Corporate Commercial Counsel (Vineland)
Compensation: $122,475.00 - $173,220.00 /year *
Employment Type: Full-Time
As part of the Ethics & Law team, the Corporate & Commercial counsel will provide high-quality, strategic and practical legal advice, guidance and support for Getinges corporate and commercial issues in the North America region. The role involves close collaboration with the business/product areas, sales and service, corporate and group functions, as well as, other regional in-house counsels and the overall global Ethics & Compliance team.
Job Details: Responsible for providing legal support for the general corporate affairs of Getinges North American legal entities, including governance-related matters. Responsible for managing a substantial contract workload with customers and suppliers, contractors, distributors and agents, service providers, software/technology providers, other internal corporate entities, etc. Draft, review and negotiate a wide variety of agreements, including without limitation: product and service supply or purchase agreements, distribution agreements, agency agreements, licensing agreements, OEM agreements, product development agreements, co-development or collaboration agreements, confidentiality agreements, quality agreements, consultant agreements, freight, logistics and warehousing agreements, facility management agreements, real estate agreements, healthcare provider engagement agreements, training agreements, focus group agreements, clinical trial agreements, grant agreements, as well as, other types of agreements involving transactions of various departments. Advise on contract status, legal risks and the legal liabilities associated with different deals. Evaluate business transactions and identify potential liability related to business practices, policies and compliance risk. Provide guidance and feedback regarding business, legal, compliance, regulatory, quality and other related risks. Draft and revise contract templates for various transactions, and support the continuous improvement of standard form agreements and legal processes. Develop processes and procedures for management of legal requests and documentation flow, approvals and reporting consistent with internal processes. Conduct training for various legal topics, including training of other attorneys. Research and anticipate unique legal issues that could impact the organization. Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces. Perform other related duties and special projects as required.
Background Experience: 10 years of legal experience from a top tier law firm and an in-house legal function of a multinational company within the Life Science/Medical Device/Pharma sector, or other relevant business facing the equivalent commercial and regulatory concerns. At least 5 years of experience should be from work in-house. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) is essential. Law degree from accredited legal program and member of the bar in at least one state Must possess good judgment in knowing when and how to escalate issues to the appropriate level and propose solutions. Strong interpersonal and presentation skills, along with the ability to communicate effectively with others at all levels of the organization. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Getinge is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.
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