Labcorp is inviting applications from eligible candidates for its position of Corporate Counsel in Durham, North Carolina.
Labcorp is constantly in pursuit of answers to clear and confident healthcare decisions that begin with questions. With unparalleled diagnostics and drug development capabilities, it accelerates innovation and provides insight to improve health and improve lives.
About the Opportunity
Labcorp is inviting applications from eligible candidates who possess an advanced degree (juris doctor) and have at least 2 years of contract negotiation, drafting, or related legal experience, including intern and law clerk activities for its position of Corporate Counsel in Durham, North Carolina.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Actively advice Contracts Management, operations, site contracting, and vendor management staff and function leadership on the review and negotiation of contracts and dispute escalation matters within assigned areas of responsibility.
- Advice and build relationships with key business contacts to support business functions and identify and manage risk areas.
- Directly negotiate with the company’s customers, vendors, sites, and others as necessary to resolve commercial issues during contracting or dispute escalation.
- Support the development and improvement of company standard operating procedures, business operating procedures, departmental practices, and other systemic documentation as requested.
- Suggest improvements to departmental processes, templates, tools, and training on an ongoing basis in response to emerging trends, customer preferences, and the company’s risk management posture.
- Regularly use company systems including the action tracking system and other corporate systems as required and supports departmental reporting requirements.
- Provide management with regular status updates on open matters and outstanding issues.
- Bachelor of Arts or Science; Juris Doctorate or LLM
- Admitted to practice law in a US state.
- The Corporate Counsel should have at least 2 years of contract negotiation, drafting, or related legal experience, including intern and law clerk activities.
- Excellent contract drafting and negotiation skills are essential requirements.
- The capacity to review large commercial contracts and provide practical, business-focused advice is required.
- Comprehensive knowledge of general corporate business practices and a sound understanding of contracting models and commercial practices is required.
- Experience in the clinical research industry or a healthcare services field is helpful.
- Language capabilities in addition to English are valued especially in Mandarin, French, or Spanish.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Good written and verbal communication.
- Commercial awareness.
- Exceptional organizational skills, time management, and attention to detail.
- Strong Proficiency in Word/Excel/Powerpoint/Outlook.
- Flexibility in responding to job demands.
How to Apply?
Interested candidates can apply through the link provided at the end of this post.
Durham, North Carolina.