Director, Corp. Counsel - Global Tech Ops

at Incyte Corporation in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Overview Incyte is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel medicines to meet serious unmet medical needs in oncology and inflammation and autoimmunity. Incyte is committed to the rigorous pursuit of research and development excellence to improve the lives of patients, make a difference in health care, and build sustainable value. The Company strives to discover and develop first-in-class and best-in-class medicines-advancing a diverse portfolio of large and small molecules. Job Summary(Primary function) The Director, Corporate Counsel - Global Technical Operations provides general legal and compliance support to the Global Technical Operations business unit at Incyte. Essential Functions of the Job(Key responsibilities) *Provide clear, pragmatic and high quality legal and compliance advice on a wide range of business activities relating to the GTO business. *Act as the reference lawyer (with minimum guidance) for sub-groups/departments within GTO, as may be assigned by this person's direct supervisor and/or the head of the Legal Department. *Lead contract drafting, contract reviews and negotiation of development and commercial agreements. *Lead the development, implementation and maintenance of compliance initiatives necessary to support the business. *Lead role in the development and maintenance of Incyte's Global Trade Compliance Program. *Chair and organize Compliance Committees as may be assigned by this person's direct supervisor and/or the head of the Legal Department. *Lead role in supporting the development, implementation and maintenance of Incyte's Global Anti-Counterfeiting Program. *Maintain current understanding of laws and regulations applicable to technical operations, and ensure it is shared among the Legal Department and clients as needed. *Develop, manage and oversee implementation of policies, procedures and processes related to supply chain operations. *Manage compliance training records and conduct and/or track annual, routine and new hire training. *Develop and roll-out Legal and Compliance training and communications planning and strategy. *Contribute positively to a strong culture of business integrity and ethics. *Coach and support the development of other member of the Legal and Compliance Department. Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency) *JD as well as bar admission and active membership in good standing in at least one U.S. state bar. *7-10 years legal experience in a law firm (life sciences/healthcare) or in-house at a multinational life sciences/healthcare/pharmaceutical company. *5+ years of experience as a member of a global or business unit specific Compliance Department, or equivalent experience. *Thorough understanding of and familiarity with the Company's business, products, manufacturing and supply chain operations and utilizes that knowledge in guiding internal clients. *Broad knowledge of product development, manufacturing and supply chain operations in a pharmaceutical company, as well as the statutes, regulations and guidance documents applicable to these activities (e.g., GxP, Swiss, EU and US FDA Regulations). *Broad experience advising company management regarding programs and policies. *Broad experience in Global Trade Compliance laws and regulation (Sanctions; Export Controls). *Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including the ability to communicate complex or technical content in a convincing way to non-legal audiences, and provide balanced advice regarding risks. *Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with individuals up, down and across the organization. *Excellent analytical and organizational skills with a flexible mindset and can-do attitude. *Exceptional judgment and maturity; capable of properly assessing risks and proposing successful solutions, knowing when to escalate matters, and capable of taking a firm stand when necessary. *Self-aware person who can prioritize and delegate work effectively and successfully manage customer expectations. *Ability to identify and implement effective and innovative system- or process-level improvements to drive efficiency. *Proactive "self-starter" who is results-oriented and capable of taking the lead on projects to drive clear and timely outcomes. *Solid business acumen, gained through professional training or prior experience. *Ability to work in a fast paced and highly regulated environment. *Ethical and respectful of others. *Ability to... For full info follow application link. We appreciate, celebrate, and thrive on one another’s differences and strengths and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. By valuing diversity of backgrounds and perspectives and prohibiting all forms of harassment, we are able to promote a collaborative and innovative work environment in which everybody can contribute to their fullest potential.
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Job Posting: 1237390

Posted On: Feb 07, 2024

Updated On: Mar 08, 2024

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