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ProfileAssociate Counsel Duties: Provides timely, efficient, results-oriented and professional legal advice on a broad range of corporate insurance and commercial matters with international dimensions, ensuring that the legal requirements for the organization are met. Provides strategic legal counsel and support to the Company as needed to various areas of the business, including but not limited to the areas of customer service, sales, health & benefits, claims, appeals and case resolution.. Provides support in the areas of strategic projects, transactions and day-to-day business activities.. Manages the Company’s threatened and active litigation, driving strategy and efficiently resolving matters to the Company’s financial benefit.. Researches and analyzes relevant statutes, agency regulations, case law, providing specific advise on relevant legislation in Latin American countries, based on special needs of the business.. Manages the engagement process of external international, national and local advisers as needed, regarding business development plans, threatened or active litigation. . Maintains and manages internal legal reports and the regulatory, threatened and active litigation recommended accrual reports with the Finance Department. Fosters trust and confidence throughout the organization through a combination of commercially reasonable legal advice, personal integrity, willingness to share knowledge and assist other areas in the organization to resolve issues for customers, producers and Service Centers, in a timely manner.. Adheres and complies with the Company’s values as outlined in the Company’s Bupa Code compliance program.. Undertakes other duties within skill set to support the needs of Legal and the Company.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: Law degree from a U.S. accredited law school and a member of a U.S. State Bar If not Florida Bar member, ability to meet the qualifications for Florida in house counsel rule within 3 months of employment. Preferred 2-5 years international legal experience preferably in Latin America. Alternatively, preferred 2-5 years experience in insurance, reinsurance, or healthcare law. Both litigation and transactional experience a plus Bilingual in formal English and Spanish with excellent oral and written communication in both languages. Portuguese highly desirable. Core Competencies: Excellent organizational, prioritizing, time management and multi-tasking skills. Ability to lead and work well within a team with minimal supervision; work effectively across departments. Exceptional relationship building, influencing, and interpersonal skills, with ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization. Self-starter who demonstrates commitment, flexibility, assumes ownership and accountability. Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to successfully work with senior management, staff, operations, sales and business unit leaders. Ability to understand cultural sensitivities. Analyzes situations based on experience and knowledge, makes sound decisions that effectively balance legal risk with results-oriented legal advice for the success of the business. Provides sound legal advice in a manner that is clear, succinct, and timely, taking into account the needs of the business. Ensures the quality and timeliness of legal advice with minimal supervision. Self directed, makes decisions based on knowledge and experience, requests and obtains assistance if needed.
Closing Date: 30/09/2017
Job Reference: bupa/TP/42442/1176