Senior Legal Counsel

Senior Legal Counsel

SOPHiA GENETICS

Bidart, France

Description

In our journey to impact on patients lives, we are looking for a Senior Legal Counsel to join our growing Legal team in Bidart, France. It is a rare opportunity to shape the future of a company that is ambitious, successful, international, and on a world-changing mission.

As a Senior Legal Counsel, Commercial, you will support the business on a variety of MedTech-related legal and commercial matters. Your role involves:

  • managing a range of international commercial contract activities, including drafting and negotiating contracts; aligning contracts with external and internal guidelines, policies and procedures; keeping the company’s contract database up to date + handling the templates in the system; and providing legal support related to public tenders;
  • running in-depth research and providing legal advice on commercial, healthcare, and employment law related matters;
  • offering legal support to the French operations, including corporate and employment law matters and other projects with legal implications;
  • tracking laws and regulations developments in countries in which the company operates;
  • drafting internal policies and procedures;
  • training cross-functional teams on legal requirements;
  • managing outside counsel and dispute resolutions.

Requirements

  • Qualified lawyer (preferably in France);
  • 5 to 8 years of experience (post qualification) in commercial and life sciences/healthcare related matters at a medical device, biotechnology or pharmaceutical company and/or law firm supporting such, is a must.
  • Experience in complex commercial transactions related to technology, as well as legal expertise in corporate and employment matters is a plus;
  • Good business acumen and an ability to target legal advice to the issues presented, quickly and concisely;
  • Excellent oral and written communication, legal drafting and negotiating skills;
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects;
  • Team player with a positive mindset, who embraces collaboration with cross-functional teams in a global business;
  • Business-minded, solution-oriented, and “can-do” attitude;
  • Self-starter;
  • Strong ability to flourish in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented organization;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English, French and another language an asset.

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