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Job Post: Legal Counsel @ Procter & Gamble

Job Post: Legal Counsel @ Procter & Gamble

About Procter & Gamble

Procter & Gamble is one of the largest FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) company in the world with strong brands like Pampers, Ariel, Always, Gillette and Oral B just to name a few. 

Job description

The Legal Counsel will be responsible to provide top-class legal support to one or more businesses of the group in Indian Sub-continent. Specifically, the incumbent would be responsible for the following:

  • Providing guidance on industry specific laws, ethical promotions and ensuring all compliances are met;
  • Drafting, Vetting, Negotiating, and executing all commercial contracts and agreements across the commercial business and business development;
  • Management of Litigations
  • Supporting global Patent and Trademark Departments on local Intellectual Property related matters;
  • Supporting business development initiatives including that of negotiation and execution of documents;
  • Providing legal support for clinical trials and new product development;
  • Collaborating with the Compliance Officer for the development and implementation of and compliance with processes, policies and training, including those related to the FCPA;
  • Supporting all legal initiatives related to brand protection;
  • Working closely with the internal Government Relations Department on Government relations matters;
  • Partnering with other functions such as Medical, Regulatory, HR, Sales, Marketing, Distribution & R&D on specific legal issues;
  • Legal service providers/ external counsel management.
Qualifications

  • Learning agility – ability to quickly learn the nuances of the multi-faceted business.
  • Business partnering - ability to build a strong network both internally and externally for effective business partnering. The ideal candidate profile:
  • Minimum 5-8 years of experience with a reputable law firm or in the legal department of a large multinational corporation in pharma/FMCG industry.
  • Experience and proficiency in general commercial and litigation management. In addition to the above, the incumbent must bring:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication;
  • Good judgment & integrity;
  • Self-starter with strong drive for results and strong sense of ownership;
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to drive projects forward to conclusion;
  • Aptitude to enthusiastically engage with colleagues and business partners to maintain appropriate ethical, legal and compliance standards;
  • Ability to influence other partners, without having direct reporting line;
  • Willingness to make decisions and, where necessary, challenge business partners;
  • Strong communication skills including to build and keep privilege communications;
  • The ability to effectively and efficiently handle external counsel in the provision of legal services;
  • General understanding of intellectual property matters and issues.
  • A degree in law from a reputed university in India and/or abroad.
Job location
Maharashtra, India

How to apply?

To apply, click here.

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