Philips Senior Legal Counsel in Shanghai, China

Senior Legal Counsel Grade 70

About Royal Philips

Royal Philips is a health and wellbeing company, active in the area of healthy living, and preventive, diagnostic and interventional healthcare solutions and services.

The position

The senior legal counsel will be a senior lawyer for one or more of the businesses of Philips HealthTech in Greater China. The senior lawyer will report to the General Counsel Greater China.

The main activities and tasks of the senior legal counsel are:

  • Provide legal advice and services to the Royal Philips entities in China

  • The work will concentrate on the businesses and sales organizations for consumer products

  • Main legal work will be M&A, anti-trust and anti-bribery compliance, data security and privacy, general contracting, litigation

  • Identify, prevent, and respond to legal and compliance risks

  • Support optimizing the company’s legal structure

  • Training, implementation, and enforcement of the Philips General Business Principles Job requirements:

  • Bachelor in Law with at least 10 years' work experience;

  • Candidates with a good mixture of in-house and private practice experience have preference

  • Good communication skills in Chinese and English

  • Multinational in-house or international law firm experience

  • Candidates with overseas educational or professional experience are preferredIf you are a lawyer with passion for in-house legal work, a genuine interest for the business, and when you demonstrate leadership skills, you will find in Royal Philips a great place to work, giving you great opportunities to develop your skills and your career.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Develop your career and skills in Royal Philips which is a premier company of health and wellbeing. If you are a lawyer with passion for in-house legal work, a genuine interest for the business, and when you demonstrate leadership skills, you will find in Royal Philips a great place to work.

You are responsible for

  • Provide legal advice and services to the Royal Philips entities in China

  • The work will concentrate on the businesses and sales organizations for consumer products

  • Main legal work will be M&A, anti-trust and anti-bribery compliance, data security and privacy, general contracting, litigation

  • Identify, prevent, and respond to legal and compliance risks

  • Support optimizing the company’s legal structure

  • Training, implementation, and enforcement of the Philips General Business Principles

You are a part of

The senior legal counsel will be a senior lawyer for one or more of the businesses of Philips HealthTech in Greater China. The senior lawyer will report to the General Counsel Greater China.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Bachelor in Law with at least 10 years' work experience;

  • Candidates with a good mixture of in-house and private practice experience have preference

  • Good communication skills in Chinese and English

  • Multinational in-house or international law firm experience

  • Candidates with overseas educational or professional experience are preferred

In return, we offer you

We offer you the unique opportunity to be actively involved in the legal decision-making process of the Philips Greater China, plus the ability to work in a wide variety of business environments and geographies within Greater China. We will also support your personal and professional development. Our benefits package includes:

  • Variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, training and coaching

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video .

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .