Counsel Contracts

  • Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma America
  • Marlborough, MA, USA
  • Jul 01, 2020
Full time Legal

Job Description

Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma America (SDPA) is looking for a Corporate Counsel to provide legal support within the corporate contracts department. This position will be located at our corporate office in Marlborough, MA


Essential Functions:

Corporate Counsel will work as a trusted partner to efficiently review, draft and negotiate contracts common to the Biotechnology and Pharma industries, such as Master Services Agreements, Clinical Trial Agreements, Supply Agreements, Materials Transfer Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements, Consulting Agreements and Information Technology Agreements (Licensing, SaaS, etc.).  Additional responsibilities include working in close collaboration with internal stakeholders, procurement and finance departments and contract managers in the negotiation and finalization of agreements.

Minimum Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • JD Degree and 5 + years of experience in corporate/contracts law is required
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and negotiating skills
  • Direct experience advising clients on a wide range of commercial contract matters (in-house and law firm)
  • Biotech industry experience is required and Pharma specific experience is a plus
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively on a cross functional team.

Confidential Data: All information (written, verbal, electronic, etc.) that an employee encounters is considered confidential.

 Compliance :Achieve and maintain Compliance with all applicable regulatory, legal and operational rules and procedures, by ensuring that all plans and activities for and on behalf of Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma America and affiliates are carried out with the "best" industry practices and the highest ethical standards.

 Mental/Physical Requirements: Fast paced environment handling multiple demands. Must be able to exercise appropriate judgment as necessary. Requires a high level of initiative and independence. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Requires ability to use a personal computer for extended periods of time.