Legal Counsel

Genedata

Basel, Switzerland

The Position

This position offers an exciting opportunity to support a successful, rapidly growing scientific software and consulting company. As Legal Counsel you will be a part of Genedata’s corporate team and be responsible for drafting and negotiating contracts (license, consulting services, collaboration etc.) with clients and partners. You will provide legal advice, guidance, and representation for the senior management and business stakeholders. You will also provide input on business decisions as well as legal strategies for legal activities.

This permanent position is based at our office in Basel, Switzerland. Part-time employment is possible.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drafting, revising, and reviewing license, service and collaboration agreements together with internal business stakeholders;
  • Participating in contract negotiations and providing advice to business stakeholders on contracts and contract compliance;
  • Coordinating with internal stakeholders on various contract-related aspects;
  • Provide internal training on contracts and compliance;
  • Ensuring compliance with policies and procedures, ethical practices, company values, and adherence to relevant laws and regulations;
  • Continuous improvement of contract-related processes and policies as well as supporting business management in planning and implementing such improvements;
  • Providing legal advisory services to all departments and functions in general legal matters;
  • Legal monitoring with respect to changes and regulatory updates.

Your Profile

  • Fully completed Swiss law degree or foreign equivalent, plus very good knowledge and understanding of Swiss law. Admission to the Swiss Bar preferred;
  • 5+ years’ post-qualification experience as an attorney, in-house legal counsel or in a similar role, ideally in an IT/ Software/IP driven industry;
  • Proven track record in a consulting role (with management, clients and partners) as well as managing and solving a wide range of complex legal matters in a business context;
  • Extensive experience in reviewing and negotiating complex contracts; a keen interest in privacy law preferred;
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and oral English; knowledge of German language is a plus;
  • High levels of accuracy and attention to detail.

The ideal candidate is an analytical thinker and self-motivated team player who can also work independently. The position requires the candidate’s ability to be organized, meet deadlines and to prioritize tasks based upon deadlines and level of importance. As Legal Counsel, you are trustworthy, and you demonstrate a high degree of integrity, reliability and responsibility at any time.

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