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Paralegal - Contract Specialist

Hobson Prior
Maidenhead, Berkshire, England
GBP38000 - GBP43000 per annum
Start date
22 Sep 2022
Closing date
20 Oct 2022

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Job Details

Hobson Prior are working alongside a brilliant pharmaceutical establishment who are currently looking for an individual to join their team in a permanent basis. The role that they are hiring is for a Paralegal - Contract Specialist. For more information, please get in touch now!

Please note that to be considered for this role you must have the right to work in this location.

Key Responsibilities:

  • For this role, you will offer support for drafting and evaluating other types of commercial and supplier contracts when required.
  • When requested, you will draft contract language to acknowledge unique situations/concerns.
  • Recognised training requirements and support in the development and presentation of training and teaching concerning legal needs and developments.
  • The ideal candidate will support in planning and deliberating commercial contracts and agreements with suppliers, hospitals, group purchasing associations, providers, government bodies, and health care professionals.
  • You will serve as the main point of contact for certain contracts for customers on an internal basis as well as for shareholders on an external basis.
  • Might also serve as the main point of contact for certain commercial and provider contacts for the establishment.
  • Deliberate and redline aberrations from standard templates.

Key Skills:

  • Able to manage time efficiently.
  • Capable of prioritising workload to meet deadlines and follow up.
  • Works well in a team.
  • A proactive individual who is energetic and mature.
  • Process and analytical competence.
  • A self-starter with the ability to be bias.
  • A high attention to detail.
  • Capable of making judgement and discretion with confidential concerns.
  • Able to work well independently.


  • Educated to a degree level or pertinent experience in a legal role. Or educated to an advanced degree level in a law, paralegal studies, healthcare correlated, management information sciences and/or business discipline.
  • Fluency in the French language.
  • At least 2 - 4 years of experience within a commercial legal and/or regulatory role, with work experience in a medical device, pharmaceutical, or any other health care business and/or hospital/health system organisation.
  • At least 5+ years of experience and know-how of standard commercial contracting.
  • Comprehension of terms and forms of contracts.
  • Able to draft regularly or reasonably multifaceted papers for evaluation by senior management.
  • Capable of thinking critically regarding the business objectives of the company throughout contract drafting.
  • Ability to support in follow up deliberations on contract and commercial matters.
  • Past involvement in a corporate legal role or similar within a multinational/Fortune 500 organisation or law firm.
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office applications as well as Adobe Acrobat.

Apply now:

If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity then please click "Apply" and upload a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist directly, please select "Contact me" at the top of this page.

Hobson Prior is a leading life sciences recruiter focused on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Hobson Prior is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Providing recruitment solutions across the life sciences industry

Hobson Prior is a leading specialist life sciences recruiter focused on finding and placing outstanding candidates across Europe and the Asia Pacific. We work proactively and with integrity, communicate in a professional and honest manner and invest time to understand and match the exact requirements of our clients and candidates.

Our highly selective clients trust us to source and secure interim and permanent candidates who’ll make a real difference to the success of their business. Our candidates, the best in the industry, often choose to work with us exclusively because we offer the best opportunities in their specialist field.

Representing who we are and what we stand for, our values influence the way we serve our clients and candidates and the way we interact with each other.

We identified them collaboratively – as a team – and so feel 100% invested in them. Together, we think they provide the best possible outcomes all who work with us.

Our standards are set high. We work to a rigorous set of processes to ensure that our conduct is professional, ethical and delivered with integrity at all times.

We are dedicated to finding the very best solutions for our clients and candidates, always going the extra mile to deliver measureable value.

We are guided by our experience and knowledge to provide the best possible service and support to our candidates, clients and colleagues. Our approach is consultative and collaborative.

We focus solely on our chosen market, developing expert consultants who know their industry in depth and specialise within it.

We find great candidates, developing relationships with them regardless of whether they are actively looking. This means we are able to provide both candidates and clients with unique opportunities.

Driven by results, we have plans to expand across different global regions and markets and have confidence in our ability to grow successfully through our core focus.

Find Us
01892 612 612
Wellington Gate
7-9 Church Rd
Tunbridge Wells
United Kingdom
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