Job type full-time
Full job description
It`s fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they are doing!
Reporting to the general counsel, the counsel, corporate and compliance will work as part of a cross-functional, global team supporting and enabling revenue creation while managing riskYou will develop and implement actionable legal and compliance strategies supporting the businessYou will create and manage internal commercial contracts and compliance processes and manage outside counselYou will provide neogen with strategic and tactical commercial and compliance expertise.
Provides day-to-day legal support to the business.
Structures, drafts, and negotiates a high volume of commercial agreements (e.g., supply, distribution, professional services, saas, development), both independently and in collaboration with the general counsel.
Partnering with commercial, develops contract negotiation strategies.
Manages and maintains contracts management database.
Creates and implements processes for managing the steady flow of agreements, including processes for determining regulatory, intellectual property, and other requirements in such agreements; improves our legal processes to enable continued global growth.
Develops and conducts education for internal stakeholders on contract terms, commercial implications, and risk mitigation.
Advises the business on compliance matters.
In collaboration with the general counsel, develops, implements, and sustains compliance policies, processes, and education programs.
Understands the implications of current and forthcoming compliance requirements in the markets neogen serves and distills this information into succinct and actionable advice.
Develops compliance strategies that incorporate risk identification and mitigation.
Ensures compliance with legal and regulatory guidelines and requirements and communicates potential risks.
Partners with company’s research & development, commercial, operations, and regulatory teams regarding commercial, compliance, and regulatory issues associated with existing or new products and markets.
Maintains awareness of new and developing legislation, policy, and laws relating to agriculture, food processing, and companion animal industries and communicates developments as appropriate.
We seek a results-oriented, resourceful, adaptable attorney with meaningful commercial and compliance experience; one who desires significant responsibility in an innovative, fast-paced growth company with evolving industry reachThis professional will be effective on a cross-functional team with outstanding communication skillsThe ideal candidate will have most or all the following experience, knowledge, skills, and personal characteristics:
Experience / education
Jd or equivalent law degree and ability to practice in law in the state.
Minimum of 3 years post-qualification experience, including at least two years at a law firm.
Experience working in a technology sector and highly regulated industries, including epa, usda, fda a plus.
Extensive experience drafting, redlining, and negotiating commercial contracts.
Demonstrated experience with global compliance matters.
Skills / personal characteristics
Excellent problem-solving skills, judgment, communication (written and verbal), and interpersonal skills.
Proven ability to provide quick, pragmatic, business-oriented advice while properly balancing business opportunity and legal/compliance risks.
Versatile, flexible, self-starter who takes ownership, takes accountability, and admits and learns from mistakes.
Ability to manage workloads, multiple demands, and shifting priorities.
Ability to work autonomously and also collaboratively with internal and external colleagues and multi-cultural teams.
Comfortable operating in a fast-paced, rapidly-growing business with rapidly changing priorities.
Desire to grow, learn, expand skill set, and enthusiastically try new things.
Come be part of a mission that matters!
From inside the farm gate to our dinner plates, neogen protects the world’s food supplyThrough a variety of animal healthcare products, to food safety solutions for dangerous bacteria, allergens, toxins, drug residues and much more, neogen is there — and you can be too.