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Location: Tokyo, Kanto
Salary: 12,000,000 - 25,000,000 JPY
Employment Type: Permanent
Languages: Japanese > Fluent, English > Fluent
Sub-industry: Medical Devices
Function: Legal & Compliance
Posted On: 2022-07-28

Company Overview

International healthcare company

Job Description

An American healthcare company with strong international presence is currently looking for a head of legal to build the new legal team.
The company is one of the most recognized companies in the industry and has more than 10,000 employees around the world.
The successful candidate will provide broad legal counsel and general legal guidance at the senior management team level and also at operational team level for all the company. This is an exciting leadership role with country and regional level exposure. The successful candidate will work with the company senior leadership team to be the lead voice on all legal matters.


Education and Credentials:
• Qualified to practice law in Japan or other jurisdiction
• Fluent in both Japanese and English
• Minimum 10-15 years PQE - candidates with in-house life sciences experience is preferred
• Experience working in multi-national corporations, ideally with experience doing legal work in the life science industries preferred
• Broad commercial and corporate experience, ideally advising senior leaders of business units or functions

Additional Information

Probation Period: TBA
Smoking Conditions: Non-smoking, but there are smoking rooms.
Overtime: TBA
Social Insurance: Yes
Holidays: Sat, Sun, National Holidays
Working Hours: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Lunch Break: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Benefits: Up to 25M JPY annual salary and RSU. Social insurance and corporate defined contribution pension plan are offered.