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The new US Contracting organization aims to elevate and improve the way work gets done and the results produced.  Team members will collaborate to solve contracting and business process challenges, remove obstacles, and make the work more efficient and effective.  Additionally, they will broaden their exposure to Medtronic’s people, products, and processes across our businesses in the US, while at the same time deepening their individual subject matter expertise.

This position can reside in any location where there is a Medtronic office.

A Day in the Life

 

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Drafts, reviews and edits drafts of contracts.
  • Frequent contacts with business personnel to gather information, clarify objectives.
  • Assists internally in analyzing documents.
  • Counsels on progress of contracts.
  • Provides education and training to business clients.
  • Demonstrates Sourcing Contract Expertise - Drafts, negotiates, and finalizes agreements of various types, which may include supply contracts, master service agreements, other sourcing/procurement contracts.  Ensures contract terms are consistent with Medtronic policies and with legal and regulatory advice.   
  • Models Adaptability and Change – Meets customer requirements based on an accurate understanding of their needs and expectations.  Acts on customer feedback to improve service.  Responds with flexibility and resilience to ambiguity, new demands, shifting priorities or personal/professional challenges.  Understands and supports the goals of change initiatives; actively engages in change efforts; and encourages others to support changes.
  • Makes Sound Decision - Makes timely and sound decisions based on an accurate analysis of relevant information, the pros and cons of alternatives, and the implications for relevant stakeholders.
  • Delivers Results - Drives to a decision and closes out assigned tasks in a timely manner.  Communicates about obstacles in a timely manner while finding ways to continue making progress.  Executes effectively and achieves business results.  Monitors progress, intervening to remove obstacles.  Demonstrates a sense of urgency for achieving results.  Demonstrates the ability to identify and adapt to shifting priorities and competing demands.
  • Communicate Effectively - Clearly communicates verbally and/or in writing.  Keeps others informed in a timely manner.  Contributes to the open exchange of information and ideas; actively listens to others.  Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate with customers, colleagues, and team leaders/managers.  Collaborates effectively within a team of legal professionals.  
  • Travel – up to 10%.

 

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 4+ years of paralegal experience with a Bachelor degree; or, 2+ years of paralegal experience with an advanced degree
Nice to Have
  • Contracts experience
  • Experience working directly with business clients
  • Sourcing/procurement contract experience
  • Experience drafting, reviewing, modifying, and negotiating various agreement types
  • Flexibility, adaptability, pragmatism, responsiveness and collegiality
  • Integrity and strong ethical center
  • Capable of inspiring trust and confidence of client groups
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Experience with web-based systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent customer focus
About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. 

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