- Establish the in-house function
- Dynamic Australian business with global reach
- Provide legal strategy and hands-on support
Join a Melbourne success story known for its leading brands including QV, SunSense, MOOV and Aqium, and make your mark as its first General Counsel.
About Ego Pharmaceuticals
Proudly Australian-owned, Ego Pharmaceuticals has led the way in the development, manufacture and marketing of innovative skincare products for 60 years. Ego has grown to become a world leader, producing a comprehensive skin and health care range for sale in Australia and across the globe. With all products made here in Melbourne, Ego is a significant privately owned business and Australian success story, with over 600 employees across 13 countries.
The culture at Ego is at the forefront of everything the business does. With a focus on ethics, honesty and integrity, it has thrived by valuing its people and customers, focussing on quality products, service and innovation, and by encouraging a supportive and positive community atmosphere.
This newly created role will allow the right lawyer to establish and drive a vibrant and commercially astute legal function within the business. Adding value to the business by providing both legal strategy and hands-on advice, the General Counsel will enjoy working with and supporting the key decision makers of the business, and be an active member of the Commercial Leadership Team.
The General Counsel’s role will be to develop, implement and maintain legal processes, documents and staff training, and provide practical legal advice to assist the business meet its goals. The GC will establish the legal function, draft and negotiate key contracts, manage a key agreements database, and deal with commercial and regulatory issues both here and overseas.
The Lawyers we Seek
This role will suit lawyers with current experience gained in quality in-house roles in a senior position, either managing a complete business unit or business, and providing hands-on legal advice and contractual support to senior executives. They will enjoy contributing to a business commercially, and be willing to jump into a role that will definitely be hands-on, but also strategic in nature. To be considered, you will be an intelligent and well-rounded lawyer with large firm training, and around 9-15 years of experience as a guide. You will be confident but never arrogant, willing to listen, learn and contribute to the business and uphold its values for the long term.
This role offers a rare chance to set up a legal function and be a part of a Commercial Management Team, and join a dynamic, growing and ethical business which you can contribute to in both a legal and commercial manner. Ego offers a remarkable work culture, a modern workplace located in South East Melbourne, and a healthy salary plus bonus.
How to Apply
To be considered for this Melbourne based role you will be an Australian lawyer with current practising certificate and relevant in-house experience and can apply in confidence to Paul Burgess, via [email protected]
This role is exclusive to Burgess Paluch and all direct applications will be forwarded to us.
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