veröffentlicht am 22.06.2020

Stada Arzneimittel AG

STADA Arzneimittel – Being a global company, we are committed to caring for people’s wellbeing. For over 120 years, STADA has stood for the highest quality on the health care market. Our company is pursuing a multi-pillar strategy consisting of non-prescription OTC products, generics, and specialty pharmaceuticals including biosimilars. In financial year 2018, we achieved global sales of over EUR 2 billion. The main drivers of this success are the roughly 10,400 employees in the Group.

For the Legal Affairs department within the Corporate Legal division, which belongs to the holding company of the Group STADA Arzneimittel AG, we are looking for a

Senior Legal Counsel (f/m/d)

In this role, you will provide legal advice along the entire value chain of our products, from development through manufacturing to marketing. One of your main tasks will be drafting, reviewing and negotiating agreements with a special focus on licensing (in- and out-licensing), manufacturing, and co-development agreements. You will be part of an agile, entrepreneurial, and committed team in which you will collaborate closely and directly with the business functions globally and locally. Join us on our common growth journey!

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing pragmatic and timely legal advice to all companies within the STADA Group (in articular to the German holding company STADA Arzneimittel AG) on all commercial legal matters including pharmaceutical and antitrust law-related matters
  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a wide variety of commercial contracts in English and German, such as development, manufacturing, supply, distribution, clinical trial agreements, however, with in-depth knowledge of in- and out-licensing agreements, co-development, and R&D collaboration agreements, as well as respective heads of terms/letters of intent
  • to handle international M&A projects (share and asset acquisitions), including drafting (or assisting with drafting) all sale and purchase documentation, and participating in the legal due diligence
  • Handling legal disputes, investigations of authorities and managing external counsel
  • Developing STADA’s standard agreement templates
  • Providing training sessions for internal clients on the above legal topics

Your qualifications:

  • University degree in law and second State Exam in Germany, or qualified lawyer in the US or UK, in each case with above-average grades
  • At least four (4) years of PQE, preferably gained with a specialized law firm or as an in-house lawyer in the life science industry
  • Experienced in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts typical within the life science industry with specific experience as set out above
  • Fluent command of English and preferably German (however, not mandatory)
  • Ability to work in an agile and effective manner with minimal supervision
  • Good communication skills and ability to work in a team

Alongside this interesting work, we offer a range of opportunities for professional and personal development, as well as a working environment that enables a healthy
work-life balance. You will find comprehensive information at
Are you interested in joining a friendly and committed team? Then convince us with your application! Please use our online application portal to apply.

STADA Arzneimittel AG, Human Resources,
Phone: +49 6101 603 246,

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