Legal Manager - HQ (Barcelona, Spain)

Date: 17-Nov-2022

Location: SC00 - HEADQUARTERS - BARCELON, ES, ES - Spain

Company: Almirall

Who we are

Almirall is a Spanish global biopharmaceutical company with international footprint in more than 20 countries, dedicated to bringing (bio)therapeutic innovation in the field of medical dermatology. Almirall has a consolidated international coverage thanks to our subsidiaries and sales agreements with the most prestigious partners in key markets such as the USA, Japan and China. Our Noble Purpose is at the core of our work: “Transform the patients' world by helping them realize their hopes and dreams for a healthy life”, which is what drive us to invest heavily on novel products that bring truly innovative solutions to those in need. 


Reporting in the Global Legal and Compliance function, the Legal Manager is a business partner to the internal clients. He/she works collaborative with peers and other stakeholders in the organization and is accountable for advising on strategic and relevant, routine commercial transactions in Spain and across geographies. His/her tasks including drafting, reviewing and negotiating  contracts and providing legal support on matters involving marketing, compliance, regulatory, procurement and quality topics, to mention a few.

Tasks and Responsibilities

•    Provides legal advice and recommendations; supports the company´s strategic priorities and serve as partner to other functions such as regulatory, finance, R&D, commercial, and procurement.
•    Knowledge and hands-on experience in areas such as antitrust, IP, data privacy, licensing, commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions would be an asset. 
•    Supports affiliates in other countries  on legal matters.
•    Collaborates with colleagues on projects for standardization and efficiency.


•    Bachelors in Law or equivalent degree in Law.
•    Post-graduate studies (MBA, LLM) is a plus.

Specific Knowledge

•    In-house or law-firm total minimum experience of ten (10) years. Such minimum experience is required to advise on operational / business units in local and international settings
•    Experience in pharmaceutical sector 
•    Additional experience in Data Privacy is desirable 
•    International experience, particularly in the US, is preferrable 


•    Good document drafting and proofreading skills
•    Strong negotiation skills
•    Good communication; 
•    Fluency in English (oral and written) is required

Values and Competencies

•    Analysis and problem solving.
•    Influencing.
•    Business and Collaborative mindset
•    Hands-on approach
•    Flexibility
•    Solutions-orientation
•    Able to work independently and to work in a matrix setting



•    Caring: We always put our patient at the center. We listen and empathize. We help each other to succeed.
•    Dedicated: We are committed and passionate. We are bold and accountable. We never give up.
•    Dynamic: We are agile and keep things simple. We empower entrepreneurial mindsets. We challenge the status quo.
•    Expert: We dare to try and learn. We are rigorous in everything we do. We strive to always be one step ahead.