Corporate, General Commercial/Contracts Law, Pharmaceuticals
This position is responsible for leading a twelve person, high-performing team in support of the operational function and strategy of the legal department. Reporting to the SVP, General Counsel, this position will be responsible for the financial, operational, and technical functions of the legal department including management of key department processes, including the core contracting function, development and execution of technology and document management strategies, prudent management of internal resources and external counsel, and the strategic development and implementation of key performance metrics. This position will have three direct reports and sit on the leadership team.
Jazz is a publicly traded global biopharmaceutical company that develops life-changing medicines for people with limited or no options, so they can live their lives more fully. By transforming biopharmaceutical discoveries into novel medicines, Jazz is working to give people around the world the opportunity to redefine what’s possible – to make the “small wins” big again. As a leader in sleep medicine and with a growing hematology/oncology portfolio, Jazz develops meaningful medicines and brings them to people with unaddressed needs around the world.
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.
10 plus years of progressive related experience developing strategies, managing major initiatives or operational processes, and delivering results within a complex matrix environment is required.
Foundational firm training and experience in an in-house legal department, with a strong understanding of legal department operations and technology is required.
Juris Doctor (JD) is required and MBA or other advanced degree is highly preferred.
6 plus years of people leadership experience in building, managing and/or developing high-performing teams is required.
Yes, this is a national search.
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