The Senior Corporate Counsel, Specialty Diagnostics Group (SDG) will assist various SDG businesses in negotiating and drafting commercial contracts (including terms and conditions of product sales and purchase), service, marketing, distribution, license, development, consulting, government, and OEM agreements. In addition, the Senior Corporate Counsel will be responsible for (i) providing legal support to Corporate and Group marketing, communications, procurement and e-commerce organizations; (ii) counseling SDG with regard to certain compliance matters (e.g., anti-bribery/FCPA, fraud and abuse, Affordable Care Act, the Sunshine Act, FDA, commercial antitrust, data privacy, etc.); and (iii) providing training to the organization on a range of matters, including commercial contracts, product liability issues, government contracts, FCPA, marketing, and other compliance matters. The Senior Corporate Counsel, SGD will participate as a member of the various senior leadership teams and provide advice on day to day issues, commercial contracts, and a variety of healthcare and general compliance issues. Some knowledge of medical device advertising and marketing as well as experience in a healthcare related industry is a plus, but not required.Key Responsibilities:Provide ongoing advice and support principally related to commercial contracts, proposals, RFPs, and RFQs, including the drafting, review, and negotiation of contractsProvide leadership and legal advice on a range of legal and compliance matters, including government contracts, commercial antitrust, marketing, anti-bribery/FCPA, fraud and abuse, products liability, and data privacyLead, anticipate, and drive solutions for a range of legal and business issuesProvide advice regarding customer and other commercial/business disputesMonitor and administer contract review as well as other approval processes and policiesMinimum Requirements/Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree requiredJuris Doctorate requiredStrong analytical abilityStrong interpersonal skillsProven ability to develop process driven solutionsMember in good standing with the Massachusetts State Bar8+ years of direct experience with commercial contracts and general commercial law backgroundExperience in some of the following legal and compliance areas: government contracts, commercial antitrust, marketing, anti-bribery/FCPA, transparency laws, including Sunshine Act, FDA, fraud and abuse, products liability, and data privacyProven negotiation abilities and business acumenExperience developing and implementing legal solutionsIn-house experience strongly preferredStrong oral and written communication skillsAbility to maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive informationNon-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:Team player capable of leading and participating within cross-functional project teams to meet key milestones under tight timelines and stressful conditionsProven research and analytical skillsStrong understanding of commercial and financial implications of strategy development processStrong project and process management capabilitiesEffective communication and presentation stylesStrong work ethic with ability to work independently
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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
Location/Region: Waltham, MA (US)