI team capabilities and sharing accountability with the business for successes and failures.

Embracing these principles is key to succeed in the position. Role modelling the Sanofi’s Play to Win values is another critical attribute.

Main responsibilities:

• Render effective and thoughtful legal advice to the local CHC teams on their daily operations, to ensure the achievement of business goals in line with local legal requirements, standards and policies.
• Advise and assist on a wide range of business law matters with a wide range of complexity, such as contracting, supply manufacturing, digital, data privacy, among others.
• Support on authorities’ investigations and inspections (excluding compliance topics managed by the EBI team) relating to CHC operations.
• Manage CHC third party claims, disputes and litigations, coordinating with outside counsel where applicable.
• Drive executional excellence through simplification initiatives, optimization of ways of working, leveraging on technology to effectively and efficiently render legal services.
• Contribute and assist in drafting and implementing policies, providing relevant trainings to local CHC teams.
• Spot legal trends, update CHC business teams on changes in the regulation and industry codes that might impact the local business operations.
• Collaborate cross-functionally within and outside the CHC GBU with other legal experts, EBI, business functions and teams in priority projects stretching beyond your local role.

About you
• 5+ years of in-house experience and/or law firm experience.
• Previous life sciences or FMCG experience preferred

• Able to work effectively within a team and autonomously
• Driven, motivated, engaged and capable of managing own workload, with flexible approach to changing priorities
• Communication, empathic and influencing skills; must be able to succinctly summarize and present complex legal concepts to business partners.
• Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies
• Organization skills with an eye for detail
• Competent negotiator
• Thoughtful Risk Taker, with sound judgement and ability to analyse situations and information
• High degree of professional ethics and integrity, determination and composure.
• Adaptability to embrace a dynamic and diverse working environment

Language skills:
• Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills in English

• Law degree from a recognised university in India

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At Sanofi, we provide equal opportunities to all regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.

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