JOB TITLE: Paralegal/Office Manager
EMPLOYER: Brii Biosciences, Inc
DEPARTMENT: Office of the CEO
JOB LOCATION: Durham, NC
REPORTS TO: CEO
EFFECTIVE DATE: 8/1/2019
SUMMARY: Manages legal documents and oversees third-party contracts: revises and executes commonly used agreements; Supports executive team and external legal counsel with gathering, analyzing, organizing and drafting information.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Works collaboratively with the executive team and Company external legal counsel in preparing legal documentation and/or processing transactions.
Revises and executes frequently used legal agreements including but not limited to confidentiality agreements, master service agreements, vendor agreements, clinical trial agreements, and other documents.
Manages license agreements, equity investment agreements, finance documents, trademarks, patents and other sensitive or material documents through a sophisticated contract management IT system.
Demonstrates a high level of professionalism in dealing with strictly confidential information and sensitive or material matters.
Monitors legal expenses, budgets, and contract/agreement milestones.
Provides general logistical help and supports the maintenance of legal files.
Attends meetings and other functions as needed.
Assists in development and implementation of office systems and SOPs and provides training as needed.
Maintains legal compliance as related to company operational matters.
Assists with special projects as assigned.
Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
Five years or more related experience or equivalent, preferably working in a corporate legal department or law firm.
Certification from an ABA-approved paralegal training program or equivalent required; Bachelors’ degree (B.A.) in related field or equivalent preferred.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent grammatical and spelling skills.
Proficient on Microsoft Office products with experience in contemporary contract management systems.
Commitment to excellence and high standards.
Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels.
Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
Creative, flexible, and innovative team player
Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.
Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
Acute attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to plan and organize projects.
Ability to perform diversified clerical functions and basic accounting procedures.
Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels and from various backgrounds.
Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.