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Associate Director, Senior Corporate Counsel (339275BR)


Executive Director



Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Novartis protects 750 million patients and more than 100,000 employees in over 140 countries.<br><br>Sandoz, a Novartis division, is a leader in generic and biosimilar medicines and a pioneer in digital therapeutics.<br><br>Job Purpose<br>The Sandoz Legal group is looking for an experienced transactional attorney who can be successful within our ethical, fast-paced, adaptive and collaborative culture to support primarily our Business Development and Licensing team (BD&L). This position is located in Princeton, NJ.<br> <br>The attorney will partner with key stakeholders to advise on, negotiate and draft license, asset purchase, collaboration, co-development and authorized generic agreements, and other strategic transaction documents to support our BD&L and strategy teams . Prior M&A experience in the pharmaceutical industry as well as experience analyzing anti-kickback compliance issues experience is preferred. The attorney will be asked to provide legal leadership on cross-functional teams, identify legal issues relevant to the business, give recommendations to address critical issues so that business and legal objectives are met, advise and consult with employees, managers and leadership, proactively educate the business on relevant issues, serve as the legal advisor in complex transactions, analyze complex issues and concepts in a timely fashion, and review, analyze and keep current on all federal and state legal developments affecting the pharmaceutical industry. <br><br>Major Accountabilities<br>• Primary member of the General Legal team responsible for providing day-to-day legal advice in a pragmatic and collaborative manner to assist the business in achieving its goals/objectives in a legally compliant and ethical manner<br>• Timely respond to day-to-day policy and legal questions raised by the business<br>• Draft, review and negotiate a variety of deals for BD&L <br><br>While Novartis does not require vaccination at this time, for certain Novartis sites in the US all associates and candidates may be required to either upload an image of their COVID-19 vaccine card demonstrating proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 (or other similar evidence of vaccination) or proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken by the associate or candidate within the past seven days to enter any of our sites and/or customer office or healthcare facility, as well as prior to participating in other work related off-site meetings. Employees working in customer-facing roles must adhere to and comply with customers’ (such as hospitals, physician offices, etc.) credentialing guidelines, which may require vaccination. As required by applicable law, Novartis will consider requests for reasonable accommodation for those unable to be vaccinated. This requirement is subject to applicable state and local laws and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions. Please send accommodation requests to<br><br>[#video#{#400,300#}#/video#]