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Cluster Legal & Compliance Director - Spain /Italy

Kyowa Kirin International
Competitive salary + Bonus
Start date
28 Jul 2022
Closing date
27 Aug 2022

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Finance / Administration, Legal
Full Time
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Job Details

The role:

What does this mean in practice?

On a day-to-day basis, you and your team will apply your knowledge of external requirements and internal business practices to customise the Compliance and Privacy programs to the specific needs and risks of each country in the Southern Cluster. On the Legal side, you will collaborate with business teams on how to secure access for the company's products, supply products legally and ethically to patients when they need them, and engage appropriately with third parties and competitors.

Additionally, you will provide support to the local business teams, for example by providing advice on prospective activities, enhancing the local Policy and SOP framework, simplifying processes, drafting contracts and ensuring that Transparency Reporting requirements are met.



What would make an incumbent likely to be successful in the role? 

  • A solid knowledge of external laws and regulations pertaining to Compliance, Legal & Privacy in Italy, Spain and Portugal within the Pharma/Biotech Industry
  • A high level of comfort operating in a matrix environment
  • A mind for simplicity, effectiveness and efficiency
  • The ability to build solid relationships and establish him/herself as a trusted business partner
  • The ability to work independently, in a hybrid working model
  • Dedication to his/her team 

Does this job appeal to you and would you like to know more? If so, please get in touch! We are looking forward to receiving your application.




Kyowa Kirin International (KKI) represents the International region of the Kyowa Kirin Group, a Japan-based Global Specialty Pharmaceutical Company that discovers, develops and delivers novel medicines with life-changing value. KKI employs nearly 800 people across Europe and the Middle East. We are a highly successful and rapidly growing specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the development and commercialisation of innovative

Making people smile

Our values guide us every step of the way. At Kyowa Kirin, our ambition is clear: to help bring a smile to everyone we work with and serve, whether it’s through a medicine to treat a rare disease, a collaboration with the community or a benefit to our employees. We bring a long-term heritage built on scientific discovery and backed by a relentless determination to meet the needs of the patients who count on us.  We connect with those who are impacted by our efforts, to continually improve how we can meet their needs. And we relentlessly pursue an environment that allows innovation to flourish. All as part of our mission to change lives and brighten futures. At Kyowa Kirin, we will continue to demonstrate the unique value of our medicines for those who need them, to be efficient and agile in the ways we operate in order to achieve more, to inspire and empower our own employees, and to respond to the needs of the communities we serve. We are committed to a bright future, grounded in our desire to bring a smile to people each and every day.

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Fieldhouse Lane
United Kingdom
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