We are seeking someone to join our Legal-Contracts team at an Associate or Counsel level. This position will be based in our Sofia office on a full-time permanent basis.
Provide legal advice and support in the drafting, review and negotiation of agreements;
Serve as the primary contact (within the department and with internal and external customers) for Agreements assigned to his/her group while working autonomously;
Ensures that PPD's best interests are protected at all times and that senior and executive management have the information necessary to make informed decisions and grant approvals for business risks;
Provides recommendations and alternative mitigating resolutions to departmental management and senior management. In addition, upon request, makes recommendations to Executive Management with regard to risks, strategies and recommendations;
Participates in committees as needed;
Provides training to other functional groups within PPD on contract requirements.
Education and Experience:
Minimum of two years’ prior negotiation experience in a legal context.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail with proven ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively;
Flexible and able to re-prioritise workload to meet changing project needs;
Comprehensive MS Excel and MS Word skills;
Excellent English and grammar skills;
Excellent analytical and decision based thinking;
Capable of drafting and negotiating routine contract provisions autonomously and complex contract provisions, with oversight;
Must be able to work independently and as a team player;
Must be able to identify issues and escalate appropriately.