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Corporate Counsel

Company: Horizon Therapeutics
Location: Glenview
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Working at Horizon is more than a job - it's personal. For us, success is measured by the numbers that matter most - the number of lives we touch, the number we change and those we work tirelessly to help save. We're a team of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers who are inspired to do more because we know we're a part of something bigger. We strive to build meaningful careers at a company whose values we share because when we live up to our potential, we help others live up to theirs.

Position Summary

The position is a Corporate Counsel role in the company's Legal organization, but will be cross-functional, working with the company's General Counsel and other senior members of the Legal organization, as well as directly with the company's business development, finance, investor relations and corporate communications groups.

Responsibilities

  • The primary responsibilities of the position will be supporting Horizon's business development and financing transactions, SEC reporting and compliance, corporate governance and corporate communications
  • Other duties may include support of license and collaboration transactions, occasional contract negotiations and other duties

    Qualifi c ations and S k ills Requ i re d :
    • A Juris Doctor degree and bar admission in the U.S.
    • A minimum of 5 to 6 years of experience as a corporate attorney, including at least 3 to 4 years experience and training at an Am Law 100 law firm
    • Functional knowledge and skills in the following areas:
    • Mergers and acquisitions
    • License and collaboration transactions
    • SEC reporting and compliance
    • Corporate governance
    • Preference given for experience working with biotechnology companies
    • Basic understanding of other general corporate areas, including contract negotiations and finance
    • Pro-active, self-motivated and highly organized, with experience managing multiple projects and competing deadlines in a fast-paced environment
    • Willingness to work cross-functionally and collaboratively
    • Strong project management skills
    • Strong collaboration skills
    • Ability to prioritise and manage a diversified workload, often to strict deadlines
    • Excellent judgment, strong initiative and attention to detail
    • Professional demeanor
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

      Horizon Core Values & Competencies:

      Growth
      • Manages Ambiguity
      • Strategic Mindset
      • Demonstrates Self-awareness
      • Cultivates Innovation
      • Develops Talent

        Accountability
        • Drives Results
        • Ensures Accountability
        • Decision Quality

          Transparency
          • Courage
          • Collaboration
          • Instills Trust

            Horizon requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated, as a condition of employment, with either Pfizer (fully approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration), Moderna or Johnson & Johnson (currently granted emergency-use authorization by the FDA). "Fully vaccinated" is defined as two weeks after your final dose of the Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Horizon will provide medical and religious accommodations as required by law.

            Horizon Therapeutics plc does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is our intention that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. Any individual, who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing this application or at any time during the application process, should contact the Human Resources Department.

Keywords: Horizon Therapeutics, Glenview , Corporate Counsel, Legal , Glenview, Illinois

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