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Attorney - (1806581) in United States at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 4/3/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    United States
  • Job Type:
    Legal
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/3/2018
  • Job ID:
    1806581

Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

Description

 
PURPOSE
Provide legal advice and services to support the organization’s business in assigned region, in one or more of the following
areas: contract law, employment law, commercial law, regulatory or compliance. May also coordinate legal matters handled by
outside counsel.
 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
The responsibilities of the role will include some or all of the following:
• Review, draft and negotiate a broad range of commercial contracts. Ensure that contracts are in compliance with legal,
regulatory and organization policies. Monitor the contract process to assure compliance with the organization's contractual
guidelines, satisfaction of customers/vendors, including participation in pre-contract discussions, contract negotiations and
contract changes.
• May provide legal advice regarding employment law. Liaise with Human Resources on all issues of the law related to the
organization's human capital. Monitor legal issues and implications regarding discrimination, sexual harassment, health
and safety, hiring and firing, as well as all other aspects of employee rights and responsibilities.
• Advise the organization on legal issues concerning intellectual property, real estate, or privacy matters.
• May examine legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting a lawsuit. Study statutes, decisions and
ordinances to determine appropriate plan of action. Prepare files and take cases to trial if out-of-court settlements cannot
be reached or coordinate such legal matters handled by outside counsel. Assess impact of case outcomes and initiate
steps to implement any resultant changes.
• Manage the corporate entities in assigned region.
All responsibilities are essential job functions unless noted as nonessential (N).

Job Requirements

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Strong organizational, planning, project management, communication, presentation and influence skills.
• Strong business acumen
• Solid understanding of the government regulations that effect the operation of the organization
• Solid understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and/or drug development process
• Solid understanding of drug discovery and development
• Ability to work creatively in a fast-paced environment
• Sound decision-making skills
• Excellent skills using MS Office Suite: MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint
• Exceptional attention to detail and ability to work simultaneously on multiple priorities
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients
• Possess excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills necessary to establish quickly credibility and trust
throughout the organization.
• Excellent written and verbal communication and influence skills with open, direct communication style and willingness to
engage in constructive debate.
• Team player with ability to plan, organize and deliver results and handle confidential information.
• Ability to negotiate, read and draft in Chinese will be a plus factor
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients
 
MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• LLB (Hons) or equivalent from a recognised university, with 5 or more years post qualification experience preferably with
prior contracting experience in commercial transactions in an in-house counsel role; or equivalent combination of
education, training and experience
 
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
• Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech
• Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers
• Regular sitting for extended periods of time
• Occasional travel
 

 
EEO Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
 
 

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes.


Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!


We invite you to join IQVIA™.


Job ID: 1806581