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Associate Director, Corporate Counsel - Contracts

Cambridge, MA

Agios Pharmaceuticals is searching for a dynamic Associate Director, Corporate Counsel - Contracts to become a critical component of the legal and business operations. The Associate Director, Corporate Counsel – Contracts will provide deep understanding of the concepts customarily addressed in contracts for the life sciences industry to structure, draft, and negotiate a variety of contracts, including research and development agreements, manufacture and supply agreements and vendor agreements. The position will work as a member of the Agios Legal function, reporting to the Corporate Counsel, Transactions. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing and strengthening the companys contracting processes and supporting internal business partners by interpreting contractual terms, providing risk assessments and recommendations, and negotiating and closing agreements with 3rd parties. This is an exciting opportunity to work across functions as a trusted partner to proactively facilitate the efficient negotiation and execution of various contracts. Required responsibilities Work across functions and teams as a trusted partner to proactively facilitate the efficient negotiation, execution and tracking of contracts with a focus on client service, professionalism, confidentiality, superior organizational and prioritization skills Draft, negotiate and close a high volume of contracts for clinical, quality, medical affairs, manufacturing and supply and other internal business partners Act as a liaison between internal business partners, legal department, external vendors and outside counsel as necessary for contract drafting, negotiations, processes and inquiries Provide post-execution relationship support by interpreting contract language for internal clients, drafting amendments and working to help avoid/resolve potential issues Master and seek to continue to improve the internal contracting process, including administering a contracts management system and developing internal training materials related to the contracting process Actively help implement and manage contract and document management tools and other technology adopted by the legal department Work with other members of the legal group to continually improve the companys templates and internal contracting process Perform special assignments or projects as assigned Min Qualifications J.D. and bar admission with 3 - 5 years of background Experience in the corporate department of a law firm required, with focus on the healthcare industry preferred. In-house background is a plus, but not required Significant background in drafting and negotiating life sciences contracts with particular emphasis on clinical, research and services contracts; Strong contract drafting and negotiation skills Excellent verbal and written correspondence abilities, including proven expertise to interact and communicate effectively with individuals from multiple departments at all levels of the organization Excellent professionalism and people skills with sound judgment and commitment to ethical conduct Expertise and work experience of successfully working in cross-functional teams to progress projects Demonstrated expertise to multi-task, problem-solve and operate in a high energy environment. Strong client service orientation and business acumen Desire to be a part of a highly innovative company aimed at helping patients with serious diseases
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