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Legal Administrative Assistant and Paralegal

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Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Legal & Intellectual Property

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A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.

Description

This position will assist the Corporate Legal Department with negotiating and managing a wide range of supplier and customer contracts with attorney supervision as well as providing other paralegal and administrative support functions required in a fast-paced professional business operation. Duties require initiative, knowledge of and experience working with legal agreements and documents, including a range of contracts, attention to detail, and sensitivity to handling confidential and proprietary information.  The position may interact with several departments within the organization, therefore, strong communication and detailed-oriented skills are preferred. 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities 

  1. Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioFire Diagnostics’ Quality System.
  2. Provides support across a wide range of transactional legal matters, including reviewing and negotiating contracts with attorney supervision.
  3. Researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, judicial decisions, legal articles, state and federal regulations and codes with a focus on healthcare and medical technology.
  4. Manages tasks related to document control and file management; organizes, maintains and updates electronic and paper files.
  5. Prepares draft agreements from templates.
  6. Assists with the development, implementation and execution of new internal tools.
  7. Handles confidential correspondence and documents.
  8. Orders, receives, and distributes office supplies and equipment for legal team.
  9. Composes routine letters and memoranda for corporate signature.
  10. Provides general clerical and administrative support including, but not limited to composing and reviewing correspondence, charts, graphs, tables, etc., and ensuring composition and contextual accuracy, proofreads and ensures proper formatting, spelling, punctuation, and grammar usage in same.
  11. Provides schedule and calendar management.
  12. Assists with scheduling and booking travel and submitting expense reports.
  13. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Training and Education

  • With Paralegal Certificate - minimum of 4 years of paralegal experience focused on corporate, transactional or business law and contract management
  • Without Paralegal Certificate - minimum of 6 years of paralegal experience focused on corporate, transactional or business law and contract management

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with some college level courses in the sciences is preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge and hands-on proficiency of the Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  1. Ability to work on own with minimal supervision and use effective time management skills to complete tasks on time.
  2. Strong familiarity with file management, business processing and workflow maps.
  3. Ability to analyze and understand moderately complex organizational structures and navigate procedures effectively and efficiently.
  4. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  5. Must be able to work with confidential information, always maintaining its confidentiality.
  6. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, strong team player and commitment to company values. 

Physical Requirements

  • Occasional light lifting

Please be aware that recruitment related scams are on the rise. Fraudulent job postings are being placed on other websites, and individuals posing as bioMérieux Talent Acquisition team members are reaching out via email or text message in an attempt to collect your personal and confidential information. In some cases, these scammers are also conducting bogus interviews prior to extending fraudulent offers of employment. Beware of individuals reaching out using general phone numbers and non-bioMerieux email domains (i.e. Hotmail.com, Gmail.com, Yahoo.com, etc.). If you are concerned that an interview experience or offer of employment might be a scam, please make sure you are searching for the posting on our careers site https://careers.biomerieux.com/ or contact us at [email protected].

BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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