Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
Major, Lindsey & Africa
January 3, 2018
Houston , Texas
Full Time - Experienced
10+ years experience
Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Bellicum”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, to be located in Houston, Texas or San Francisco, California. Bellicum is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates, please respond to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this search or directly to BellicumSVPGC@MLAGlobal.com. Please do not contact the Bellicum directly; all resumes sent to the Bellicum will be routed to MLA for handling and will delay consideration of your candidacy.
Reporting to the President & CEO and as a member of the Executive Management team, the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary is responsible for the legal strategic direction and management of all legal matters including, but not limited to, commercial transactions, compliance, SEC, employment, and intellectual property.
Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, located near the Houston Medical Center, is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing novel cellular immunotherapies for various forms of cancer, including both hematological and solid tumors, as well as orphan inherited blood disorders. Bellicum is developing next-generation product candidates in some of the most important areas of cellular immunotherapy, including hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) and CAR T cell therapy. The company is dedicated to creating an exceptional work environment and is passionate about working to provide innovative new treatment options that can improve health and save lives
In addition to a juris doctorate from a highly-ranked U.S. law school, ideal candidates will possess a minimum of 15 years of legal practice gained through a combination of major law firm and in-house experience. An undergraduate degree in immunology, molecular, cell or microbiology, biochemistry would be strongly preferred. Additionally, the candidates with previous experience as general counsel of a public company will be preferred. Life sciences experience is required, including working in the areas of commercial contracts, licensing, clinical trials and manufacturing.
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