Oxford Immunotec, Inc.

Paralegal

US-MA-Marlborough
4 weeks ago
ID
2017-1695
# of Openings
1
Department
Legal

Overview

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

Provide paralegal support with a focus on compliance and contracting activities to corporate Legal Department of publicly traded, commercial stage, global diagnostics company.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Draft contracts using Legal Department templates, including, but not limited to, confidentiality, consulting and clinical study agreements
  • Assist counsel in updating and maintaining contract templates, including revisions required to ensure compliance with applicable privacy regulations based on guidance provided by counsel
  • Review contract redlines based on guidance provided by counsel to prioritize issues for legal review
  • Proofread and prepare execution copies of approved contracts
  • Administer the Company’s contract management procedure, including, but not limited to, processing requests and managing the Company’s electronic contract database
  • Assist Compliance, Legal and Internal Audit functions in assembling and organizing information needed to audit compliance with Compliance Program policies and procedures
  • Assist Compliance and Legal in conducting diligence and taking other actions as required to ensure compliance with the Company's anti-corruption policies and procedures
  • Act as point of contact for other Company departments for routine contract matters
  • Organize and maintain Legal Department files
  • Perform routine administrative duties for members of the Legal Department including, but not limited to, mailings, photocopying/scanning and proofreading
  • Perform additional paralegal and administrative duties as requested by other Legal Department personnel
  • Regular in-office attendance and timeliness is essential

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates Degree, Paralegal Certificate, or equivalent experience as Paralegal
  • 3+ years experience in an in-house legal or compliance department, preferably in a public company
  • Must have the ability to analyze and interpret information in order to support contract review and negotiations
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Capable of learning to use and administer specialized database management programs
  • Superior organization and recordkeeping skills
  • Uncompromised attention to detail and ability to work independently
  • Willing to engage with internal and external contacts to follow through on assignments and projects in a professional and respectful manner
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete under time constraints
  • Must possess good judgment and be both practical and creative in solving problems

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

The physical demands described within the Position Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile.  The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers.  Regular attendance in the office is required.

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