Your Responsibilities :
The manager who takes this position is responsible for qualitative, effective and timely legal support in Kazakhstan, as well as for support of international projects if required.
Advise the business and other support functions on legislation, various legal risks, other law-related matters;
Draft and / or review contracts, contractual documents, promo advertising informational materials, internal company documentation;
Represent the company before the local authorities in case of disputes, governmental inspections / investigations;
Take part in disputes’ resolution, negotiations and prevention as prescribed by corporate policies;
Lead litigations, represent the Company in courts;
Participate in implementation / practical application of corporate POLs & SOPs in the markets;
Create and maintain internal procedures aimed at managing / mitigating legal risks (e.g. contract approval procedure, procedure for disputes’ resolution);
Become a trustful legal partner to the business in achieving its goals and objectives in respective areas by providing high-
quality, proactive, objective and commercially-oriented legal services and advice with respect to Kazakhstan legislation concerning competition law, commercial contracts, advertising, manufacturing, tenders, distribution, logistics, employment law, etc;
Deliver trainings to the business on various legal topics and internal legal policies;
Support internal investigations, audits and other compliance initiatives.
Basic qualifications :
Higher legal education;
7+ years of experience in a Multinational company or International law firm preferably Healthcare industry;
Fluent level of Russian & English;
Effective Influencing and Communication;
Ability to work in a matrix organization and understand the need for continual liaison and information of regional and HQ teams;
Ability to deal effectively with members of various corporate functions with presence and credibility to secure support, buy-
in, and enthusiasm internally and externally for a course of action;
Ability to influence and work cross-functionally and interacting effectively within the organization.
Preferred qualifications :
Must also possess excellent relationship building, conflict management and networking skills;
Excellent analytical and organizational skills, with attention to details;
Good judgment and commitment to delivering results;
Strong drafting, negotiation and client communication skills;
Effective project management skills.
Why GSK? :
At GSK, our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our three world-
leading businesses research and deliver innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We need a talented and motivated workforce to deliver against our strategy.
To achieve this, we strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires.
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