Flagship Pioneering is a biotechnology company that invents and builds platform companies that change the world. We bring together the greatest scientific minds with entrepreneurial company builders and assemble the capital to allow them to take courageous leaps. Those big leaps in human health and sustainability exponentially accelerate scientific progress in areas ranging from cancer detection and treatment to nature-positive agriculture. 

What sets Flagship apart is our ability to advance biotechnology by uniting life science innovation, company creation, and capital investment under one roof in a way that is largely without precedent. Our scientific founders, entrepreneurial leaders, and professional capital managers are each aligned around an institutionalized process that enables us to innovate and transform for the benefit of people and planet. 

Many of the companies Flagship has founded have addressed humanity’s most urgent challenges: vaccinating billions of people against COVID-19, curing intractable diseases, improving human health, preempting illness, and feeding the world by improving the resiliency and sustainability of agriculture. 

Flagship has been recognized twice on FORTUNE’s “Change the World” list, an annual ranking of companies that have made a positive social and environmental impact through activities that are part of their core business strategies, and has been twice named to Fast Company’s annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies. 

Why Flagship? 
At Flagship Pioneering, YOU get: inspiring leadership, great company culture, competitive compensation packages, best in class benefits, generous PTO, beautiful office space stocked with unlimited snacks and free lunch delivered daily, and impactful work with endless career growth. 

Job Summary: 
At Flagship, we are committed to excellence across our business operations. Our legal team is instrumental in maintaining this standard, and we seek a results-driven Legal Team Operations Manager who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The right candidate will be an organizational powerhouse, intent on delivering efficient and effective day-to-day management of our legal function, whilst cultivating strong cross-functional relationships. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Strategically maintain and optimize PBU Process Maps to ensure updated and compliant operational workflows. 
  • Undertake comprehensive management of corporate governance requirements for both established and emergent entities within the business. 
  • Skillfully handle the coordination and internal management of intercompany agreements within Flagship. 
  • Ensure periodic compliance updates and training sessions are effectively executed, enhancing company-wide adherence to legal standards. 
  • Lead the coordination and planning of team meetings and social events, promoting a collaborative and engaging workplace culture. 
  • Pioneer the development and implementation of the legal team's annual goals, in tandem with strategic headcount forecasting and planning. 
  • Direct administration and future strategy planning for the Flagship Sharepoint site, ensuring its optimal functionality. 
  • Oversee and manage the processing of legal invoices, liaising with finance to allocate costs to the appropriate entities. 
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for cross-functional projects, playing a pivotal role in facilitating successful outcomes. 
  • Deliver robust support for the legal affinity group, actively contributing to meetings and forward-thinking initiatives. 

Required Skills and Experience: 

  • Proven experience in a corporate operations management or related field, with a track record of driving process improvements. 
  • Exceptional organizational and project management capabilities, with attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a capacity to work collaboratively across functions and within the legal team. 
  • A proactive approach to problem-solving and the propensity to approach tasks with efficiency and effectiveness. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

The Legal Team Operations Manager will be a critical component in the seamless function of the Legal Team at Flagship, championing the continual pursuit of operational excellence. Our ideal candidate will not only possess the drive to execute operational tasks but also exhibit leadership in fostering a productive and positive team dynamic. If you are a corporate professional adept at driving projects to successful completion and relish working in a vibrant, collaborative atmosphere, we invite you to apply for this pivotal role. 

 

Flagship Pioneering and our ecosystem companies are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. 

At Flagship, we recognize there is no perfect candidate. If you have some of the experience listed above but not all, please apply anyway. Experience comes in many forms, skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. We are dedicated to building diverse and inclusive teams and look forward to learning more about your unique background. 

Recruitment & Staffing Agencies: Flagship Pioneering and its affiliated Flagship Lab companies (collectively, “FSP”) do not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than candidates. The submission of unsolicited resumes by recruitment or staffing agencies to FSP or its employees is strictly prohibited unless contacted directly by Flagship Pioneering’s internal Talent Acquisition team. Any resume submitted by an agency in the absence of a signed agreement will automatically become the property of FSP, and FSP will not owe any referral or other fees with respect thereto. 

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