Assistant General Counsel, Water Quality Platform##Richmond, Virginia

Danaher Richmond , VA 23234

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description:

Job ID: CHE002124

About Us

Danaher's Water Platform is part of the Environmental & Applied Solutions reporting segment and is a global leader in water quality analysis and treatment, providing instrumentation and disinfection systems to help analyze and manage the quality of ultra-pure water, portable water, wastewater, groundwater and ocean water in residential, commercial, industrial, and natural resource applications. Key operating companies include:

  • ChemTreat
  • Real experts, real results for industry-leading industrial water treatment.
  • Hach
  • Ensuring water quality worldwide through simple, accurate testing solutions.
  • McCrometer
  • Industry-leading expertise in global flow instrumentation.
  • Trojan Technologies
  • Ensuring greater water confidence and environmental stewardship for people, industries and municipalities.

At Danaher and its Water platform, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Description

The Assistant General Counsel will play a critical role in leading the development, improvement and implementation of legal counseling, strategy, policy and processes in alignment with the near and long-term objectives of Danaher, its Water Quality Platform and Trojan Technologies for multiple companies and business units reporting up through Trojan (including Trojan, Viqua, Aquafine, and Pall Water). This position will also be responsible for managing a wide variety of daily work in all substantive legal areas. The selected candidate must be able to spend significant time at Trojan's offices in London, Ontario. This position reports to Danaher's General Counsel, Water Quality Platform Americas.


Essential Functions and

Responsibilities:

In close consultation with the business and other functional leaders at Trojan and the companies reporting to Trojan, this position is expected to:

  • Implement and drive standard processes for commercial contracts

  • Deliver training and advice to drive best practices for compliance and risk management

  • Prepare and work within annual legal budget

  • Provide active counseling, develop and improve processes, manage dispute resolution efforts, retain and supervise outside counsel, and coordinate with other Danaher counsel, in at least the following areas:

  • Contracts (customer, vendor, joint development, etc.)

  • Competition law, comparative advertising, brand management

  • Product and performance liability

  • Regulatory and environmental compliance

  • Labor and employment

  • Litigation

  • Mergers, acquisitions, and open innovation

  • Anticorruption program

Other Responsibilities:

Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • Must have strong academic credentials and law degree.

  • Minimum of 7-9 years' experience as a practicing attorney

  • Mix of law firm and in-house corporate legal department experience

  • Has personally handled a broad range of legal issues, including substantial work drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts, and experience in the areas of competition law, and compliance.

  • Substantive knowledge and expertise in corporate matters is required.

  • Candidates must be able to speak, negotiate and draft in English fluently, with ease; Second language proficiency would be a plus (especially French).

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to build and maintain the confidence of senior management

  • Thrives in a fast paced, high demand environment

  • Accomplishes by doingthis is a hands-on position

  • Strong business acumen-able to rapidly learn the businesses' competitive drivers

  • Kaizen mentalitystays on top of the daily work but always strives to find better ways of accomplishing more

  • Unquestioned integrityadheres to the highest values in decisions, conduct, and work with others.

Physical Demands:

The Physical demands described here 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 occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is constantly required to sit. The employee may occasionally squat, turn/twist, or reach. The employee is constantly using hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, and computer keyboards. The employee is occasionallyrequired to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell. The employee must occasionally lift, carry, push, or pull up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Working Conditions and Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment consists of an indoor work office environment with good ventilation, adequate lighting, and low noise levels. Travel will depend on location. If based in location distant from London, Ontario, some travel will be required. Possibly roughly 25%.

Miscellaneous:

The duties listed in job descriptions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Pre-employment Testing:

External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check and possible credit history review.

Equal Opportunity:

DH Water Quality LLC and its operating companies, including Trojan Technologies, are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.


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