Experienced Legal Advisor (m/f)
19/05/2017

Region: Brussels
Function: In-House
Environnement: Public sector, Company
Legal subjects: Commercial, Intellectual Property, Corporate law
Job Type: Full time, Part time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: LexGO19/05

Master’s in Law with relevant experience (5-6 years) in the clinical research or in hospital contracts management or other related environment.

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The Breast International Group (BIG) is an international not-for-profit organisation for academic breast cancer research groups from around the world.

Global collaboration is crucial to make significant advances in breast cancer research, reduce unnecessary duplication of effort, share data and enable collaboration of scientists across borders, contribute to the faster development of better treatments, and increase the likelihood of cures for patients.

BIG facilitates and accelerates breast cancer research at the international level by stimulating cooperation between its 56 member groups and other academic networks, and collaborating with, but working independently from, the pharmaceutical industry.

Linked to over 3.000 hospitals, BIG is the largest international network dedicated solely to breast cancer. Working together towards one goal: to cure breast cancer!

As an experienced legal advisor, you will collaborate with a team (legal advisors, project managers, managing director, medical director, etc.) in managing the day-to-day contracts process in an efficient and timely manner.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drafting, reviewing, negotiating and finalizing all types of agreements related to breast cancer research including, without limitation, confidentiality agreements, letters of intent, clinical study agreements (e.g., with pharmaceutical companies, association members and partners, individual hospitals, vendors), consortium agreements, services agreements, grant agreements, as well as other related documents
     
  • Working and liaising with team members to facilitate coordination of the legal aspects of different study activities (e.g., start-up, amendment, termination)
     
  • Advising on any legal and ethical issues related to the research being developed or conducted (e.g., informed consent, governance, data privacy)
     
  • Advising on a variety of other legal matters related to the running of BIG as an international non-profit organisation under Belgian law (e.g., insurance, statutes, etc)
     
  • Advising on legal matters related to fundraising activities 

  • Master’s in Law with relevant experience (5-6 years) in the clinical research or in hospital contracts management or other related environment
     
  • Experience as a barrister is an added value
     
  • Fluent written and spoken English; French and other languages are an asset
     
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment • Ability to work in a team, but also independently
     
  • Strong sense of responsibility and ethics
     
  • Excellent organizational skills 

  • A permanent full-time or part-time contract (80%).
     
  • A stimulating international environment and a competitive salary and benefits package. 

Interested?

Please send your CV and cover letter to:

Breast International Group-aisbl
HR Department
Blvd de Waterloo 76
B-1000 Brussels

or recruitment@bigagainstbc.org 

Please mention the reference "LexGOBE19/05".

 

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