Bring us your experience, your head for strategy, your strength with relationships and your eye for opportunity. In return we offer an unmatched place to grow and develop your career among a richly diverse group of businesses driven by the power and stability of a leading health care organization. Come help us heal and strengthen the health care system as you do your life's best work.(sm) As part of a corporate legal team, this attorney will be expected to independently drive sophisticated projects to completion while operating within a team-oriented, results-driven practice group which works collaboratively with its clients on complex legal matters. Primary Responsibilities: Provide legal support for UnitedHealth Group enterprise sourcing & procurement transactions in a wide range of categories, including information technology / licensing, transactional intellectual property, international services, treasury services, clinical, and business process outsourcingNegotiate and draft complex and sophisticated agreements, including master services agreement, equipment purchase and lease agreements, software license agreements, software as a service / cloud computing agreements, data licenses, clinical trial / pilot agreements, and other similar agreements for IT and non-IT procurement commoditiesSuccessfully negotiate favorable terms and liability profiles consistent with enterprise standardsProvide intellectual property and information technology diligence support and deal document negotiation for mergers & acquisitions transactionsCreate and maintain template agreements and related negotiation support tools, such as playbooks and checklistsDevelop and deliver training and support on current legal issues and developmentsManage and resolve disputes with vendors
Required Qualifications: Juris Doctorate degree5 or more years of sophisticated commercial / transactional legal experience5 or more years of relevant experience including, negotiation and drafting of sophisticated vendor / supplier contracts, transactional intellectual property negotiations, information technology / licensing negotiations, clinical procurement, pilot / proof of concept agreements and other commercial ad hoc agreements as the need arisesIntermediate or better with Microsoft Office suite of tools including PowerPoint and ExcelCurrent admission to a U.S. state bar and admission to the Minnesota bar within one year of accepting offer of employment Preferred Qualifications:Major law firm experience Experience doing complex legal work within the health care or similar highly regulated industry Soft Skills:Excellent presentation skills including creation of documents and delivery skillsAbility to independently manage and prioritize multiple projects while driving same to successful resolution in a timely and effective mannerProven ability to meet client needs and build trust and confidence across broad client baseAbility to effectively advocate / problem-solve in real time while negotiating with sophisticated Vendors / opposing counsel as necessary to obtain desired outcomes and meet regulatory requirementsAbility to work independently yet collaboratively in a team setting with other attorneys, subject matter experts and business partners of all levelsWell-developed written and verbal communication skillsPoise and confidence necessary to deal with senior lawyers, opposing counsel and business leaders of complex organizationsProven ability to work in a matrixed environmentCareers at UnitedHealth Group. We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 6 company. We provide an environment where you're empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks. And we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. Job Keywords: Associate General Counsel, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.