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Senior Specialist, Legal and Litigation Operations

Company: Otsuka Pharmaceutical
Location: Princeton
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Position SummarySenior Specialist, Legal and Litigation Operations will perform a variety of duties related to electronic discovery management and review protocols, with a focus on data processing, document management, and support to attorneys and paralegals throughout all phases of the litigation process. Coordinate interviews related to active cases, legal hold process and litigation tracker. Processing of legal subpoena documents and escalation requests.Must be able to handle multiple tasks and functions simultaneously. This person will assist in creating and operationalizing efficiencies in the litigation and legal affairs operation's function. The individual will work closely with the head of the legal operations function to support department knowledge management policies and procedures. Coordinate resource allocation and productivity management. track activities, data, and other required information to provide periodic progress reports, and oversee assignment and completion of special practice group projects. The individual will be expected to have effective communication skills (written and verbal), organizational skills, and project management skills.Essential Functions 1+ years relatable experienceExcellent written/verbal communication skills with strong analytical ability.Must be detail oriented, an independent thinker, and able to handle multiple tasks concurrently.Strong organizational skills.Must be a team player and able to build strong working relations with business partners.Ability to negotiate and schedule appearances and extensions.Deadline driven and able to work under pressure.Build and maintain document databasesOrganize and process documents in preparation of import and reviewPerform document and database management tasks as assignedCommunicate and coordinate with teams, clients, and other relevant partiesKnowledge/ Experience and Skills: Strong business acumen and ability to make sound decisions that contribute positively to the businessProven ability to move goals forward to fruition within a cross-functional team/partnershipExcellent oral and written communication skills and superior planning skillsThe candidate should be detailed-oriented, self-motivated, and comfortable with broad responsibilities in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environmentEducation RequiredEither an Associate's degree and at least 2 years of relevant experience or BA/BS degree (BS/BSc or BA) is preferred.CompetenciesPlanning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently. Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time. Follows instruction and responds to management direction.Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Writes clearly and informatively. Able to read and interpret written information.Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed. Contributes to building a positive team spirit, and shares expertise with others.Adaptability - Able to adapt to changes in the work environment. Manages competing demands. Changes approach or method to best fit the situation. Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and development areas; Pursues training and opportunities for growth; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.Project Management - Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget.Computer Skills: Proficiency in MS Office Suite applications. Adobe Acrobat and Veeva Vault systems experience preferred.Physical Demands and Work EnvironmentType/keyboard, stand, lift/carry/pull light items (10 lbs)Use computer, phone, copierOccasional travel requiredCome discover more about Otsuka and our benefit offerings; : This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the people assigned to this position. It is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. Otsuka reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.Otsuka is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status.Statement Regarding Job Recruiting Fraud ScamsAt Otsuka we take security and protection of your personal information very seriously. Please be aware individuals may approach you and falsely present themselves as our employees or representatives. They may use this false pretense to try to gain access to your personal information or acquire money from you by offering fictitious employment opportunities purportedly on our behalf.Please understand, Otsuka will never ask for financial information of any kind or for payment of money during the job application process. We do not require any financial, credit card or bank account information and/or any payment of any kind to be considered for employment. We will also not offer you money to buy equipment, software, or for any other purpose during the job application process. If you are being asked to pay or offered money for equipment fees or some other application processing fee, even if claimed you will be reimbursed, this is not Otsuka. These claims are fraudulent and you are strongly advised to exercise caution when you receive such an offer of employment.Otsuka will also never ask you to download a third-party application in order to communicate about a legitimate job opportunity. Scammers may also send offers or claims from a fake email address or from Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc, and not from an official Otsuka email address. Please take extra caution while examining such an email address, as the scammers may misspell an official Otsuka email address and use a slightly modified version duplicating letters.To ensure that you are communicating about a legitimate job opportunity at Otsuka, please only deal directly with Otsuka through its official Otsuka Career website will not be held liable or responsible for any claims, losses, damages or expenses resulting from job recruiting scams. If you suspect a position is fraudulent, please contact Otsuka's call center at: . If you believe you are the victim of fraud resulting from a job recruiting scam, please contact the FBI through the Internet Crime Complaint Center at: , or your local authorities.

Keywords: Otsuka Pharmaceutical, Trenton , Senior Specialist, Legal and Litigation Operations, Other , Princeton, New Jersey

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