GlaxoSmithKline has an opening for a Senior Counsel representing the Global Manufacturing & Supply (GMS) division. Reporting to the VP of Legal Operations GMS, in this role you will have significant exposure to business leaders and responsibility for an interesting and diverse mix of legal work including: • Providing support to the Global Manufacturing and Supply (“GMS”) Supply Chains on day-to-day matters impacting site operations including EHS and FDA regulatory requirements. • Provide support to the GMS External Supply, Production Procurement and Third Party Supply groups to include the negotiation of agreements for the supply of products and the resolution of commercial disputes that may arise. • Providing support to GMS Strategy function in Business Development transactions that involve the supply of product from a third party or have GMS Supply Chain implications. This will include due diligence and negotiation and drafting of transactional documents. • Providing support to the GMS Strategy function in transactions involving the sale or closure of a site in the GMS network, to include due diligence, asset or stock purchase agreements, manufacturing/supply agreements and transitional services agreements. • Providing support to the GMS Quality function, including advising on legal matters impacting Product Incident Review Committees, recalls and interaction with regulatory agencies that oversee the manufacture and supply of pharmaceuticals and consumer healthcare products. • Providing training to GMS staff on emerging legal developments as well as improving capability of staff in the GMS business (i.e. Effective Contracting). • Liaising with other Legal practice groups and / or GSK Businesses to ensure integration of the full range of legal issues that may arise in a given matter or transaction.
Basic Qualifications: JD / LLB
Minimum 8 years experience at a top law firm and/or in-house in a company operating in a highly regulated industry.
Experience drafting and negotiating complex commercial contracts such as Asset and Stock Purchase Agreements and Manufacturing and Supply Agreements.
Preferred Qualifications: Mergers and Acquisitions experience
Experience advising clients in a manufacturing function regarding FDA Regulatory, cGMP Compliance, Customs and Export Controls and/or EHS regulations
Managing dispute resolution
Experience drafting and negotiating manufacturing and supply agreements and procurement agreements
Experience advising senior business leaders in a highly regulated industry.
We are a science-led global healthcare company – with three world-leading businesses – that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products.We have a significant global presence with commercial operations in more than 150 countries, a network of 87 manufacturing sites, and large R&D centres in the UK, USA, Belgium and China.