Legal Counsel - International Sales

About the Company

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare is a thriving, cutting-edge medical device company with a wide and growing range of highly innovative healthcare products. Our people are driven by a strong sense of purpose, working to improve patient care and outcomes through inspired and world-leading healthcare solutions. The company is listed on the NZ and Australian stock exchanges, we have sales offices in 39 countries, distribute our products to more than 120 countries and employ over 6000 people globally. 


About the Opportunity

Due to an international transfer, we have a unique opportunity for someone to join our tight knit International Sales Legal Team based at our head office in East Tamaki, Auckland.  This is a diverse role that covers a wide portfolio of legal work in a truly global context.


Reporting to our Head of Legal – International Sales, the successful candidate will:

  • Provide legal support to our international sales team based in New Zealand as well our overseas offices.

  • Research legal issues and draft, review and negotiate documents.

  • Establish legal entities in overseas markets.

  • Manage ongoing corporate governance and compliance requirements for our overseas legal entities.

  • Provide training to our sales teams on company policies and procedures and relevant legal developments.

In this role you can expect to have a seat at the table with senior management and key stakeholders as a valued member of the international sales team. 


Our company growth path offers lots of challenges in a dynamic and changing environment where you are constantly learning and developing. We encourage our legal team to take advantage of the many opportunities we offer to learn about and engage with our products and other areas of our business. This is a chance to make your own contribution to a company whose products change people's lives.


We have a strong company culture with a genuine commitment to diversity and inclusion. In addition to career opportunities, we have a beautiful campus based in East Tamaki with free parking and on-site cafeterias serving healthy and delicious subsidised meals from New Zealand’s top chefs. We also offer our employees a generous parental support scheme, a profit-sharing bonus, a discounted share purchase scheme, life insurance and income protection insurance and many other benefits!


About you

Our ideal candidate be interested in a role with an international focus and be keen to make connections with our global team. In support of this, the role may require some future international travel on occasion.


Key skills and experience:

  • 3 - 6 years' post-admission experience in corporate or commercial law from a recognised law firm.

  • Must be New Zealand Qualified with a strong academic record.

  • Customer focused attitude who can demonstrate a pro-active, pragmatic and commercial approach to legal issues.

  • Team player capable of forming constructive relationships within a business setting.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


If you're ready for a unique and diverse opportunity that aligns with your interests and experience then apply now with your CV and transcript.