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Organon - Director, Legal Securities

Company: Merck
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: February 15, 2021

Job Description:

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 DescriptionWe partner with the business to ensure we maintain our company's values and high ethical standards, comply with the law, protect our people and enhance our reputation. We strive to foster an environment that is inspiring, supportive and diverse. The role will provide legal support and counseling for a broad range of securities law issues. Position Responsibilities:

  • Providing legal advice for the drafting and filing of the company's securities law reports on Forms 10-k, 10-q and 8-k as well as the company's annual Proxy Statement.
  • Providing legal advice for treasury transactions, including stock and or debt offerings as well as stock purchases.
  • Work closely with management in investor relations, accounting and communications preparing press releases and securities law filings.
  • Provide both transactional and strategic advice and counseling to treasury, management and executive committee clients with respect to key legal and business issues on complex matters.
  • Negotiate and draft loan agreements, debt covenants and supervise attorneys in support of same.
  • Advise on relevant SEC and corporate laws impacting various projects.
  • Exercise judgment to drive decisions on routine and non-routine matters within area of practice
  • Build strong relationships with senior leaders of Company. Education 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 in operating independently in ambiguous circumstances
      • Ability to be proactive and take initiative #NEWCO US and Puerto Rico Residents Only: If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at
        For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit:
        EEOC Poster EEOC GINA Supplement--- OFCCP EEO Supplement OFCCP Pay Transparency Rule We are an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran - proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations. 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:R95340 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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