Legal Counsel (K-852)

Legal Counsel (K-852)

09 Nov
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Bristol-Myers Squibb
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Quebec

09 Nov

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Quebec

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference. POSITION: Legal Counsel Direct Manager: Head, Commercial Law and Compliance, Canada Division: Legal Direct Reports: N/A Location: Montreal, Canada Bristol Myers Squibb is expanding its Canadian in-house legal department by adding the role of Legal Counsel. Based in Montreal,

the role will report directly to the Head of Commercial Law and Compliance. The Legal Counsel will support the day-to-day legal needs of the Canadian organization. The successful candidate will bring a business-partner attitude to the role with demonstrated capability for agile and pragmatic problem solving. Excellent judgment will be valued over all other criteria. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Supporting the Canadian Clinical Operations team by reviewing and negotiating clinical trial agreements and patient informed consent forms. Drafting, reviewing and negotiating various commercial contracts, including service provider contracts, contracts with heath care professionals and funding and sponsorship agreements. Reviewing promotional materials for compliance with law and industry association requirements. Providing privacy advice to the Canadian business in the areas of patient support programs and other patient interfacing activities. Assist with corporate governance matters. Work collaboratively and cross-functionally with various internal BMS teams to support the Canadian business. Skills/Knowledge Required: Law degree from a recognized university. Licensed to practice law in Canada and a member in good standing with a provincial bar association. 2+ years of legal experience working either for a top tier law firm or in the in-house legal department of a company operating in a regulated industry Bilingualism is mandatory (French and English). Experience with healthcare law in Canada or the pharmaceutical industry would be an asset. Excellent written and communication skills with the ability to explain complex legal concepts to a business audience Strong interpersonal and presentation skills, ability to work in a Cross-functional model with competing priorities and tight timelines. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues. Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

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https://www.kitjob.ca/job/17205781/legal-counsel-k-852-quebec/?utm_source=html

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