Wondering what’s within Beckman Coulter?
Take a closer look.
Join a team where you can be heard, be supported, and always be yourself. At Beckman Coulter, a Danaher company, we’re building a culture that celebrates backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all our associates.
At first glance, you’ll see we are dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory to move science and health care forward for more than 80 years.
Look again and you’ll see we are invested in you and you’ll have the opportunity to build a meaningful career, be creative, and try new things with the support you need to be successful.
You’ll find the Danaher Business System , which makes everything possible. You’ll also see a company that investors trust our culture of continuous improvement has helped us outperform the S&P 500 by more than 5,000% over the past 25 years.
Danaher is a company focused on D&I working to make the best workplace for everybody.
And no matter where you look at Beckman Coulter, at the heart of what we do, you’ll witness our shared purpose helping realize life’s potential in action.
Our work helps improve millions of lives.
You will have the opportunity to work in a Global environment with many chances to growth in the role or in new position across different Opco’s.
We hope you’ll see yourself here, too.
What you find at Beckman Coulter and within yourself might just change the world!
We are currently looking for a Legal Counsel Iberia located in Barcelona .
Reporting to our Senior Legal Counsel, you will join a brand-new team, being responsible for providing legal advice, guidance, direction and assistance in connection with a wide variety of legal and compliance matters in Spain and Portugal.
This role will provide support for the Danaher Diagnostics Platform (DX) made up of the following companies : Beckman Coulter, Cepheid, Radiometer and Leica Biosystems.
You will also support Beckman Coulter Life Sciences.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to :
supply, services, sub-contracts, procurement and cooperation transactions, with public authorities, private partners and Northern Europe Government agencies
Build and maintain positive relationships with local leadership and other strategic partners within the DX Platform; proactively engage and advise colleagues on the prioritization of risks and to identify, monitor and improve key processes and internal controls
Develop and implement appropriate approaches to dispute resolution, lawsuits, and arbitrations; provide regular, clear communication of litigation issues and opportunities with the managing Senior Counsel, the DX Platform Regional Counsel, and Danaher Legal, as appropriate
Assist HR with employment law support
Assist Quality and Regulatory Affairs with regulatory law support
You will also support the Compliance Program, including :
Implement planned activities such as policy and procedure management, lead training, conduct monitoring, and direct investigations.
Promote (a) use of the Compliance Hotline, (b) awareness of the Code of Conduct, and (c) understanding of new and existing compliance issues and related policies and procedures
Monitor and report results of compliance / ethics efforts and provide guidance to associates on Act as a strategic and tactical compliance business partner for associates, leadership, and multiple functional groups.
The essential requirements of the job include :
Bachelor of Arts in Law. Qualified to practice law in Spain
At least 6 years of practice in the IVD industry. We also welcome candidates with experience in the Healthcare industry or in a law firm but with experience in the IVD market
Experience in reviewing Public procurement agreements
Knowledge and understanding of compliance programs, including data protection laws, health related regulations and clinical trials would be a big plus
able to take business leaders’ concerns and demands into account when developing legal strategies
Excellent listener with a high degree of curiosity and appetite for learning. Able to quickly understand the business’ needs, work effectively with business teams, other members of the Legal group, and other internal teams to craft solutions and efficiently deliver results
High integrity and ethics
Proficient Spanish and English is a must. Portuguese is a plus
Working in a dynamic and fast-paced business environment, supporting geographically dispersed teams.
Beckman Coulter, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates’ and their families’ lives.
Whether it’s a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.
com . We believe you’ll like what you see.
At Beckman Coulter, we’re driven by a sense of wonder for what we can create and what we can become. Here, you’ll accelerate your career while driving innovation that improves lives.
You’ll work hard and try new things, with guidance from committed leaders, powerful DBS tools, and the support of a global organization.
As part of the Danaher family of 67,000 associates across the globe, your possibilities for growth and development are unparalleled.
We believe that creativity and innovation thrive when the most diverse set of voices are heard, and that’s why we’re taking concrete steps to ensure that we’re fostering an inclusive and engaging workplace for our team.
If you’d like to learn more, read stories from our associates on our Careers Blog or contact one of our recruiters.
Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.
The EEO is the Law poster is available here .
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
Please contact us to request accommodation.
When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win.
As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.
At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve.
Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.
If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.