Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Other
  3. United States
San Mateo, California
Posting date: 12 Mar 2019

ProClinical is advertising a vacancy for a Paralegal at a leading US biopharmaceutical organization with a solid portfolio of life-saving drugs within multiple therapy areas. The company, which has a growing pipeline of investigational drugs, is seeking for an applicant to join their team in California.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Managing contract records, whilst maintaining files and filing systems.
  • Contracting management to include contract review,
  • Drafting simple amendments, contract waivers, and other documents from templates.
  • Communicating effectively and working collaboratively with internal client departments and the commercial legal team.
  • Acting as point of contact for internal stakeholders and account managers on routine contract inquiries and matters.
  • Performing under general supervision of Associate Director of Trade Contract Management using well-defined procedures and detailed instruction.
  • Setting appropriate priorities with clients and delivers results within the established timelines.
  • Working with a variety of cross-functional personnel to identify and resolve issues related to the contract management.
  • Serving as a liaison and coordinating actions for activities with cross-functional team and legal teams, as needed during contract development and negotiation stages and monitors progress in tracking tool.
  • Collaborating with company business groups to identify business concerns and providing recommendations for possible responses during negotiations, as needed during the contract review process.
  • Recognizing any changes that need to be made in contracts in order to fully cover the company's responsibilities and limitations and assisting with negotiations of those changes.
  • Assisting with contract execution, processing electronic signatures, and maintaining contract repository system for existing customer contracts.
  • Resolving contractual issues by providing support to company Managed Markets Trade Contract Management group and assisting with special projects (i.e., contract cataloguing, capturing terms in excel spreadsheets in preparation for data migration from shared drive to central repository, and APTTUS CLM projects).

Skills and Requirements:

  • Paralegal certification or Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in prior industry or contracting administration experience preferred,
  • Working knowledge of contract structure and legal terms.
  • An ability to work using well-defined procedures and independently take ownership for work product.
  • An ability to rapidly learn and apply new techniques.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.
  • Mid-Senior Level.

To Apply:

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A full job description is available on request.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.