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Commercial Counsel - Mahwah, NJ in Mahwah, NJ at Getinge

Date Posted: 12/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Mahwah, NJ
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/12/2018

Job Description

Position Overview:

The Commercial Counsel is responsible for legal oversight of the commercial contracts and matters of the enterprise, and for providing related legal advice and support.

Job Details:

  • Responsible for managing a substantial commercial contracts workload for transactions with  customers, suppliers, contractors, distributors, service providers, software companies, etc.
  • Draft, review and negotiate commercial agreements for sales and service, procurement and other commercial transactions.
  • Assist in the management of the contract lifecycle, work and documentation flow, approvals and reporting consistent with internal processes.
  • Identify potential liability related to specific transactions and business practices and seek resolution or escalate as appropriate to ensure informed decisions.
  • Conduct legal research and prepare memoranda.
  • Work with the Compliance Department to identify and resolve compliance-related issues.
  • Support the continuous improvement of standard form agreements and legal processes.
  • Perform other related duties and special projects as required.

Background Experience:

  • Law degree from accredited legal program and member of the bar in at least one state
  • Admitted to at least one state bar
  • 8+ years of legal experience
  • Must have strong analytical skills, a combination of legal and business acumen and the ability to work seamlessly in a matrix reporting structure.
  • Must possess good judgment in knowing when and how to escalate issues to the appropriate level and propose solutions.
  • Advanced skills in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) is required.

Getinge is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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