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Paralegal, Clinical R&D

Employer
AbbVie
Location
North Chicago, IL
Start date
Apr 9, 2024

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Discipline
Regulatory, Legal/Compliance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Hotbed
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Job Details


Company Description

AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and solutions that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas immunology, oncology, neuroscience, and eye care and products and services in our Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us atwww.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie onTwitter,Facebook,Instagram,YouTubeandLinkedIn.


Job Description

This position supports AbbVies global Clinical R&D organization and will interact with attorneys in the Legal Division and R&D business. The position reports toSenior Paralegal II, Clinical R&D Legal.

Responsibilities:

  • Works independently on a wide variety of legal work and complex contracts, including negotiation, drafting and review of clinical study-related agreements and legal issues raised in the following areas: confidentiality, clinical trials, services, and informed consent forms.
  • Identifies and resolves routine and moderately complex legal matters in area of responsibility with minimal supervision.
  • Develop knowledge of AbbVies Clinical R&D business and supported client areas.
  • Possess strong communication skills required to effectively gather relevant information from R&D business contacts and contract management support functions and directly interact and negotiate with individuals inside and outside AbbVie.
  • Coordinate with AbbVie legal specialists on intellectual property and privacy law.
  • Represents AbbVie externally to customers, suppliers, competitors, opposing counsel or government agencies and resolves legal issues using negotiation skills and legal experience.
  • Performs independent analysis of unique problems and proposes solutions.
  • Escalate legal matters to attorneys and manager as appropriate.
  • Assists attorneys in resolving complex legal issues on projects involving multiple disciplines within legal department and/or multiple functional areas or divisions within AbbVie.
  • Keeps abreast of changes in laws that affect client areas.
  • Advises legal department managers of project developments in a timely manner.
  • Executes core job responsibilities in a timely manner.
  • Assigned matters generally have a significant impact on business activities and operations.
  • Interacts across all levels of management.


Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree and / or relevant legal education (Paralegal certificate) required.
  • Minimum 3 years of paralegal experience including significant experience in negotiating complex contracts and one year in a corporate environment.
  • Excellent oral/written communication, organization/analytical and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and project management abilities are all required.
  • Must be able to multi-task, analyze information, understand client needs, set and manage own work priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Proficient in area of responsibility.

Additional Information

Applicable only to applicants applying to a position in any location with pay disclosure requirements under state or local law:

  • The compensation range described below is the range of possible base pay compensation that the Company believesingood faith it will pay for this role at the time of this posting based on the job grade for this position. Individual compensation paid within this range will depend on many factors including geographic location, and we mayultimatelypay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.
  • We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick),medical/dental/visioninsurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.
  • This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentive programs.
  • This job is eligible to participate in our long-term incentive programs.

Note: No amount of payis considered to bewages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, anddeterminable.The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form of compensationand benefitsthat are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole and absolute discretion unless anduntil paid andmay be modified at the Companys sole and absolute discretion, consistent with applicable law.

AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVies policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.

Company

AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

Company info
Website
Phone
1-800-255-5162
Location
1 North Waukegan Road
North Chicago
Illinois
60064
US

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