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Senior Counsel responsible for providing comprehensive legal support for the manufacturing and related site-based functions of CSL Behring’s Kankakee facility, as well as for the North American manufacturing operations and activities of a global biopharmaceutical business.
Provide informed, actionable and comprehensive legal support and strategic counsel for the manufacturing and related site-based functions of CSL Behring’s Kankakee facility, as well as for the North American manufacturing operations of CSL Behring, including:
Interact directly with members of the Kankakee Leadership Team (KLT) and all levels of Operations’ management at the Kankakee facility, and advise management on a broad range of legal issues related to the manufacturing operations and related activities of a global specialty pharmaceutical business.
Team with Quality personnel (including Quality Control, Quality Assurance and site Regulatory personnel) and advise on cGMP and regulatory matters as needed and appropriate.
Work closely with Strategic Sourcing and Project Management Office management in connection with construction planned for the Kankakee site, infrastructure improvements and on-going repair and maintenance activities.
Review, draft and negotiate supply agreements for all Kankakee sourcing-related activities, various real estate agreements (including design and engineering, and construction/construction management), marketing and communication agreements, and various other agreements.
As requested, review internal and external Kankakee communications.
Establish close rapport with, and provide proactive legal advice to, site General Manager and all members of the KLT.
Provide counsel to EHS management and support management’s efforts to maintain a safety culture.
As requested or assigned, provide support to and/or manage activities related to company investigations and commercial litigation relating to the Kankakee facility;
Partner with the Business Integrity and Risk Management Departments to help ensure business processes and activities comply with applicable laws, regulations, and company policies, and work to maintain open and effective avenues of communication among Legal, Business Integrity and Risk, and the business.
As requested or assigned, work with Global Legal Operations Group to create or modify agreements with vendors across the global manufacturing sites and otherwise coordinate legal advice on a global basis when appropriate, and provide contract review and related legal support for relevant global end-to-end operations team activities and transactions.
Keep current on relevant legislative issues, statutes, decisions and ordinances.
Advise management on legal, regulatory, healthcare and compliance issues, working with external experts as needed.
Examine legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuits.
Develop and deliver training on legal matters as required or requested.
As needed, provide legal advice and support in connection with non-routine special projects, such as business development activities and other strategic business transactions involving CSL Behring and its affiliates.
As requested or assigned, work with Lead Counsel, Global Employment Law, concerning Kankakee human resources matters.
Coordinate work with outside counsel as appropriate or assigned.
Establish and build good working relationships with internal clients based on mutual trust and respect and knowledge of the company’s business and its needs and goals.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
Internal Number: R-121462
About CSL Behring
The CSL Group has a combined heritage of outstanding contribution to medicine and human health with more than 90 years experience in the development and manufacture of vaccines and plasma protein biotherapies.With major facilities in Australia, Germany, Switzerland and the US, CSL has over 10,000 employees working in 27 countries.Our Areas of ExpertisePlasma ProductsHuman plasma is used to produce a wide range of life-saving medicines.Our various businesses support all aspects of the process from the collection and testing of donated plasma through to the production of a range of plasma-derived products.The key businesses involved with plasma products include:CSL Behring is a global provider of plasma-derived & recombinant products. We operate one of the world's largest plasma collection networks through CSL PlasmaVaccines & PharmaceuticalsWe manufacture and provide influenza vaccine globally.In Australia and New Zealand, bioCSL also markets a comprehensive range of vaccines and antivenoms as well as a range of pharmaceutical products supplied by other manufacturers.Research & DevelopmentOur activities at CSL are focused on new product development, life-cycle management and safety ...of our extensive product portfolio. CSL invests in the development of protein-based medicines for treating serious human diseases. Medicines can be made from plasma, traditional biological sources or using recombinant biotechnology.
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