1+ months

Legal & Compliance Manager Emerging Africa

Cairo, GA 39828
Legal & Compliance Manager Emerging Africa


Cairo, Egypt

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Sep 27, 2020

**A Day in the life**

Legal Compliance Manager for
Emerging Africa comprising of the following countries:

The position requires a lawyer
experienced in Emerging Africa with a proven track record in advising,
structuring and implementing complex projects in the EA region. The position
requires a strong generalist with an ability to advise strategically and act
operationally on a broad range of topics, which includes: advise on a broad
range of legal and compliance topics including implementation of new commercial
projects, business models, commercial contracts including suppliers,
distributors, agreements with HMOs, employment law and disputes, competition
law and related pricing issues, corporate matters, IP, public procurement law,
litigation/arbitration, product liability, data protection, MA activities
and integrations, medical device regulatory issues; and all combined with a
robust and process-driven approach to the management of legal and compliance
matters in accordance with local law and the Medtronic policies and procedures.
The position requires a lawyer having worked with multiple geographies in
Emerging Africa with a proven track record in advising on complex projects and
supporting a multitude of operational activities.


+ Provide strategic guidance and commercially-orientedoperational legal and compliance support to management/business units/functionsacross the EA region.

+ Advise on a wide array of strategicprojects on the corporate and commercial side, including the set up of newpresences and the evaluation /implementation of new business models.

+ Counsel business clients practically andstrategically on legal and compliance issues relating to thebusinesses/operations in question.

+ Manage the implementation andsupervision of the Distributor Policies, including review and approval ofdistributors, negotiation of distributor agreements, advising on renewals andterminations and conducting the Distributor Monitoring Program.

+ Draft and negotiate commercial contractswith third parties, such as suppliers, hospitals, HMOs and healthcareproviders.

+ Advise on legal compliancematters, such as drafting, review and negotiation of a wide range of commercialand non-commercial agreements.

+ Provide operational support on the dailyactivities of the local operations, including rendering support to the variousfunctions (HR, Pricing, Regulatory).

+ Support and drive the consistentimplementation of compliance rules and processes and foster a culture of ethicsand compliance across the region deploying various tools.

+ Prepare and conduct meetings and training sessions with employees anddistributors on Medtronic policies and procedures.

+ Support the EMEA Legal and Compliance team on newprocesses and projectsto ensure local implementation and effectiveincorporation of legal and compliance requirements into commercial and businessactivities.

+ Createand update contract templates based on best practices and evolving legalstandards to reduce risk and increase efficiency.

+ Effectively manage relationships withoutside counsel to maximize the quality of representation and minimize legalexpenses.



**(What is absolutely required to do this job)**


**(Things that make it easier to do this job)**


Strong academic credentials and degree from recognized law school.

Fluency in Arabic and English (spoken and written)

University or post-graduate studies outside of native country.

Work experience outside of native country.

Fluency in French (Spoken and written )


Minimum of 8 years experience in an international firm or law firm.

Work experience across Emerging Africa

People management experience.

In house experience with a medical device, (bio) technology or pharma company.


Excellent legal skills and commercial acumen.

Solid judgment and integrity.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Analytical thinking.

People management skills/experience.

Ability to work on various projects at same time; good priority setting skills.

Positive and proactive approach, including driving processes in a complex environment.

Ability to deal with ambiguity and making decisions and taking leadership in such situations.

Positive, can-do approach, including driving processes in a complex environment.

Team player; able to build to bridges and be principled at the same time.

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**About Medtronic**

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.

We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team.

Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives.Help us shape the


Whatever your specialty or ambitions, you can make a difference at Medtronic - both in the lives of others and your career. Join us in our commitment to take healthcare Further, Together.
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Posted: 2020-09-15 Expires: 2020-11-05

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