Interim Head of Legal - Pharma

Recruiter
Vivid Resourcing
Location
Burton-on-Trent
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Expires
22 Jun 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Contract
I am currently looking for an interim head of legal to work for a medical client of mine based in Staffordshire. The candidate will have a strong legal background with 10+ years experience. Experience within the Medical or Pharmaceutical space is a must for this role. Key Responsibilities: Support the Group Company Secretary in helping to maintain the corporate risk register staying abreast of legal developments affecting the organisation and incorporating such developments into the organisations practices Manage and advice on threatened or actual litigation in consultation with insurers, the Group Company Secretary, other internal lawyers and external legal counsel where appropriate. Maintain a register of claims In conjunction with the Group Company Secretary advise key stakeholders on legal priorities, (corporate governance and other relevant regulations and legislation) and support training & compliance work as needed Regularly report on progress with work streams to the Group Company Secretary, and escalate any issues requiring the Group Company Secretary's support or Board level involvement Ensure contracts are in place for all services identified by the business, including maintaining best practice templates for SLA's and other core legal documents for all NHS clients In conjunction with Group Company Secretary assist in the development and administration of internal guidelines, tool-kits, and packaged knowledge on various legal issues including anti-bribery, data protection issues and competition law compliance Assume delegated responsibility for ensuring statutory and internal registers are maintained for UK operations and relevant international businesses Manage the Group's property portfolio, and offer advice on how best to utilise these assets Deliver best in class operational procedures/practices in relation to relevant legal processes

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