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
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Assist with evaluating current manual/outdated processes and automate them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.
EEO is the Law
EEO is the law - Poster Supplement
Pay Transparency Policy
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 Americas_TTA@baxter.com and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.