Legal Counsel (m/f/d) South Africa (Johannesburg)

Fresenius Medical Care is the world’s leading provider of products and services for people with chronic kidney failure.

In this role you will report to our Head of Legal South Africa and be responsible to support our SSA organization from a legal perspective

  • Serve as the part of the SSA legal team, and in general, the Middle East/Africa - South Africa FMC cluster (META) Legal team on the full range of legal matters;
  • Collaborate closely with our local South Africa operations and businesses;
  • Prepare, review, and negotiate all relevant contracts for our South Africa organization;
  • provide legal support and advice to the organization and its senior management;
  • Review and ensure legal compliance with existing regulations, guidelines and standards; provide strategic legal advice concerning new legislative developments
  • Ensure legal compliance of organizational structure, and in general, corporate housekeeping;
  • Collaboration with the larger FMC Legal teams (META/EMEA/Global), and the larger FMC organization;
  • organize, lead, and follow up on the use of external counsel/s;
  • Be the lead contact for external lawyers and consultants and provide general legal counseling regarding all fields of commercial law
  • Fully qualified lawyer, incl. above-average university degree
  • Experience of professional from 4 to7 years in a major international law firm and/or in-house legal department of an internationally operating and complex corporation;
  • Ideally, experience in medical technology, pharmaceuticals or the broader healthcare sector
  • Strong knowledge of the local (South African) laws and regulations, and judicial system;
  • Ideally, first leadership experience, e.g. in a team or project lead role managing junior lawyers and outside counsels;
  • Strong and effective communication and client relationship/management skills with the ability to influence through collaboration;
  • Distinct and highly committed team-player;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize work in a deadline-intensive environment while continuing to provide highly responsive service;
  • Native English language skills; additional languages are highly welcome
  • Karrierelevel:
  • Berufserfahrene
  • Einsatzbereich:
  • Revision / Recht / M&A / Sonstige
  • Arbeitsverhältnis:
  • Unbefristet / Vollzeit
  • Unternehmensbereich:
  • Fresenius Medical Care
  • Standort:
  • International / Süd Afrika
  • Bewerbungsfrist:
  • none - we look forward to your application
Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA
Bad Homburg
Ref. number: 45120

Offen für Individualität und Vielfalt

Fresenius begrüßt Bewerbungen aller Menschen, unabhängig von Geschlecht, Alter, Herkunft, Nationalität, Religion, Behinderung, sexueller Identität und Orientierung oder sonstigen Merkmalen.

Sämtliche Personenbezeichnungen in dieser Stellenausschreibung gelten für alle Geschlechter gleichermaßen (männlich, weiblich, divers).

Karriere mit Sinn

Mehr als 300.000 Menschen auf allen Kontinenten arbeiten bei Fresenius daran, immer bessere Medizin für immer mehr Menschen anzubieten. Unsere eigenständigen Unternehmens­bereiche Fresenius Medical Care, Fresenius Kabi, Fresenius Helios und Fresenius Vamed bieten ein breites Spektrum an Produkten und Dienstleistungen im Gesundheitssektor. Bei uns haben Sie die Chance, mit Ihrer Karriere einen Unterschied zu machen – und Teil unserer beeindruckenden Wachstumsgeschichte zu werden.

Legal Counsel (m/f/d) South Africa (Johannesburg)

Fresenius Medical Care is the world’s leading provider of products and services for people with chronic kidney failure.

In this role you will report to our Head of Legal South Africa and be responsible to support our SSA organization from a legal perspective

Your assignments

  • Serve as the part of the SSA legal team, and in general, the Middle East/Africa - South Africa FMC cluster (META) Legal team on the full range of legal matters;
  • Collaborate closely with our local South Africa operations and businesses;
  • Prepare, review, and negotiate all relevant contracts for our South Africa organization;
  • provide legal support and advice to the organization and its senior management;
  • Review and ensure legal compliance with existing regulations, guidelines and standards; provide strategic legal advice concerning new legislative developments
  • Ensure legal compliance of organizational structure, and in general, corporate housekeeping;
  • Collaboration with the larger FMC Legal teams (META/EMEA/Global), and the larger FMC organization;
  • organize, lead, and follow up on the use of external counsel/s;
  • Be the lead contact for external lawyers and consultants and provide general legal counseling regarding all fields of commercial law

Your profile

  • Fully qualified lawyer, incl. above-average university degree
  • Experience of professional from 4 to7 years in a major international law firm and/or in-house legal department of an internationally operating and complex corporation;
  • Ideally, experience in medical technology, pharmaceuticals or the broader healthcare sector
  • Strong knowledge of the local (South African) laws and regulations, and judicial system;
  • Ideally, first leadership experience, e.g. in a team or project lead role managing junior lawyers and outside counsels;
  • Strong and effective communication and client relationship/management skills with the ability to influence through collaboration;
  • Distinct and highly committed team-player;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize work in a deadline-intensive environment while continuing to provide highly responsive service;
  • Native English language skills; additional languages are highly welcome

Ihr Kontakt

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA
Bad Homburg
Ref. number: 45120

Karrierelevel
Berufserfahrene
Einsatzbereich
Revision / Recht / M&A / Sonstige
Arbeitsverhältnis
Unbefristet / Vollzeit
Unternehmensbereich
Fresenius Medical Care
Standort
International / Süd Afrika
Bewerbungsfrist
none - we look forward to your application

Offen für Individualität und Vielfalt

Fresenius begrüßt Bewerbungen aller Menschen, unabhängig von Geschlecht, Alter, Herkunft, Nationalität, Religion, Behinderung, sexueller Identität und Orientierung oder sonstigen Merkmalen.

Sämtliche Personenbezeichnungen in dieser Stellenausschreibung gelten für alle Geschlechter gleichermaßen (männlich, weiblich, divers).

Karriere mit Sinn

Mehr als 300.000 Menschen auf allen Kontinenten arbeiten bei Fresenius daran, immer bessere Medizin für immer mehr Menschen anzubieten. Unsere eigenständigen Unternehmens­bereiche Fresenius Medical Care, Fresenius Kabi, Fresenius Helios und Fresenius Vamed bieten ein breites Spektrum an Produkten und Dienstleistungen im Gesundheitssektor. Bei uns haben Sie die Chance, mit Ihrer Karriere einen Unterschied zu machen – und Teil unserer beeindruckenden Wachstumsgeschichte zu werden.

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