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Legal & Compliance Counsel

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Chiesi is seeking a Legal & Compliance Counsel to join the Benelux affiliate. This role offers a great opportunity for an ambitious lawyer with experience in contract law and interest in compliance. Are you ready for the next step in your career? And do you want to work in a Great Place to Work certified organization?

What will you do?

As a Legal & Compliance Counsel you offer advice and guidance in respect of the legal and compliance aspects of Chiesi’s business operations and monitors their compliance within the organization.

You make sure that the legal and regulatory provisions have been applied, managed and monitored in such a way that Chiesi complies with all the prescribed guidelines and directives. You are responsible for an adequate and correct way of handling incidents.

Next to that you provide support for commercial transactions and negotiations on contracts and you are the local contact for any legal issues of Chiesi that may arise.
Drafting policy documents and legal documents within the frameworks of local and European legislation are also part of the job. You draft and make sure they are timely adjusted.

We offer you the following:

  • An attractive salary in line with your experience;
  • Bonus structure based on performance and company result;
  • Empower yourself: lots of Learning & Development opportunities
  • Unique opportunity to work for an Italian family-owned company with a strong emphasis on our values and behavior;
  • Work for the largest pharmaceutical group in the world which is Certified B Corporations;
  • Opportunity to work (partly) from home;
  • Attractive pension scheme;
  • Chiesi will take care of 50% of the costs of your (and your family’s) health insurance;
  • Business and fun combined; for example a 3-day trip with the complete Benelux team.

Who are we looking for?

Someone with fresh energy and ambition to grow. You have excellent communication skills and you are a strong teamplayer. Willingness to learn about the Belgian law and policies is important.

Next to that you have:

  • A master’s degree in law
  • Minimum of 2 years of working experience as a lawyer and/or legal counsel, preferably in an international setting;
  • Experience with drafting and negotiating various commercial contracts;
  • Eager to learn more about compliance related topics;
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical law and experience with project-based working and independent project management would be a plus;
  • Fluency in Dutch and English, knowledge of the French language is considered a plus.


Nice! We are looking forward to receiving your application! Click on the button ‘Apply now’ and upload your CV and motivation letter and we will contact you. Questions? Then contact Femke Roze at +31 6 83623681.

About Chiesi

We are Chiesi, a family business founded by Giacomo Chiesi. In 1935, Giacomo started making new medicines in his pharmacy in Parma.

Now, more than 85 years later, his grandchildren Alessandro, Andrea, Giacomo and Maria Paola, are at the helm of a globally operating company. Our company offers jobs to more than 6,500 people. They make medicines for chronic lung diseases, transplants and respiratory problems premature infants and several rare diseases.

But one thing hasn't changed; we decide what we do ourselves, without major shareholders who demand higher dividends or determine where we invest. We can still really do business with a long-term view. This long-term vision is aimed at helping patients. In line with the values of the Chiesi family where caring for each other and the world around us, is of paramount importance.

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