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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Legal Specialist - Commercial & US Region in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Monitor, analyze and communicate professional and industry trends and legal developments

  • Manage and lead special projects/assignments

  • Develop presentations and training materials

  • Analyze and make recommendations based on internal and external research and data

  • Drafting, editing, & finalizing documents including complex commercial agreements

  • Project management

  • Knowledge management

  • Perform legal and regulatory research

  • Meeting facilitation (e.g., leading and scheduling team meetings and related follow-ups)

Practice Area Specific Job Duties

Practice Area: Commercial/US Region

  • Collaborate with businesses/functions to understand and frame desired business terms or intent; draft agreements, legal letters and other documents accordingly

  • Review, edit, and finalize complex commercial agreements

  • Manage government contract compliance activities, including:

  • Review, audit and analysis of information and data in various systems

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and analyze relevant information, write reports and recommendations based on such information

  • Review, interpret and advise on government contract policies and procedures

  • Develop training and presentations to improve awareness of and compliance with government contract policies and procedures

  • Make recommendations to improve and develop additional guidelines

  • Manage data rights governance activities, including:

  • Review and analysis of data governance terms and conditions in agreements

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and analyze relevant information; write reports and recommendations based on such information.

  • Develop, implement, and maintain a knowledge management process for the practice group:

  • Lead Commercial and US Region projects, such as implementation and training on standardized sales terms and conditions, to drive compliance and operational improvements

  • Identify subject matter and speakers for training/CLE for the practice group and organize training

  • Create and manage topic specific repositories of information for the team to leverage (e.g. memos, articles, presentations, trainings in a particular subject matter area)

  • Identify and implement recommendations to improve practice group processes, guidelines, and templates based on developments and trends

  • Synthesize developments and provide regular updates to practice group

  • Review, track, and analyze professional and industry trends and legal developments

Key Attributes and Skills

  • Superior attention to detail and organizational skills.

  • Strong process orientation, analytical skills.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills and proofreading and formatting skills.

  • Advanced proficiency in office software.

  • Ability to organize larger meetings, town halls and training sessions, including scheduling, proposing presenters and outside speakers, and directly facilitating meeting

  • Willingness to take on stretch assignments, when appropriate

  • Advanced capabilities in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, including ability to create high-quality PowerPoint files suitable for sharing with senior leaders

  • Ability to understand and leverage relevant legal-specific technology tools, including creating and managing folders, searching, storing, version control, sharing, etc.

  • Ability to conduct web-based research using public databases.

  • Legal research and investigation skills

  • Demonstrated ability to use sound, independent judgment and discretion

  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and advise on relevant policies and procedures

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Relevant experience with technology, systems and/or related experience such as complex project management

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to independently identify key issues, develop and implement creative solutions

  • Prior experience supporting a legal function is a plus

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

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Primary Work LocationUSA NJ - Franklin Lakes

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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