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Category: Retail, Health Care Industry , Telecommunications
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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Legal Assistant
Location: San Jose, CA, United States
Type of Employee: Full Time
Vocera has one mission: to simplify and improve the lives of healthcare professionals, patients, and families. Founded in 2000, we changed the way care teams communicate. Today, we continue to offer the leading platform for clinical communication and workflow. About 1,400 hospitals and health systems around the world use Vocera solutions. Our platform provides software for voice, secure text messaging, and patient engagement. It integrates with more than 120 clinical and operational systems: EHRs, nurse call, physiologic monitors, and more, with event-driven alarm management. Our wide choice of devices includes smartphones and hands-free wearables. Vocera is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with offices in Tennessee, Indiana Canada, India, United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom. Learn more at *www.vocera.com*, and follow @VoceraComm on Twitter.
*Position Description*: Vocera is looking for a proactive legal assistant who will collaborate with employees and leaders around the company in a professional and positive manner. Working with internal and external partners, you will be a critical partner responsible for managing the contract workflow and other legal projects, as well as providing general corporate legal support to ensure consistency, compliance and scalability. The ideal person will have a level of professionalism, integrity, and discretion in handling confidential information, as well as the ability to work well with people at all levels inside and outside the company. This role reports to the General Counsel.
*Responsibilities*
* Own the entire contract workflow; including developing and maintaining scalable processes, managing contract lifecycles and effective project management
* Assist with reviewing and responding to a wide range of contracts including license agreements, evaluation and beta agreements, partner agreements, NDA's and other commercial agreements
* Database management of contract system, Salesforce and SAP. Stay current on best practices and new innovative scalable tools for effective document management
* Manage and modify standard contract templates (NDA, consulting agreements, etc)
* Regularly and effectively interact with senior management and other key internal stakeholders on contract-related matters
* Assist with contract life cycle, including drafting and revision, execution, extensions and negotiations
* Coordinate with Sales to participate in and research Vocera's responses to RFP, RFI and RFQs
* Manage other legal projects that improve efficiency, accuracy and scalability
*Competencies*
* Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with the desire to learn
* Excellent attention to detail and accuracy with an ability to design, implement, and execute effective processes
* Superior project management skills with the ability to document and communicate project plans, monitor work in progress, and achieve project milestones and objectives
* Highest professional ethics and maintenance of business and employee confidentiality
* Ability to work independently and comfortably under pressure while maintaining a high level of professionalism and a positive attitude
* Strong consultative skills and the ability to build solid relationships with internal partners and external providers/vendors
* **Requirements*
* Bachelor's Degree in relevant field or equivalent
* 5+ years of relevant legal assistant experience in a technology organization
* Strong background working with technology related contracts
* Solid understanding of contracts, records management, corporate governance, and business operations, plus familiarity with a broad range of other legal functions
* Must possess good judgment and an ability to exercise discretion
* Advanced MS Office skills, especially Excel, SharePoint and PowerPoint
* Notary and/or Paralegal certification a plus
* No travel required within the US/ /
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/Belief in Diversity/
/ Vocera Communications is an Affirmative Action Employer committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information./

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