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Job Post: Vacancy for Senior Legal Counsel at Procter & Gamble, Mumbai

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Description:About Procter & Gamble: Procter & Gamble is one of the largest FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) company in the world with strong brands like Pampers, Ariel, Always, Gillette and Oral B just to name a few. For more information about P&G the company and our brands please visit and our career website at

Are you looking for an opportunity to work with P&G- Legal Team?

The Legal Counsel will be responsible to provide top-class legal support to one or more businesses of the group in Indian Sub-continent. Specifically, the incumbent would be responsible for the following: Providing guidance on industry specific laws, ethical promotions and ensuring all compliances are met; Drafting, Vetting, Negotiating, and executing all commercial contracts and agreements across the commercial business and business development;

Management of Litigations Supporting global Patent and Trademark Departments on local Intellectual Property related matters;

Supporting business development initiatives including that of negotiation and execution of documents;

Providing legal support for clinical trials and new product development;

Collaborating with the Compliance Officer for the development and implementation of and compliance with processes, policies and training, including those related to the FCPA;

Supporting all legal initiatives related to brand protection;

Working closely with the internal Government Relations Department on Government relations matters; Partnering with other functions such as Medical, Regulatory, HR, Sales, Marketing, Distribution & R&D on specific legal issues;

Legal service providers/ external counsel management;


Looking for applicants with below Skill sets:

  • Learning Agility – Ability to quickly learn the nuances of the multi-faceted business
  • Business Partnering – Ability to build a strong network both internally and externally for effective business partnering.
  • The Ideal Candidate Profile: Minimum 5-8 years of experience with a reputable Law Firm or in the legal department of a large multinational corporation in pharma/FMCG industry. Experience and proficiency in general commercial and litigation management

In addition to the above, the incumbent must bring:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication;
  • Good judgment & Integrity;
  • Self-starter with strong drive for results and strong sense of ownership;
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to drive projects forward to conclusion;
  • Aptitude to enthusiastically engage with colleagues and business partners to maintain appropriate ethical, legal and compliance standards;
  • Ability to influence other partners, without having direct reporting line;
  • Willingness to make decisions and, where necessary, challenge business partners;
  • Strong communication skills including to build and keep privilege communications;
  • The ability to effectively and efficiently handle external counsel in the provision of legal services;
  • General understanding of Intellectual Property matters and issues A degree in law from a reputed University in India and/or abroad.

Just so you know: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Our mission of Diversity and Inclusion is: “Everyone valued. Everyone included. Everyone performing at their peak”

Job locations:
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Job Type: Full-time
Job categories: Legal

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