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  • Pfizer Inc.
  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 8 - 11 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

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Role Description

This individual will serve as Legal Director for Hong Kong and Macau In addition to supporting Hong Kong and Macau, the successful candidate for this role will be dedicating half of the time to support Pfizer Biopharma operations in China as directed by the Legal Lead for China The individual will be employed by Pfizer Hong Kong (the Company) and will be located in Hong Kong and will directly report to the Emerging North Asia Cluster Legal Lead with the dotted line to the China Legal Lead


Provides innovative, business solution oriented legal counsel and advice to the country management team, including those with significant enterprise level impact using a high level of business knowledge and understanding of the external environment
Actively participates as a key member of Hong Kong Leadership Team
Provides analysis of legal risks relating to various issues that arise during the day-to-day operation of Hong Kong, Macau and China businesses and recommend business alternatives
Manages a wide variety of projects arising in Hong Kong, Macau and China in coordination various cross-functional teams (including, but not limited to, Sales, Marketing, HR, Finance, Compliance, Corporate Affairs, Health & Value, Medical, Supply Chain)
Manages any disputes, litigations and any regulatory inquiries involving Hong Kong, Macau and China businesses
Aligns with relevant Emerging Markets country attorneys and/or above market colleagues to provide effective, commercially-oriented advice, while identifying & addressing exposure to risk Manages the matrix and maintains an open and regular dialogue with countries in the region to ensure consistent legal support
Proactively advises the North Asia Cluster Legal Lead/China Legal Lead and other relevant legal colleagues on market issues that require escalation
Accountable for ensuring optimal business and country-specific legal support for Hong Kong, Macau and China
Helps manage the legal budget for Hong Kong and Macau, monitoring expenditure to ensure services are cost effective and within agreed budgetary constraints
Stays current on legislative changes, global healthcare trends and other environmental issues related to the development, marketing and sale of pharmaceuticals and ensures that lawyers and clients are educated and informed about relevant legal issues and principles in order to pre-empt problems
Acts as a powerful advocate for clients while championing the interests of the Pfizer enterprise
Embedding our shared priorities within the platform and creating an ownership culture where compliance is a priority


Licensed to practice law in Hong Kong and/or China
Minimum of 8 years of post-qualification experience, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry
Chinese language (both Cantonese and Mandarin) skill highly preferred
In depth understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and of Pfizer (including structure, culture, relevant policies and procedures)
Proven ability to cultivate strong client relationships, build credibility and successfully influence leadership in a fast paced business climate
Strategic and proactive Anticipates needs and able to prioritize quickly
Role model for open/clear communication and interpersonal skills at all levels in the company
Credible influencer
Possesses a high energy level, sense of urgency, creativity, decisiveness, and ability to work well independently or in a team and under pressure
Track record of managing a budget
Culturally sensitive and able to interact effectively with colleagues and clients from varied backgrounds Comfortable navigating across multiple countries
Demonstrated experience and success in managing and working within a complex matrixed environment Experienced decision maker who builds accountability within the team while appropriately communicating and escalating critical business issues
Enterprise mindset; able to prioritize without bias
A leader who role models the Legal Division Commitments and is capable of helping to drive the type of division and culture we want to create
Demonstrates high self-awareness and a willingness to develop and grow

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical/Medicine, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Legal/Law
Role : Corporate
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 21st Mar 2020

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