Senior Legal Counsel (m/f)

  • Kundl
  • Vollzeit
  • Berufserfahrung
  • 17.10.2018

Come join us and become a part of our world. Together we can discover new ways to improve and extend people's lives. As part of the global Novartis Group our sites in Kundl and Schaftenau are specialized in development and production of antibiotics and biologics.

Senior Legal Counsel (m/f)

Novartis Technical Operations / Kundl

Area of Responsibility

  • Member of the NTO EMEA Legal Team and actively contributes to the design and execution of the function's strategy
  • Provide day-to-day legal and proactive support to the site leadership teams and the cluster leadership team
  • Manage NTO legal matters occurring at country and site level supporting direct procurement, indirect procurement, IT assets/systems, real estate, HSE, quality, HR, corporate /compliance, complex agreements, footprint, engineering and third party businesses
  • Act as responsible lawyer for NTO in assigned projects
  • Act as a strong business partner regarding drafting, reviewing and negotiating various types of contracts related to the sourcing of goods and services from third parties and the provision of services to other Novartis group companies adopting a business focused approach
  • Collaborate with country legal organization on country level legal and compliance initiatives
  • Advise on legal aspects of compliance policies, procedures, training and risk assessments
  • Manage a team of two team members
  • Responsible for three manufacturing sites


Education: Austrian/German qualified lawyer
Languages: Fluency in English and German essential
Experience: Minimum 5 years post qualification legal experience; ideally gained within a healthcare / pharmaceutical environment, or alternatively, with a top-tier law firm. Experience of advising on commercial matters. Good working knowledge of Austrian law and relevant European legislation. Project management skills; management experience preferred

Please apply online under the following link Online Application (Job ID 239598BR)
Contact: Christina Ressmann, Staffing Manager

We offer a market-competitive base salary in line with your qualification, experience and individual competencies. Additionally we offer an attractive incentive program, a modern company pension scheme, childcare facilities, learning & development options and worldwide career opportunities within the Novartis group. The base pay is composed of a market oriented excess payment and the respective amount according to the Austrian collective agreement (at least EUR 57,321.74 per year).

Sandoz GmbH
Biochemiestrasse 10
6250 Kundl, Austria
Tel. 05338/200-0


Pharma, Chemie, Biotech
501+ Mitarbeiter

Über uns

Als Teil der weltweiten Novartis Gruppe sind wir an den Standorten Kundl und Schaftenau auf die Entwicklung und Produktion von Antibiotika und Biologika spezialisiert.