Commercial Paralegal
Hybrid
Full time
Permanent
£35,000-£45,000

Overview

Novumgen is a diverse, integrated specialty pharmaceutical and biological company focused on investing, developing, manufacturing, and supplying innovative products that provide benefits to patients and prescribers. We are focused on delivering life-changing medicines that contribute safety and value to patients, healthcare institutions, and prescribers across the globe.

As a company, Novumgen has made a lasting commitment to patient safety, introducing new products to our portfolio whilst maintaining unrivaled quality and exceptional service to the pharmaceutical industry.

We are currently looking to recruit a Commercial Paralegal

 

 

Duties:

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial agreements, including Master Service Agreements, license and supply agreements and confidentiality agreements, with support from senior colleagues or business development team
  • Tracking and monitoring the progress and lifecycle of contracts, using DocuSign and other programmes, to ensure that these are signed in compliance with company policy
  • Conducting legal research across a range of topics and jurisdictions
  • Liaising with our Scientific divisions, Senior Management team, information security and finance teams to provide guidance on the contracting process
  • Assisting senior colleagues in the Legal division by monitoring compliance with contractual obligations and developing appropriate processes
  • Supporting with administrative tasks that arise from business development activities
  • In time and with increased experience, communicating and negotiating agreements directly with our clients and suppliers and negotiating beneficial terms on behalf of Novumgen
  • Contract administration for the company and assist Global BD Center with contract drafts, follow up, and signature execution
  • Conduct research, investigate facts and develop legal arguments
  • Keep track of changes in legal framework and provide timely updates on these changes
  • Assist with regulatory and corporate compliance matters
  • Update various contract templates and provide legal advice and support to the team as needed
  • Perform special projects and other related duties as assigned or requested

Skills and qualifications:

Essential requirements for the role are:

  • A degree level or higher qualification (minimum 2.1 in a relevant subject, such as business or law). Whilst legal training is not required, a keen interest is essential
  • Exceptional attention to detail and the ability to review documents with a meticulous eye
  • Commercial awareness
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to manage your own workload and prioritise accordingly
  • A dedication to providing excellent legal services to our clients, suppliers and internal teams
  • Proactivity and the desire to take on new challenges
  • Experience using Microsoft Office and DocuSign

Desired requirements for the role:

  • Knowledge, or prior experience of dealing with data protection compliance
  • Experience dealing with clients in the pharmaceutical and/or healthcare industries
  • Prior commercial experience or experience reviewing commercial contracts, such as Master Services Agreements and other legal documents

Apply now!