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Corporate/Commercial Paralegal

locationCastleford WF10 5HX, UK
PublishedPublished: Published 1 month ago
Who we are

Together, we're on a mission to make good health more affordable and accessible, to help millions around the world enjoy healthier lives. It's a mission that bonds our people across nearly 60 countries and a rich, diverse variety of nationalities and backgrounds. Working here means working with the world's leading manufacturer of innovative & generic medicines, and the proud producer of many of the products on the World Health Organization's Essential Medicines List. Today, at least 200 million people around the world take one of our medicines every single day. An amazing number, but we're always looking for new ways to continue making a difference, and new people to make a difference with.

Castleford or Harlow offices with some travel between sites. We have a hybrid approach to home working!

The opportunity

Are you interested in building your corporate and commercial legal knowledge? Do you also have a passion for ESG?

Do you want to work within a small but supportive legal team, with an opportunity to learn and develop your legal skills in an evolving and exciting environment?

If you have good project-management and networking skills and are keen to expand your experience working within the in-house legal sector, this role may be the perfect fit for you.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and talented individual to work alongside the legal team on corporate and commercial projects, whilst also leading and providing project management support for various ESG activities

This is an exciting role, which can be shaped and evolved by an enthusiastic and dedicated candidate. Support will be given to the successful candidate. Above all we are looking for enthusiasm and a can-do, self-starter, approach.

We are also potentially willing to consider supporting SQE qualification for the right candidate.

A day in the life of a Corporate/Commercial Paralegal...

  • You will work with external lawyers and UK Legal team on legal, corporate governance and ESG updates and horizon scanning and delivering the same to business leadership and management teams.
  • You will support GC on UK Legal team projects, wider business knowledge sharing meetings and updates, team meeting and Board meeting organisation.
  • You will manage day-to-day operational aspects of UK Legal team.
  • You will work with external lawyers and UK Legal team on Company Secretarial matters.
  • You will work alongside business colleagues on projects as a core member of the project group.
  • You will network and collaborate across the business with relevant stakeholders and external suppliers where necessary to ensure effective execution of project deliverables.
  • You will lead on project management of ESG Steerco and Working Groups.
  • You will collaborate with the business and ESG Steerco and Working Groups to identify ESG projects and achieve delivery of regulatory, customer, company and legal targets.
  • You will take a leading role in the development of an ESG project plan with Workstream leads and delivering the same for approval by the ESG Steerco.
  • You will manage, collate and respond to Global/EU/Local ESG-related information requests.
  • You will work on other ad-hoc duties as required at the direction of the ESG Steerco and the UK & IE Legal team.
Who we are looking for

Do you have...?

  • Law Degree, and ideally, relevant experience in a previous paralegal role.
  • Understanding or interest to learn about and develop understanding of ESG/sustainability trends
  • Experience of project methodology.
  • Analytical experience, with ability to develop actionable insights from data.
Are you...?

  • Bright and commercially minded individual, able to support and execute a wide range of tasks and engage with various projects from start to end.
  • A fast learner with a can-do attitude, interested in developing their skills in-house.
  • A self-starter with ability to work autonomously and be self-motivated
  • Agile and able to embrace change and continuous learning.
  • Willingto evolveand develop.
  • Customer-centric, whether internal or external, with the ability to put customers at the heart of decision-making.
  • Innovative, creative and solution-focused.
  • Data savvy, with an ability to understand and utilise data to drive decisions.
  • Able to embrace cross-functional and business working through a "One Teva" approach.
Enjoy a more rewarding choice

  • Enjoying time with your families (25 days of annual leave, hybridapproach to home working, Pension scheme)
  • Looking after your health (Life & Critical Illness Insurance, Private health insurance for you, Sports and Health Programme - including health days and nutritional counselling, On-site Canteen)
  • Recognizing your value (Recognition programs to reward our employees with our company bonus scheme)
  • Boosting your potential (Virtual Learning Centre)
  • Well-being and D&I focused company
Reports To

General Counsel UK & Ireland

Teva's Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to support you throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience. #TJ