Manager, Legal Operations

Amneal PharmaceuticalsBridgewater, New JerseyFull Time

Job Description

Job Summary

The Manager, Legal Operations will play a key role in the Legal Department operations, providing efficiencies in support of the Legal Department function. This individual will be responsible for vendor management and e-billing, oversight and other technology support, financial and budget management, and cross-departmental and cross-functional alignment. This role will provide critical support to ensure that the Legal Department manages provides clear, precise information regarding monthly legal expense accruals, yearly and periodic budget templates and estimates, legal matter management, and the negotiation of law firm engagement letters in conjunction with our indirect purchasing team. The role requires financial and budgeting acumen and operations know-how.

Essential Functions

  • eBilling/Budgeting, Accruals Management, & Purchase Order Optimization: Administer eBilling solution - user management, system maintenance, SOX compliance. Assist LLT with budgeting, quarterly re-forecasts and monthly accrual reporting and analysis. Prepare spending metric reports. Prepare department Purchase Orders in conjunction with indirect procurement team to minimize third party spend consistent with departmental requirements. Proactively monitor and identify deviations to budget and legal billing protocols.
  • Law Firm Selection & Management: Act as primary liaison between Amneal and vendor law firms to ensure negotiation of class leading rates, harmonized billing processes, and implementation of indirect purchasing expertise as needed.
  • Manage and liaise with outside counsel and law department vendors (e.g., e-discovery, subscription services, and billing software vendors) to confirm engagements and oversee and resolve billing issues. Assist with optimizing workflows within the Legal Department, including but not limited to, matter creation and matter life-cycle maintenance.
  • Responsible for managing multiple projects and balancing and meeting deadlines on numerous priorities with minimal supervision. Collaborate with cross-functional teams including sales, corporate development, regulatory, IT, and finance as well as various business units. Serve as primary point of contact for critical legal operations work flows and questions.

About Us

Amneal is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, liability for service in the U.S. Armed Forces or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

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