Job ID R-452949 Date posted 03/10/2023 Apply

Senior Counsel - Medication Management Solutions

Job Description Summary

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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities.

We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you’ll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us.

Position Title: Senior Counsel, Medication Management Solutions
Immediate Supervisor: Assistant General Counsel, MMS
Location: San Diego, CA, Hybrid
The Position:
The Senior Counsel, Medication Management Solutions, will be a member of the Law Group and report to the Assistant General Counsel, Medication Management Solutions (MMS) Business Unit.
The successful candidate will be a core member of BD’s legal team helping drive the Company’s mission, protecting the Company, and serving as a trusted advisor, business partner, and strategic leader within the legal department and the Company. They will provide tactical support and will serve as a strategic legal partner to BD’s MMS Business Unit. Must possess strong knowledge of corporate and commercial/transactional law and demonstrated expertise in drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements and advising and counseling clients on a range of business transactions, and in the development of new products and innovations in multiple areas of law focused on the medical device industry.

The successful candidate will be a “hands-on” attorney who is able to operate autonomously, yet effectively collaborate across a matrixed organization.  This position has direct client contact at the business unit leadership level and the corporate leadership level. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make an immediate contribution to BD’s continuing growth and success. The person sought for this role will be a proven, high potential candidate with strong intellectual and technical skills who is capable of working in a fast-paced environment.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • identify and resolve complex legal issues to support the commercial operations of a global leader in the research, development, manufacturing, sales and marketing of BD’s portfolio of medication management products, including developing strong knowledge of BD MMS portfolio and clients.
  • provide day-to-day legal advice to the MMS business and for the drafting and negotiation of a wide range of commercial agreements.
  • advice and counsel on software, technology, integration, SaaS and solution selling.
  • leverage prior experience to advise on emerging issues relating to data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence development, including data use and governance.
  • maintain familiarity with laws that affect the medical device industry, including those relevant to sales and marketing of products to health care professionals and reimbursement by government programs, including, for example, fraud and abuse (Anti-Kickback Statute, False Claims Act), FDA regulation (Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act), privacy (HIPAA), security (pre and post market FDA guidance), and anti-corruption (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act).
  • develop strong relationships throughout all functional areas, departments, and divisions to foster an advisory or collaborative approach to proactive compliance.
  • collaborate across many functions, countries, cultures, and time zones to drive results on complex projects.
  • represent BD externally to suppliers, partners and customers. 

Required Qualifications & Skills:

Experienced practitioner, with 8 or more years of relevant law firm and/or corporate in-house law department (preferred) experience. 

  • The successful candidate will hold a J.D. or L.L.M with strong academic credentials from an accredited law school and will have obtained an undergraduate degree from a college or university of recognized standing.
  • Admission to the California Bar, and a member in good standing, or eligible to practice as California Registered in-house counsel under California Rules of Court 9.46 required.
  • Solid analytical and conceptual skills, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Superior written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with an acute ability to listen attentively and to communicate effectively throughout all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to present nuanced, complicated, and content rich issues clearly and succinctly.   
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship skills and ability to influence diverse stakeholders, navigate controversial situations, and change traditional ways of doing business.
  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive, exercise independent judgment, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Knowledge and experience with global privacy and data protection laws such as HIPAA and GDPR is a plus, but not required.
  • Ability to produce high-quality work under significant deadline pressures.
  • Ability to commute into office location for three days per work week (hybrid model).
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time.

Personal characteristics:

  • Personally committed to BD’s Purpose, Values, and the BD Way.
  • Unquestionable ethics, integrity, and professional judgment and ability to remain firm with these principles under pressure.
  • Strong work ethic with a high degree of accountability, self-motivation, and drive.
  • Responsive, approachable, and collaborative work style.
  • Strategic thinker with a strong customer focus underscored by keen attention to risk and ethics.
  • Professional demeanor and ability to interact with business leaders with persuasiveness and confidence.
  • Demonstrated ease in developing relationships of trust and confidence and an ability to be “other-oriented.”
  • Appreciates people with different backgrounds and points of view and creates an inclusive environment.

Primary Work Location

USA CA - San Diego Bldg A&B

Additional Locations

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At BD, we are strongly committed to investing in our associates—their well-being and development, and in providing rewards and recognition opportunities that promote a performance-based culture.  We demonstrate this commitment by offering a valuable, competitive package of compensation and benefits programs which you can learn more about on our Careers Site under Our Commitment to You.

Salary ranges have been implemented to reward associates fairly and competitively, as well as to support recognition of associates’ progress, ranging from entry level to experts in their field, and talent mobility. There are many factors, such as location, that contribute to the range displayed. The salary offered to a successful candidate is based on experience, education, skills, and actual work location. Salary ranges may vary for Field-based and Remote roles.

Salary Range Information

$155,400.00 - $279,700.00

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