• Assistant Counsel

    Job Locations US-MA-Chelmsford
    Job ID
    2018-1375
    Category
    Legal
    Type
    Full-Time/Regular
  • Overview

    ZOLL Medical is a growing, innovation-driven medical device company.  ZOLL products are used every day across the globe to help people save lives. From Real CPR Help® technology—an industry first—to the world’s only wearable defibrillator, our capabilities and features set us apart. But none of this would be possible without the motivation and dedication of ZOLL employees, and we’re invested in their success.

     

    We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Join our team. It’s a great time to be a part of ZOLL!  

     

    Job Summary:

    This growth-oriented position is an opportunity for a talented lawyer to transition to an impactful, business-oriented in-house legal role in the medical device industry. Serving as critical member of a collaborative and dynamic legal team, the Assistant Counsel will review, negotiate and draft a wide range of commercial agreements, including sales agreements, supply agreements, services agreements, distribution agreements (domestic and international), clinical trial agreements, technology license agreements, software license agreements and SaaS agreements.  Helping to drive sales acceleration and speed new products to market, the Assistant Counsel will collaborate with internal clients in all functional areas, including R&D, sales, marketing, procurement and clinical affairs.  In addition, the Assistant Counsel will counsel internal clients on compliance issues and relevant developments in the law.  Success in the position may result in expansion of the role as ZOLL continues to grow.

     

    This position is located in ZOLL’s corporate offices in Chelmsford, MA.

    Responsibilities

    • Review, negotiate, and draft a variety of commercial agreements
    • Draft, review, manage and maintain the division’s contract templates and provide related internal training
    • Work closely with internal teams to establish relationships and deliver consistent, practical legal guidance and support.
    • In conjunction with the other departments, review and advise as to company policies
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Associate General Counsel

    Qualifications

    • Strong ability to analyze, interpret, respond to and draft legal documents
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills
    • Communicates clearly and frequently; actively listens
    • Seeks to understand business issues and deliver pragmatic, impactful advice
    • Self-motivated, highly responsive, team player with the ability to drive projects, identify and resolve issues, and earn the confidence of business leaders
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
    • Solid business judgment with a record of strategic thinking
    • Strong computer skills required
    • Life sciences industry experience is desirable
    • 3-5 years of law firm (or law firm plus in-house) experience
    • Membership in good standing in at least one state bar

     

    Education:

    • Strong academic credentials; J.D. from an accredited institution

     

    Other Duties:

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.

     

     

    ZOLL Medical Corporation appreciates and values diversity.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.  

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