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Commercial and Operations Counsel The candidate will support Strategic Procurement, Supply Chain Management and Materials and Logistics, as well as the global commercial businesses of the Laboratory Diagnostics and POC business areas within the Diagnostics segment of firm Healthineers, reporting directly to the General Counsel POC. Will be responsible for quickly gaining a solid understanding of firm Healthineers (particularly LDâ€™s and POCâ€™s) businesses, portfolio, global regulatory environments, challenges, and for counseling business partners with respect to a wide variety of procurement, supply, manufacturing, logistics, general commercial, regulatory, corporate, transactional, and other operational and governance matters. Draft, review, and negotiate a wide variety of commercial agreements to meet business and legal requirements, including procurement, OEM, supply, sales, distribution, research/validation collaborations, development and commercialization agreements. Collaborate with strategic procurement, logistics, supply chain management, sales, research, marketing, finance, intellectual property, regulatory affairs and other departments to analyze business, regulatory and legal contract terms. Actively counsel the LD and POC global business areas, including senior management, on legal matters, including diligently counseling business partners on healthcare regulations, anti-kickback, fraud and abuse, privacy (including data privacy), billing third party payers (including the U.S. federal and various state governments under the Medicare and Medicaid programs), the Stark law and covered entity obligations under HIPAA/HITECH, the Sunshine Act and related topics. Prepare and conduct training of personnel on various procurement, logistics, collaborations, commercial law, regulatory matters and other relevant topics. Educate business partners with regard to key commercial, competition, data privacy and significant regulatory considerations. Develop creative and compliant solutions to assist in structuring and resolving complicated business challenges. Negotiate with key customers, partners, suppliers, vendors, and (when appropriate) government agencies. Provide ongoing counseling regarding (and efficient implementation of) various corporate policies, initiatives and/or programs. Cooperate across corporate business units and departments and throughout a large group of affiliated companies to achieve optimal results while minimizing risk. Proactively mitigate global and national legal risk within firm Healthineers and its various controlled entities and/or affiliates, as well as the broader Siemens global group. Perform any other duties and special projects assigned by the respective Generals Counsel to LD and POC.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate must have 7+ years of corporate and commercial law experience (with 4+ years of experience with a well-regarded law firm); distinguished in-house experience with a respected healthcare company will be viewed as a very positively distinguishing attribute. Should have U.S. law degree (J.D.) (or international law degree equivalent). Must be admitted to practice law in state of New York (if not admitted in NY, obtaining a New York In-House Counsel license will be required). Expertise in healthcare legal and regulatory environment (U.S. expertise strongly preferred; in addition, CLIA experience would be favorably received) is required. Fluency with the regulatory environments, including FDA regulations, anti-kickback laws, fraud and abuse statutes, and privacy laws applicable to medical device manufacturers is needed. Familiarity with key elements of procurement, manufacturing, logistics, licensing, intellectual property and distribution legal issues is must.
Requisition Number: 226069
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