(Senior) Legal Counsel – Medline (Successfully filled)

(Senior) Legal Counsel – Medline (Successfully filled)

The company

Medline is a leading global healthcare company providing quality medical and surgical supplies with superior value throughout North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Medline conducts business in over 25 European countries, where the company is growing rapidly, and invests heavily in manufacturing and distribution facilities, as well as in their people. Today in Europe, Medline has more than 1,000 employees including 160 account managers and product specialists to support the European sales network, manufacturing and distribution.

The Position

Medline is looking for someone to fill the position of (Senior) Legal Counsel to complement their EMEA legal and compliance team. This dynamic role covers a wide variety of responsibilities in a small team. You will advise and support the business departments, product divisions and sales teams and be responsible for handling contracts and legal issues including corporate, commercial and compliance topics, as well as litigation. Reporting to our General Counsel EMEA, this position will (preferably) be based in our headquarters in Arnhem, the Netherlands or at another Medline location. A remote position with occasional travel to our headquarters is also possible. In this important role, you will be a key player in our fast-moving company. We offer you the space and opportunity to grow and develop yourself professionally, within a truly international environment.

Your Activities
  • Draft, review and negotiate contracts for international commercial business relations (supply, distribution, agency, warehousing, IT, logistics and consulting).
  • Support legal risk management efforts and operational activities, including identification and implementation of new legislation.
  • Provide practicable legal advice and present recommendations to functional departments.
  • Assist the General Counsel EMEA with dispute resolution, litigation and other corporate matters.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary international (project) teams.
  • Observe core values such as integrity, respect and quality, and be a role model for others accordingly.
Your Profile
  • A Law degree (from any EU country), with at least 5 to 8 years of relevant professional experience in an international business environment, preferably healthcare, pharma or medical devices.
  • Knowledge of and experience with commercial contracts, general contract law, as well as the evolving legal regime applicable to a highly regulated industry.
  • Full professional fluency in English, both written and spoken, and, preferably, one (or more) other language, such as German or French.
  • Ability to work autonomously and proactively in order to take initiative and advise on a wide variety of legal matters.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills, including the ability to influence across cultures and disciplines.
  • A good commercial sense with the ability to understand legal issues quickly and provide commercially sound and practical solutions to the business
  • A down-to-earth business partner who is capable of working in a dynamic environment, whilst upholding high legal standards and preserving legal compliance
The offer

An interesting fulltime position within a continuously growing market leading healthcare company. You will be a key player in a fast moving company in a truly international environment. Medline offers you the opportunity to grow and develop yourself as well as a competitive remuneration and employee benefits package.

Contact

If you wish to apply or receive any further information about this role, please contact Regien Haarbosch at Voxius Executive Search, via mail or telephone. Discretion is guaranteed.

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