Senior Corporate Paralegal - 22-143
Fully Remote
Description

Elevar is seeking a Senior Corporate Paralegal to join its lean but mighty Legal Team. This position will report to the Head of Legal. This position will be involved in a myriad of legal work. This is a tremendous opportunity to join a team that intends to work collaboratively and cross-functionally to support a fast-paced, ambitious organization. You’ll be successful in this role if you are a confident, hardworking, and collegial individual who desires to roll up their sleeves to work to become an indispensable member of a team. As opposed to a traditional role, this role will challenge the individual in it to be a dynamic team player who is willing to tackle “the issue of the day”. This position will provide legal support across the organization. This is a remote-based position. 


Responsibilities:

  • Manage the transactional work across the organization, including but not limited to drafting, reviewing, negotiating, and administering the organization’s contracts. The transactional work includes supporting vendor contracts (including Master Agreements, Statements of Work, Confidential Disclosure Agreements, Licenses, as well as other types of contracts).
  • Escalate legal issues and risk to the Head of Legal, as necessary
  • Administer the maintenance of the Organization’s contract lifecycle management system from a legal perspective 
  • Assist in different corporate governance and compliance efforts as the organization moves toward commercialization
  • Assist in the administration of the Legal Team budget
  • Assist the Head of Legal in the support of time sensitive matters, regardless of the legal subject matter
  • Accept and autonomously run assignments, tasks, projects, and research as delegated
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree with 8 years; or Master’s Degree with 6 years; or PhD with 3 years
  • 4+ years of paralegal experience in a law firm or in an in-house public biotech/pharma company
  • Experience in supporting a high volume of diverse contract types related to different subject matters
  • Confidence and competence in spotting and raising legal issues and legal risks while willing to propose and drive solutions 
  • Willingness to accept assignments, tasks, projects, and research while working autonomously to produce high quality, thoughtful work product
  • Desire to work as a collaborative thought partner to the business while providing thoughtful advice
  • Ability to assist in the thoughtful collaboration with outside counsel