Ipsen has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa to conduct an exclusive search for an Assistant General Counsel, R&D to be located in its offices in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Ipsen is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact Ipsen directly; all resumes sent to Ipsen will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Overview: The Assistant General Counsel - R&D (Director) will primarily be responsible for providing legal support to Ipsen’s R&D team that is charged with delivering and growing Ipsen’s pipeline in all therapeutic areas, optimizing Ipsen’s relationships with vendors and partners while actively supporting the R&D transformation and Ipsen’s growth. This is a highly strategic and visible role, reporting to the Vice President, Legal R&D who reports to the General Counsel (Executive VP) for Ipsen, both of whom are located in France.
Company: Ipsen is a global biopharmaceutical group dedicated to improving lives through innovative medicines in Oncology, Neuroscience and Rare Diseases. Ipsen also has a well-established and successful Consumer Healthcare business. Ipsen is one of the world’s top 20 biopharmaceutical companies in terms of oncology sales, selling more than 20 drugs in 115 countries and with a direct commercial presence in over 30 countries and with revenue of approximately $3 billion.
Experience: A minimum of seven years of in-house and/or law firm legal experience representing Research and Development in the healthcare sector is required. International experience is preferred. The successful candidate will be a creative problem solver with strong business acumen who has implemented change initiatives in a challenging business environment.
Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience.
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Relocation: Yes, this is a national search.
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
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