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Legal Associate

ICON Public Limited Corporation

Office Based, Sofia

At ICON, it’s our people that set us apart. Our diverse teams enable us to become a better partner to our customers and help us to fulfil our mission to advance and improve patients’ lives.Our ‘Own It’ culture is driven by four key values that bring us together as individuals and set us apart as an organisation: Accountability & Delivery, Collaboration, Partnership and Integrity. We want to be the Clinical Research Organisation that delivers excellence to our clients and to patients at every touch-point. In short, to be the partner of choice in drug development.That’s our vision. We’re driven by it. And we need talented people who share it.If you’re as driven as we are, join us. You’ll be working in a dynamic and supportive environment, with some of the brightest and the friendliest people in the sector, and you’ll be helping shape an industry.

If you’re looking for a role which will offer you a great level of exposure and experience, and a place to grow your career with the support of a friendly and experienced team - come and join us at ICON as a Legal Associate. The role will be office-based in Sofia, Bulgar (2 days/week can be remote).

The Role

Join the ICON Legal team as a Legal Associate with the below responsibilities:

·First line legal drafting, review and negotiation on a wide range and large volume of commercial contracts (master service agreements, work orders, CDAs, standalone service agreements);

·Liaising with a broad range of internal stakeholders (e.g. Operations, Finance, Data Privacy) in order to coordinate internal feedback on commercial contracts during the negotiation process.

·Drive the execution and exchange of contracts, and associated administrative management of the contract process.

·Assist the Legal Team in managing contract negotiations and any other legal matters as they arise in the day to day operation of the business, e.g. disputes, corporate or compliance issues etc.

·Assist with implementing process improvements with a view to increase efficiency within the legal team.

Experience & Knowledge Requirements:

·Legal Qualification (law degree or legal diploma);

·Experienced paralegal or legal executive with commercial contract negotiation and drafting experience is preferred but not essential;

·Experience in process improvement efficiencies/projects is preferred;

·Team player and relationship builder with strong intrapersonal, communication, organization and time management skills;

·Ability to work on their own initiative under tight timelines in a fast paced environment; and

·Positive attitude with a strong work ethic.

Benefits of Working in ICON:

Our success depends on the quality of our people. That’s why we’ve made it a priority to build a culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.We offer very competitive salary packages. And to keep them competitive, we regularly benchmark them against our competitors. Our annual bonuses reflect delivery of performance goals – both ours and yours.

We also provide a range of health-related benefits to employees and their families and offer competitive retirement plans – and related benefits such as life assurance – so you can save and plan with confidence for the years ahead.But beyond the competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, you’ll benefit from an environment where you are encouraged to fulfil your sense of purpose and drive lasting change.ICON is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know through the form below.

Job posted: 1970-01-01