Integra LifeSciences

Paralegal EMEA

Vacancy ID
2017-22312
Location
FR-Saint Priest
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Legal

Overview

Integra LifeSciences, a world leader in medical technology, is dedicated to limiting uncertainty for surgeons, so they can concentrate on providing the best patient care. Integra offers innovative solutions in orthopedic extremity surgery, neurosurgery, reconstructive and general surgery, and regenerative wound care.  Founded in 1989 Integra is headquartered in Plainsboro, New Jersey and has nearly 4,000 employees worldwide. Integra's common stock is listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol "IART."

 

Integra LifeSciences has entered into an acquisition agreement of Codman Neurosurgery.   This transformational acquisition creates compelling value for our shareholders, employees and patients, and enhances our global position in neurosurgery by adding a complementary product portfolio and the world-recognized Codman brand. This expansion position is open as a result of this exciting acquisition.

Responsibilities

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

  1. Contract management and first level legal support: Provides support to Senior Corporate Counsel, EMEA in reviewing and drafting contracts, negotiates routine agreements with supervision from Senior Corporate Counsel, EMEA; organizes and manages contracts, resolves routine legal issues; researches and analyzes laws in different jurisdictions.

 

  1. Corporate secretary and first level employment law support: assists in corporate secretary and employment law aspects of Integra EMEA subsidiaries.

 

  1. Compliance support and inter-departmental projects support: assists in training on and deploying Integra compliance program in EMEA; assists in compliance related matters for EMEA and other inter-departmental initiatives and projects.

 

  1. Administrative support: assists in monitoring and updating EMEA legal budget; provides secretarial and administrative support to Senior Corporate Counsel, EMEA.

 

Assists in any other matter that Senior Corporate Counsel, EMEA may require.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Under direct supervision of Senior Corporate Counsel, EMEA.

Qualifications

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

 

  1. Contract management and first level legal support:
  • Able to draft and modify form agreements and routine letters based on in-house requests under the supervision of Senior Corporate Counsel, EMEA;
  • Coordinate execution of agreements;
  • Organize and manage signed contracts (both paper and electronic filing on law department EMEA network; monitor and update LawTrac database);
  • Able to review simple contract terms and recommend actions to take;

 

  1. Corporate secretary and first level employment law support:
  • Manage foreign corporate entity formation projects;
  • Coordinate with Company’s corporate governance attorney(s) on foreign corporate paperwork and compliance with public reporting obligations;

 

  1. Compliance support and inter-departmental projects support:
  • Help provide on-site training on compliance matters;
  • Assist in deploying Integra global compliance program for the EMEA region;
  • Assist on departmental projects, including contribution to Law Department International sharepoint site and revision or implementation of company form agreements;
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements appropriate for international growth; and
  • Perform other Law Department International related duties as assigned.

 

  1. Administrative support:
  • Coordinate with FP&A and Accounting EMEA for follow-up and update Law department EMEA budget; assist in gathering and preparing Law department EMEA budget;
  • Design processes and coordinate compliance of EMEA legal records with Integra record retention policy
  • Assist with the day-to-day legal responsibilities of Senior Corporate Counsel, EMEA.

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