Lead Contracts Attorney

Lead Contracts Attorney






Lead Contracts Attorney

Details of the offer

Agios is seeking a dynamic contributor to lead a team that works across all functions at Agios as a trusted partner to proactively facilitate the efficient negotiation and execution of contracts with a focus on client service, professionalism and a high level of attention to detail. The position will work as a member of the Agios Legal function, reporting to the Vice President, Commercial Healthcare Law.

Key Responsibilities

Manage the overall corporate contracting process at Agios from intake to signature, working closely with the Finance team and other cross:functional stakeholders
Implement enterprise:wide contracts management system
Negotiate contracts common to the biotechnology industry, such as Sponsored Research Agreements, Materials Transfer Agreements, Master Services Agreements and other business agreements to support Agioss operations
Supervise non:lawyer legal professionals in the negotiation and finalization of standard legal agreements, such as Confidentiality Agreements, Consulting Agreements, and Clinical Trial Agreements
Work in close collaboration with other lawyers and with cross:functional teams to support the drafting and negotiation of significant strategic contracts
Manage Agioss library of template agreements and develop playbook for negotiation of template agreements
Undertake special projects as requested

Minimum Requirements

J.D. and bar admission with a minimum of five to seven years of experience
In:house experience required. Experience in the pharmaceutical, biotech or healthcare industry strongly preferred
Experience with people management preferred
Excellent interpersonal, influencing and negotiation skills as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability and track record of successfully working in cross:functional teams to progress projects
Ability to manage multiple tasks and work streams simultaneously
Strong client service orientation and business acumen
Demonstrated success in a fast:paced, high:performing, fluid, and collaborative culture
Desire to be a part of a highly innovative company aimed at helping patients with serious diseases
Ability to manage and develop a high:performing team

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