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Paralegal Swiss Campus

Zug, Switzerland

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905709073W

Caring for the world, one person at a time’... inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.


Cilag GmbH International is part of Johnson & Johnson, Family of Companies. Over the last years, several business units have been established within the legal entity of Cilag GmbH International, creating a diverse, international organization with over 950 employees.

Our legal department is looking for a

Paralegal - Swiss Campus support

Position Summary:

The Paralegal / Swiss Campus support is a dedicated resource supporting the Swiss Campus with legal oriented tasks and reports directly to the Law Department.


Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Know and adhere to the Johnson & Johnson Code of Business Conduct and all other requirements relevant to the role, and demonstrate behaviors consistent with Our Credo values. 
  • Responsible for corporate governance activities, including the support of drafting, finalizing and executing such documents, for the Zug based Legal entities and related branches.
  • Conducts research and resolves legal questions about corporate law under the direction of an attorney.
  • Drafts legal documents such as contracts, templates, correspondence and reports.
  • Leading and coordinating legalization and other related matters.
  • Legalization (notarization, apostille, embassies, Commercial Trade of Commerce) of corporate documents (including translations), including monitoring the entire process.
  • Responsible for support and maintenance of the legal content on the intranet website and related applications.
  • Support activities around general, HR and tax related projects including acquisitions, divestitures, reorganizations, and policies.
  • Discrete handling of confidential information.
  • Acting as business liaison between in-house counsel, outside counsel, and affiliate companies as needed.
  • Propose new procedures and optimize and implement existing (corporate governance) procedures.
  • Create and provide training on various corporate governance procedures and signature matrix.
  • Actively participate in identifying best practices and supporting process improvement initiatives in a continued effort to streamline corporate governance related processes.
  • Handling and manage outside counsel invoices and related matters.
  • Manage and oversee the pending and threatening litigation for certain legal entities.
  • Support of finalizing and executing legal documents.
  • First point of contact for legal oriented mail (penalties, ‘Betreibungen’).
  • Support of projects; such as policy harmonization (including verification of translations), etc.
  • Organizes and maintains databases and files. Collects data and records as necessary.
  • Provides ad-hoc support of the other members of the Law Department.


Education and Experience required:

  • Required Minimum Education: Bachelor degree or commercial education with work experience in a legal environment
  • Required minimum working experience: 4-6 years.
  • Experience in supporting corporate governance pursuant to Swiss law.
  • Basis knowledge of general law and law practice.
  • Relevant experience with Swiss regulations around legalization and related formalities.
  • Strong team working skills - relationship management, interpersonal, communication (both written and spoken), and organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills (English and German).
  • Be precise and willing to take ownership.
  • Confidence to challenge the status quo and take decisions to drive new thinking forward.
  • Creative and pragmatic thinker
  • Flexible mind-set and ability to adapt
  • Proactive and constructive team player

We are offering you a multifaceted opportunity in a dynamic, international environment with attractive terms and career opportunities as well as a good infrastructure.

If you are interested in this exciting position, please apply online at application letter, CV and testimonials).

Primary Location
Cilag GmbH International (8525)
Job Function
Requisition ID