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Legal Counsel, EU Commercial

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Who we are

Together, we’re on a mission to make good health more affordable and accessible, to help millions around the world enjoy healthier lives. It’s a mission that bonds our people across nearly 60 countries and a rich, diverse variety of nationalities and backgrounds. Working here means working with the world’s leading manufacturer of generic medicines, and the proud producer of many of the products on the World Health Organization’s Essential Medicines List. Today, at least 200 million people around the world take one of our medicines every single day. An amazing number, but we’re always looking for new ways to continue making a difference, and new people to make a difference with.

Location of the role

This role will be based in our European HQ in Amsterdam. The EU HQ will move to Haarlem in 2024.
Some international travel involved (approx. twice a year)

The opportunity

As the Legal Counsel EU Commercial, you'll be the go-to person for legal matters in Teva's Innovative Medicines & Marketing Franchise. Your role is crucial in making sure Teva's Pivot to Growth strategy succeeds across all EU Commercial Regional functions. You'll be supporting various departments like Medical, Marketing, Market Access, Communications, and Government Affairs with vital legal advice. Essentially, you'll be the legal backbone, ensuring Teva stays ahead in delivering innovative healthcare solutions in Europe.

How you’ll spend your day

  • Draft and negotiate various commercial contracts (including service agreements, advertising agency agreements, market research agreements, grants & donations, etc.);
  • Support projects in the field of digital marketing and social media;
  • Provide legal support and advice on all activities relating to key products & therapeutic areas (in particular regional marketing and medical activities) to ensure compliance with applicable laws and EU Regulations as well as Teva policies and procedures;
  • Provide legal guidance on (non-)promotional materials and pro-actively identify risks or possibilities in the area of unfair competition;
  • As an active member of the brand teams, proactively identify potential legal risks and assist in implementing strategies to minimize those risks;
  • Responsible for administration tasks, for example update policies covering contracts & promotional activities;
  • Assist in establishing, reviewing and training management and key personnel on relevant policies;
  • Keep up to date with emerging legal trends in the EU region;
  • Contribute and advice on building and designing best legal practices and processes in the innovative area.

Your experience and qualifications

  • Law degree (Master) in one EU jurisdiction
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the legal practice as in house counsel or in private practice in a top-tier law firm
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Proactive and positive attitude and strong drive to achieve results
  • Excellent team player who can work effectively across cultures and skill levels
  • Experience in handling a high volume of activity involving multiple projects simultaneously
  • Hands-on and flexible
  • Being able to connect the legal and business perspective

Contact person

Ivo Huijskens - Senior Recruiter - Benelux & Nordics

Reports To

Sr Dir, General Counsel EU Commercial

Pre employment screening

Teva will carry out appropriate verification and legally permitted vetting prior to the confirmation of any offer of employment. More information on this verification and vetting will be provided if you reach this stage of the application process.

Already Working @TEVA?

If you are a current Teva employee, please apply using the internal career site available on "Employee Central". By doing so, your application will be treated with priority. You will also be able to see opportunities that are open exclusively to Teva employees. Use the following link to search and apply: Internal Career Site

The internal career site is available from your home network as well. If you have trouble accessing your EC account, please contact your local HR/IT partner.

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to support you throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.

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