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Paralegal, Contracts & Legal Operations at Virta
Remote / Denver, CO, US

Virta is the first company with a clinically-proven treatment to safely and sustainably reverse type-2 diabetes without the use of medications or surgery. Our innovations in nutritional biochemistry, data science and digital tools combined with our clinical expertise are shifting the diabetes treatment paradigm from management to reversal. Our mission: reverse type 2 diabetes in 100 million people by 2025.

We are looking for a Paralegal to join our Legal Department. The Paralegal, Contracts and Legal Operations will support the Legal Department in meeting the various demands of Virta’s growing business operations, including, but not limited to: help  implement  a contract lifecycle management system; manage the intake, review, tracking, and filing of a wide variety of legal contracts and agreements; assist  with various corporate governance and strategic initiatives (e.g., track company-wide trainings compliance). You will be expected to work independently, while under the supervision and direction of a licensed attorney.

Responsibilities

  • Review, revise and negotiate non-disclosure/confidentiality agreements, contract employment agreements, notices of termination for vendor contracts and similar contracts in line with Company guidelines
  • Work with members of Legal team on assigned projects, managing the legal form agreements library of templates
  • Provide  overview of the key legal terms in vendor contracts, business associate agreements to stakeholders
  • Manage the legal contracts lifecycle management system, including contract execution and document retention processes
  • Maintain database of contracts and other corporate records
  • Serve as a knowledgeable resource on company contracting policies and procedures, tracking changes and updates for the department
  • Support the compliance program  by assisting with  employee compliance trainings, tracking, and follow up reminders
  • Work with supervising attorneys on the Legal Department’s budgeting process
  • Special projects and other ad hoc duties as requested

90 Day Plan

Within your first 90 days at Virta, we expect you will do the following:

  • Serve as a knowledgeable resource on company contracting policies and procedures, tracking changes and updates for the department
  • Facilitate implementing  a contract management system
  • Own the process for maintaining contracts and other corporate records
  • Serve as a knowledgeable resource on company contracting policies and procedures, tracking changes and updates for the department
  • Managing the legal form agreements library of templates

Requirements

  • 3+ years experience as a paralegal, plus a Bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and proactively work cross functionally with internal teams including finance, sales ops, product management and sales
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work remotely effectively

Highly Desired

  • Prior healthcare experience
  • Experience working in a start-up environment
  • Experience working on contract lifecycle management

Values-driven culture

Virta’s company values drive our culture, so you’ll do well if:

  • You put people first and take care of yourself, your peers, and our patients equally
  • You have a strong sense of ownership and take initiative while empowering others to do the same
  • You prioritize positive impact over busy work
  • You have no ego and understand that everyone has something to bring to the table regardless of experience
  • You appreciate transparency and promote trust and empowerment through open access of information
  • You are evidence-based and prioritize data and science over seniority or dogma
  • You take risks and rapidly iterate