Veeva
Veeva's cloud software enables the life sciences industry to bring new therapies to market faster.
Boston, MA
Remote

Counsel - Vendor Contracts at Veeva

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Veeva [NYSE: VEEV] is the leader in cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry. Committed to innovation, product excellence, and customer success, our customers range from the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies to emerging biotechs. Veeva’s software helps our customers bring medicines and therapies to patients faster.

We are the first public company to become a Public Benefit Corporation. As a PBC, we are committed to making the industries we serve more productive, and we are committed to creating high-quality employment opportunities.

Veeva is a Work Anywhere company which means that you can choose to work in the environment that works best for you - on any given day. Whether you choose to work remotely from home or work in an office - it’s up to you.

The Role

We are looking for detail-oriented Counsel to join our fast-paced, customer-centric legal team to support our internal business partners. In this role, you will be responsible for providing legal support to internal business units and engaging with Veeva’s vendors, reviewing and negotiating a range of vendor contracts. These include complex technology agreements, non-disclosure agreements, services agreements (marketing, media, event venues), software license agreements, consulting agreements, and leases, building a team to support Veeva’s business units as they purchase products and services, developing a process to help Veeva as it continues to grow.
 
You will use your knowledge of key contract terms and purchasing processes to deliver excellent customer service to your internal customers.
 
You will report to the Associate General Counsel. This position is based out of any location in the US.
 

What You'll Do

  •  Review, redline, and negotiate vendor contracts, including non-disclosure agreements, services agreements (marketing, media, event venues), IT license agreements, consulting agreements, and leases
  • Grow and manage a team; demonstrate the ability to multi-task; organize work and manage time to achieve maximum efficiency; keep the team informed of work/project status; consistently improve team results by taking initiative and assuming more responsibility
  • Handle contract review requests through contract execution, including maintenance of the contracts database 
  • Verify contractual details for accuracy 
  • Process standard template agreements for signature and entry into contracts database 
  • Work with internal clients and other stakeholders to define requirements for purchasing agreements 
  • Monitor incoming requests and new inquiries to ensure timely review and resolution
  • Coordinate with the finance team and other stakeholders
  • Other ad hoc special assignments

Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited law school and member in good standing of an applicable state bar or professional organization
  • Experience in-house at a tech company or similar fast-paced environment
  • 4+ years of transactional experience reviewing, redlining, and negotiating commercial agreements
  • Substantive expertise in at least one of these areas: IT agreements, marketing agreements, and/or commercial leasing 
  • Experience using an electronic contracts database and filing system (contracts are managed in Salesforce)
  • Self-starter with the ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously and produce high-quality work
  • Strong communicator who ensures confidentiality and acts with discretion at all times
  • Advanced proficiency using MS Word -related document editing, redlining and comparison applications, Adobe, and Gmail 

Nice to Have

  • Experience with marketing agreements, including creative services, creative content licensing, events, media placement, talent, sponsorships, and digital/print marketing
  • Experience with Data Privacy and GDPR

Perks & Benefits

  • Allocations for continuous learning & development
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • Flexibility to work remotely

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Veeva’s headquarters is located in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in more than 15 countries around the world.

Veeva is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need when applying for a role or in our recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected]

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Where we are

Our main office is located in downtown Boston and is within walking distance to great restaurants and cafes. Few minute walk to three T Stations.

Technology we use

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What are Veeva Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Some Meals Provided
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Promote from within

An Insider's view of Veeva

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

At Veeva you can "work anywhere" which means you can choose to work in an office or at home on any given day. Our work processes are designed so that you can be productive in an environment that works best for you.

Kristin

VP, Talent Attraction

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

We are building a new product to help clinical trials run faster and more efficiently. I can't imagine any other opportunity that would be as impactful, especially in a time of public health crisis. Veeva has a pragmatic approach to technology, we don’t go after shiny new things, but rather focus on stable technologies that continue to evolve.

Jacob

VP, Engineering

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

After graduating from the University of Texas, Arlington, I joined Veeva as an Associate Software Engineer in their Generation Veeva program. Since then, I've been with the company for three years now, have been promoted to a Software Engineer, and moved from our Pleasanton, CA HQ to one of our first engineers in Boston, MA.

Shilpa

Software Engineer

What is your vision for the company?

Our goal for 2025 is to be 10,000 employees and still "be Veeva" meaning continuing that startup mentality and speed. Even though today we have 4,300 people and $1.4 billion in revenue, we maintain a startup culture - remaining agile, fast, and constant innovation.

Henry

Chief Strategy Officer

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