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Regional Legal and Compliance Counsel, APAC and the Americas (4mths contract)

Finance & Legal/Compliance


Job Description

Reporting directly to the Vice President, Global Head of Legal and Compliance for HOYA Surgical Optics (HSO), this position is responsible for providing a diverse range of legal and compliance support to the HSO's APAC and the Americas regions.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support the management of the global legal and compliance function
  • Structure and draft life science/clinical or medical device commercial contracts (e.g. supply, manufacturing, distribution)
  • Negotiate with sophisticated counterparties
  • Review and revise master services, clinical trials, supply chain vendors and other agreements as needed
  • Ensure that HOYA conducts its businesses in compliance with medical device regulators, fraud and abuse, anti-kickback, antitrust, FCPA and other applicable laws and regulations
  • Develop, initiate, align, maintain and revise policies and procedures for the general operation of the compliance program and related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct to ensure alignment, communication and partnership in key cross-functional areas
  • Collaborate with other departments (e.g. Human Resources, Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Research, Medical Affairs, Sales and Marketing, Operations, R&D, Global functions) to identify legal issues and assist the business to achieve its goals/objectives in a legally compliant and ethical manner
  • The duties outlined in this document are not limited to what is presented and are not exclusive. You may be asked from time to time to perform additional duties by your supervisor



  • Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Laws (LLM) or Bachelor of Laws (LLB)



  • At least 8-15 years of post-qualification experience required
  • Previous in-house corporate legal experience at a medical device, or other life sciences company preferred, although open to candidate with strong law firm background
  • Regional exposure preferred


Travel Requirement

  • Travel up to 15% of the time


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