Overview:Reporting to the CEO, you will be the principal legal officer of the Company, with overall responsibility for the vision and leadership of Roivant’s global legal strategy and services. As an essential member of the senior management team, you will act as both legal counsel and strategic advisor to the CEO and the Boards of Directors of Roivant and its subsidiaries. You will build a world-class legal team capable of providing leadership and forward-thinking guidance on all legal issues including, but not limited to: commercial transactions, intellectual property, regulatory matters, compliance, securities, international tax, litigation, and corporate governance. You will ensure that strategic legal thinking, regulatory preparation, and a rigorous culture of compliance are part of Roivant’s DNA.As a member of the Roivant team, you are at the peak of your field. You are an exceptional leader who embraces ambiguity and can thrive in a rapid-growth entrepreneurial environment. You believe deeply in Roivant’s business model, and understand that a strong legal and compliance team is essential to Roivant’s mission of reducing the time and cost of developing new therapies for patients and sharing those savings with the broader healthcare system. Company:Roivant Sciences is a global healthcare company focused on realizing the full value of promising biomedical research to improve the lives of patients and their families. Since its founding in 2014, Roivant and its affiliates have raised more than $1.3 billion in capital. Roivant delivers R&D solutions to the biopharmaceutical industry and academic institutions through partnerships designed to realize the full potential of promising biomedical research. The Company’s long-range mission is to reduce the time and cost of developing new medicines for patients and to share those savings with the broader healthcare system. Roivant advances its pipeline through wholly or majority-owned subsidiary companies focused on distinct therapeutic areas.Compensation: A competitive compensation package, consisting of a base salary, bonus and equity, will be offered for this position, consistent with the candidate’s level of experience.Experience: The successful candidate will have the following qualifications: •15+ years experience as a lawyer, including top tier law school and Am Law 100 law firm training;•In-house experience in roles of increasing scope and responsibility;•A strong background as a corporate generalist who has handled commercial transactions, intellectual property, regulatory matters, compliance, securities, international tax, litigation, and corporate governance;•Experience in the pharmaceutical, biotech or related life sciences industries is strongly preferred as is a demonstrated understanding of the general regulatory environment in which a company like Roivant operate;•Demonstrated success in fast-paced, rapid growth environments is strongly preferred. Relocation: Yes, this is a national search.
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