BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Counsel - EMEA in Istanbul, Turkey
Job Description Summary
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
An exciting opportunity to join the EMEA Legal team of BD, a leader in medical technology
Reporting to the Assistant General Counsel (EMEA) based in the UK, you will be part of a dynamic, high calibre team interacting with senior stakeholders across the business. Supporting the Middle East and North Africa, Saudi Arabia and Turkey regions within BD’s EMEA business, your responsibilities will include:
• Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a range of commercial agreements including distribution, sale, supply and procurement agreements.
• Advising the business on employment law, competition law, litigation, real estate and other matters as they arise
• Providing advice on corporate governance, ethics and compliance, particularly trade compliance matters.
As a Senior Counsel and the lawyer responsible for the relevant region, the individual is expected to work autonomously and be capable of developing a proactive, mutually supportive relationship with senior business leaders and country leadership across the region, supervise and guide litigation and conflict resolution, act as a guarantor/mentor on policy and values issues, and help ensure a compliance and ethics based legal support environment. The individual will also liaise with other corporate and shared functions, maintain close alignment with and contribute to Company and Law Group initiatives, and regularly inform the Assistant General Counsel of developments in the region.
- Qualified in Turkey.
Background and Experience
Experience within the legal department of a major multinational company or a premier law firm
Experience of negotiating and drafting national and international commercial contracts
Strong understanding of ethics and compliance matters
Experience of other general areas of business law such as company and employment law.
Integrity, honesty and a demonstrated capacity to take stands and defend positions
Flexible, able to work in a rapidly changing business environment
Solid business judgment
Ability to work autonomously within a complex matrix structured global business
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – capacity to facilitate and influence managers at all levels
Ability to appropriately prioritise and deliver tasks with concurrent deadlines to tight timescales
Willing to travel internationally, as required.
- Turkish and English. Working knowledge of French and/or Arabic would be an advantage.
Interested in a career with BD, but this position doesn’t fit your skills and experience? Join our external EMEA Talent Community here: http://bd.tal3nt.community/.
Primary Work Location
TUR Istanbul - Rüzgarlıbahçe Mah
BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.