• Attorney , Commercial Contracts Jobs in United States Of America - 23848190

  • PAREXEL International Ltd
  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 2 - 3 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

Parexels Legal and Risk Management Team continues to GROW!!

Join Parexels dynamic Legal and Risk Management Team as an Attorney, Commercial Contracts We are currently seeking a resourceful, independent, self-starter who is looking to bring his/her initiative and enthusiasm to our collegial team of experienced Attorneys in our Billerica, MA office

The Attorney, Commercial Contracts is 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, the Attorney, Commercial Contracts will also draft, negotiate and close a variety of vendor contracts and will provide legal support to the Companys operations and marketing departments

The successful candidate will have 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

The Attorney, Commercial Contracts is 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

The Attorney, Commercial Contracts will participate in and contribute to the development and on-going review of relevant processes, guidelines and procedures relating to the Companys commercial contracting activities The work requires cross-functional collaboration within the Company, strong business acumen, and a positive can-do attitude

This is a client-facing position It is expected that the Attorney, Commercial Contracts will 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

Qualifications The ideal candidate will 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

Skills and Past Experience
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

Education

JD, LLB or foreign equivalent required

Minimum Work Experience

Minimum of 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)

EEO DisclaimerPAREXEL is an equal opportunity employer Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status, which in the US includes race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Healthcare, Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical/Medicine
Functional Area : Legal/Law
Role : Corporate
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Apr 2020

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