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Organon - Director, Legal - M&A Commercial

Company: Merck
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Job Description:

Organon - Director, Legal, Corporate Transactions Location Jersey City (Newco), New Jersey, United States of America Job Type Full time Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA, has made the decision to spin-off products from its Women's Health, trusted Legacy Brands, and Biosimilars businesses to form a new, independent company. This new company, named "Organon", will become an independent, publicly traded company in 2021 with its global and US headquarters to be based in Jersey City, NJ. We expect that additional Organon sites will be in the general vicinity of current Merck & Co., Inc.--locations.

For this exciting new opportunity, we are seeking candidates with an entrepreneurial and learning spirit who are interested in a career of purpose, personal growth and leadership. Working together, we will make a significant impact on the health and lives of people around the world.--
For more information about Organon, please click here .-- Job DescriptionAs a trusted partner within the Organon Legal team you will partner with our leaders to ensure we maintain Organon's values and high ethical standards, protect our people and assets, and enhance our reputation. Organon seeks to accomplish big goals-start a new Company, create a new culture, be proactive and entrepreneurial, and impact lives of women around the globe. Organon will invest in our people and strive to foster an environment that is inspiring, supportive, transparent, empowering, and diverse. Joining Organon is an experience like no other, where you can learn, develop, and be a key contributor to deliver on Organon's s mission. You will work cross-functionally with stakeholders across the organization to provide legal support to the Business Development organization for complex transactions.Position Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with management in business development and licensing functions on complex legal transactions led by the Company
  • Provide both deal and strategic advice to business development, management and executive clients
  • Negotiate and draft highly sophisticated M&A, joint venture, licensing, collaboration and other agreements
  • Advise on relevant antitrust, FTC, SEC and corporate laws impacting various projects
  • Supervise activities and manage relationship with outside counsel, as needed, to support transactions
  • Provide legal services, advice and guidance that is consistent with law and Company policy; furthers business objectives and appropriately balances divisional/function/corporate business objectives and legal risks
  • Exercise judgment to drive decisions on routine and non-routine matters within area of practice
  • Some domestic and international travel requiredEducation Minimum Requirement:
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
    • Graduate of an accredited US law school, with admission to the Bar of Pennsylvania, New Jersey or another state.Required Experience and Skills:
      • Five (5) or more years of experience in a law firm or corporate setting.
      • Excellent teamwork, communication (written and oral) and analytical skills, and a high degree of business acumen.
      • Experience in managing a significant workload, with the ability to juggle competing tasks in a fast paced and challenging environment.
      • Experience drafting legal transactional documents and advising on business and legal risks in specific transactions
      • Experience in operating independently in ambiguous circumstances
      • Experience in handling complex transactional matters in the pharmaceutical or related industries
      • Ability to be proactive and take initiative#NEWCOWho we are --- Organon delivers ingenious health solutions that enable people to live their best lives. We are a $6.5 billion global healthcare company focused on making a world of difference for women, their families and the communities they care for. We have an important portfolio and are growing it by investing in the unmet needs of Women's Health, expanding access to leading biosimilars and touching lives with a diverse and trusted portfolio of health solutions.Our Vision is clear: A better and healthier every day for every woman.At launch, we will be more than 10,000 Founders strong, ready to rise together as we make a difference in a new way. As Founders, employees will create their future and will help shape the direction of Organon and its impact on the world. Our culture reflects our passion for those we champion.At Organon, we all belong. We embrace diversity and give it a voice. Our commitment to supporting women is reflected in the make-up of our leadership team, which is majority female and our diversity of experience is core to who we are and what we are designed to do.NOTICE FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTSIn accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.US and Puerto Rico Residents Only: Our company is committed to inclusion, ensuring that candidates can engage in a hiring process that exhibits their true capabilities. Please click here if you need an accommodation during the application or hiring process.
        -- For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit:
        EEOC Poster EEOC GINA Supplement--- OFCCP EEO Supplement We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another's thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully--
        Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.--Employee Status: RegularRelocation:No relocationVISA Sponsorship: Travel Requirements: Flexible Work Arrangements:Shift:Valid Driving License:Hazardous Material(s):Number of Openings: 1
        Requisition ID:R106415 Email this job to: Your Name Organon will improve the lives of people globally by unleashing the promise of trusted brands across women's health and other important therapeutic areas.

        We are committed to becoming the world's leading women's health company investing in innovations that support women's well-being Invest in innovations to support women's well-being, fueled by our leading contraceptives and fertility business.

        Establish a leading position in biosimilars, focusing on oncology and inflammatory diseases, and being a partner in the commercialization of biosimilars worldwide.--

        ---------------------Realize the value of trusted dermatology, pain and cardiovascular portfolio.-- Not ready to apply? This careers website is intended for Residents of the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico. Residents in other markets, please visit our MSD Careers page .
        Information on this site is for the purpose of presenting career opportunities at our organization and give our audience a view of our culture, diversity and growth opportunities.
        Our Company is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran, proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations. Reporting on our commitment to society, people and communities around the world An initiative to create a world where no woman has to die giving life The global animal health business unit of Merck

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