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PARAL001390 Paralegal – Pharma Legal Dept. - Florham Park, NJ

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The Paralegal will support our US Legal Department with contract review/negotiation, data privacy initiatives, and other legal department projects, as needed. The Paralegal will primarily support the VP, Corporate & Transactional Counsel -- but will lend support and have accountability to the entire department including Commercial, IP & Litigation, Clinical and Compliance.
Prepare, review and negotiate a variety of agreements including Master Services Agreements, Task Orders/Statements of Work, Change Orders/Amendments, Consulting Agreements, CDAs, and other frequently executed agreements, as needed, for the Companys Market Access, Sales & Marketing, Business Development, Corporate Development/Commercial Strategy, Clinical Development, Supply Chain, Medical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, Human Resources and IT departments.
Handle day-to-day communications and coordinate responses to inquiries from contract stakeholders.
Support Data Privacy / Commercial Counsel by reviewing agreements and amendments to ensure compliance with data privacy laws/regulations, interviewing clients about activities impacting data privacy and assisting with the preparation for internal audits.
Assist with training initiatives and materials relating to new privacy updates.
Support the legal groups role within the Medical Affairs Review Committee, Corporate Communications Review Committee, and other committees, as needed.
Assist with the corporate maintenance and governance needs of the Company, as directed.
Assist with legal department records retention projects and document collection efforts.
Conduct legal research, support department projects, and perform all other related duties, as assigned.
Bachelors degree and Paralegal certificate.
Minimum five (5) years of experience as a paralegal to include 3 plus years of pharmaceutical industry experience.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and general business software/applications.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to prioritize work assignments and adjust as needed.
Must be service-oriented toward the business and demonstrate a positive, can do attitude.
Compliance savvy.
Must have strong interpersonal skills, including diplomacy and flexibility, and the ability to interface effectively with personnel at many different levels throughout the Company.
Must demonstrate maturity and initiative and be able to work both independently and on teams in a very collaborative environment.
Must be able to maintain the integrity of confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner.
Must live a commutable distance to our US Corporate Headquarters in Florham Park, NJ.
To be considered for this position, you must apply and meet the requirements of this opportunity.
We look forward to reviewing your resume & qualifications.
The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of requirements, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other requirements, duties and responsibilitiesmay change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
Shionogi Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment opportunities based on valid job requirements without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, status as a disabled veteran, a recently separated veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veterans, and Armed Forces Service Medal Veterans, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
It is the policy of Shionogi Inc. to undertake affirmative action in compliance with all federal, state, and local requirements to recruit a diverse pool of applicants and to ensure that our employment practices are, in fact, non-discriminatory.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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300 Campus Drive
Suite 300
Florham Park, NJ 07932

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