Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. Other key product areas include nutrition, pharmacy admixture and compounding, ostomy and wound care, and dialysis. The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. B. Braun Medical is headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., and is part of the B. Braun Group of Companies in the U.S., which includes B. Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap®and CAPS®.
Globally, the B. Braun Group of Companies employs more than 61,000 employees in 64 countries. Guided by its Sharing Expertise® philosophy, B. Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs. To learn more about B. Braun Medical, visit www.BBraunUSA.com.
Braun Medical Inc. has an opening for Corporate Counsel specializing in the areas of healthcare and technology. The Corporate Counsel is responsible for drafting and negotiating a broad range of contracts, such as, sales agreements, group purchasing agreements, equipment lease and rental agreements, distribution agreements, consultant agreements, development agreements, license agreements, and clinical trial agreements. The Corporate Counsel may also manage various legal matters, such as strategic projects that advance the company’s strategy in digitalization. In this position, you will be part of a collaborative Legal team focused on transactional and transformative business dealings across the company. This role will report to the Vice President and Associate General Counsel responsible for the team.
Responsibilities: Essential Duties
Draft and negotiate agreements
Manage various legal matters, disputes, and strategic projects, as requested
Collaborate across many functions, countries, cultures, and time zones to drive results on complex projects
JD Degree from a U.S. Accredited law school (or equivalent plus U.S. LLM)
Admission to at least 1 U.S. state bar or District of Columbia
Minimum 4 years contract drafting/negotiating experience
Transactions - Specific experience drafting and negotiating a broad range of agreements commonly needed in the medical device/pharma industry, including, without limitation, sales agreements, group purchasing agreements, equipment lease and rental agreements, distribution agreements, consultant agreements, development agreements, license agreements, and clinical trial agreements.
IP/Technology - Knowledge of intellectual property, big data, software and technology issues
Privacy – Knowledge of U.S. state and federal privacy laws, including healthcare privacy and experience negotiating privacy related contracts
Business Acumen - Understanding of basic business concepts, strategies, and risks
Analytical Skills - Excellent judgment, strategic and analytical thinking and the ability to assess risk and mitigations and make recommendations based on the company’s values, vision, business goals and risk appetite
Innovation - Strong problem-solving/creative skills that drive new business solutions
Project Management - Strong priority-setting skills, attention to detail and the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
Communication - Excellent verbal and written communication skills to allow effective interaction with all levels of the organization
Growth Mindset – Possesses a growth mindset with a passion for learning new things
Collaboration – Ability to thrive in a team environment
Diversity & Inclusion - Fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives
Healthcare Compliance – Knowledge of Anti-kickback laws, false claims act, foreign-corrupt practices act, Physician Payments Sunshine Act, HIPAA, and FDA regulations
Device/Pharma Experience - Transactional and contract experience in the commercial or healthcare department of a major law firm, with a combination of in-house experience at a medical device or pharmaceutical company
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.