• Legal Counsel, Americas

    Danaher CorporationMarlborough, MA 01752

    Job #1217027057

  • Help us improve access to life-changing therapies that can transform human healthWe are Cytiva, a global provider of technologies and services that advance and accelerate the development and manufacture of therapeutics. Formally part of GE Healthcare, we have a rich heritage tracing back hundreds of years, and a fresh beginning since 2020.Our customers undertake life-saving activities. These range from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, biologic drugs, and novel cell and gene therapies. Our job is to supply the tools and services - the pots, pans, soups and sauces - they need to work better, faster and safer, leading to better patient ~~~ are looking for a Legal Counsel, Americas to work with our expert Legal team across the world. Do you have a passion for partnering with and advising senior business leaders? Then we would love to hear from you.What you'll doResponsible for structuring and negotiating commercial and supply chain contracts with Cytiva's key strategic and corporate account customers and suppliers in relation to Cytiva's business in the Americas. Advise and partner with business leaders to help navigate legal and compliance matters associated with the business. Collaborate with fellow Legal Counsels, IP attorneys and compliance professionals across the broader Cytiva business to deliver on business and functional priorities.Reports directly to Cytiva's Senior Counsel for Americas / Cell & Gene Therapy, and dotted line to Cytiva's Global Senior Counsel for Sourcing.+ Partnering with the Cytiva business team to help identify opportunities to drive the business forward, e.g. negotiating and closing important commercial and supplier agreements / developing legal processes and templates to support Cytiva's commercial and sourcing models in the Americas.+ Providing Legal & Compliance training to Cytiva's teams in the Americas to help them identify and navigate risks that may arise during the course of doing business.+ Applying legal and business judgment to proposed deals, relationships and other issues requiring legal or compliance attention.+ Drafting, reviewing and negotiating strategic business agreements and transactions.+ Advising the business on compliance, privacy, antitrust, and advertising / promotional matters.+ Supporting the management of disputes and litigation.+ Managing outside counsel to defined budgets when brought in to assist.Who you are+ JD (or equivalent) with active bar membership. ( Minimum of 5 years significant business law experience at a large law firm or corporate legal department, including but not limited to drafting, negotiating and closing commercial and supplier agreements in a regulated environment (e.g. sale and distribution agreements, supply and professional services procurement agreements etc.), preferably with experience gained in the healthcare or life sciences industry (including the application of privacy laws such as HIPAA and/or GDPR).+ Strong project prioritization skills, ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities in a fast-paced environment in both sales and sourcing segments.+ Strong analytical skills with demonstrated experience identifying and resolving legal and compliance issues quickly and effectively and ability to make well-grounded risk calls.+ Strong written and verbal communication skills.+ Ability to contribute to driving change across cross-functional teams with a focus on driving operational excellence.+ Proven team player.Who we areWhatever your role, we bring purpose and challenge into our everyday work. If you are driven to make the world a better place thanks to science and medicine, you will feel right at home here. If you're flexible, curious and relentless, you'll belong. If you are excited about a global culture, this can be the place to further your career.Want to know more? Experience life at Cytiva on our Careers website, Instagram channel and LinkedIn page!Cytiva is a 3.5 billion USD global life sciences leader with over 7000 associates across 40 countries who are dedicated to our mission to help us improve access to life-changing therapies that transform human health. As a trusted partner to customers that range in scale and scope. Cytiva brings efficiencies to research and manufacturing workflows, ensuring the development, manufacture and delivery of transformative medicines to patients.Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available here.

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