Head of Legal, Compliance and Data Privacy for Siemens Healthineers Morocco and Indirect Africa

Job Description

Do you want to help create the future of healthcare? Our name, Siemens Healthineers, was selected to honor our people who dedicate their energy and passion to this cause. It reflects their pioneering spirit combined with our long history of engineering in the ever-evolving healthcare industry.


We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment with opportunities to go beyond your comfort zone in order to grow personally and professionally. Sound interesting?


Then come and join our global team as Head of Legal, Compliance and Data Privacy for Siemens Healthineers Morocco and Indirect Africa.


The position comprises the role of the head of Legal, Compliance and the Data Privacy Coordinator for Siemens Morocco and its activities in the Western and Central African countries where Siemens Healthineers has a branch office. As General Counsel, you are responsible for handling all legal related matters such as corporate, commercial, regulatory and litigation topics. In your role as Compliance Officer, you are responsible to ensure the effective implementation and monitoring of the Siemens Healthineers compliance program. You will also be appointed as Data Privacy Coordinator in which function you have to ensure data privacy compliance in the organization.

You will directly report into the General Counsel for EMEA West (Western Europe and Africa/West). For Compliance the functional reporting will be into the Head of Compliance Belgium and WAF located in Brussels and in the Data Privacy role the functional reporting will be to the Head of Data Privacy Compliance, located in the Siemens Healthineers Headquarter in Erlangen.

Siemens Healthcare offers a broad range of products in the in vivo and in vitro space as well as a professional service with a continuous expansion of its portfolio to support health providers across the continuum of care.

Your tasks and responsibilities:

  • You are a trusted advisor to the Siemens Healthcare SARL management with respect to legal matters.

  • You provide strategic and operational guidance and contribute to the strategy and implementation of the Siemens Healthineers business in the Morocco, the Mahgreb states and Western/Central Africa.

  • You mitigate legal risks and help business in the mitigation of commercial risks.

  • You implement and perform key legal processes such as drafting, negotiating and settling commercial agreements, risk assessment and approval processes. Where appropriate liaising with other members of the global Legal function.

  • You ensure compliance with Data Privacy Laws in the organisation.

  • You implement and ensure execution of the Compliance program. Provide respective guidance to management incl. regular Compliance trainings.

  • You provide training and education to the business on relevant laws and business legal issues including trainings for Data Privacy topics.

  • You support the Siemens Healthineers Head of Data Privacy Compliance in fulfilling his/her obligations and tasks.

  • You inform the General Counsel EMEA-West and Country management of areas which represent a legal or reputational risk.

Your qualifications and experience:

  • Master degree and lawyers degree with excellent results in French and Moroccan law.

  • A minimum of 5 years legal work experience .

  • Relevant work experience collected in the Healthcare- and/or Life science Sector with strong focus on contract law for supply and service transactions, distributorship agreements, is highly appreciated.

  • Ideally having knowledge and experience in data privacy laws.

  • Ability to familiarize oneself with new legal fields impacting the Siemens Healthineers business.

  • Excellent communication in Arabic, French and English.

Your attributes and skills:

  • You are a proactive member in the management team.
  • You feel comfortable as a challenger to the management and to the business when appropriate.
  • You demonstrate credibility in your participation at and advice to the board.
  • You work collaboratively with Siemens Healthineers legal specialists in headquarters and the Siemens Healthineers global legal network.
  • You live core values such as integrity, respect and reliability health providers across the continuum of care.
  • You have strong drafting and negotiation skills.
  • You are able to effectively manage multiple tasks and to set the right priorities.
  • Be pragmatic and hands on.
  • Excellent business acumen.
  • Gravitas and credibility.

Are you interested? Please contact: ka@aims.ma

Our global team:

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company. 50,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services.

Our culture:

Our culture embraces different perspectives, open debate, and the will to challenge convention. Change is a constant aspect of our work. We aspire to lead the change in our industry rather than just react to it. That’s why we invite you to take on new challenges, test your ideas, and celebrate success.

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Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare SARL

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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