Division Counsel in Mahwah, NJ at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/25/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Mahwah, NJ
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/25/2018
  • Job ID:
    31432BR

Job Description

The Division Counsel and Compliance Officer will handle a broad range of legal matters and will drive compliance efforts for Stryker Performance Solutions. 

  • Serves as the point person for all legal issues related to Stryker Performance Solutions, by providing legal advice in a highly regulated environment.
  • Provides guidance and counsel in connection with the development and execution of new business models and strategies for Stryker Performance Solutions.
  • Conducts legal analysis and provides counsel on laws, rules, regulations, and Stryker policies related to Stryker’s interactions with healthcare professionals, both in the US and outside the US, including the US anti-kickback law, the FCPA and other local anti-corruption laws, and helping to ensure that Stryker’s compliance program is robust and effective.
  • Drafts, reviews, negotiates and advises on various types of contracts including but not limited to Sales, Services, Supply, Distribution, Consulting, Non-Disclosure, Employment and other commercial agreements.
  • Assists in managing litigation and legal claims involving Stryker Performance Solutions through interactions with Stryker’s in-house Legal team and outside counsel.
  • Reviews marketing, promotional and scientific activities and materials for compliance with Stryker policies and applicable laws and regulations through interactions with Stryker’s in-house Legal team.
  • Drafts, implements, addresses and trains on violations of legal and compliance policies designed to help ensure Stryker complies with applicable laws, rules and regulations and manages its legal and compliance affairs effectively and efficiently.
  • Partners with the Compliance Department and Compliance Officer on compliance initiatives, policies and programs and ensures Stryker Performance Solutions complies with applicable laws, rules, regulations and policies. 
  • Partners closely with Legal and Compliance Department personnel supporting countries outside the US in connection with Stryker Orthopaedics’ legal and compliance matters involving Stryker Performance Solutions.​
  • Provides analysis and counsel on various legal issues as they arise, including medical device regulations, intellectual property, employment, mergers and acquisitions, data privacy, competition law, anti-corruption / anti-bribery laws, liability avoidance and sales and marketing related issues.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum five years' experience in a law firm or corporate legal department. 
  • Significant experience dealing with complex legal issues with significant financial impact.
  • Experience in compliance, commercial law and contracts. 

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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