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Attorney, Commercial Contracts

Company name

PAREXEL International Corporation

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

1-3 yrs required

Location

Horsham, PA

Date Last Verified

Apr 20,2018

Posted on

Mar 24,2018
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Attorney, Commercial Contracts Duties: Primarily responsible and accountable for drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts, with a particular emphasis on revenue-generating contracts with our customers, under the guidance and direction of senior members of the Legal & Risk Management department. In addition to the drafting and negotiation of customer-facing commercial contracts, will also draft, negotiate and close a variety of vendor contracts and will provide legal support to the Company’s operations and marketing departments. Frequent interactions with internal stakeholders across multiple business units and functional groups and will be responsible for ensuring that all contracting processes are followed, including obtaining and documenting any approvals required in connection with each contract. Responsible for facilitating the resolution of business and legal issues and formulating recommendations using analysis, creativity and the development of new approaches to enable contract execution while safeguarding the Company and creating a positive customer experience all in accordance with Company policies and procedures. Will participate in and contribute to the development and on-going review of relevant processes, guidelines and procedures relating to the Company’s commercial contracting activities. The work requires cross-functional collaboration within the Company, strong business acumen, and a positive “can-do” attitude. Establish productive relationships with internal and external clients and business partners and foster a client-focused approach with respect to the performance of all Legal & Risk Management responsibilities.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree, LL.B or foreign equivalent required. 1 – 3 years mid to large law firm experience working on complex commercial transactions and/or 2 – 3 years in-house experience negotiating commercial contracts for a global corporation (preference for healthcare or technology). Must have contract management expertise, excellent leadership, communication and customer service skills, substantive experience drafting and negotiating commercial contracts while maintaining strong, vibrant internal and external client relationships. Healthcare and/or technology licensing/information technology services experience preferred, but not necessary for the exceptional candidate. Experience with Master Service Agreements is desirable. Superb legal drafting skills, with affinity for using language to achieve compromise. Ability to analyze complex business and legal issues/risks in order to advance practical solutions. Superb legal drafting skills, with affinity for using language to achieve compromise. Excellent leadership skills. Process-oriented and proactive approach to contract drafting and negotiation. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Ability to articulate contractual issues in a manner that leads to valuable stakeholder feedback. Ability to take a business and client-focused approach to work. Value the importance of teamwork. Able to engage team members in order to improve performance and achieve objectives. Initiative, enthusiasm and resourcefulness. Independent worker and self-starter. Ability to manage and prioritize multiple and varied negotiations with enthusiasm and attention to detail. Possess financial and business acumen.. Ability to establish project management plans with internal and external stakeholders and drive negotiations in accordance with aggressive timeline.

Additional info

Job ID: 43724BR

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
PAREXEL International Corporation
101 Gibraltar Road
Horsham, PA 19044

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