Assistant General Counsel

Catalent Somerset , NJ 08873

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description:

Position Overview:

Catalent hires people with a passion to make a difference to the health of millions of people globally. Your expertise, coupled with Catalent's advanced technologies and collaboration with thousands of innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare companies, will help bring life-enhancing products to the people you know and love. Your talents, ideas and passion are essential to our mission; to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Interested in learning more about life at Catalent? Start here

Job Title: Assistant General Counsel

Reports to: Associate General Counsel

Location: Somerset, NJ

Position Summary

The Assistant General Counsel will be an important member of the Legal and Compliance Department, providing direct support to one of our Associate General Counsel and to the Company's Oral Drug Delivery business unit, as well as providing support as needed to other department personnel on a wide variety of matters. This attorney will also provide advice on, and assistance in negotiating and documenting, many types of commercial and other relationships in the region, as well as mergers and acquisition matters and all other matters relating to the success of the region. From time to time, this may include legal advice and support on business disputes, personnel matters, and real estate issues, as well as legal training for the region's business development team. The attorney will liaise as needed with other support and business functions to resolve issues. The attorney will also supervise junior legal personnel in the region.

The Role

  • Draft, review, analyze, structure and negotiate manufacturing, packaging, pharmaceutical development, purchase, supply, license and master service agreements

  • Advise regional personnel with respect to compliance policies, customer and vendor relations, contract matters, regulatory issues

  • Provide general advice to senior management of the region and other regional managers on a day-to-day basis

  • Provide advice and guidance for the accomplishment of the overall business objectives of the region in compliance with applicable laws and regulations and avoidance of unacceptable risks

  • Develop a thorough understanding of and familiarity with the BU's business and its people, products, technology, markets, facilities, customers, and competitors in order to identify trends and formulate business and legal structures and strategies accordingly

  • Ensure that all regional activities are conducted in compliance with all applicable legal requirements worldwide and internal policies and procedures

  • Supervise paralegals and junior attorneys, including training and mentoring as appropriate

The Candidate

  • Able to practice (to the extent required) as an in-house lawyer in NJ

  • Minimum of 5-8 years of transactional/commercial law experience with a combination of large law firms and/or in-house pharmaceutical experience

  • Strong organizational skills in order to prioritize and manage multiple time-sensitive projects simultaneously; willingness to assume heavy workload to meet timing and project needs

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including diplomacy and flexibility, and the ability to interface effectively with personnel at many different levels throughout the Company and with our customers and other business partners

  • Ability to take on large projects, create and present a plan of action, and independently manage projects to favorable resolution or conclusion

Catalent's standard leadership competencies that are used to interview and for Performance & Development:

  • Leads with Integrity and Respect

  • Delivers Results

  • Demonstrates Business Acumen

  • Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Champions Change

  • Engages and Inspires

  • Coaches and Develops

For more information on this fantastic Opportunity, please contact:

Deepak Pillai

Manager, Executive Recruiting

Catalent Pharma Solutions

Frankland Road, Blagrove, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 8RU, UK

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.

personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.

Visit www.catalent.com/careers to explore career opportunities.

Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to DisabilityAccommodations@catalent.com. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Catalent employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Catalent. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.


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