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Senior Legal Counsel

Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd

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Senior Legal Counsel

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Legal Counsel

Job Reference number (Job ID): LE1737

Posting Date: 06 February 2018

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About Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Idorsia Ltd is reaching out for more - We have more ideas, we see more opportunities and we want to
help more patients.

In order to achieve this we will develop Idorsia into one of Europe’s leading biopharmaceutical
company, with a strong scientific core.

Headquartered in Switzerland - a European biotech hub - Idorsia is specialized in the discovery and
development of small molecules, to transform the horizon of therapeutic options. Idorsia has a broad
portfolio of innovative drugs in the pipeline, an experienced team, a fully-functional research center,
and a strong balance sheet – the ideal constellation to bringing R&D efforts to business success.

Idorsia was listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker symbol: IDIA) in June 2017 and has over 600 highly
qualified specialists dedicated to realizing our ambitious targets.

Job Title: Senior Legal Counsel

Job Responsibilities:
Providing legal advice and draft and negotiate documents on a wide variety of topics. This includes
particularly the legal managing of

  • business development contracts (e,g. licensing contracts)
  • human resources matters
  • procurement contracts
  • clinical development projects
  • marketing contracts
  • compliance matters

The function reports into the Group General Counsel.

Candidate’s Requirements

  • well-seasoned person with bar admission in Switzerland
  • at least 7 years of post-qualification experience in pharmaceutical industry
  • generalist with experience in licensing contracts for pharmaceutical compounds and products,
    clinical development processes and contracts
  • understanding of relevant compliance regulations like FCPA, false claims act etc. as well as anti-
    trust laws
  • deep understanding of the laws of Switzerland as well as a broad understanding of other
    jurisdictions (common law countries)
  • excellent language skills (orally and in writing) in German and English
  • pronounced hands-on work attitude combined with a distinctive high willingness to provide high
    quality services to customers on short time

What Idorsia offers

  • Exciting opportunities for development and professional growth within our dynamic organization
  • A collaborative and solution oriented enviroment where you can make a difference
  • An innovative and open culture in a truly multicultural environment
  • A competitive salary and generous social benefits
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Work Location: Allschwil
Country: Switzerland
Business Area: Legal
Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent

If you are interested, please send your CV and motivation letter by email to
idorsia.careers@idorsia.com clearly stating the job title and reference of the position to which you
are applying in the subject line.

Please be informed that if you are selected for this position, your employment will be subject to a pre-
employment background screening process, of which you would be informed in greater detail in due

Please note Idorsia operates a strictly-controlled list of preferred recruitment partners. For those
partners who have no valid, signed Master Service Agreement in place with Idorsia all unsolicited
resumes, CVs, anonymous profiles, or any other candidate details submitted through our website or to
personal e-mail accounts of employees of Idorsia Pharmaceuticals (including any of its subsidiaries,
affiliates or related companies) are considered the property of Idorsia Pharmaceuticals and are not
subject to payment of any form of introduction, placement or referral fees.
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