Organon - Director, Legal, Corporate Transactions ( MERCUSR106415ENUS)
As a trusted partner within the Organon Legal team you will partner with our leaders to ensure we maintain Organon’s values and high ethical standards, protect our people and assets, and enhance our reputation. Organon seeks to accomplish big goals—start a new Company, create a new culture, be proactive and entrepreneurial, and impact lives of women around the globe. Organon will invest in our people and strive to foster an environment that is inspiring, supportive, transparent, empowering, and diverse. Joining Organon is an experience like no other, where you can learn, develop, and be a key contributor to deliver on Organon’s s mission. You will work cross-functionally with stakeholders across the organization to provide legal support to the Business Development organization for complex transactions.
Work closely with management in business development and licensing functions on complex legal transactions led by the Company
Provide both deal and strategic advice to business development, management and executive clients
Negotiate and draft highly sophisticated M&A, joint venture, licensing, collaboration and other agreements
Advise on relevant antitrust, FTC, SEC and corporate laws impacting various projects
Supervise activities and manage relationship with outside counsel, as needed, to support transactions
Provide legal services, advice and guidance that is consistent with law and Company policy; furthers business objectives and appropriately balances divisional/function/corporate business objectives and legal risks
Exercise judgment to drive decisions on routine and non-routine matters within area of practice
Some domestic and international travel required
Education Minimum Requirement:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
Graduate of an accredited US law school, with admission to the Bar of Pennsylvania, New Jersey or another state.
Required Experience and Skills:
Five (5) or more years of experience in a law firm or corporate setting.
Excellent teamwork, communication (written and oral) and analytical skills, and a high degree of business acumen.
Experience in managing a significant workload, with the ability to juggle competing tasks in a fast paced and challenging environment.
Experience drafting legal transactional documents and advising on business and legal risks in specific transactions
Experience in operating independently in ambiguous circumstances
Experience in handling complex transactional matters in the pharmaceutical or related industries
Ability to be proactive and take initiative
Who we are …
Organon delivers ingenious health solutions that enable people to live their best lives. We are a $6.5 billion global healthcare company focused on making a world of difference for women, their families and the communities they care for. We have an important portfolio and are growing it by investing in the unmet needs of Women’s Health, expanding access to leading biosimilars and touching lives with a diverse and trusted portfolio of health solutions.
Our Vision is clear: A better and healthier every day for every woman.
At launch, we will be more than 10,000 Founders strong, ready to rise together as we make a difference in a new way. As Founders, employees will create their future and will help shape the direction of Organon and its impact on the world. Our culture reflects our passion for those we champion.
At Organon, we all belong. We embrace diversity and give it a voice. Our commitment to supporting women is reflected in the make-up of our leadership team, which is majority female and our diversity of experience is core to who we are and what we are designed to do.
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