The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $201,600.00 and $302,400.00 per year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 364104BR
Millions. Bringing life-changing medicines to millions of people, Novartis sits at the intersection of cutting-edge medical science and innovative digital technology. As a global company, the resources and opportunities for growth and development are plentiful including global and local cross functional careers, a diverse learning suite of thousands of programs & an in-house marketplace for rotations & project work. With a strong medicines pipeline our current transformation will not just deliver growth for our business but continue to allow us to bring innovative medicines to patients quickly.
In the role of Corporate Legal Counsel, you will provide legal advice and support to Finance, Treasury, Public Affairs, Tax & Insurance, Communications, Investor Relations, and other Legal departments (“Business Partners”) in the substantive areas of US corporate, capital markets and securities law.
You will work on disclosures and public reporting, debt and equity capital markets transactions, asset management, investments, derivatives and treasury operations, US corporate structuring and the corporate governance of US entities (the “Subject Matter Areas”).
Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: § Provide legal advice and support with: • Novartis Group compliance with US securities laws, including preparation of Novartis Annual Report on Form 20-F • Quarterly, periodic and ad-hoc disclosures and SEC filings • US corporate governance matters • Special projects pertaining to US Corporate and Group legal matters • Global, cross-divisional and cross-functional transactions and regulatory projects • Group and divisional communications • Investor Relations matters • Group policies, guidelines and procedures
§ Actively stay informed of and conduct legal research into legal trends, new laws and regulations in the Subject Matter Areas to support US Corporate and Finance Legal team objectives § Train Business Partners on new legal trends, legislation, and regulations in the Subject Matter Areas § Contribute to the achievement of the objectives of the US Corporate and Finance Legal team
What you’ll bring to the role: • J.D. degree from a US law school • Admitted to practice law in New Jersey or able to become admitted to practice in NJ under a limited “in house counsel” license • 3+ years (additional years preferred) of related legal experience with emphasis in the Subject Matter Areas. • Strong knowledge of, and experience relating to US securities laws and disclosure matters for US domestic issuers or foreign private issuers • Strong working knowledge of Delaware and/or New York corporation law, particularly in connection with corporate governance • Experience in transactional legal work
Desirable requirements: • Pharmaceutical or biotechnology experience • Experience working at the US Securities and Exchange Commission • High level of capability with internet/technology/social media
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.
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