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Specialist Paralegal - Strategic Transactions

Company name

Amgen, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Mar 16, 2020

Valid Through

Jun 29, 2020

Posted on

Jan 27, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Thousand Oaks, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Specialist Paralegal - Strategic Transactions
Duties: Provide legal services of comprehensive scope and complexity in a time sensitive environment. Draft and negotiate contracts in time sensitive environment. Analyze a variety of contract issues and recommend resolutions. Communicate (written and orally) effectively with internal clients and external parties. Manage special projects as assigned. Understand and comply with all relevant procedures and policies.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Doctorate Degree OR Master’s Degree and 2 years of legal experience OR Bachelor’s Degree and 4 years of legal experience OR Associate’s degree and 10 years of legal experience OR High School Diploma/GED and 12 years of legal experience. Preferred: Completion of an ABA-approved paralegal program. 4+ years of experience in a paralegal role drafting and negotiating contracts with a Fortune 500 corporation (preferably in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry) or a nationally recognized law firm. Excellent analytical and legal drafting skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to handle, prioritize and follow through on a high volume of work. Attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter and to participate in a highly collaborative, team-oriented environment. Competency in use of relevant systems and processes.

Additional info


Company info

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

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