Associate Counsel
Syneos Health
Liber, del, Avda, BuenosAires, ARG, Argentina
hace 3 días

Associate Counsel

Come discover what our 25,000+ employees already know : work here matters everywhere. We’re a growing and evolving biopharmaceutical industry leader, which means you’ll have endless opportunities to work with experts around the world and build the career you’ve dreamed of.

As a part of the Syneos Health team, you’ll help us deliver results for a rewarding reason we improve patients’ lives around the world.

Because to us, a patient isn’t just a number, they’re our family, friends, and neighbors.

Why Syneos Health

  • SyneosHealthLife means we’re committed to our Total Self culture where everyone can authentically be themselves. Our Total Self culture is what unites us globally, and we know every person’s unique contributions make a difference.
  • We believe our success is a direct result of the people who are driving it you! We value your dedication to care for our customers and patients, so we want to focus on taking care of you.
  • That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits program encompassing your total health - physical, mental and financial.

  • We are continuously building the company we all want to work for and our customers want to work with. Why? Because when we bring together diversity of thoughts, backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives we’re able to create a place where everyone feels like they belong.
  • Job responsibilities

  • Leads end to end contracting related to clinical, commercial, corporate (Direct and Indirect) contracts for products and services including but not limited to Vendor Master Agreements, Independent Contractor Agreements, consulting agreements, professional services agreements, SW licensing, SaaS, HR & staffing agreements and other contracts and strategic alliances, data privacy related agreements as well as various issues escalated from the business units and internal departments.
  • Reviews contractual documents based on departmental guidance and established playbooks, and coordinates escalation to business stakeholders and subject matter experts within the organization.
  • Partners with the business stakeholders to structure, negotiate and advise on contractual matters
  • Interfaces with other departments including Risk Management, Operations, Procurement, Data Privacy, and Sourcing as required to support contracting matters.
  • Advises, structures, drafts and negotiates all aspects of direct and indirect contracts and leads frequent negotiations with Vendor’s legal team
  • Works collaboratively across the Legal department, including the Company’s global team of regional-based attorneys, to coordinate and drive completion of global contracts.
  • Contract review and negotiation (dispatch agreements / service agreements / consulting agreements with pharmaceutical companies and medical device companies, vendor agreements, NDA etc.)
  • Responds to legal related requests and inquiries from internal clients and drafts legal documents and communications on a timely and efficient manner;
  • Verifies and drafts responses to the Ministry of Health, Healthcare Authorities, and other relevant governmental agencies
  • Liaise with other global legal members and other departments to adjust the legal assistance;
  • Trains internal employees and managements on various legal matters and increase awareness on legal, new hire orientations and consultations;
  • Conducts legal research and analysis related to the company’s business.
  • Qualifications

    What we’re looking for

  • JD / LLM / LLB or an equivalent Degree from an accredited University
  • Licensed / Qualified lawyer / admitted to practice law
  • In-house transactional experience with / supporting procurement / vendor organization or an equivalent function
  • In-house experience with a global / multinational company, with the ability to interact, engage, collaborate and coordinate end to end contracting activities with US based colleagues.
  • Solid understanding of common outsourcing contracts and issues and fundamental contracting principles. Basic understanding of Intellectual property principles and data privacy matters.
  • Demonstrated experience in contract drafting and negotiation, risk identification, issue escalation and contracting best practices
  • Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated experience to collaborate with colleagues and take a business-oriented approach while identifying and balancing risks and providing succinct, accurate and pragmatic advice.
  • Exceptional analytical skills, independent judgment, a desire to learn, and an ability to take on and prioritize a wide variety of complex matters.
  • Can-do attitude, able to work under pressure, manage tight deadlines and a high volume of contracts
  • Get to know Syneos Health

    We are the only full-service biopharmaceutical solutions company in the world. That means we bring together the best clinical and commercial minds to create a better, smarter, faster way to get medicines into the hands of patients who need it most.

    Learn more about Syneos Health.

    Additional Information :

    Tasks, duties, and responsibilities as listed in this job description are not exhaustive. The Company, at its sole discretion and with no prior notice, may assign other tasks, duties, and job responsibilities.

    Equivalent experience, skills, and / or education will also be considered so qualifications of incumbents may differ from those listed in the Job Description.

    The Company, at its sole discretion, will determine what constitutes as equivalent to the qualifications described above.

    Further, nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract. Occasionally, required skills / experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms.

    Any language contained herein is intended to fully comply with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employees.

    The Company is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, including the provision of reasonable accommodations, when appropriate, to assist employees or applicants to perform the essential functions of the job.

    Primary Location

    Latin America - ARG-BuenosAires-Avda-del-Liber


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