Senior Commercial Paralegal

Title: Senior Commercial Paralegal

Location: Office Location or Remote – USA

Job Description:

Job Summary:
The Legal, Compliance, and Corporate Affairs (LCCA) team is seeking a highly motivated commercial paralegal to deliver global support for the GHX sales and product functions in a fast paced, high energy environment. The individual in this role will handle important and complex matters, effectively collaborate across teams, and possess the technical skills and professional maturity to anticipate and initiate legal tasks independently and under the direction and oversight of attorneys. The Sr Commercial paralegal will work closely with key leaders in the LLCA and cross-functionally to prepare, organize, review, negotiate and draft agreements; identify and resolve contracting issues; developing and implementing efficient LCCA operational processes, all while balancing legal and business needs and risks. At GHX we believe in fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and supported. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Reporting to the ED, Associate General Counsel, you will support a range of global legal matters for sales and product teams, including leading negotiating and drafting complex sales and product agreements.
  • Using a deep experience in contracts, you will provide clear, reasoned analysis and recommendations on contract risks and risk mitigation options.
  • Drafts and maintains template agreements; uses expertise to provide recommendations on alternatives and updates to templates.
  • Analyzes current contracting processes and leads cross-functional improvements from development through implementation.
  • Uses expertise and industry research to drive best in class contracting processes.
  • Supports the LCCA team on other commercial transactions and special projects as needed.
  • Collaborates with in-house and outside counsel, including monitoring of outside counsel spend and billing; appropriately escalates issues and provides solutions.
  • Ability to contribute different thoughts, ideas and viewpoints that lead to greater innovation on projects and cross-functional collaborative efforts.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a commercial paralegal, with at least 3 years of in-house experience.
  • Experience preparing and maintaining various commercial document templates in an in-house commercial environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree or paralegal certificate.
  • Prior law firm experience preferred.
  • Legal operations experience preferred.
  • Experience implementing large-scale software programs, e.g., a contract lifecycle management program.
  • Experience with AI in legal operations context.
  • Experience working at or with public and/or private equity backed corporations.
  • Understanding of health care and/or technology transactions and delivery of SaaS products.
  • We are looking for someone who is proficient in the role requirements, but who also brings a unique perspective and diversity of thought to our team.? GHX encourages candidates from underrepresented groups to apply and is dedicated to providing equal opportunities for qualified applicants.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

These include the minimum knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics necessary to perform the job effectively. (e.g., SaaS knowledge, ability to lead a team, etc.)

  • Hard working, high integrity, well organized and a self-motivated team player who is able to work independently, manage and prioritize requests, and oversee and improve complex business and legal processes under time pressures and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills (oral and written communication).
  • Ability to simultaneously manage and prioritize a significant number of projects and internal clients.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and in person to all levels of the business, including senior management.
  • Ability to be nimble and adaptable to a variety of questions and concerns.
  • Strong legal analysis skills with ability to integrate legal advice with business knowledge, and provide balanced advice regarding potential risks and benefits.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Salesforce, and CLM tools such as Litera.
  • Expertise reviewing and successfully negotiating customer-facing commercial contracts.

The compensation range for this role is $98,000-$130,000.

The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high end of the GHX’s salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and proficiency for the role. The base salary is one component of GHX’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards and benefits include: health, vision, and dental insurance, accident and life insurance, 401k matching, paid-time off, and education reimbursement, to name a few. To view more details of our benefits, visit us here: https://www.ghx.com/about/careers/

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GHX: It’s the way you do business in healthcare
Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) enables better patient care and billions in savings for the healthcare community by maximizing automation, efficiency and accuracy of business processes.

GHX is a healthcare business and data automation company, empowering healthcare organizations to enable better patient care and maximize industry savings using our world class cloud-based supply chain technology exchange platform, solutions, analytics and services. We bring together healthcare providers and manufacturers and distributors in North America and Europe – who rely on smart, secure healthcare-focused technology and comprehensive data to automate their business processes and make more informed decisions.

It is our passion and vision for a more operationally efficient healthcare supply chain, helping organizations reduce – not shift – the cost of doing business, paving the way to delivering patient care more effectively. Together we take more than a billion dollars out of the cost of delivering healthcare every year. GHX is privately owned, operates in the United States, Canada and Europe, and employs more than 1000 people worldwide. Our corporate headquarters is in Colorado, with additional offices in Europe, Illinois, Florida, and Nebraska.

Disclaimer
Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC and its North American subsidiaries (collectively, “GHX”) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any status protected by applicable law. This EEO policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, educational assistance, termination, layoffs, social and recreational programs, and retirement.

GHX believes that employees should be provided with a working environment which enables each employee to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law. GHX expects and requires the cooperation of all employees in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere. Improper interference with the ability of GHX’s employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.