Associate General Counsel, Healthcare (“AGC-Healthcare”) will be responsible for the legal work of the subsidiaries of Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation and Life Science Institute in the Americas region (the Companies). The Companies are engaged in pharmaceutical research, clinical development, product commercialization, asset licensing, capsule manufacturing, medical device sales, and equipment manufacturing. This position will report directly to the Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings America, Inc. (“MCHA”) General Counsel. AGC- Healthcare’s time will be spent primarily in the Companies’ offices in Jersey City, New Jersey, with monthly staff meetings in the MCHA – NYC office. AGC- Healthcare will be responsible for providing legal advice, counsel and services to the Companies. This includes direct advice to the Presidents and CEOs of the group companies, regulatory advice and counsel on all aspects of operations, litigation, risk reduction and compliance, the preparation and review of contracts and other legal documents; advice on legal, compliance and business matters; and management of outside counsel.
AGC-Pharma must be a highly competent and business savvy legal professional with a minimum of 15 years of legal experience in-house and/or in an international law firm, dealing with a broad range of branded pharmaceutical and clinical research issues.