Takeda is a global, innovation-driven pharmaceutical leader with 30,000 professionals working together across more than 70 countries. We have an unwavering dedication to put patients first for more than 230 years while we live our values of Takeda-ism Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance. We are united by our mission to strive towards Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine.
Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Associate General Counsel, Business Law in our Cambridge office. Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As an Associate General Counsel, Business Law working on the Legal team, you will be empowered to serve as a senior legal advisor to Takeda s global development product team for assigned Takeda pipeline products and lead complex transactional work, and a typical day will include:
Proactively provide legal and strategic guidance to senior leaders of assigned global product teams and center of external innovation or business development transactions on various matters
Identify and analyze global legal, business and reputational risks to the company and propose appropriate solutions
Lead all legal aspects of assigned center of external innovation and business development transactions, collaborating with other legal colleagues and as applicable, compliance and procurement, including due diligence, risk assessment, counseling, and drafting and negotiating complex and varied legal documents
Serve as senior legal advisor on assigned discovery and development projects coordinating with other global colleagues as needed
Proactively coordinate with legal colleagues globally to contribute to and to stay abreast of global pharmaceutical laws and regulations, in particular, with respect to corporate business development transactions, product research and development, use of digital devices and related business development transactions
Develop a thorough understanding of and familiarity with the company s business, code of responsibility, its people, products, markets, facilities, customers and competitors and utilizes that knowledge in providing guidance and counsel to internal clients.
Establish a rapport and a working relationship with global research and development organization and center of external innovation personnel at all levels to encourage and continue the proactive use of in-house legal counsel
Identify process improvement needs and training needs within the organization and assist in the development of process improvement initiatives and the development and presentation of training materials on relevant laws and legal/business issues
Identify and assign, as well as perform special assignments or projects, with supervision, as assigned by senior attorneys
EDUCATION, BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
A minimum of 10 years of experience strongly preferred in one or more of the following: law firm or corporate law department; government agency; contract administration; risk management; other relevant legal experience
Self-motivated, work well independently on projects, meet aggressive deadlines, handle multiple projects
Sound conflict resolution skills and ability to work in collaborative, global environment
Excellent oral and written skills
WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:
401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
Community Outreach Programs
Empowering Our People to Shine
Learn more at takedajobs.com.
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