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Contract Specialist

Company: Horizon Therapeutics
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Working at Horizon is more than a job - it's personal. For us, success is measured by the numbers that matter most - the number of lives we touch, the number we change and those we work tirelessly to help save. We're a team of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers who are inspired to do more because we know we're a part of something bigger. We strive to build meaningful careers at a company whose values we share because when we live up to our potential, we help others live up to theirs.

Position Summary:

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing support to the Legal group. The position reports to the Vice President, Legal and will be working closely with our attorneys, legal professionals, and our cross-functional business partners.


  • Provide general support and assistance to Legal department.
  • Support Legal and its management of contracts relating to Horizon's commercial and clinical trial and other R&D agreements, including to draft, review and revise a variety of agreements, including consulting agreements and confidentiality agreements. Manage related contract records stored in Conga, Horizon's contract management system, including to obtain signatures, capture relevant data, and support for our users.
  • Assist with drafting legal support and process documentation.
  • Work on special projects and project teams for the organization as assigned.
  • Time permitting and based on need:
    • Support Legal Operations.
    • Provide assistance with vendor selection and RFP processes.
    • Provide Records management support.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams.
    • Perform other related tasks and assignments as required.

      Qualifications and Skills Required:
      • BA required.
      • Minimum 2+ years experience with 1-2 years of prior experience with legal project operations and management in-house required (Biotech/Life Sciences preferred).
      • Experience with contracting, contracting processes, developing forms and policies.
      • The candidate must be highly organized and results-oriented and have strong project management skills and technical experience.
      • Proven track record of collaborating with cross-functional groups to set objectives and produce results.
      • Ability to support and handle a variety of ad hoc projects within the team as they arise.
        Horizon Core Values & Competencies:

        • Manages Ambiguity
        • Strategic Mindset
        • Demonstrates Self-awareness
        • Cultivates Innovation
        • Develops Talent

          • Drives Results
          • Ensures Accountability
          • Decision Quality

            • Courage
            • Collaboration
            • Instills Trust

              Horizon Therapeutics plc does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is our intention that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. Any individual, who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing this application or at any time during the application process, should contact the Human Resources Department. Associated topics: attorney, business, compliance, compliance office, corporate, corporate attorney, counsel, lawyer, llp, market

Keywords: Horizon Therapeutics, Schaumburg , Contract Specialist, Other , Schaumburg, Illinois

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