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Legal Staff Paralegal in The Woodlands, TX

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Company name

McKesson Corporation

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Contract Law

Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required


The Woodlands, TX

Date Last Verified

Aug 17,2017

Posted on

Jun 13,2017

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Contract Specialist Duties: Provide contract support for the Research department in its Specialty Health Division. Responsibilities include reviewing, negotiating and drafting clinical trial agreements, amendments and related documents, interacting with trial sponsors and sites on contract and operational issues, and various other initiatives and projects to support the research contracting process with minimal attorney oversight. Work through a diverse scope of contracting issues where analysis may require identification and evaluation of many relevant potential factors. Effectively explain contracting principles and issues to internal clients and external customers. Negotiate within established guidelines and capture negotiated provisions in contracts with minimal attorney oversight. Handle multiple tasks and priorities in a fast-paced, changing business environment. Facilitate collaboration with internal departments (Research Operations, Regulatory, Finance, Technical Accounting, etc.). Anticipate issues and act to ensure documents are processed efficiently and in accordance with company policies and guidelines. Conduct legal research as required. Communicate and observe timelines regarding completion of contracts.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 4 year degree plus paralegal certificate with 6+ years of experience in contract negotiation and drafting or JD Degree with 4+ years of experience in contract negotiation and drafting. Experience in the healthcare or life sciences industry is a plus. Significant experience personally drafting and negotiating contract language. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Take personal responsibility for work product and meeting expectations. Uphold the highest standards of ethics and honesty. Confront conflicts directly and respectfully. Microsoft Word, Excel.

Additional info

Ref. 17004620

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
McKesson Corporation
10101 Woodloch Forest
The Woodlands, TX 77380