Head of Legal & Compliance

Job title : Head of Legal & Compliance
Location : New South Wales
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Adam Kumaraswamy
Contact email : akumaraswamy@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : 1446277
About our Client:

Our client is a highly regarded biopharmaceutical entity which is listed on the NASDAQ and which continues to go from strength to strength. 

About the role:

The Head of Legal & Compliance role is responsible for legal and compliance across the ANZ business level as well as a broader leadership role within the local entity. The key element is to advise the ANZ business on a variety of legal and compliance topics acting as a business partner, facilitating the development of legal and compliant solutions.

Role Responsibilities:
  • Support the General Manager + the local senior management team.
  • Is an impactful and influencing member of the local ANZ Leadership team.
  • Develops solutions to solve complex problems.
  • Takes direct responsibility for appropriate matters including:
    • Commercial and trade operations
    • Compliance 
    • Regulatory affairs
    • Medical affairs
    • Finance
    • Clinical operations
    • Market Access
    • Specific therapeutic areas
    • HR and ER issues
    • Corporate governance
  • Works collaboratively with other members of legal departments as well as internal client business partners.
  • Sets appropriate priorities with client business partners and delivers results within the established timelines.
  • Contributes to multidisciplinary and international projects, leads legal oriented projects, and takes responsibility for legal aspects of projects.
  • Manages, leads, and further develops the ANZ Legal and Compliance team to achieve team and function priorities.
Experience + expectations:

  • Fully qualified lawyer in Australia 
  • You will be expected to be able to relocate to Melbourne 
  • Ideally 10+ years of industry or law firm experience.
  • Experience in pharmaceuticals, biotech or other highly regulated industry preferred. Experience with PBS listing and negotiation would be advantageous
  • Exceptional leadership skills
  • An outstanding stakeholder engagement + management skill set
  • Gravitas at Executive level
  • In depth compliance grounding
  • A collaborative management style 
  • A proven proactive approach to legal practice 

How to apply

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Adam Kumaraswamy  on 0414223338.