Philips Legal Counsel in Shanghai, China

Job requirements:

  • Bachelor in Law with 5 to 7 years' work experience;

  • Good communication skills in Chinese and English

  • International in-house or private practice experience

  • Our preferences:

  • solid experience in an international law firm or international medical device company

  • admitted to the PRC bar

  • overseas educational or professional experience About Royal Philips Royal Philips is a health and technology company, active in the area of healthy living, and preventive, diagnostic and interventional healthcare solutions and services. If you are a lawyer with passion for international legal work, a genuine interest for the business, you will find a Philips a great place to work, giving you great opportunities to develop your skills and career.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Be part of the transforming journey of Philips, reinforcing risk management as a core competency and contributing to Philips’ acceleration in Greater China.

You are responsible for

  • Provide legal advice and services to the Philips units in China for both Health Systems and Personal Health as well as support to projects

  • The work will concentrate on the businesses and sales organization for health products

  • Main legal work will be healthcare strategic projects, healthcare informatics and connected solutions, data security and privacy, general contracting, litigation management

  • Identify, prevent and respond to legal and compliance risks

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

You are a part of

The Greater China Legal team.

You will report to Head of Legal, Greater China & Japan.

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

  • Bachelor in Law with 5 to 7 years' work experience;

  • International in-house or private practice experience

  • Our preferences:

  • solid private practice experience in an international law firm

  • admitted to the PRC bar

  • overseas educational or professional experience

  • Healthcare industry experience

  • Quality & Regulatory experience, privacy experience

  • Good communication skills in Chinese and English

  • Strong willingness to grow and highly self-motivated

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Succeeding in this role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities.

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 .