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Date Added: Sat 17/10/2020

Senior Legal Counsel

Watford, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

At GAMA Healthcare we help prevent infections to save and improve lives.
We offer an extensive range of infection prevention products and services with our Clinell Universal Wipe being the number one surface disinfectant wipe in the NHS.
As infection prevention becomes more important in people's lives, the demand for our products have never been higher, and has put GAMA on accelerated growth trajectory.
This has led to the need for a Senior Legal Counsel to establish and develop a corporate compliance and legal function.
You'll provide general legal advice and risk management across the business and have oversight of Modern Slavery, Anti-bribery, Privacy (GDPR/PECR) and all legal contracts.
What will you do? Provide due diligence on all contracts (except employment) to ensure legal and regulatory compliance and GAMA's interests are preserved and protected Effectively partner with business leaders to understand implications of contacts and mitigate risk across the business Facilitate and proactively resolve business, legal and financial contracting issues Serve as the main point of contact internally and externally on contractual matters Make appropriate recommendations on new and renewed contracts to support the business to negotiate favourable terms Build tools and systems that ensure contractual records and documentation are properly filed, stored and retrievable Make clear any impact or risk to contract signatories Lead coordination of appropriate business insurance cover Support on data protection including GDPR, PECR, e-Privacy Live the GAMA values: Passionate; Win Together; Supportive and Caring; Curious and Innovative; Have Fun! What will you need? Previous experience as a commercial lawyer operating either within an in-house legal department or in a professional law firm Proven success with contract drafting in a commercial environment Demonstrable experience of providing advice at a pace that is consistent with the momentum of the business.
Capacity to establish and actively manage diverse stakeholder expectations Ability to communicate complex legal documents in appropriate detail based on audience Experience of effective performance management of contracts in a complex environment Experience within healthcare sector (Medical Devices/Medtech) is preferred Experience of research contracts and regulatory guidelines and frameworks appropriate to GAMAs business preferable Relevant law degree What will you get? A competitive salary according to relevant experiences.
Annual performance related bonus of up to of salary Commitment to your personal and professional development 33 days holiday (including bank holidays) A competitive, contributory pension scheme Private Medical Insurance for you, and additional for your family Health Cashback plan for vouchers toward medical costs What's it like at GAMA? At GAMA Healthcare we're motivated by our purpose, not just the global potential of our brands.
We're an innovative company led by two inspiring entrepreneurial doctors.
The pace is fast and, when needed, we can shift direction quickly, but we pull together to get things done.
We're proud of our people and you'll always have the support and encouragement needed to be successful.
Our cutting-edge research enables us to create effective infection prevention and control solutions.
We're at the forefront of our industry because we offer high quality products and unparalleled after sales support.
For several years we've achieved double digit growth and we're not stopping there.
We're looking for capable people to join us on our journey.
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