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Senior Associate Paralegal

Company name

Amgen, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jul 20,2018

Posted on

Mar 21,2018

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Thousand Oaks, CA
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Litigation >> Intellectual Property - Litigation - Life Sciences >> Biotechnology
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Senior Associate Paralegal The candidate will be responsible for working under general direction and supervision of an attorney or paralegal to provide legal support on a wide array of business contracting issues. Drafting and negotiating high volume of contracts in time sensitive environment. Communicating (written and orally) with internal clients and external parties. Creating, supporting and delivering training in defined areas. Undertaking special projects as assigned. Working in relevant systems and with relevant processes. Understanding and complying with all relevant procedures and policies

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Master’s Degree OR Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years of legal experience OR Associate’s Degree and 6+ years of legal experience OR High School Diploma/GED and 8 years of legal experience. Completion of an ABA-approved paralegal program with 4+ years of experience in a paralegal role drafting and negotiating contracts is preferred. Experience in biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry, or regulatory law. Superior verbal and written communication skills, Superior negotiation skills and Superior analytical and decision-making skills. Superior ability to exercise thoughtful judgment and discretion in a high-pressure environment. Strong time management skills and ability to manage multiple routine matters simultaneously. Strong computer literacy (including Microsoft Office) and ability to learn specialized computer programs (e.g. work flow/tracking programs).

Additional info

Job ID: R-53663

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Amgen, Inc.
One Amgen Center Drive
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-1799

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