Attorney Digital Law (m/f/x)

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Date: 04-Dec-2021

Location: Munich, Germany, 81379

Company: Daiichi Sankyo Europe


Passion for Innovation. Compassion for Patients.


Daiichi Sankyo and its 16,000 employees in more than 20 countries are dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical products. In Europe, we focus on two areas: In the cardiovascular space, our strong portfolio of medicines reflects our long-standing commitment and shows that we care for every heartbeat; in oncology our goal is to become a global pharma innovator until 2025 by providing novel therapies to patients across the world. Our European headquarters are in Munich, Germany, and we have affiliates in 13 European countries. For more information:


With immediate effect we are looking for an


Attorney “Digital Law“ (m/f/x)


to become a part of the “digital journey” of our international pharmaceutical company

Core responsibilities:


  • Counselling of the different departments within our European Headquarters as well as of our national and international affiliates in legal questions, with special emphasis on IT- and Data Protection Law in projects related to Data Economy, artificial intelligence (A.I.), social media, etc.
  • Support of the Data Protection Officer, our Data Protection Manager and the IT Security Officer as a competent contact partner, in particular in the field of IT Law
  • Identify the possibility to implement and use legal-tech-solutions
  • Legal support of the in-depth implementation of Data Economy tools from an international pharmaceutical company’s perspective
  • Identification and analysis of chances and risks of new projects in the “digital environment” and solving of diverse questions together with the team members
  • Drafting and reviewing contracts, especially based on Service and Contract Law


Professional and personal requirements:


  • Legal qualification with two solid exams (fully qualified lawyer) or successful 1. examination (“Diplom-Jurist:in”), Commercial Lawyer (Bachelor of Law/Master of Law) with an outstanding degree
  • Self-assured, confident and competent manner as well as a strong sense of responsibility
  • Thorough and analytical approach to work
  • Strong team orientation, willingness to cooperate and entrepreneurial spirit
  • High technical affinity and ideally practical knowledge in IT/IP- or data protection law (in a legal department of an international company or law firm)
  • Excellent communication and interactional skills in English and German



What we offer

Working at Daiichi Sankyo

At Daiichi Sankyo in Europe, we offer a workplace where your voice is heard. Everything we do, we do with a high level of commitment and a clear focus on patients’ needs. We know that our bold ambition to change patients’ lives for the better can only be achieved through the power of collaboration and the exploration of new approaches. Thus, we encourage our colleagues across Europe to be courageous, to bring their ideas to the table and to embrace opportunities to grow. When you join our European family, you will be a part of a dynamic company where everyone, no matter their role, rolls up their sleeves and gets things done.