Legal Manager

Novartis - Cairo

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Experience Needed:
More than 5 years
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
10,000 to 45,000 EGP per month
1 open position
About the Job

Job Description

  • Monitor the implementation of the local laws and regulations and companywide policies.
  • Represent Novartis Legal to outside customers, in particular the government and industry associa-tions.
  • Handle legal issues related to business development, alliance management, litigation, corporate governance, and labor law.
  • Negotiate agreements for the local organization.
  • Limit litigation risk exposure.
  • Manage legal housekeeping (archiving of contracts, official documents, litigation documents, etc.).
  • Keeping close follow up for the contract managements database -Active member of the Privacy Network representing all businesses in the country; Contact person for data privacy questions and global initiatives in respect to local data privacy
  • Ensure, coordinate and support appropriate data privacy organization at country level; Coordinate compliance activities with Local Data Protection Coordinators and Global Head Data Privacy, including compliance assessments
  • Support Local Data Protection Coordinators and the business to comply with local privacy and data protection laws and Novartis policies and guidelines; Support Local Data Protection Coordinators and local organizations to handle inspections, audits and data pri-vacy incidents according to legal requirements and internal policies and procedures
  • Support the business to implement the privacy program in line with local laws and business needs
  • Drive and coordinate the development of appropriate written local policies, procedures and training programs;
  • rain Local Data Protection Coordinators / local organizations
  • Support Local Data Protection Coordinators and local organizations to address every day compliance issues; Promote open door communication between the local privacy organization and the Global Privacy Network
  • Share information and expertise with all businesses in the country
  • Report regularly on major local developments and material issues to Global Head Data Privacy
  • Interact with local data protection authorities/ensure submission of appropriate notifications
  • Remain fully knowledgeable about privacy and data protection laws, local interpretations, developments and trends in Egypt
Job Roles: Legal
Job Requirements
  • Master Degree / Law Degree Local language, English; other languages helpful
  • Experience in legal practice (> 5 years)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Persuasive negotiator
  • Communications and leadership skills
About this Company

Novartis is a global healthcare company based in Switzerland that provides solutions to the evolving needs of patients worldwide.

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