Legal Counsel / Volljurist (f/m/d)

Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
28. Januar 2024
Legal Counsel/ Volljurist (f/m/d)

Merz Aesthetics is an international company in the field of aesthetic medicine. Our broad product portfolio is synonymous with top quality in each of their categories and is highly regarded by healthcare professionals worldwide. As Merz Aesthetics, we are part of the Merz Group with our EMEA headquarters located in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Our global head office is located in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. Every day, more than 1,600 employees in 36 countries are committed to restoring and maintaining the skin's beauty. Would you like to become part of our success story? Then join Merz Aesthetics!


As Legal Counsel (fully qualified German lawyer) you protect the companies’ legal interest and maintain its operations within the scope established by law. This includes amongst other duties:

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide variety of agreements along the entire value chain of a pharmaceutical company such as CDAs, Distribution & Marketing Agreements, HCP contracts and other service agreements
  • Advice and support for marketing and medical projects, release of promotional and medical material (B2B, B2C)
  • Providing business-focused and reliable legal advice to internal stakeholders (e.g. Partner Management, Marketing, Medical Affairs, Regulatory, Commercial Excellence, Fiance, Sales) on various legal topics
  • Identifying training needs among business stakeholders and developing/ presenting training and education on relevant legal topics/ legal developments or use of existing templates
  • Establishing and building good working relationships with internal clients based on mutual trust and respect and a comprehensive knowledge of the company's business, strategy and its needs and objectives
  • Coordinating with and managing external counsel as required for advice in several jurisdictions
  • Recognition and analysis of legal risks as well as the development and implementation of legally and economically sensible problem solutions for their avoidance  
  • Fully qualified Lawyer (German “Volljurist”) is a must, exam as “Rechtsanwalt*in” is preferred, focus on competition law, contract law, pharmaceutical and medical device law
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in a law firm or in the industry with experience in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Strong communication and presentation skills required
  • Expertise in drafting, reviewing and negotiating complex contracts is also a must
  • Business-oriented team player with intercultural competence, organizational skills and a customer focus
  • Fluent in German and English (written and verbal), other foreign languages are a plus  
  • Putting people first: You can expect to find an open work culture with flat hierarchies and short decision-making paths at Merz Aesthetics. You will collaborate with colleagues from all around the globe. And if life takes an unexpected turn and you need help or advice, then you can always rely on our Employee Assistance Program.

  • Family and work: Our employees should be able to reconcile their family and work commitments. That’s why you’ll find, for example, company day care centers at our locations. We have been awarded the “Family-Friendly Company” certificate from the Hertie Foundation for our commitment to family and work.

  • Work-life harmony: Our time is precious; our daily routines individual. To help you reconcile work and leisure time with their conflicting demands, we have adopted contemporary flexible working time models. We offer you flextime/trust-based working time and mobile working. Our employees also benefit from generous arrangements for annual leave.

  • Ongoing training: Your personal and professional development is the key to success for us. To this end, we hold regular development discussions and facilitate a wide range of management and specialist training courses, soft skills courses, e-learning courses, language courses and coaching sessions.

Find out more about our benefits here.

We are looking forward to your application!

You can find more information at https://merz-aesthetics.info/

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