Legal Counsel - International Sales

About the Company

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare is a world-leading healthcare technology company specialising in medical devices used in respiratory care, acute care and in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. We are inspired by providing solutions that improve the care of millions of patients each year and improve outcomes for healthcare providers and, ultimately, global healthcare systems. 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. 


The Opportunity

We have a unique opportunity for someone to join our tight knit international sales legal team.  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, including providing timely and effective legal advice, researching legal issues, drafting, reviewing and negotiating documents, establishing legal entities in overseas markets, managing ongoing corporate governance and compliance requirements for our overseas legal entities and providing training to our sales teams on company policies and procedures and relevant legal developments.


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.  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.


We have a strong company culture with a genuine commitment to diversity and inclusion. In addition to career opportunities, we offer a great work environment, with a casual dress code, subsidised coffees and cafeterias on campus.


Skills and experience

Our ideal candidate will have around 3 - 6 years' post-admission experience in corporate or commercial law from a recognised law firm and must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a strong academic record.  We're looking for someone with a can-do and customer focused attitude who can demonstrate a pro-active, pragmatic and commercial approach to legal issues. To be successful you will need to be a team player capable of forming constructive relationships within a business setting. Ideally, you will be interested in a role with an international focus and be keen to make connections with our global team. In addition, the role may require some future international travel on occasion.


If you're ready for a more diverse opportunity, then apply now!