GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Legal Graduate Programme 2018 for young South Africans

Application Deadline: Unspecified

  • Requisition ID: WD177568
  • Position: Full time
  • Functional area: Legal
  • Location:
    Bryanston, Gauteng
  • Required degrees: Bachelors
  • Relocation: No

At GSK, the mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our three world-leading businesses research and deliver innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We need a talented and motivated workforce to deliver against our strategy. To achieve this, we strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires.

Your Responsibilities:
Job Purpose:
To provide Legal support to the different business units.

Reporting Structure : This position will report directly into the Legal Director: South & Southern Africa
Region: South & Southern Africa

Essential Job Responsibilities:
• Assist with the contract management process including but not limited to review, tracking of agreements as well as working with procurement to ensure that tracked agreements are uploaded in the contract management system once signed by both parties.
• Resolve routine issues such as amendments and renewals and consult with the Legal Director when complex legal questions arise that require input
• Conduct research on various topics of law as may be required form time to time, including but not limited to Advertising Standards matters, Competition Law, Employment Law, Consumer Protection and Company Law;
• Review marketing and promotional materials to ensure compliance with applicable laws
• Perform other duties as assigned by Legal Director
• Assist both legal in Third Party oversight

• Understanding of consumer protection Act, ASA Code and any other laws applicable to marketing and promotional activities;
• Understanding of contract law, commercial law, company law
•Thorough understanding of the life cycle of contracts from development, evaluation, negotiation, to approval, tracking, close-out and day-to-day management.

• Proven ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize and meet deadlines
• Meticulous attention to detail and quality of work product
• Ability to uphold standards of complete discretion and confidentiality
• Professional, personable, approachable and courteous demeanor
• Excellent judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
• Creative, flexible, enthusiastic and innovative team player
• Versatility, flexibility, and willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
• Familiarity with contract documents and terms, with an ability to identify and summarize material terms
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Experience with robust document management systems

• Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels
• Ability conduct research on complex legal issues

Basic qualifications:
• Legal Degree
• Computer Literate in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook


For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Legal Graduate Programme 2018


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