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At Zentiva our aspiration is that healthcare should be a right and not a privilege. More than ever, people need better access to healthcare. Today, the everyday solutions that we all depend on truly count as a vital foundation of healthy living. With more than 2’500 people across Europe and 2 production sites in Prague and Bucharest we strive to be the champion of Generics medicines to better support people’s daily healthcare needs.
We are proud that our people energize each other with passion, friendship and a strong sense of collaboration. This will enable us to realize our ambition, to achieve the results that matter most, and to deliver on our promise to people who rely on our products and services every day.
As a fast-growing company we are looking for talented and ambitious individuals who will help drive the development of our company and achieve our objectives.

Head of General Legal

The role:

The role of Head of General Legal is located in Prague (Zentiva HQ), reports to Head of Legal and has a team of direct reports

Major accountabilities:

  • Ensure that Zentiva management team is kept abreast of relevant developments by coordination the provision of legal services of internal lawyers and/or external counsels across the Zentiva operating perimeter, in particular within the Europe region
  • Contribute to creation of Zentiva future legal framework (policies, SOPs, other internal rules), ensure corporate governance
  • Create Zentiva internal as well as external legal network and manage this team
  • Manage legal services when entering into legal relationships in order to comply with legal requirements and optimize the company’s position in legal relations
  • Drive, supervise and/or assist contract preparation and negotiation related to the Zentiva’s products and activities
  • Manage full scope of legal support for industrial affairs (internal as well as external sites)
  • Limit litigation risk exposure, working closely with colleagues from the patent, trademark and compliance team
  • Represent Zentiva when acting with authorities, mainly in court and at administrative proceedings
  • Support business through each stage of M&A cycle and integration of new acquisitions within Zentiva

Ideal background:

  • Education: Mgr. in law/ JUDr. (or equivalent)
  • Language: English
  • 10+ years of experience in legal field
  • Previous experience in pharma business
  • International & leadership experience
  • Good understanding of Legal aspects in international and transversal environment (focus on Europe region)
  • Highly motivated and performance driven individual striving to excel in fulfilling job responsibilities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with internal and external customers
  • Ability to manage workload, priorities and diversified teams
  • Adaptable, open to the new ways of working & finding unique solutions to overcome business challenges
  • Team player with ability to build relationships transversally and onboard and lead teams

We offer:

  • Unique opportunity to work for a successful and growing international company
  • Chance to work with a team of professionals in a challenging but very interesting environment
  • Continuous personal development
  • An attractive compensation & benefits package


Anna Fedosova
Phone: +420 702280400