Major, Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) has been exclusively retained to conduct a search for a VP, Corporate Law for Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. (“GBT”), to be located in South San Francisco, CA. Interested candidates, please submit a resume (in MS Word) to Jay Kim (firstname.lastname@example.org), Tam Pham (email@example.com) or to the search directly at GBTVPCorp@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact GBT directly, all resumes sent to GBT will be routed to MLA for handling and will result in delay.
Overview: Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT) seeks a seasoned attorney to serve as the Company’s Vice President, Corporate Law. This position will serve as the lead attorney for all securities and corporate legal work. This position will also lead and manage the contracts team and negotiate complex contracts. The VP, Corporate Law will report to the Chief Legal Officer (CLO) and will work collaboratively with the legal team and stakeholders across the organization, as well as manage outside counsel, legal vendors, and budgets
Company: GBT is a publicly-traded, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company determined to discover, develop and deliver innovative treatments that provide hope to underserved patient communities. GBT aims to make a significant impact by treating the root cause or making a meaningful difference in the standards of care. GBT is developing a late-stage product candidate, voxelotor (GBT440), as an oral, once-daily therapy for sickle cell disease, or SCD. Their pivotal program called the HOPE (Hemoglobin Oxygen Affinity Modulation to Inhibit HbS PolymErization) Study is currently underway.
Experience: The successful candidate will have 10+ years of relevant legal experience including at least 5 years at a late-stage R&D or commercial stage pharmaceutical or biotechnology company.
Compensation: Competitive package commensurate with experience.
Location: South San Francisco, CA
Relocation Benefits: Local candidates strongly preferred.
Internal Number: 2564612
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