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Philips Contracts Paralegal in Nashville, Tennessee

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In this role, you will have the opportunity to

Provides paralegal support to various Philips businesses in the preparation and negotiation of a variety of agreements, including clinical, research, professional services, and other contracts. Additionally, you will support our businesses with response to legal questions, fair market value/compliance direction, and other ad-hoc requests.

This position will be based onsite from our offices in Nashville, Tennessee.

You are responsible for (but not limited to)

  • Working directly with business clients under the direction of the business attorneys to draft from template agreements a variety of contracts, including, clinical study agreements, research agreements, professional services agreements (including speaker agreements), and consulting agreements.

  • Reviewing and confirming the business’ fair market valuation for healthcare provider agreements is consistent with company established requirements; escalate as needed;

  • First line review and negotiation of any counter-party edits, collaborating with lead attorney support as needed.

  • Conduct legal review of marketing communication material and advertising in accordance with approved claims lists.

  • Meet with business teams, as appropriate, in particular for contract and marketing matters.

  • Maintaining and updating files in the department’s matter management and project tracking databases; tracking and driving high volume contract requests to completion.

  • Assisting with the preparation, execution, and filing of required legal documents and the administration of day to day law department activities as necessary.

  • Assisting with due diligence fact-finding related to discovery issues and other matters, including gathering facts and documentation from personnel in other departments, as needed.

You are part of

The North America Legal Team, where you are offered an excellent opportunity to showcase your talents and positions you to take on increased responsibility.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, paralegal certificate, or related experience required

  • 3+ years of relevant experience required; in house law department experience strongly preferred

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with internal clients and colleagues and contracting third parties

  • Strong organizational and project management skills; ability to accomplish multiple tasks within agreed upon timeframes through effective prioritization of duties and functions in a fast-paced environment; knowledge of LEAN processes for management of high volume of contracts a plus

  • Self-motivated; able to work both independently to complete tasks and respond to department requests and with others to utilize their resources and knowledge to identify high quality solutions

  • Strong attention to detail in the review, processing, and drafting of department documents; ability to utilize detail and depth of legal understanding to assist with training materials

  • High degree of proficiency with MS Office and internet applications (including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel).

In return, we offer you

The opportunity to personally contribute to Philips’ achievement of growth objectives and the ambition of improving the lives of 3 Billion people a year by 2025. Your contributions will enable broader deployment of solutions that address some of society’s most pressing health issues. You will contribute to crafting the future of healthcare and saving lives, impact sustainability, and curtailing energy consumption.

Additionally, we offer you the ability to partner with, learn and grow from, colleagues in a highly complex, global organization where you can use your strengths to help drive a strategic business for Philips. We will support your personal and professional development with the opportunity to further advance your career in a company that believes in offering its employees challenges and opportunities to grow professionally and personally.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions .

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video .

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog . Once there,you can also learn about our recruitment process , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions .

It is the policy of Philips to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without to age, color, citizenship, disability or perceived disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital or domestic partner status, military or veteran status, national origin, pregnancy/childbirth, race, religion, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws. Philips is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

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