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Attorney (R1051898) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 12/19/2018

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    Durham, NC
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Job Description


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.


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.


• 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 establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients


• LLB (Hons) or equivalent from a recognised university, with 3 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

“IQVIA is an EEO Employer - 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: R1051898