Overview: This is an outstanding opportunity to join a highly innovative biopharmaceutical company as Vice-President, Head of Legal (“VP, Legal”). The VP, Legal will lead Synlogic’s legal function and be a trusted partner and problem-solver on a wide range of legal issues. Working cross-functionally with internal stakeholders, the VP, Legal will collaborate closely with Synlogic’s legal, business, and executive teams and have broad oversight responsibilities for the legal function, including corporate transactional, contract management, corporate governance, SEC and compliance/regulatory matters.
Company: Synlogic is a publicly-traded clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that is bringing the transformative potential of synthetic biology to medicine. With a premiere synthetic biology platform that leverages a reproducible, modular approach to microbial engineering, Synlogic designs Synthetic Biotic medicines that target validated underlying biology to treat disease in new ways. Synlogic’s proprietary pipeline includes Synthetic Biotics for the treatment of metabolic disorders including Phenylketonuria (PKU) and Enteric Hyperoxaluria (HOX). The company is also building a portfolio of partner-able assets in immunology and oncology.
Experience: The successful candidate will have 10+ years of meaningful legal experience advising life science companies on corporate legal and transactional matters. The ideal candidate will have top law firm and in-house experience in roles of increasing scope and responsibility. Broad legal experience, management experience and leadership skills are essential.
Compensation: A competitive compensation package, including base salary, bonus, and equity will be offered for this position consistent with the candidate’s level of experience.
Relocation: This is a national search and relocation is available.
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