Legal assistant (M / F)
We are looking for an experienced Legal Assistant to join our Montpellier, France facility to participate in our on-going success as a financially sound, fast-
growing, socially responsible company dedicated to Global Health.
As Legal Assistant, you will report to the Chief Financial Officer and provide support for all legal activities at MedinCell.
Participate in the drafting, analysis and negotiation of contracts, either in French (consulting agreements, IT contracts, supplier agreements) or in English (master services agreement, collaboration agreement, material transfer agreement, service provider agreement etc.
with the legal departments of our international partners as well as in discussions with potential partners;
Ensure the correct application of MedinCell policies in terms of contract management and evaluation of risks (including relating to intellectual property, contracts, etc.);
Ensure the implementation of a tool to summarize and follow up on documents, in order to ensure contract management;
Manage and optimize the processing of confidentiality agreements;
Advise and assist staff on a daily basis in order to avoid and / or minimize potential claims (failure to respect contractual deadlines, incurring supplemental charges, etc.)
Ensure the follow-up for corporate governance (assist in preparing documents for the board of directors and shareholder meetings, drafting of legal documents relating thereto (reports, minutes, notes);
Participate in the implementation and follow-up on employee stock ownership plans;
Ensure the coordination and relationships with attorneys.
You have higher level degree in business law, contract law or legal assistance.Your previous professional experience allowed you to acquire rigor and complete autonomy in the handling daily legal issues.
Experience in the pharmaceutical industry is preferred.
You are completely bilingual in French and English, both orally and in writing.You also enjoy working as part of a team.
Autonomous, organized and meticulous, you wish to develop your skills as part of a rapidly growing company.Adaptable, you are able to work independently or with others.
You are proficient in MicroSoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
General work attitude
Effective functioning in a rapidly changing environment and adherence to MedinCell values and mission
Consistency, precision, perseverance, directness and listening skills
Open mindedness and ability to adapt to changing situations
Strong team spirit and open sharing of all the information necessary to successfully achieve overall work goals
Desire to continuously improve and progress
Strong work ethic