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| Atlanta, GA, USA
Employer Provided Salary: $106,400-$125,000 Annually
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Beckman Coulter Life Sciences' mission is to empower those seeking answers to life's m most important scientific and healthcare questions. With a legacy spanning 80+years, we have long been a trusted partner to our customers, who are working to transform science and healthcare with the next groundbreaking discovery. As part of our team of more than 2,900 associates across 130 countries, you'll help drive our vision of accelerating answers-and our commitment to excellence.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

As Counsel, you will be responsible for providing both strategic and tactical and solutions-oriented legal services to Beckman Coulter Life Sciences' global businesses with a focus on commercial operations and driving growth. The position may be based at Beckman Coulter Life Sciences' Indianapolis, IN, San Jose, CA, or Loveland, CO locations or may be remote. The position will report to the Assistant General Counsel. Working directly with business leaders and colleagues in the legal department, the successful candidate will provide the highest level of legal and compliance support to Beckman Coulter Life Sciences. A successful candidate will have experience working on global or regional teams and will be expected to understand the importance of operating with a global mindset and models global and cultural sensitivity. The successful candidate will be expected to perform a variety of hands-on legal work with the focus on drafting, reviewing, and negotiating agreements. The Senior Counsel will develop a good understanding of Beckman Coulter Life Sciences' business and possess the ability to evaluate and balance both legal and business factors when providing advice.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Review, draft, and negotiate complex commercial contracts - Sales, Procurement, Distribution, Collaboration, Services, Consulting, Confidentiality, and other types of agreements, such as complex distributor, sales, Software as a Service (SaaS) contracts, RFP, public tenders, supply, licensing, and joint development agreements - to meet the contractual requirements established by the Company.
  • Improve the quality and speed of existing BEC LS processes and procedures.
  • Establish, update, and maintain global contract templates to be used by Legal Function and clients.
  • Counsel business team members on commercial matters that may include compliance and data privacy issues
  • Assist with M&A from due diligence to documentation and integration depending on the situation and background.
  • Building collaborative relationships within the Beckman Coulter Life Sciences' legal team and Danaher's legal community.
  • Draft and maintain standard work, policies, and procedures authored by the Legal team
  • Identify and implement process improvements and lead projects for the Legal team
  • Coordinate matters and work closely with the IP, Compliance, Regulatory, and Data Privacy counsel
  • Depending on prior experience and interest to expand the scope of responsibilities, assist with managing litigation and/or regulatory matters for the Company and/or advise on general compliance questions and questions under local civil, commercial, corporate, conflicts of interest, data protection, and privacy laws.
  • Over time, additional responsibilities could be added depending on interest and experience level.

Requirements:

  • Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA-approved law school with the license in good standing to practice law in at least one US jurisdiction.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience as an in-house counsel or a combination of law firm practice and in-house experience
  • Highly proficient with commercial contract drafting and negotiations, including responding to bids authored by government procurement agencies
  • Willingness to work on the smallest and simplest, as well as complex legal matters faced by the company.
  • Experience with counseling business team members on a variety of commercial matters to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations, and minimize liability exposure and risk
  • Demonstrated experience with identifying gaps in processes, process improvement, and crafting standard work
  • Demonstrated experience with drafting and implementing policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated experience with leading projects, meeting deadlines, and solving problems
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective communication skills

Additional desired experience:

  • Compliance and data privacy
  • Litigation
  • Healthcare regulatory

At Beckman Coulter Life Sciences we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, remote working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a remote work arrangement in which you can work remotely from your home. Additional information about this remote work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Beckman Coulter Life Sciences can provide.

The salary range for this role is $106,400-$125,000. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole discretion, consistent with the law.

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When you join us, you'll also be joining Danaher's global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you'll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at [email protected] to request accommodation. If you've ever wondered what's within you, there's no better time to find out.

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