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Title: Director, Legal Manager: Vice President, Legal or General Counsel Department: Legal Location: Brisbane
Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. is looking for a motivated, detail-oriented and passionate team player who wants to play an integral role as a Director, Legal on a collaborative legal and intellectual property team. The role’s primary responsibility will be to support the clinical and technical operation departments at Sangamo and to draft, negotiate, and manage a broad variety of collaborations and contracts in support of Sangamo’s R&D, clinical operations, manufacturing, technical operations, procurement, and general business operations. There will also be opportunities to counsel and advise internal clients on a broad range of other legal and regulatory issues faced in the field of genomic medicine. They will identify and provide support to further both business and legal strategies while working cross-functionally with various departments.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Primary responsibilities include the following but other duties may be assigned):
With limited oversight, negotiating and drafting various transactions and contracts (e.g. manufacturing, quality, services, collaboration/partnership, licensing, commercialization, confidential disclosure, material transfer, sponsored research, clinical trial, letter of indemnification, grant application/award, sub-award).
Acting as a business partner supporting the functional needs of the organization
Creating, updating and maintaining library of template contracts, policies, and playbooks.
Communicating, educating, and providing training to colleagues on various issues, policies and processes.
Managing outside counsel.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:
Juris Doctorate from a top accredited law school.
Current bar admission in at least one jurisdiction; Admission in California preferred.
Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience working in life sciences and seven (7) years as an attorney.
Experience in biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and/or life sciences industry, including experience with manufacturing and other technical contracts.
Ability to draft and negotiate contracts independently with minimum supervision.
Ability to prioritize and manage tasks efficiently, consistently and accurately in a high volume, fast paced environment.
Ability to present complex issues in a clear and concise manner and provide succinct, practical and results-oriented legal advice.
Ability to collaborate and work well in cross-functional team environment.
Prior experience supporting at least one of the following areas: Employment/HR, Finance, Corporate Compliance, Privacy or FDA activities.
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About Sangamo Therapeutics
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We are committed to translating ground-breaking science into genomic therapies that transform patient’s lives.
We are Sangamo and we believe we have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to realize the life-improving potential of science and transform the future of medicine. Learn more about being part of this team by visiting www.sangamo.com