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Associate Contracts Counsel

  • Job
    Full-time
    Entry & Junior Level
  • Legal

AI generated summary

  • You need a degree in Law and 0-2 years of relevant experience to join us as an Associate Contracts Counsel at Thermo Fisher Scientific.
  • You will provide legal advice, draft agreements, negotiate contracts, handle disputes, manage process improvements, and oversee junior team members in a fast-paced environment at a leading scientific company.

Requirements

  • Relevant formal academic / vocational qualification in Low​
  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 0 to 2 years).

Responsibilities

  • Provides legal advice and support in the drafting, review and negotiation of agreements, working independently except for escalations where appropriate. Manages and negotiates language for more complex agreements (e.g. MSAs, quality agreements, and other unique non-standard contracts).
  • In addition to contracts, handles department matters and general legal concerns raised by internal customers and senior management, which may include without limitation initial dispute correspondence and other legal matters.
  • Leads the implementation of process improvement opportunities and oversees junior members of the department.

FAQs

What kind of agreements will I be responsible for drafting, reviewing, and negotiating in this role?

In this role, you will be responsible for drafting, reviewing, and negotiating agreements, including more complex agreements such as MSAs, quality agreements, and other unique non-standard contracts.

What types of legal advice and support will I provide to internal customers and senior management?

You will provide legal advice and support in handling department matters and general legal concerns raised by internal customers and senior management, which may include initial dispute correspondence and other legal matters.

What opportunities for process improvement will I be leading and overseeing in this role?

You will lead the implementation of process improvement opportunities and oversee junior members of the department to ensure that efficiency and effectiveness are maintained in contract management processes.

What qualifications and experience are required for this role?

A relevant formal academic or vocational qualification in law is required, along with previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job effectively, typically comparable to 0 to 2 years of experience.

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Mission & Purpose

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, increasing productivity in their laboratories, improving patient health through diagnostics or the development and manufacture of life-changing therapies, we are here to support them. Our global team delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services, Patheon and PPD.