Paralegal

Employer
Miltenyi Biotec North America
Location
Gaithersburg, MD
Posted
Nov 24, 2021
Closes
Nov 26, 2021
Ref
222325458
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
At Miltenyi Biotec, 3,000 employees worldwide develop pioneering solutions for biomedical science and the clinical application of cell therapies. Our multidisciplinary team combines excellence in research with the development of innovative products for the treatment of serious diseases.ParalegalGaithersburg, MDYour Tasks:As a member of the Miltenyi Biotec team, you will assist the General Counsel with administrative duties related to the company's legal activities. Additionally, you will assist with drafting, reviewing, negotiating and execution of a high volume and wide range of legal contracts including NDAs, MSAs and Statement of Work Orders, clinical trial agreements and other vendor and general business-related contracts, on an as needed basis. As a result of your ability to assist with coordinating with other Miltenyi Biotec departments in US and EU subsidiaries to locate, gather and organize on-site and off-site storage of documents necessary for responding to various Miltenyi Biotec stakeholder requests, you will support the continued success of Miltenyi Biotec as a whole.Additional Responsibilities:Assist with managing complex files, including electronic and hard copy files and developing and maintaining related Excel Spreadsheet charts and summaries thereto.Assist with legal review of sufficiency and accuracy of law firm Invoices for payment and track IP Department budgetary spend thereto.Assist with coordinating approvals, signatures, notarization, and legalization of documents. Organization of documents for high level legal presentations to various stakeholders.Perform legal research and assist with support for requests for information and documents for internal and/or external auditors. Assist in various projects and activities on an as needed basis as required.Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad range of biotech legal and/or compliance-related matters. Additional duties to be assigned on an as needed basis commensurate with successful candidate's demonstration of adequate experience and aptitude.Assist with the production and dissemination of materials for various stakeholder meetings, as needed, including drafting of minutes, consents and resolutions, as applicable.Requirements:ABA approved Paralegal Certificate with a minimum of 5 years years of paralegal experience with biotech/biopharma company preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).Ability to handle highly confidential information with discretion.Strong writing skills required to independently review, draft, and prepare corporate documents and agreements on an as needed basis, and as required. Strong writing skills required to independently review, draft, and prepare corporate documents and agreements on an as needed basis, and as required. Strong writing skills required to independently review, draft, and prepare corporate documents and agreements on an as needed basis, and as required.Overview knowledge of patent prosecution an added asset.Knowledge of FDA regulations, GMP/GLP/GCP an added asset.Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee is required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Must have ability to handle more than one task at a time and must work at a rapid pace while maintaining attention to detail.Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. This job is performed in a temperature controlled, handicap-accessible facility without exposure to extreme hot or cold temperatures. Generally, this job is performed in an office environment.Miltenyi Biotec is expanding and evolving. Our culture is one that empowers you to embrace new challenges and influence change. Join a fresh and collaborative working environment that encourages contribution, innovation, and growth.We empower great science. For over 30 years, Miltenyi Biotec has provided innovative tools, instruments, and solutions that advance biomedical research and cellular therapy. We are 3,000 scientists, engineers, physicians, support specialists, marketers and more - all dedicated to improving scientific understanding and impacting human lives. At our headquarters campus and offices worldwide, fresh ideas become unique products.Miltenyi Biotec North America is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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