Legal Counsel
Orion Health
Auckland, NZ
22h ago

Legal Counsel

at Orion Health (View all jobs) Auckland, NZ

Innovate with purpose

Do you want to work for a company that is innovating and making a difference to the health and wellbeing of people all over the world?

We’re not about selling meaningless, unnecessary products for corporate profitability. You’ll be working on technology that will revolutionise global health systems so that we can finally get the healthcare we all want - a basic human right.

We like to think of ourselves as a community of start-ups where you can be your true, genuine self. Each of our product teams has the autonomy to decide how they operate and contribute towards our mission of providing each person with the right care at the right time and in the right place.

Orion Health is excited to be expanding our galaxy by recruiting for a number of stellar individuals to join our team to help us deliver to our global customer base.

If you want to climb aboard the rocketship and help us revolutionise global health systems, astronomical opportunities await.

What will you be doing?

As Legal Counsel you will be responsible for using your good judgment and quick thinking to provide legal and commercial advice and negotiation support to internal stakeholders on software and services contracts with customers and suppliers.

There is a focus on the APAC region but this is a multi-national business, so you will be exposed to managing legal work in overseas jurisdictions.

Legal Counsel supports the Group General Counsel and Associate General Counsel and will also engage with our Product Development, Sales, Professional Services and Support services groups to understand the needs of the business and provide general legal guidance.

Your success in this role will be underpinned by the sound relationships you develop with the teams you work with, and external clients.

Our team is very focused on being part of the effort to get deals done on time, whilst managing the risks for the best possible outcomes.

You will receive strong support and coaching from senior and experienced legal counsel, but we want to see you grow in your skillset and in our business, and be responsible for the quality of your output, whether that is advice, research, or interaction with others.

As Orion Health Legal Counsel you will :

  • Draft, negotiate and advise on client technology, licensing and services agreements, and supplier agreements from minor subcontracts through to priming arrangements.
  • Work with our product and marketing teams on software product collateral and documentation.
  • Advise on commercial, corporate, privacy, property and other legal matters as they arise.
  • What will you bring to the role?

  • Experience : 4-8 years experience in-house or in private legal practice.
  • Skills : well-developed research skills, can draft agreements, demonstrates sound knowledge of NZ contract and commercial law and ideally has a working knowledge of privacy law.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, must be able to present an argument for why / why not.

  • Characteristics : a good sense of humour, be resilient and optimistic, unphased by ambiguity and must enjoy working at pace on a variety of matters.
  • Education you will have a law degree, admission to the bar, must either hold an NZ practising certificate or be able to obtain one within a month of commencing in the role.
  • What’s in it for you?

  • You will be joining the ranks of the most talented and experienced tech workers in the industry.
  • Our relaxed, open plan offices have a vibrant and energetic atmosphere. We also have a casual dress-code so you will feel as comfortable in the office as you would at home.
  • Flexibility is important. We offer flexible working arrangements and encourage our people to design a workday that suits them, their team and the wider business. .
  • Love food and coffee? We provide free breakfast and fruit every day and have a barista-grade coffee machine in the office not to mention the onsite café discount!
  • With weekly Friday drinks, regular events celebrating our diverse cultures and an active social club, Orionites are never short of good times and we pride ourselves on our fun community.
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