Corporate Counsel, Commercial - Biopharmaceutical

Posted 23 October 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Full Time
Discipline CRO & Clinical Operations
Contact NameNikhil Akkoo

Job description

Mantell Associates is currently partnered with a well-established Biopharmaceutical organisation. They are currently looking to strengthen their team through the appointment of a Corporate Counsel, Commercial.

Corporate Counsel, Commercial - Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice and support to the contract needs of the organisation's business units, related business functions such as Sales, Marketing, Market Access, Medical Affairs, Compliance, Regulatory and Procurement

  • Review and prepare contracts, manage support in other jurisdictions, and collaborate with other attorneys within the International Legal team

  • Provide advice and counsel in the areas of healthcare law and regulations

  • Work closely with market access and commercial teams, including providing relevant legal advice, to support commercial strategies for the sale and distribution of products

  • Draft, negotiate, review, and revise commercial and market access agreements, including healthcare professionals, providers, vendors, licensors, consultants and speaker agreements, master services agreements, statements of work, sales, supply, distribution, GPO, Wholesaler, distribution vendor and service agreements

  • Collaborate with other Legal and Compliance colleagues to provide legal support to the organisation and supervise outside counsel as required

  • Ensure that clients are kept abreast of all relevant legal developments in their areas of business by providing training and periodic updates

Corporate Counsel, Commercial - Requirements:

  • 5+ years' minimum of relevant experience in a commercial attorney or similar position for a biotech or pharma company

  • 7+ years' experience with a life sciences company and/or a reputable, highly rated law firm, or a combination of both, with experience related to the pharmaceutical or life-sciences companies

  • Extensive experience providing legal advice to Commercial Market Access and Commercial Sales teams, including pricing and contracts groups and sales operations teams

  • Experience with contractual requirements of commercial and government payers, GPOs, pharmacy services, and trade and distribution within the healthcare industry, as well as those of a pharma sales force

  • Extensive knowledge of relevant federal and provincial laws

  • Experience providing legal advice on promotional materials is helpful but not required

  • Ability to collaborate with cross functional teams and manage multiple stakeholders

  • Self-motivated and willing to go beyond comfort zone

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and communication skills

  • Strong strategic thinking skills

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences headhunting firm. For more information on this role, please contact us at +44 (0)20 3854 7700.