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Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

May 24,2019

Valid Through

Sep 06,2019

Posted on

Jan 25,2019

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


Deerfield, IL, United States

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Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Duties: Prepares and negotiates master service agreements, confidentiality agreements, consulting agreements, advisory board agreements and clinical research agreements, etc., taking into account the requirements of a highly-regulated industry. Works with the company’s contract processing and management system (Ariba) to oversee contract preparation, contract management flow and contract repository. Assists in managing document and litigation retention systems. Partners with Regulatory and other business operations to make certain state and commercial filings. Coordinates travel arrangements in line with company travel policy. Compiles and processes certain Legal Department expense reports. Assists attorneys with corporate work including drafting corporate resolutions. Partners with Legal and Compliance teams to support in-house initiatives. Responsible for paralegal functions with respect to the Company’s contract activities (primarily U.S.). Will be to prepare, negotiate and serve as a Company point-person in dealing with third party contract and potential contract parties for the Company’s pharmaceutical commercial business, clinical development activities, medical affairs activities and support functions, including the preparation, negotiation and finalization of master service agreements, confidentiality agreements, consulting agreements, and clinical research agreements. In performing such activities, will take the lead and work with designated Legal Department attorneys on an as-needed basis. Will report to the VP, US Commercial Legal Affairs & Associate General Counsel.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED Paralegal certificate. 4+ years’ experience working as a Paralegal Contracts experience, including review, editing and negotiations with third party contractors High degree of proficiency with MS Office and internet applications (including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel). Excellent communication skills with an ability to speak, write and negotiate effectively. Ability to demonstrate solid judgment, tact and discretion. Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare reports and correspondence related to the work. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse environment. A self-starter with excellent time management/organizational skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work. Demonstrated strong initiative and ability to work independently. Demonstrated strong ability to work in a collaborative team environment. PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS: Accredited Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree. 1+ years of experience in a pharmaceutical, medical device, biotech or healthcare company or Law firm supporting clients within the pharmaceutical, medical device or biotech industries. Considerable knowledge of/and experience with pharmaceutical commercial contracting. Ariba contract management system experience. Litigation support experience. legal hold system experience. Corporate board book maintenance experience.

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Requisition ID: 130

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Hiring Coordinator
Four Parkway North
Deerfield, IL 60015

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