London , United Kingdom

Closes: 02-Nov-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; we have employees, offices, and customers all over the world. Our award winning solutions are utilized by leading health organizations. Using the latest technologies to develop health software, we make a positive difference in people's lives.


The result of your work will be used in over 25 countries, making a difference to thousands of lives, available on all possible devices with millions of people relying on it daily!


About the Role:


We have an opening for a talented Senior Legal Counsel, with corporate and commercial legal experience, to join our global legal team and drive effective risk management. In this role, you will enjoy a high level of autonomy and be responsible for the provision of astute, commercially aware legal advice to business operations in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. You will be required to effectively manage legal risk within acceptable levels whilst facilitating the businesses strategic and operational objectives.


As a Senior member of the legal function and business, you will be required to take a proactive role in the business and seek to understand key strategic drivers of the company to enable the provision of appropriately tailored advice and maximise the value delivered by the legal function to the business. You'll be responsible for creating a value add, in-house support service that combines professional knowledge, expertise and experience with sound commercial/business acumen and an ability to realistically assess and communicate risk.


Key Accountabilities:


  • Specialist: provide specialist legal advice and support EMEA senior management and business on all legal related matters.
  • Senior leadership: act as a senior member of the leadership team and participate in relevant internal governance committees as required. Take a leadership role in identifying and managing key strategic business issues in the legal space.
  • Key stakeholder relationships: liaise and manage critical relationships with key external stakeholders as required (including the external counsel, regulatory authorities and relevant government bodies.
  • Financial responsibility: assist with management and achievement of regional targets and manage legal budget.
  • External advisors: manage external legal / regulatory partners and consultants in the provision of specialist professional advice and services as required.

About You:


Ideally, you’ll have a law degree with a minimum of 5+ years' PQE of relevant commercial legal experience, strong analytical and communication skills, and the ability to manage a varied workload and produce high quality advices and output in a fast-paced environment.


Strong commercial drafting and negotiating skills are a core capability as is the ability to handle a varied commercial legal workload. Experience in healthcare technology and software and services agreements, technology and licensing agreements is an advantage. You will also be required to support meeting company secretarial compliance requirements for Orion Health entities in EMEA.


You are a self-starter, demonstrate superior professionalism and integrity, good business judgment and have a great sense of humour. Orion Health has a ‘yes' culture, an ‘open to ideas' culture and one of true support.


In return, Orion Health offers:


  • Defined career paths for all roles and across business functions
  • Be 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!