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Legal Counsel - Generalist

Company: Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo
Location: Somerset
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Oticon Legal Counsel - Generalist in Somerset, New Jersey | Careers at Demant Search Hearing Health Job & Career Investor Relations About Contact Media Hearing is Healthcare Careers that matter Essentials Our History Contact Media About DemantListed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange as one of the 25 most traded shares in terms of free floated market capitalisation, also known as the C25 index, Demant is the parent company behind the commercial successes of such world-renowned brands as Oticon, Bernafon, Sonic, Audika, Oticon Medical, MAICO, Interacoustics, Amplivox, Grason-Stadler, MedRx and Sennheiser Communications. William Demant Invest A/S, a company wholly owned by William Demant Foundation, holds the majority of shares in Demant A/S, providing stability and strength for the long haul.The Demant Group operates in a global market with companies in more than 30 countries, employs more than 14,000 people and generates annual revenue of DKK 14 billion. Our products are sold in more than 130 countries where we create life-changing differences through hearing health. Follow us Share us 2019 | All rights reserved | Demant A/SCookie Policy | Privacy Notice Oticon Legal Counsel - Generalist in Somerset, New Jersey | Careers at Demant Please Enable Cookies to Continue Please enable cookies in your browser to experience all the personalized features of this site, including the ability to apply for a job. Returning Candidate? Log back in! Legal Counsel - Generalist Department Demant Group Services Legal Job Locations US-NJ-Somerset Job ID 2021-10001 Overview LEGAL COUNSEL - GENERALIST Demant is a leading international hearing healthcare company that develops, produces and sells hearing solutions, accessories, diagnostic instruments and personal communication. The group operates in a global market with own companies in more than 30 countries and employees exceeding 14,000 and revenues of well over 2 billion USD. Demant has a strong presence in the US market and is looking for outstanding passionate talent committed to the goals and mission of the company. As one of the global market leaders in the hearing health care field, opportunities exist in many of our businesses, shared services as well as new ventures and projects. Group companies collaborate in many areas, and also share resources and technologies. Demant seeks to hire an experienced generalist attorney with 5+ years of experience to join its expanding business. The role requires practical, timely advice on a broad spectrum of legal issues such as employment issues, compliance, litigation, strategic transactions including M&A, contract negotiation and drafting, and any other topics needed by the business. The new hire will be part of a successful legal team, reporting to the Head of US Legal, and will use their legal skills to contribute to the operations of the business. Responsibilities The ideal candidate will: Have a minimum of 5 years of experience handling a broad spectrum of legal issues at a major law firm and/or a similar in-house environment; Have experience negotiating and private M&A transactions, ideally within the health care sector; Draft, review, and negotiate all transaction documents, including M&A documents, purchase agreements, joint venture agreements, disclosure schedules, and related ancillary agreements; Manage the review of pre-deal documentation including letters of intent and non-disclosure agreements; Coordinate the efforts of the internal legal and risk due diligence teams, working closely with other stakeholders to complete transactions; Distill and report on due diligence findings and make risk judgments in the context of the particular transaction, including judgments on identifying risks to escalate and ensure consistency in approach across transactions with respect to acceptable deal terms and consistent risk tolerances; Execute closings including coordinating post-closing purchase price adjustments and other reviews, post-closing integration, and monitor identified strategic/transactional risks; Be able to manage litigation internally, as well as manage outside counsel; Have strong relationship management skills and the ability to build and maintain productive relationships with leaders of other functional areas across the business to seek alignment on deal objectives for the benefit of Demant; Be able to prepare, negotiate, review and revise numerous commercial and operational contracts; Function successfully in a highly visible and challenging position; Be energetic, engaged and able to demonstrate past examples of taking a proactive, innovative approach in the management of legal issues; Be a team-player who can lead internal projects and initiatives; Be able to weigh legal risk against business needs and realities, and making decisions based on sound judgment; Have the ability to work independently alongside business stakeholders and coordinate all aspects of multiple transactions simultaneously; Have the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, high volume, frequently changing environment; Display the highest level of ethical conduct and integrity; Develop creative and compliant solutions to assist in resolving complicated issues; and Health care industry background is preferred. Qualifications A law degree from an accredited U.S. Law School and a member of the PA, NJ or NY bar, and if from outside NJ, have the ability to obtain registration as an in-house counsel in NJ within three months of employment. Have a minimum of 5 years of experience as a generalist; Must have high energy, engaged and have demonstrated that he/she is a hands-on attorney, proactive and innovative in counseling and litigation practice; A keen ability to provide practical advice by weighing legal risk against business needs and realities; Must be comfortable and efficient in high paced environment; Must be hardworking, team-oriented and possess the ability to think creatively and efficiently in resolving business issues; and Must make decisions based on sound judgment and display the highest level of ethical conduct and integrity. Demant offers a competitive compensation & benefits package. Demant is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Options Apply for this job online Apply Share Refer this job to a friend Refer Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later. Share on your newsfeed Loading... Need help finding the right job? We can recommend jobs specifically for you!Click here to get started. Application FAQs Software Powered by iCIMS

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