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Legal Specialist - MMS

Posted Mar 06
Full Time
HybridRichmond, Virginia

McKesson is an impact-driven, Fortune 10 company that touches virtually every aspect of healthcare. We are known for delivering insights, products, and services that make quality care more accessible and affordable. Here, we focus on the health, happiness, and well-being of you and those we serve – we care. What you do at McKesson matters. We foster a culture where you can grow, make an impact, and are empowered to bring new ideas. Together, we thrive as we shape the future of health for patients, our communities, and our people. If you want to be part of tomorrow’s health today, we want to hear from you.

Legal Specialist - MMS

Business Unit: McKesson Medical-Surgical

Location: Richmond, VA; Atlanta, GA or Dallas, TX (REQUIRED)

Current Need

McKesson’s Law Department is seeking a Legal Specialist to support the Extended Care customer and Biomed segments as well as other areas of the McKesson Medical-Surgical business. The McKesson Brands segment comprises a large portion of McKesson Medical-Surgical's customers.

Primary responsibilities include reviewing, negotiating, and drafting customer agreements, amendments, and related documents, interacting with internal stakeholders on contract and operational issues, and various other initiatives and projects to support the contracting process.

Position Description

  • Draft and review customer agreements, including product supply agreements, rebate agreements, rental agreements, service agreements, technology agreements and other contracts related to the medical-surgical business.
  • Consult on legal provisions within contracts, including identifying potential legal and business issues. Work with attorneys, key business stakeholders, and operational experts to resolve such issues.
  • Actively participate in contract negotiations.
  • Provide guidance on contracting standards.
  • Identify risk, determine the level of risk, and develop contracting strategies to mitigate McKesson’s exposure to this risk.
  • Monitor compliance with internal McKesson and legal processes and policies.
  • Recommend, develop, and implement contracting policies, procedures and processes.
  • Work with attorneys and other Legal Team members to review and update templates, including standard contract templates and amendment templates, as well as develop new templates.
  • Assist with administrative activities, including tracking contract status, filing, organization.

Minimum Requirements

  • 4+ years of experience as a paralegal focusing on transactional work, in-house experience preferred.
  • Experience with commercial contracting required.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of Apttus,, Pramata and DocuSign is a plus, as is prior healthcare regulatory experience, particularly knowledge and experience related to the federal Anti-Kickback Status.
  • Prior project management experience is preferred but not required.

Critical Skills

  • Sound professional judgment, logic and reasoning
  • Attention to detail and penchant for accuracy, timeliness and organization
  • Superior problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365® (including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneDrive)
  • Highly responsive to internal and external stakeholders
  • Efficient prioritization and management of multiple competing priorities
  • A strong, pro-active work ethic

The ability to work effectively independently and collaboratively with a team.

Must be authorized to work in the US.  Sponsorship is not available for this position.

At McKesson, we care about the well-being of the patients and communities we serve, and that starts with caring for our people. That’s why we have a Total Rewards package that includes comprehensive benefits to support physical, mental, and financial well-being. Our Total Rewards offerings serve the different needs of our diverse employee population and ensure they are the healthiest versions of themselves. For more information regarding benefits at McKesson, please click here.

As part of Total Rewards, we are proud to offer a competitive compensation package at McKesson. This is determined by several factors, including performance, experience and skills, equity, regular job market evaluations, and geographical markets. In addition to base pay, other compensation, such as an annual bonus or long-term incentive opportunities may be offered. 

Our Base Pay Range for this position

$72,600 - $121,000

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.

Current employees must apply through the internal career site.

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