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Legal Counsel

Company: Horizon Therapeutics
Location: Vernon Hills
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

At Horizon Therapeutics, we define success by the number of lives touched, lives changed, and lives saved. Our global biotechnology company is made up of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers with a focus on delivering breakthrough medicines to those living with rare, autoimmune, and severe inflammatory diseases. This is the heart of our global mission. Start a career that enables you to live up to your potential and help others live up to theirs. Join us. The exceptional support we provide patients and communities equally extends to our employees. We offer industry-leading and award-winning benefits, compensation and rewards programs that positively impact all areas of our employees' personal and professional lives. Position Summary: The successful candidate will be responsible for providing legal support on a wide range of Horizon's commercial and research and development activities. While the principal focus of the role will be to support commercial and research & development contracting, including trade, managed care and clinical trial related agreements, the successful candidate will also support other matters relating to Horizon's business as may be requested and ideally would have experience in other areas such as privacy, property and corporate governance related issues. Responsibilities: The principal scope of this position relates to providing legal support on a wide range of of Horizon's commercial and research and development activities. The successful candidate will partner with members of the commercial and R&D organizations to ensure that contracting needs are met and handled in a manner that is consistent with company requirements, applicable regulations, and good business practices. The responsibilities for this position will be broad, and will include the provision of legal support on a range of matters encompassing, but not limited to, the following: Commercial contracting, including trade, managed care and marketing matters. Research and development contracting, including clinical operations documents (e.g. ICFs, letters of indemnity, powers of attorney), clinical trial agreements and other related contracts and documents. Counseling on general commercial and research and development-related issues. Managing various contracting responsibilities, including drafting, negotiation, management as well as oversight of contracts database. Privacy. Ability to lead conversations and meetings with internal and external customers with respect to the negotiation and execution of contracts and related document review. Qualifi c ations and S k ills Requ i re d : The successful candidate should ideally possess the following skills/attributes: Excellent academic record including a third level degree in Law or a related discipline. Professionally qualified attorney, ideally with 5 or more years of practice experience in private practice on in-house positions. Commercial and research and development (including clinical document review) contracting experience preferred. Previous life sciences or healthcare experience preferred. Must have demonstrable commercial acumen and the ability to assume an increasingly demanding portfolio of work over time. Candidates coming directly from private practice or those who are currently working in an in-house role in industry are equally eligible to apply for this role Our Values Transparency: We value collaboration. Trusting teach other and tackling tough challenges can make a powerful difference. Accountability: We do what's right for our patient communities through quality decisions and owning our successes and failures. Growth: We fiercely innovate and evolve to better ourselves, our communities and our patients. These three values come to life through our five Leadership Expectations that apply to all Horizon employees Enterprise Mindset: Look beyond one's team, brand or function to see the broader company and external perspective Exhibit Intellectual Curiosity: Seek to understand what you do not know; ask the right questions of the right people and sources Ensure Accountability and Courage: Step up to address difficult issues and hold self and others accountable to commitments Embrace Diverse Perspectives: Welcome others with a respectful attitude; integrate diverse perspectives into ways of working Develop Talent: Provide feedback, coaching and mentorship to help others be more effective in their role At Horizon, we know that disease does not discriminate. We embrace the bold ideas of one another, foster a sense of belonging, and value inclusion. We attract and develop diverse talent because we believe that when people from different backgrounds and life experiences come together, we make lives better. Horizon intends that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity, and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Keywords: Horizon Therapeutics, Arlington Heights , Legal Counsel, Legal , Vernon Hills, Illinois

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