Senior Counsel (Commercial Contracts)
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POST DATE 8/14/2016
END DATE 11/13/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONThis is a senior-level legal counsel position primarily responsible and accountable for the drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts with certain clients and business partners. In addition to the drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts, this position will provide legal advice and counsel to the Company s strategic business units (SBUs) and functional units. The ideal candidate will have deep contracting expertise, substantial experience supporting global clinical trials, outstanding legal and business acumen, excellent leadership and customer service skills, and a positive can-do attitude. He or she will manage risks through counseling and the implementation and practical application of Company policies, processes and procedures. The ability to understand risks, balance competing interests, and provide appropriate advice is critical to success for this position. He or she will participate in and contribute to the development and on-going review of relevant processes, guidelines and procedures, including those relating to the Company s commercial contracting practices. The work requires cross-functional and SBU collaboration within the Company. This is a client-facing position. It is expected that the Senior Counsel, Legal & Risk Management will establish productive relationships with our internal and external clients and business partners and foster a client-focused approach with respect to the performance of all Legal & Risk Management responsibilities.
QualificationsStrong professional experience as an attorney, including a minimum of 6+ years in-house experience negotiating commercial contracts for a global corporation and 4+ years law firm training (large multi-national law firm preferred)
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