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Director of Contracts & Legal

Company: Synexus Limited
Location: Home Based
Reference: synexus/TP/19/769
Closing Date: 05 Sep 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

Excellent opportunity for a Director of Contracts & Legal


As Director of Contracts & Legal you will be the point of contact for all contracts, legal and compliance matter.  You will be responsible for the contracts with our clients, top Pharma and CRO companies, driving legal compliance, Data Protection and legal process standardisation.

You will be providing support and advice on all legal issues with direct reporting line to CFO and have regular exposure to the senior stakeholders within the business.

Main responsibilities
  • Creating and implementing the strategic vision for the Legal and Contract Management department providing a framework to drive existing relationships
  • Partnering the Commercial team to develop client contract process and procedures that support BD activities
  • Support business growth through the generation of innovative processes, strategic thinking, effective priority setting, a culture of continuous improvement and increased customer satisfaction
  • Work with Senior Business Leads to minimize legal risk by anticipating and anticipating risk and implementing appropriate controls.
  • Develop existing Global Data Privacy and Data Protection program in line with changing legal requirements.
  • Implement global Contract Management policies, procedures and SOPs
  • Ensure international alignment and integration across the organization
  • Actively support strategic client relationships to increase the commercial pipeline
  • Ensure the function, structure and processes support internal customers and meet the requirement of company growth
  • Drivel legal DD on acquisitions with the support from external consultants and wider legal group structure
  • Manage all aspects of Data Protection Policy for the group
  • Lead the team providing clear direction and goals that meet business requirements
  • Manage the group Anti-Bribery Act Policy 
  • Ensure industry and relevant commercial knowledge is updated on a regular basis
Ideal candidate
  • BA or BS in business or life sciences (or equivalent experience)
  • Law degree, MBA or BS in Law (desirable)
  • 10 years in the pharmaceutical or CRO industry preferred within legal / contract management related experience
  • 5 years line management experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, multi-task and prioritize
  • Demonstrated teamwork, communication and organisational skills
  • Proficient in Excel and Word (intermediate)
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail and ability to be persistent while maintaining tact
  • Experience and comfort in a high volume, fast paced environment is essential
  • Positive attitude and sense of urgency
About the company

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Sandringham House Ackhurst Park Chorley Lancashire
Tel:  +44 (0)161 209 3619
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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