In-house Senior Corporate Paralegal

Syracuse Permanent USD75,000 - USD130,000 per year
  • Opportunity to join global biopharmaceutical industry
  • Cross functional role with exposure to all departments within the company

About Our Client

Global biopharmaceutical development and manufacturing company creating a sustainable future by continuously seeking out innovation and taking on new challenges in over 30 countries around the world, including the US and Europe.

Job Description

Primary point of contact and interface with external Council.
Identify and manage outsourced counsel to address site needs, eg: Employment Law, Environment, Safety, Contracts, Taxation and General Counsel.
Coordinate issuance of and manage spending on Purchase Orders for outsourced counsel.
Conduct initial and final review of legal documents in collaboration with outsourced counsel.
Assist in drafting, reviewing, checking, and organizing legal documents prepared by outsourced such as contracts and intercompany agreements. This includes Master Service and Statements of Work, with assistance from other departments.
Designing and managing document libraries, creating flows, and managing permissions on sites.
Monitor applicable regulations which could impact site operations.
Communicate to site leadership in a timely fashion to allow appropriate response.
Organize and archive documents related to completed and ongoing matters, including creation of a legal document database in partnership with IT.
Project management of outsourced counsel, including maintaining to-do lists, coordinating meetings, updating step plans, assisting in transaction closing process (closing checklists, sending documents out, organizing closing sets for reorganizations and other transactions).
Continually bringing new approaches to improving effectiveness of workflow and processes.
Assist with SOX compliance matters and review of statutory accounts.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

Bachelors degree required; Paralegal certificate preferred.

5-10+ years of paralegal experience, either with a law firm or the legal department of a large, multinational corporation.

Merger and acquisition and business development transactions experience a plus.

Advance knowledge of software applications, including Microsoft Office, Adobe, and other web-based applications. SAP experience is a plus.

Ability to use business judgment when assessing requirements and performance, identifying the right solution to meet business needs.

Demonstrated analytical abilities, attention to detail and the ability to successfully manage multiple competing tasks and priorities.

What's on Offer

Generous compensation package and work schedule flexibility.

Alyssa Bonavita
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Paralegals / Legal Assistants - In House
Business Services
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Alyssa Bonavita
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