Johnson & Johnson Careers

Senior Legal Counsel

Bucharest, Romania
Corporate Law

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905719444W

At Janssen, we are dedicated to addressing and solving some of the most important unmet medical needs of our time in oncology, immunology, neuroscience, infectious diseases and vaccines, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.  Driven by our commitment to patients, we bring innovative products, services and solutions to people throughout the world. Janssen is a pharmaceutical company of Johnson & Johnson.  Please visit for more information.
Senior Legal Counsel
Location: Bucharest, Romania
Full time, unlimited contract
Senior Legal Counsel will provide mainly legal counsel to the Janssen organization in Romania as well as take part in some of the Janssen’s projects in Central Eastern Europe (CEE) region. Senior Legal Counsel will report directly into the Legal Director CEE & Greece.
  • Provide a day to day legal support to Janssen Romania operating company - drafting and negotiating of commercial contracts, advice on business conduct, anti-trust, health care compliance, contract law, public procurement law, employment, corporate governance, data privacy law, etc.
  • Partner with other departments within the company such as HEMAR, Medical, Regulatory, Quality as well as Health Care Compliance department (including provision of guidance on Health Care Professionals contracts)
  • As a member of CEE legal team, partner with the business and support strategic cross-country CEE projects & initiatives – for example new business developments, market access approaches and patient centric programs, value-based health care, etc.
  • Participate actively in external environment/policy related work
  • Anticipate and address critical legal, business and ethical issues
  • Coordinate government inquiries and reviews with local and corporate stakeholders
  • Interact, share knowledge and work effectively with colleagues from Johnson & Johnson law department
  • Provide regular legal trainings within your organization as needed

  • Romanian Law degree obtained with excellent results - required
  • 7-10 years of professional experience within law area – required
  • We prefer experience from leading law firm and/or law department of a multinational corporation
  • Bar admission considered an advantage
  • Previous experience within the healthcare industry or expertise in life sciences (preferably pharmaceutical products) considered as an asset
  • Additional supplementary degree or LLM from abroad considered an asset
  • Fluent knowledge of English and Romanian
  • We expect you to be committed towards quality, vision, high ethical standards and strong compliance mindset
  • Personality wise we are looking for solution and business-oriented team player, who is result driven self-starter, able to demonstrate assertive and pro-active approach as well as strong inter-personal, listening and communication skills
  • We are looking for you if you are able to manage strategic and complex matters, understand the business goals and perspectives and exercise good judgment; if you are comfortable working with senior management within a multicultural, high-achieving company with high standards of ethics and Credo behavior
  • Also be prepared for occasional travel
We offer:
  • An opportunity to be part of a global market leader
  • A dynamic and inspiring working environment
  • Possibilities for further personal as well as professional development
  • Work in a positive atmosphere with a highly motivated, energized team a good track level of success in business
  • Many employees benefits
The benefits are regulated by internal policy which contains the full details regarding the entitlement and conditions for the benefits

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Corporate Law
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