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Paralegal - Contracts Management

Bachem is a listed technology-based company focused on peptide chemistry. The company provides a full range of services to the pharma and biotech industries. It specializes in the development of innovative, efficient manufacturing processes and the reliable production of peptide-based active pharmaceutical ingredients. A comprehensive catalog of biochemicals and exclusive custom syntheses for research labs complete the service portfolio. Headquartered in Switzerland with subsidiaries in Europe, the US and Asia, the group has a global reach with more experience and know-how than any other company in the industry. Towards its customers, Bachem shows total commitment to quality, innovation and partnership.

In order to continue our organic growth, we are constantly looking for talent.

Your Responsibilities

The Paralegal-Contract Management is primarily responsible for daily filing of written agreements,

both digital and hard copy. He/she will also be responsible for ensuring that all agreements are

properly entered into electronic files, and securely maintained. The individual in this position will also

be responsible for inputting contractual terms, contacts and expiration dates into databases.   He/she

will also be responsible for the preparation and analysis of contract status reports, customer follow-up

and responding to routine internal department inquiries.

 

Your Tasks

Drafting and editing of non-disclosure agreements with expanding responsibilities in this area.

Assist Contracts Manager in organizational contract development and management activities.

Developing standards for contracts, including presentation of payment terms and general language and provisions.
 

Your Profile

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Life Sciences or related field

Minimum of 5 years’ experience as an in-house corporate paralegal in a pharmaceutical, biotech, or other highly regulated environment.

Minimum of three years contract management experience.

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Basic computer knowledge, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Ability to effectively organize, multitask, and work in a fast-paced, deadline driven work environment

Strong operational judgement: ability to analyze, assess, interpret data, and articulate meaningful findings

Ability to communicate in a proactive and solution-focused manner, including keeping management aware of potential issues

Detail oriented with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems

Ability to work independently and manage one’s time

Communicate effectively and ability to function well in a team environment

 

Preferred:

JD or Paralegal Certification

Working knowledge of SalesForce, SharePoint and contract management software.

Prior experience with Master Service Agreements and Quality Agreements

 

We Offer

You will be part of a motivated team overseeing the entire development cycle of respective APIs. If you are

looking for a new challenge and want to join a motivated team in an internationally renowned company,

you should seize this opportunity.


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles