Pfizer Corporate Counsel, Clinical Development Legal in New York City, New York
We are looking for a dynamic, pragmatic, analytical and collegial attorney with experience in supporting clinical research, to serve as a primary legal contact for client groups conducting our clinical trials, engaging with clinical research organizations and vendors, and managing our processes for clinical trial disclosure and clinical trial data sharing. In this role, you will handle a wide variety of legal questions relating to clinical trial conduct, serve on governance committees overseeing clinical trial vendor performance, and handle selected clinical trial transactional matters. You will also get the rewarding feeling that comes with supporting clinical research, and the joy of working with a group of colleagues who are incredibly supportive and fun.
This role will report to the Assistant General Counsel - Quality, Sponsor Oversight & Operations on the Clinical Development Legal team which supports Pfizer clinical trial activities globally.
Provide regulatory compliance advice to clients across the clinical trial organization on matters pertaining to processes and procedures in support of clinical trials, with a particular emphasis on the relationship between sponsors, CROs and vendors.
Advise on clinical trial vendor quality and performance matters, and serve as primary legal contact for and representative to selected vendor governance committees
Provide legal input on selected clinical trial transactional matters
Provide primary legal support on process and contractual matters relating to clinical trial disclosure and data sharing
Provide subject matter expertise, and legal support and guidance, on the development and application of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and related supporting procedural documents for clinical trial support activities
Provide ad hoc legal support on special projects as needed
Excellent academic qualifications including Bachelor's Degree and Juris Doctor
Member in good standing of at least one state bar and admitted to practice in relevant jurisdiction
Minimum of seven (7) years' experience in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry, or at a law firm supporting clients in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry, preferably including some or all of the following: FDA regulatory compliance, Good Clinical Practice (GCP), outsourcing transactions, contract template management
Strong interest in, and commitment to, the legal subject matter relevant to this role
Excellent research, writing, counselling and communication skills (formal and informal) and a positive client service orientation
Ability to work independently, as a team member, and across the organization
Accountability, sound judgment, and the ability to take ownership of an issue and provide concise and timely advice
NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
For Groton applicants, this role would require some travel to New York headquarters (NYHQ) during an initial training period, and periodic travel to NYHQ following that.
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