As Legal Counsel Healthcare Research & Development (R&D), reporting to the Head of Legal Healthcare R&D, you will provide support to our Global Healthcare R&D Organization, including pre-clinical, clinical and medical functions and activities. The role is based in our global headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany and includes comprehensive and proactive legal support of all activities of a global R&D Organization, and advice regarding research activities, clinical operations and medical affairs. In this role you will have responsibility for drafting and negotiating contracts, including Master Service Agreements, contracts related to clinical trials, Data Sharing Agreements, Research Agreements and other contracts in the R&D space. In addition you will review external communications materials for research and/or clinical matters, review of internal materials, including SOPs and processes. The role includes active participation on Legal Department projects, initiatives and other related duties as assigned, including support of other R&D lawyers (Clinical and Medical) as necessary.