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Senior Division Counsel

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Nov 13, 2020

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Jul 31, 2020

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Min 8 yrs required


Leesburg, VA, United States

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Senior Division Counsel
The candidate will be responsible for: Leading and managing the Divisional legal team. Contributing to solutions to complex enterprise-level problems which could have a significant impact on the company. Prioritizing multiple issues and coordinating with large project groups to develop solutions to complex problems. Providing legal advice related to enterprise-wide issues and making decisions related to legal matters which could have a significant financial impact on the company including in litigation, intellectual property, employment, regulatory, M&A, compliance, investigations, commercial contracting, government relations, sales agreements, tender agreements, company secretarial issues, tax matters, and supply or vendor relationships. Responsible for a significant number of issues, prioritizing, and delivering timely results. Decisions will affect multiple areas of the organization including regulatory, finance, human resources, operations, supply chain, manufacturing, R&D, sales, and marketing, among others, divisions, and geographies. Supervising/overseeing and/or participating in the drafting, editing, negotiating complex contracts and proactively handling various commercial matters through to resolution. Providing timely advice and counsel to clients. Advising the business on industry trends and laws, regulations, and Stryker policies. Initiating, developing and providing in-house training and education. Following, implementing, developing and improving internal processes of greater significance and scope. Collaborating and communicating with colleagues, senior management, and outside counsel. Actively supervising and strategizing with outside counsel. Assisting on other matters as needed. Must have Law degree and admission to practice law. Requires a comprehensive understanding of and enterprise level leadership interaction with all areas of the organization including other functions (regulatory, finance, human resources, operations, supply chain, manufacturing, R&D, sales, and marketing, among others), divisions and geographies. Requires frequent and leadership-level interaction with outside organizations including industry associations, law firms, vendors, customers, government agencies, court systems, regulatory authorities, law enforcement authorities, consultants, health care professionals, and contractors, among others. Should have 8+ years of applicable professional experience; prior professional experience considered. Should preferably have experience providing timely legal advice in a highly regulated environment. Must have a general understanding of business financials and reporting.

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Requisition ID: R435105.

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2825 Airview Boulevard
Kalamazoo, MI 49002

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