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Senior Corporate Counsel, Procurement Lead

Apply now Job no: 569369
Work type: Full time
Location: Corporate Services - NSW Metropolitan
Categories: Legal

The Opportunity

Ramsay is actively preparing for the future of healthcare, and we're seeking a Senior Corporate Counsel to play a key role in this transformation. This position will collaborate closely with our General Counsel & National Legal Manager - Commercial, focusing on leading-edge procurement projects and tackling diverse legal, corporate governance, and risk management challenges. Please be advised that this position is a 24-month contract opportunity.

What You’ll Do

  • Act as a strategic advisor to Ramsay Australia's business units, forging strong partnerships with key stakeholders, especially the Procurement team.
  • Offer insightful legal counsel on procurement strategies and business ventures, guiding strategic decision-making.
  • Skilfully draft, negotiate, and finalise intricate procurement agreements vital to business operations.
  • Provide swift, practical, and effective advice on a wide spectrum of commercial legal matters.
  • Contribute to shaping corporate and procurement policies through thorough review and development processes.
  • Participate actively in meetings with stakeholders and project teams, offering influential insights to steer project direction.
  • Collaborate within a team environment, taking on diverse responsibilities, mentoring junior colleagues, and providing valuable support across functions.
  • Effectively manage multiple tasks, delivering results within stringent deadlines while prioritising critical business needs.

What You’ll Bring

To be successful in this role you will possess significant commercial acumen, financial management expertise, highly effective leadership skills and the ability to foster strong, positive, and professional relationships with remote and on-site teams. 

Key skills and experience you bring to the role include:

  • Seasoned background from top-tier firms or in-house roles with ASX 200 companies, showcasing extensive commercial law expertise.
  • Deep understanding of the healthcare sector and its intricate legal dynamics.
  • Extensive track record in managing and navigating complex procurement agreements, excelling in contract drafting, review, and negotiation.
  • Broad expertise encompassing commercial, corporate, property, privacy, competition, consumer law, and IT regulations.
  • Proven ability to cultivate strong "trusted advisor" relationships with key stakeholders in a fast-paced, commercial setting.
  • Skill in delivering concise, commercially astute, and persuasive legal counsel.
  • Experience in advising on regulatory frameworks, including legislative review and compliance strategies.
  • Strong capability in engaging and influencing a diverse range of stakeholders.

Desirable

  • Admitted as a solicitor in a Supreme Court of an Australian state.
  • Holds a relevant undergraduate tertiary qualification.
  • Possesses a current practicing certificate.
  • Has a minimum of 6 years of post-admission experience.

What We Can Offer

  • Ramsay Rewards: Exclusive discounts and offers from hundreds of Australia's leading retailers.
  • Professional development: Exposure to various HR functions, hands-on project experience, access to LinkedIn Learning and leadership development training.
  • Wellness Programs: A range of initiatives promoting physical and financial well-being, including discounted health insurance and gym memberships.
  • Ramsay Way Culture: Join a team dedicated to 'People Caring for People,' fostering a supportive and collaborative environment.

Why Choose a Ramsay Career?

Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with over 70 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. We have been focused on delivering high-quality patient care and practicing the Ramsay Way philosophy of ‘People Caring for People’ since 1964 We believe in a bright future for our company and for every one of our employees – our wellbeing initiatives and learning and development programs have seen us grow as an industry leader and sought after employer.

Requirements

  • You may have to provide a National Police check conducted within the previous 12 months.
  • According to the role, Ramsay may require a Working-With-Children check and proof of immunisation against infectious diseases, which may include Covid-19.

To Apply

All applications should include your CV outlining your experience and skills in line with the above criteria. To discuss this opportunity, please call or email Jennifer Thomas, National Legal Manager - Commercial, at 0478 488 730 or ThomasJennifer@ramsayhealth.com.au. Applications close Thursday 25th July 2024. Ramsay Health Care is committed to Child Safety. Details of our commitment are set out in our Code of Conduct, available at www.ramsayhealth.com

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