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Associate Legal Director

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Primary Location: Seoul, Seoul, Korea, Republic of Full time R1229310

Job description


·Review, draft and negotiate a broad range of commercial contracts.

·Ensure that contracts are in compliance with legal, regulatory and organization policies.

·Monitor the contract process to assure compliance with the organization's contractual guidelines, satisfaction of customers/vendors, including participation in precontract discussions, contract negotiations and contract changes.

·May provide legal advice regarding employment law.

·Liaise with Human Resources on all issues of the law related to the organization's human capital.

·Monitor legal issues and implications regarding discrimination, sexual harassment, health and safety, hiring and firing, as well as all other aspects of employee rights and responsibilities.

·Advise and represent the organization on legal issues concerning patent, copyright, and trademark, real estate, or privacy matters.

·May examine legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting a lawsuit.Study statutes, decisions and ordinances to determine appropriate plan of action.

·Prepare files and take cases to trial if out-of-court settlements cannot be reached or coordinate such legal matters handled by outside counsel. Assess impact of case outcomes and initiate steps to implement any resultant changes.


·Typically requires a minimum of 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience in both law firms and MNCs.

·Requires practical knowledge in leading and managing the execution of processes, projects and tactics within one department or multiple related departments. Sound knowledge in contract, corporate and privacy laws.

·Bachelor's Degree and JD, LLB or equivalent from a recognized law school

·LLM from either Korean or oversea law school is preferred.

·Strong organizational, planning, project management, communication, presentation and influence skills.

·Strong business acumen

·Solid understanding of the government regulations that effect the operation of the organization

·Demonstrated ability to work creatively in a fast-paced environment

·Demonstrated sound decision-making skills

·Excellent skills using MS Office Suite:MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint

·Exceptional attention to detail and ability to work simultaneously on multiple priorities

·Ability to work independently

·Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients

·Qualified Korean lawyer

·Proficient English language capability in reading, writing and speaking

At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at

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