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Legal Counsel - Fixed Term Contract in St Leonards at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 1/14/2019

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    St Leonards
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Job Description

Stryker - One of Australia's Best Places to Work since 2014!

We are proud to be a worldwide leader in the medical device industry that is committed to changing lives through collaboration, dedication and ground-breaking technology. We provide innovative orthopaedic implants as well as state-of-the-art medical and surgical equipment to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. With a team in excess of 550 employees locally and 33,000 globally, we have a strong presence in all capital cities across Australia and New Zealand. Our employees are passionate, set high standards and strive to deliver exceptional results in all that they do. This desire to achieve, combined with a great deal of hard work, has placed Stryker among the largest, best run and most admired companies.

The Role:

This is a six-month fixed term contract position only, with no view for permanency. In this role, you will ensure that Stryker South Pacific effectively and efficiently achieves its strategic and operational goals within the bounds of international, national and local laws and regulations and industry specific corporate governance and compliance guidelines.

Who We Want:

  • Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
  • Effective communicators. People who can interpret information clearly and accurately, to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders, senior management, and their teams.
  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
  • Subject matter experts. Managers who not only oversee the collection, review, and analysis of data but can interpret, translate, and present on all various matters as needed.

What You Will Do:

  • Draft, review, negotiate and advise on various types of contracts (including tenders), conduct legal analysis and assist in the provision of advice and information on laws, rules, regulations, and Stryker policies related to Stryker's business including its interactions with healthcare professionals
  • General advice to the business as needed
  • Assistance with Company Secretarial function and acquisitions or integrations impacting the business
  • Maintain databases and contract registers as required by the business
  • Assist the Stryker South Pacific Legal team as required on all legal matters affecting the business

What You Need:

  • Tertiary education/current practicing certificate 5-8 years post admission experience.  Would suit an M&A lawyer or similar qualifications looking to move in-house
  • Very strong contract drafting and contract review/analysis skill set
  • Ability to communicate, present and influence at senior management and other levels
  • Very strong ethical, moral values and ability to act with high integrity and sensitively
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong Microsoft Office skills are essential

To join us, click apply now!

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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