Auckland , New Zealand

Closes: 31-May-2017

Corporate Services

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Orion Health`s Success Story:


We are an energetic, vibrant, and adventurous New Zealand company with a global reach; with staff, offices, and customers all over the world. Our award winning solutions are utilized by leading health organizations.


The result of your work will be used in over 25 countries, making a difference to millions of people every single daily!


About the Role:


We have an opening for a General Counsel to lead our top-performing legal team and be our trusted Legal Advisor to the Board, Executive and Global regions.


Our Legal Group serves as Orion Health's strategic advisors on all global legal matters and as a reliable business partner in helping create commercially sound business arrangements that appropriately balance organizational risk.


You will lead a high performing legal team, providing guidance to our Product Development, Sales, Professional Services and Support Services groups, globally.


Our General Counsel also serves as the Board and Executive's principle legal advisor and will be responsible ensuring our compliance with Securities Laws and Listing Rules.


About You:


You will demonstrate yourself as a seasoned, senior lawyer with strong experience of NZ Securities/Companies Law and NZX/ASX Listing Rules and you will be confident advising on a broad range of complex legal and strategic issues.


You will also be a strong communicator and a Leader who motivates and coaches people to realize their full potential in a collaborative environment.


This General Counsel role provides an opportunity to advise at a senior level, so you will be comfortable communicating and interacting at a Board level and will take pride in being a company's most senior trusted legal advisor.


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • LLB degree with Bar Admission (essential)
  • 10+ years relevant legal experience
  • Premier private practice experience
  • Corporate law experience (Companies Act, FMCA, Listing Rules)
  • Experience in negotiating with international markets
  • Prior in-house experience in a fast-paced environment

In return, Orion Health offers:


  • Defined career paths for all roles and across business functions, supported by mentoring and coaching systems
  • Competitive salary package
  • Corporate benefits including discounted: gym, health insurance and more
  • Breakfast, fruit, freshly ground coffee daily
  • Social Fridays
  • Flexible and social, but professional company culture
  • Unique learning, travel and career growth prospects

If this sounds like you, don't delay, apply now!