Syndikusanwalt/Volljurist/Legal Counsel (m/w/d) in Freiburg im Breisgau at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/28/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Legal Counsel works closely with Stryker’s direct sourcing and supplier quality organizations as an advisor and subject matter expert on supplier-related issues. This is an excellent opportunity to work in one of the world's leading medical technology companies with a global mindset and different opportunities for a diverse career.

Your key responsibilites:

  • Drafting, editing, and negotiating contracts and other legal documents and proactively handling various transactional matters related to all areas of direct procurement contracting (including master supply and service agreements, distribution agreements, non-disclosure agreements, statements of work, and contract amendments), supervision of formal contract handling procedures, guidance to local contract or sourcing managers.

  • Providing timely advice and guidance regarding pre-litigation disputes between Stryker and third party suppliers.

  • Serving as business partner and strategic advisor to direct sourcing teams.

  • Providing timely advice to counsel and the sourcing community in a global Environment.

  • Providing accurate information and research to legal counsel regarding laws and regulations.

  • Supporting the global sourcing organization through specific local guidance, expertise, strategy and advice.

  • Providing support related to the development and delivery of in-house training and education.

  • Developing strong working relationships with the Stryker Business and global Legal teams.

What we are looking for:

  • Experienced go-to person that has a passion for being supportive, giving advice, sharing knowledge and improving the business with their guidance.
  • Law degree and admission to practice law required.
  • Contract drafting and negotiation experience.
  • Autonomous and solution-oriented working style.
  • Ability to sufficiently convey basic legal concepts clearly and concisely to non-legal audiences.
  • Fluency in English and German. Any other language is a plus.

Your contact

If you have any question, please reach out to Julia Bucher via +49 7461 181 224 or

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%


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