Corporate Paralegal

Leiters Inc
Published
July 28, 2022
Location
Englewood, CO
Category
Job Type

Description

Our vision is to make the world a healthier place to live, and that starts with you! We believe everyone can be an impact player. Join Leiters and discover a career, not just a job. Our culture is centered around talent development where employees are given opportunities of growth to make a difference in our company as well as the world. Join Leiters and grow with us as we enter this stage of expansion.

Our foundation at Leiters is built on 5 core values:

Integrity.

Hold yourself and others to the highest standard. Always do the right thing, even when no one is looking. Admit mistakes and take responsibility.

Results Oriented.

Be an impact player. Focus on great results rather than progress. Have a bias for action and consistently demand strong performance.

Passionate.

Care intensely for our mission, vision, and patient care. Inspire others in a quest for excellence

Innovative.

Be creative and innovative in solving problems and delivering the highest quality products with exceptional customer service. Do not tolerate the status quo.

Collaborative.

Helping and supporting one another. Holding yourself and others accountable to the Company’s mission, vision, values and goals. Working together with our customers to meet mutual goals.

Leiters is a trusted FDA-registered 503B outsourcing provider of high-quality hospital and ophthalmology compounded sterile preparations. We are committed to providing healthcare professionals and their patients with critically needed outsourced medications. Our team of experts in sterile pharmaceutical manufacturing, repackaging, and compounding provide a sophisticated understanding of what it takes to elevate quality and consistency of supply in pharmaceutical outsourcing. Leiters combines a highly experienced team, with robust automated processes, in a state-of-the-art outsourcing facility, to ensure delivery of the highest quality medicines. All sterile preparations are produced under the Human Drug Outsourcing Facilities under 503B of the FD&C Act (503B Guidance) and follow Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).

Leiters. Where Quality Means Something.


Corporate Paralegal

General Description:

The organization’s Corporate Paralegal reports to and works closely with the General Counsel across all functions of the Legal Department, including those outlined below. The successful candidate will be service-oriented and organized, will plan and communicate proactively, and will thrive working in a fast-paced, innovative, cross-functional environment. The position requires an individual who works independently and in a team environment, who is experienced in serving the pharmaceutical industry, brings continuous attention to detail, and has excellent communication with other functional areas and sites. Success in this position also includes:

  • Demonstrating excellent judgment and integrity, and an ability to build positive relationships across the organization
  • Partnering cross-functionally to ensure alignment of goals
  • Driving projects to completion
  • Showcasing a collaborative and empathetic personality
  • Taking the work seriously, but not yourself

Essential Functions of Corporate Paralegal:

1. Contracts:

a. Maintain/update contract templates under direction from General Counsel (customer, vendor/supplier, consultant, NDAs)

b. Draft/negotiate certain standard legal terms and conditions (standard T&C’s for customer and vendor/supplier contracts; NDAs; and other template-based contracts)

c. Contracts Management and Administration

i. Manage the Contract Management Application and Database, including ensuring that all contracts (including amendments) are entered into system and that application is used for all contracts management functions (i.e., no individual department stand-alone databases or work-arounds)

ii. Serve as gatekeeper for access, training, and use of the Contract Management Application and Database by users within the organization

iii. Support General Counsel and/or serve as direct interface between Legal Department and individual business units with respect to contracting process (pre-execution)

iv. Manage/advise individual business units as needed with respect to carrying out administration of contracts – e.g., renewal, termination, amendment, etc. (post-execution)

v. In a matrix reporting relationship with Commercial Team leadership and the General Counsel, work directly with the Commercial Team on administration of commercial contracts (i.e., customer contracts, GPO contracts, strategic alliance contracts, etc.), including the following:

A. Maintain current database of licensing, regulatory, organization, and other legal information relevant for responding to RFPs.

B. Ensure coordination of contract terms with commercial team management of CRM system (i.e., contract pricing, rebates, GPO administrative fees, shipping charges, etc.)

C. Maintain Letter of Participation / Letter of Commitment templates for use by commercial team with members of GPOs and ensure that executed LOPs/LOCs are entered in contracts management database

D. Maintain grid “most favored nations” pricing obligations under relevant contracts to support Leiters compliance

E. Monitor, calendar, and proactively communicate with commercial team as to contract renewal/expiration dates and (where applicable) timing, notification, and other contractual requirements for periodic price increases

2. Regulatory:

a. Facility Licensing: Work directly with pharmacist team to maintain required facility licensing with federal and state licensing authorities and accreditation organizations

b. FDA Regulations/Guidance For Industry: Develop and maintain current knowledge base as applicable to Leiters products and services

3. Maintain preparedness for due diligence inquiries related to corporate transactions

4. Overall support of General Counsel across all aspects of GC role: corporate organization, governance, and finance, employment matters, insurance matters, intellectual property, regulatory matters, and litigation

5. Corporate Training on Legal Matters: coordinate and/or provide support for training initiatives and develop follow-up protocol to monitor/reinforce compliance (e.g., NDA’s, contracting process, regulatory compliance, etc.)

Benefits of Corporate Paralegal:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, PTO, Employee Assistance Program
  • 401K Matching
  • Referral program: $1,000 with no limit

Salary: $55,000

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