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Date: Aug 18, 2019

Location: Ratingen, NW, DE

Company: Boston Scientific

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Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.




  • We are seeking a proactive, practical, customer-centric attorney who will partner with the business to enable achievement of business objectives in a compliant manner and in accordance with our company values.  This position will provide legal and compliance advice and counsel for our central cluster country offices and employees in a variety of areas, including: contracts, public procurement, employment, competition law, compliance, employment, health care provider interactions and the MedTech Code, data privacy, marketing and other areas of law as needed.  You will direct outside counsel with respect to representation of company in various matters, and meet regularly with country Senior Leadership teams.  This position will be located in Rattingen, Germany.




  • Advise the businesses and country leaders on day-to-day matters and provide straight-forward, practical, solution-oriented guidance;
  • Help the business structure commercial contracts, tenders, partnership arrangements and service agreements;
  • Partner with Global Compliance and our Compliance Specialists to drive Compliance Program within the geographies represented;
  • Collaborate with other members of Global Legal Department and participate in consistency and efficiency initiatives with the EMEA Legal & Compliance Department;
  • Drive key projects across the business to ensure that business deals are commercially sound and legally compliant;
  • Develop efficient legal processes and templates that appropriately mitigate risk for innovative business and commercial deals models;
  • Raise business clients' knowledge and understanding of laws and regualtions including public procurement, anti-trust, GDPR and MedTech Code, through delivering trainings to business team members;
  • Consult with Human Resources and outside counsel on employment matters;
  • Possiblity to manage.


Candidate Requirements

  • Qualified and licensed to practice law
  • Minimum 8 years legal experience
  • Must have direct experience advising Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology or Medical Device companies, this experience may have been acquired as in-house counsel or from law firm
  • Experience in health care compliance and physician interactions
  • Preferably have employment or labor law experience
  • Must be comfortable working directly with high-energy, innovative business clients
  • Must be able to operate and make decisions autonomously
  • Language:  Fluent in German and English; French or Dutch a plus





About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Requisition ID: 444722


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