Manager, Legal Operations Corporate Governance And Privacy

Baxter Deerfield , IL 60015

Posted 2 months ago

Manager, Legal Operations Corporate Governance and Privacy

Req #: JR - 002130

Location: Deerfield, IL US

Job Category: Legal

Date Posted: 7/9/2019 3:48:52 PM

Baxter International

Are you looking for a career that matters?

We believe every person deserves a chance for a healthy life, free from illness and full of possibility. We see a world full of healing, with viable care options available to those with limited choices today. We envision new ways of providing physicians, pharmacists and nurses with technologies that not only treat chronic diseases, but also work to prevent them. We're looking for team members who are motivated to learn, grow and innovate, while making a meaningful difference for millions of people around the world.


We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced legal operations professional. We are looking for someone who is adept at thinking strategically, and who is comfortable rolling up their sleeves to manage a project and successfully implement it. This individual should be both self-directed and able to work collaboratively across the legal department globally. The role works on complex problems where analysis of legal issues, situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation and independent judgment. This role is a unique opportunity to be exposed to multiple practice areas, learn the current processes and help automate and simplify them. The role reports to the Deputy General Counsel and Vice President responsible for Legal Operations.


  • Identify initiatives and projects and improve office efficiency, simplicity, speed and productivity

  • Assist with evaluating current manual/outdated processes and automate them

  • Assist with cross-functional projects and implement legal initiatives and department goals

  • Assist with department technology initiatives including contract management, matter management, knowledge management, and others

  • Support programs that optimize sharing and collaboration across the department

  • Update and maintain all legal intranet sites

  • Assist in the development and roll-out of periodic employee trainings on relevant legal topics/systems

  • Perform other special assignments, strategic projects or duties as needed


  • Bachelor's degree, and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience and project management

  • A team player that can operate autonomously who brings a positive, "can do" attitude to the workplace and works collaboratively with other members of the legal team and with internal business partners

  • Knowledge of the legal process, business operations, and information technology

  • Tech savvy with strong project management and organizational skills

  • Establishes good working relationships through clear communication, credibility and respect

  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and demands, and adjust to shifting priorities within a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment

  • Have a strong work ethic and sense of professionalism and discretion, demonstrating accountability, integrity, good judgment and respect for confidentiality

  • Experience in a publicly-traded company in a regulated industry, such as medical devices/pharmaceuticals, a plus

Equal Employment Opportunity

Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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