Life Sciences Attorney (M/F)

April 4, 2022

We are looking to hire an Attorney to join our Legal Department with a focus on life Sciences activities to join our Montpellier, France facility and participate to our on-going success as a growing, socially responsible company dedicated to Global Health.

As the Life Sciences Attorney, you will be responsible for drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial agreements in the pharmaceutical area. As a highly knowledgeable attorney in commercial law, you will provide the business with effective advice on company strategies and their implementation and coordinate with outsourced legal partners.

Responsibilities 

  • Draft, review and negotiate pharmaceutical, biotech or related commercial agreements including, but not limited to:
    • Clinical Trial agreements;
    • Co-development / partnership agreements;
    • Supply, Manufacturing and other operational agreements (MSAs with CRO, CDMO, CDA/NDA, MTAs, safety data exchange agreements, laboratory services agreements, consulting agreements, etc);
    • Intellectual Property Licensing agreements;
    • Academic and/or Industry Research and collaboration agreements;
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to ensure that agreements are aligned with corporate objectives and satisfy compliance and regulatory issues
  • Manage legal research, prepare memorandum in support of contract execution
  • Support our Head of Legal department on transverse topics/activities

Requirements

  • Degree in business law
  • Preferred Additional Training :
    • Degree as corporate counsel (DJCE – diplôme de juriste-conseil d’entreprise)
    • Master’s degree specializing in Common law is a plus
  • Licensed to practice law in France (CAPA) and/or U.S
  • At least 5 years of experience in a similar role in the pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical devices industries or in a law firm
  • Significant corporate transactional experience with a background in Life Sciences
  • Experience in US law is a plus.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

Technical skills

  • Strong generalist understanding of the legal implications of business operations
  • Strong understanding of contracts involving intellectual property law
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize information with strong rigor
  • Ability to manage a large variety of legal issues
  • Strong writing persuasion skills 

Language skills

  • Fluency in English is a must

Soft skills

  • Highly collaborative cross-functional approach
  • Results orientation with focus on timely delivery and sense of urgency
  • Effective functioning in a rapidly evolving environment and adherence to the values, principles and mission of the company
  • High degree of autonomy
  • Strong listening skills
  • Openness and ability to adapt to changing situations
  • Desire to continuously improve and progress
  • Strong work ethic

Session en français

Rendez-vous le mardi 14 juin à 18h30 (CEST) pour une vidéoconférence dédiée aux résultas annuel 2021-2022

English session

On Tuesday 14, June at 7.30 pm (CEST) participate in our videoconference dedicated to our Financial year 2021-2022 results

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