Senior Legal Counsel Corporate Affairs, Europe

Senior Legal Counsel Corporate Affairs, Europe

LivaNova

Milan, Italy

Position Summary:

Acts as legal business adviser, manages legal business matters in the European Cluster West/ North (UK/Ireland/ Nordic geographies) as well as managing product liability and other litigation matters across Europe. The incumbent develops over time as a well-rounded senior legal business partner for the various teams and will advises and leads on compliance on all aspects in the assigned European Cluster West/ North.

He/she will reports to the Vice President Corporate Legal Affairs and will be working at the Corporate Legal Affairs department.

Essential Functions:

Legal:

  • Supports European Cluster West/ North in achievement of business objectives;
  • Supports and interacts with VP Legal Affairs US for any EU CP litigation matters and advises on their legal matters, respectively manages them;
  • Provides line management with assistance in negotiating and drafting contracts and commercial agreements of all kinds for all franchises and assigned European Cluster West/ North;
  • Provides counsel on various issues arising in LivaNova business activities in assigned European Cluster West/ North;
  • Advises and guides geographies of competence in relations and compliance with healthcare entities and individuals;
  • Provides strategic legal advice and counsel to Corporate Global Procurement function on all projects;
  • Conducts training on key legal issues;
  • Implements and manages processes and policies for minimizing legal risk;
  • Supports in day-to-day activities, operational business activities and litigations in Europe.

Managerial Responsibilities:

  • Is part of and plays an active role within the Europe Senior Sales Leader Team Meetings for assigned European Cluster West/ North;
  • Assists in selecting, managing portfolio of legal advisers for assigned European Cluster West/ North;
  • Is an active team member of the Corporate Legal Affairs Department

Compliance:

  • Implements policies and processes identified by Corporate Integrity & Ethics Department;
  • Designs and conducts compliance trainings for assigned European Cluster West/ North;
  • Provides day-to-day counsel on relations with healthcare entities and individuals for assigned European Cluster West/ North;
  • Interfaces with Compliance and Internal Audit Function for alignment on priorities.

Relationships and contacts:

  • He/she will be in daily contact with all levels of professionals and mid level management within LivaNova. All internal and external customer groups, including outside legal counsel, government agencies, distributors, consultants, physicians, sales representatives and industry and professional organizations.

Qualifications:

  • EU Law Degree with admission to an EU state bar.
  • 5-7 years pf proven working experience from existing in-house role (preferred) or from commercial department of an international law firm. Experience in global healthcare industry – and in particular the medical device sector (preferred).
  • Fluent English is a must, both spoken and writing.
  • Additional 1-2 European languages would be a considerable asset, with strong preference for a person with fluent French (both spoken and writing).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to coordinate litigation matters within a global team as a strong team player;
  • Business focus and ability to think and partner with management to achieve growth and profitable goals;
  • A self starter who takes initiative and manages matters along the philosophy of the Corporate Legal Affairs department;
  • Strong business and financial acumen as well as superior analytical and writing skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to write business legal reports and correspondence;
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively present information to senior management;
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve conflict between groups with opposing perspectives, agendas or priorities;
  • Self assured and confident in a variety of settings with strong belief in own capabilities.

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