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Sr. Paralegal

Employer
Omeros Corporation
Location
Working from Home
Start date
Jun 19, 2024

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Discipline
Regulatory, Legal/Compliance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Job Details

Senior Paralegal 


Responsible for preparation, negotiation, and administration of the Company’s legal agreements.

 

Good things are happening at Omeros!

Come join our Omeros Legal Team!

 

Who is Omeros? 

 
Omeros is an innovative biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing and commercializing small-molecule and protein therapeutics for large-market and orphan indications targeting inflammation, immunologic diseases
(e.g., complement-mediated diseases) and cancers. Omeros’ lead MASP-2 inhibitor narsoplimab targets the lectin pathway of complement and is the subject of a biologics license application pending before FDA for the treatment of hematopoietic stem cell transplant-associated thrombotic microangiopathy. Narsoplimab is also in multiple late-stage clinical development programs focused on other complement-mediated disorders, including IgA nephropathy, atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome and COVID-19. OMS906, Omeros’ inhibitor of MASP-3, the key activator of the alternative pathway of complement, is in a Phase 1 clinical trial. For more information about Omeros and its programs, visit www.omeros.com.

 

What are you Responsibilities?

 

  • Using independent judgment, draft standard agreements based on the Company’s templates, including non-disclosure agreements, master service agreements, consulting agreements, material transfer agreements, SaaS agreements and related amendments and appendices, customizing agreement templates as needed
  • Review legal provisions in vendor service terms, proposals and statements of work, including those related to scientific and laboratory services and clinical trials
  • Using independent judgment, review proposed agreements from third parties and revisions of agreements from third parties, escalating as necessary for review by Company’s attorneys
  • Assist the Company’s attorneys with updating agreement templates and alternate clause library
  • Provide guidance to Company stakeholders on corporate contracting processes and fallback negotiating positions established for routine contract provisions
  • Review agreements to provide information to the Company’s attorneys and other Company staff related to agreement administration, including milestone requirements and reporting obligations; draft contract-related notices and other correspondence
  • Works with paralegal and attorney colleagues to input contracts and contract provisions into contract lifecycle management (CLM) system; spot check entries for accuracy and completeness
  • Work with material that is generally of a critical or confidential nature
  • Interact with Company employees at all organizational levels to gather and synthesize information
  • Prepare, edit and proof documents, reports and presentations

 

Education, Experience, Skills & Knowledge:

 

  • AA degree or paralegal certificate and a minimum of 10 years of legal contract drafting and negotiation experience, OR BA/BS degree and a minimum of 5 years of legal contract drafting and negotiation, OR equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Strong computer skills required in applications used in general office settings including word processing, spreadsheet, data base management, presentation software and Internet search engines
  • CLM system experience a plus
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to spot issues and problematic contract provisions
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be capable of working with limited supervision, exercising independent judgment; able to escalate issues to Company’s attorneys when appropriate
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent grammatical and proofreading skills
  • Requires good interpersonal skills
  • Must represent Omeros in a professional manner

 

Behavioral Competencies:

 

  • Able to build and maintain positive relationships with management, peers, and subordinates.  
  • Must display strong analytical and problem-solving skills.  

 

Physical Demands Required:

 

  • Intermittent physical activity including bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, or lifting.
  • May encounter prolonged periods of sitting.  

 

Compensation and Benefits:


Omeros is proud to offer a competitive total compensation package designed to support the lives of our employees and their families. The wage scale for the Sr. Paralegal it's $100,000 - $135,000 per year. Salaries will be determined based on knowledge, skills, education, and experience relevant to the role.  Employees are offered medical, dental, vision and life insurance and a 401k plan with a company match.  Employees accrue three weeks of vacation and 80 hours of sick time on an annual basis and receive twelve paid holidays throughout the calendar


Omeros is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes.

It is our policy to provide reasonable accommodation to anyone with a disability who needs assistance completing the job application process. If you need assistance, you can either send an e-mail to  hr@omeros.com   or contact Omeros, asking for Human Resources, at (206) 676-5000

Company

At Omeros, we are proud of our innovative and cutting-edge science. Our world-class team has achieved scientific advances that no other group has been able to accomplish, delivering wholly new classes of therapeutics to benefit patients. We let science lead the way.

From our foundation of groundbreaking science, we continue to build and advance a deep and diverse pipeline of small-molecule and protein therapeutics. We are not interested in developing “me-too” products; instead, we are focused on tackling challenging diseases and disorders with significant unmet medical needs. The result is an exciting pipeline of first-in-class drugs with new mechanisms of action that target previously untapped receptors and enzymes.

The Omeros team is exceptionally talented, passionate, collaborative and diverse. We hire smart, creative and hard-working people who want to play a meaningful part in building a preeminent biopharmaceutical company. We come from all corners of the globe, bringing unique abilities and experiences together to provide hope to patients and their families.

Company info
Website
Phone
206.676.5000
Location
201 Elliott Avenue West
Seattle
Washington
98119
US

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