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Counsel R&d Contracts

Company name

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited.

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Date Last Verified

Aug 10, 2020

Valid Through

Nov 23, 2020

Posted on

Aug 01, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Boston, MA, United States

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Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Counsel R&D Contracts
The candidate will support complex legal agreements of the R&D organization. Provide consistent legal advice on pharmaceutical product discovery, clinical trials, and research and development legal issues. Contribute to a company culture that reflects a strong commitment to patients, trust, reputation, business, employee engagement, diversity and inclusion. Under appropriate supervision, draft and negotiate agreements covering basic to complex legal agreements of the R&D organization; including but not limited to, cinical trial agreements, consulting agreements, master services agreements, licenses, supply agreements, and development and manufacturing agreements. With Manager’s guidance and in collaboration with other R&D Legal professionals, ensure consistent legal advice on pharmaceutical product discovery, clinical trials, research and development legal issues including healthcare fraud and abuse, pharmcovigiliance, product liability, antitrust, privacy, and other matters relevant to the discovery and development of innovative pharmaceutical products and any supporting devices; For assigned areas and teams, provide legal support to development focused global product teams and/or functions; For assigned teams, serve as a legal representative on global product team(s) and coordinating with other global colleagues as needed; Identify and analyze specific legal and business matters under appropriate supervision, with a focus on enterprise-wide reputational risks to the company and propose appropriate solutions; Proactively coordinate with legal colleagues globally to contribute to and to stay abreast of global pharmaceutical laws and regulations; Foster strong relationships with colleagues in the R&D function, compliance, commercial law, intellectual property law and other related groups within the global enterprise to create efficient and effective processes with clients; Contribute to cultivating a company culture that reflects a strong commitment to ethics, patients, employee engagement, diversity and inclusion; Basic understanding of research and development of innovative pharmaceutical products; Experience in drafting and negotiating clinical trial agreeements and complex contracts, Basic understanding of US laws and regulations of drug research and development are required. Knowledge of pharmaceutical industry and health care compliance requirements preferred. 5 years in a law firm or in-house counsel role or similar experience drafting and negotiating complex contracts are required. Organized, responsible, detail-oriented and proactive are required. Capable of working independently and able to understand and incorporate legal guidance into work product are required. Strong communication and negotiation skills, ability to network across functions are required. Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities are required. J.D. from an accredited law school are required. Active membership and in good standing in a state Bar are required.

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Hiring Coordinator
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited.
One Takeda Parkway
Deerfield, IL 60015

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