Associate Legal Counsel (Remote)

StrykerSan Jose, CaliforniaFull Time

Why join Stryker?

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Our benefits include bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; family and parenting leaves; tuition reimbursement; wellness programs; onsite fitness centers and cafeterias; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards – not to mention various social and recreational activities.

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Who we want:

  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data, and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
  • 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.
  • Business-oriented evaluators. People who effectively interpret information to demonstrate the effects of business initiatives, regulation and industry trends for sales, management, and leadership teams.

What you will do:

As Stryker Emergency Care’s Associate Legal Counsel, you will proactively handle a broad range of legal and compliance matters associated with the business. You will work closely with Division Counsel on a variety of legal and strategy business issues, including but not limited to medical device regulations, data privacy, competition law, anti-corruption/anti-bribery laws, liability avoidance, sales, marketing, and research related issues.

  • Draft, edit, review, and negotiate, with minimal supervision, various types of agreements, including Sales, Services, Supply, Distribution, Consulting, Clinical Study, Non-Disclosure, and other commercial agreements, in a manner that manages business and legal risk, while effectively supporting internal and external customers in at timely manner and fast-paced environment
  • Provide time-sensitive, solutions-oriented strategy support to internal and external stakeholders, which could have a large financial impact on the company
  • Review advertising and marketing materials for compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and company policies
  • Exhibit solid negotiation skills, including comfort in negotiating contractual terms with customers
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with sales, finance, operations, and other key stakeholders across the decentralized organization
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of Stryker Emergency Care product lines, competitive environment, and customers to better support functional initiatives and provide recommendations to internal stakeholders
  • Identify system, or process improvements that increase efficiency and reduce cost
  • Work cross-functionally to achieve corporate objectives and create contract solutions that minimize risk and provide value to Emergency Care

What you need:

  • Law degree and admission to practice law required
  • 8+ years of experience required
  • 3+ years of relevant legal work experience preferred
  • Experience in a law firm strongly preferred
  • Experience with life sciences, healthcare, pharmaceutical, or medtech experience strongly preferred
  • Commercial contracting support and privacy background experience strongly preferred

$122,800 to $271,400 salary plus bonus eligible + Benefits (Health, Vision, Dental, 401k, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Wellbeing Program, Employee Stock Purchase Program). This information reflects the anticipated salary range for this position based on current national data. Actual minimum and maximum may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience, and other relevant factors.

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better.

The company offers innovative products and services in Medical and Surgical, Neurotechnology, Orthopedics, and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 100 million patients annually.

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