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Job Post: Vacancy in Procter & Gamble (P&G) for Senior Counsel – Legal, Mumbai

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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 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-timeJob categories: LegalReq No: LGL00000692

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