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Counsel, Legal Contracts

  • Job
    Full-time
    Junior, Mid & Senior Level
  • Legal

AI generated summary

  • You need a law degree, 2-5 years experience in international contract negotiations, advanced English, and familiarity with CRO industry contracts. People management skills and process improvement experience are pluses.
  • You will provide legal advice, draft, review, and negotiate agreements with PPD vendors, handle department matters, and address legal concerns from internal customers and senior management at Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Requirements

  • Law degree is required.​
  • Previous experience with contract negotiations in international company that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 2 to 5 years).
  • Advanced level of English
  • Previous experience with legal contracts negotiations within the CRO industry as well as experience with people management will be considered advantage.
  • Leads the implementation of process improvement opportunities and oversees junior members of the department.
  • Develops and delivers appropriate legal trainings to business and legal team members
  • The position provides opportunity to management exposure of 1 or 2 direct reports.

Responsibilities

  • Provides legal advice and support in the drafting, review and negotiation of agreements with PPD Clinical Research Services vendors to include clinical and corporate agreements (e.g. MSA, SaaS agreements, and other unique non-standard contracts).
  • Work independently except for escalations per internal processes to the team AD.
  • In addition to contracts, handles department matters and general legal concerns raised by internal customers and senior management.

FAQs

What educational background is required for the Counsel, Legal Contracts position at Thermo Fisher Scientific?

A law degree is required for the Counsel, Legal Contracts position at Thermo Fisher Scientific.

What is the typical work schedule for the Counsel, Legal Contracts role?

The work schedule for the Counsel, Legal Contracts position at Thermo Fisher Scientific is categorized as "Other".

What kind of agreements does the Counsel, Legal Contracts role at Thermo Fisher Scientific handle?

The Counsel, Legal Contracts role at Thermo Fisher Scientific handles drafting, review, and negotiation of agreements with vendors, including clinical and corporate agreements such as MSA, SaaS agreements, and other unique non-standard contracts.

Does the Counsel, Legal Contracts role at Thermo Fisher Scientific involve international contract negotiations?

Yes, the Counsel, Legal Contracts position at Thermo Fisher Scientific involves contract negotiations in an international company.

What kind of legal support does the Counsel, Legal Contracts role provide within the company?

The Counsel, Legal Contracts role at Thermo Fisher Scientific provides legal advice and support in agreements with vendors, as well as handles department matters and general legal concerns raised by internal customers and senior management.

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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.