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Corporate Counsel, Contracts & Corporate The candidate will draft, negotiate, and manage a wide range of contracts, including confidentiality agreements, service agreements, consulting agreements, task orders and amendments thereto. Advise and troubleshoot on existing agreements. Identify risks and be able to communicate those risks to appropriate internal decision-makers for discussion and resolution. Liaise with various internal clients effectively to address legal and business questions. Ensure contracts accurately convey business terms while protecting Company's interests. Act as point of contact for contract administration matters, including management of systems and processes supporting the contracting organization. Ensure continuity and improvement in the quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of contracting systems, processes and procedures. Assist with the preparation of the company's proxy statement and coordinate matters related to the company's annual meeting of stockholders. Spearhead the company's stockholder engagement program. Develop and implement investor/proxy advisory policy management system. Provide legal advice with respect to securities matters, including equity plan administration, 10b5-1 Plan support and executive compensation. Partner with cross-functional teams including Investor Relations/Public Affairs, Human Resources, IT, Finance, Facilities, Discovery, Development and Pharmaceutical Operations & Supply Chain on various projects, including the development of Environmental, Social and Governance disclosures. Provide corporate governance advice and support, including preparation of Board and Committee meeting materials and drafting of policies and procedures. Ensure compliance with SEC and Nasdaq rules and requirements, and as needed, support the preparation of periodic SEC reporting (Form 10-K, Form 10-Q, Form 8 K, Section 16 filings). As needed, support Investor Relations/Public Affairs teams, including review of press releases, investor presentations and other materials. Coordinate with and efficiently manage external counsel. Supervisory responsibility of Contract Administrators supporting Company's contracting organization.

The candidate will BS/BA degree, preferably in life sciences or a related field. Should have JD degree and must be admitted to practice, preferably in California. Practice at a major law firm; followed by in-house public company experience. Should have 5-7 years of experience as an attorney in a law firm or in-house legal environment in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry focused on both a corporate and contracting practice.Possesses executive presence and ability to interact comfortably with executives and senior management, clear and concise verbal and written communication skills, and must have excellent interpersonal communication skills. Ability to implement organizational or team objectives. Ability to develop creative technical and/or business solutions for complex problems and implement organizational or team objectives. Must be efficient, detail-oriented and have strong organizational skills. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and with the ability to re-prioritize on short time frames. Acts responsibly and conscientiously. Works under pressure to meet specific deadlines. Works independently and in a team environment. Dedicated to quality, reliability, and highest professional standards in all work tasks. Must be a self-starter and quick learner. Must have good judgment. Requires strong computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Document Comparison programs, etc.) and Internet).
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