At Biogen, our mission is clear : we are pioneers in neuroscience. Since our founding in 1978 as one of the world’s first global biotechnology companies, Biogen has led innovative scientific research with the goal over the last decade to defeat devastating neurological diseases.
The Legal Associate Director of Argentina and Chile is a strategic role with high exposure at the Affiliate level, responsible for providing extensive oversight, guidance, and legal advice to Biogen's Brazilian Affiliate in the country.
The role is located in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a direct reporting line to the Latam Legal Director.
This position will support the mission to drive a robust corporate culture that embraces integrity in our operations, consistent with the core values and principles of Biogen's Code of Conduct, and absolute compliance with country laws.
This includes providing subject matter expertise and leadership on legal-related matters within the organization and ensuring the Affiliate operates in a world-class legal environment, effectively, efficiently and pro-actively managing legal risks while offering lawful business-oriented solutions, in a manner that is easily understood and applied by the company.
As Associate Legal Director, this person will be a legal advisor to the General Manager (GM) and the management team of the affiliate, being a member of the Affiliate's leadership team.
The position is also responsible for partnering with the business leaders to deliver sustainable business strategies, drive the right behaviors through communication and training, and is responsible for helping shape the external environment by driving industry-wide standards that are consistent with Biogen's core values.
It is a strategic and operational role, requiring a practical approach and business partner mentality. The successful candidate will need to work independently, with a hand s-on approach, able to adapt swiftly to a fast-paced changing business environment.
This role will be responsible for supporting all major local business franchises (MS, SMA, Alzheimer, pipeline, digital) and operational functions, as well as responsible for the company's litigation strategy and management.
The successful candidate will have to work in full collaboration with Argentina and Chile Assoc. Compliance Director to ensure the business is performed with Ethics and to embed compliance culture into the organization.
Prior work experience as an Associate Director is a plus.