Legal Expert Clinical Trials - Brussels
01/10/2021

Region: Brussels
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Corporate law, Other
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: VL/LAW/3025/21

Master degree in Law and at least 2 years of working experience in healthcare as an in-house legal counsel or lawyer.You are fluent in English, both oral and written.

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EORTC is an independent, non-governmental, non-profit cancer research organisation established under the laws of Belgium, its mission is to coordinate and conduct international translational and clinical research to improve the standard of cancer treatment for patients.

EORTC aims ultimately to increase people’s survival and quality of life by testing new therapeutic strategies based on existing drugs, surgery, and radiotherapy.  EORTC also helps develop new drugs and approaches in partnership with the pharmaceutical industry and in patients’ best interests.

In addition to independence, EORTC is recognised for scientific and methodological rigor bringing robust datasets to doctors and patients for therapeutic improvement.  EORTC covers all disciplines to fight against cancer.  EORTC research leaves no one behind and addresses all patients, including patients with rare tumours and specific patient populations.

To further develop its legal department, EORTC is looking for a Legal Expert in Clinical Trials.

As a Legal Expert in Clinical Trials your main responsibilities will include:

  • Screening of the European and international legal initiatives and identifying if there is any potential impact on EORTC’s activities;
  • Together with the EORTC Process & Learning team, and the representatives of the concerned EORTC departments you will assess the seriousness and priority of each legal initiative;
  • Advising regarding the adaptation of EORTC processes against legal initiatives;
  • Contribute to EORTC lobbying activities by informing decision-maker about EORTC’s observations and recommendations regarding legal initiatives.

The Legal Expert is part of the Legal watch team at EORTC, together with other skilled professionals in legal, regulatory, and ethical issues at EORTC.

You will be reporting to the Head of International Affairs and Policies unit.

  • You have a Master of Laws degree and at least 2 years of working experience in healthcare as a lawyer or in-house legal counsel;
  • You are fluent in English, both oral and written;
  • Experience in legal frameworks applied to clinical research is a plus;
  • Ability to easily capture, explain and communicate legal information in a lay language and translate it to the health research activities, in a practical and effective manner;
  • Team player with a genuine desire to support other colleagues;
  • Highly organized, analytical and enjoy working independently.

EORTC offers an interesting and varied job with responsibility in an agreeable and dynamic environment where values such as respect, transparency and integrity, but also entrepreneurship and collegiality prevail. You are offered a permanent contract with a competitive remuneration package in accordance with your expertise and experience.

Following benefits are included:

  • Hospitalisation package DKV
  • 30 holidays
  • Free parking
  • Full reimbursement public transport
  • Meal vouchers
  • Homeworking
  • Pension plan

Interested?

Contact Stéphanie Penen via email or call confidentially.
Please mention reference  (VL/LAW/3025/21).

E-mail: [email protected]
Ref: VL/LAW/3025/21
URL: http://www.vialegis.be

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