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Director, Corporate Counsel
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Director, Corporate Counsel The candidate will perform the critical tasks of managing a broad range of Legal matters, including but not limited to drafting, reviewing, negotiating, helping close, and maintaining commercial and intellectual property agreements for the dynamic, innovative and high growth Biosciences Division, part of Life Sciences and Laboratory Products Group within Thermo Fisher Scientific, a global industry science leader. Will work with business partners and teams to develop, draft and negotiate various agreements with large industry-leading pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, research and manufacturing companies and institutions that enable the Biosciences Division to sell products and perform services; exploit opportunities based on technology owned by Company or third parties; purchase raw materials and services, and resolve commercial or other Legal disputes. Work with business development teams to strategize, develop and structure business deals and transactions. Support the Division Counsel and work with cross-divisional Legal colleagues and others in the Legal Department to provide Legal advice and guidance to the business on a broad range of substantive Legal areas. Manage a team of two or more Legal colleagues with the Biosciences Division. Oversees the Legal functions and needs for the Sample Preparation, Molecular Biology Tools, and Nucleic Acid Therapy business units and their sites within the Biosciences Division. Draft and negotiate with third-parties OEM and supply contracts, service agreements, technology in-licenses and out-licenses, quality agreements, distribution agreements, and other commercial agreements of varying complexity as needed. Provide exceptional Legal support for business partners to meet customer demands and commitments to enable business growth. Should be able to drive a transaction from start to completion in an efficient and strategic manner, while managing risk and protecting the Company, maintain strong commercial awareness of business needs and legal issue affecting business objectives. Perform analysis on legal rights, obligations, risks and strategies to help the Company achieve its commercial goals and objectives. Provide training and best practices initiatives to commercial teams to facilitate consistent agreement negotiation processes, use of/access to commercial information and negotiation strategies for commercial engagements. Participate in due diligence and other activities relating to M&A and integration activities. Work with supporting functions such as purchasing, accounting, sales, product management, quality regulatory, intellectual property and marketing to resolve of a wide range of business, contractual, IP, quality, regulatory, financial and operational issues. Work with functional leaders to increase commercial effectiveness through process improvement strategies and initiatives. Responsible for overseeing and managing a Legal team of two or more individuals. You are expected to provide guidance oversight, direction and advice to Legal team members, while promoting an environment that fosters collaboration, trust and inclusion by encouraging open communication.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree and admission to State Bar. A degree or significant experience working in life sciences is preferred, as is a basic working knowledge of patent law. Must have 10 years of relevant Legal experience including contract preparation, negotiation and related activities resulting in a thorough working knowledge of contract law. Commercial experience and working knowledge of standard business processes is essential. Excellent interpersonal, writing and negotiation skills are required.

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