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Associate General Counsel - Charlotte, NC (67464)
Dentsply Sirona is the world’s largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, with a 130-year history of innovation and service to the dental industry and patients worldwide. Dentsply Sirona develops, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive solutions offering including dental and oral health products as well as other consumable medical devices under a strong portfolio of world class brands. Dentsply Sirona’s products provide innovative, high-quality and effective solutions to advance patient care and deliver better and safer dentistry. Dentsply Sirona’s global headquarters is located in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. The company’s shares are listed in the United States on NASDAQ under the symbol XRAY.
Bringing out the best in people
As advanced as dentistry is today, we are dedicated to making it even better. Our people have a passion for innovation and are committed to applying it to improve dental care. We live and breathe high performance, working as one global team, bringing out the best in each other for the benefit of dental patients, and the professionals who serve them. If you want to grow and develop as a part of a team that is shaping an industry, then we’re looking for the best to join us.
Working at Dentsply Sirona you are able to:
- with our commitment to the best professional development.
- as part of a high-performance, empowering culture.
Shape an industry
- with a market leader that continues to drive innovation.
Make a difference
-by helping improve oral health worldwide.
The Associate General Counsel, Labor & Employment is responsible for working with various business leaders as well as the other attorneys and staff in the Office of General Counsel to provide world-wide labor and employment related support and counsel for Dentsply Sirona.
Function as an employment law subject matter expert
Advise on the full range of global employment law issues (assisted by foreign counsel as necessary)
Provide practical, business-oriented and legally sound advice to Human Resources, management and other stakeholders on all aspects of the employment relationship
Develop, draft and implement a variety of workplace policies, employee training and employment-related templates and agreements in collaboration with Human Resources and other functions as appropriate
Manage labor and employment legal issues affecting the Company in consultation with other attorneys in the department as appropriate
Manage and resolve legal matters and concerns arising out of the day-to-day functions of the company with limited supervision and guidance. Employee will work on matters requiring a broad and thorough understanding of the company and its business environment
Consult with management on legal issues with significant value for the Company
Ensure accurate and timely reporting of labor and employment developments that may impact the Company
Comply with processes to protect the company from unnecessary risks and liabilities, including all reporting requirements
Remain current on legal trends, laws and regulations and proactively communicate information to other attorneys in the Legal Department
Provide or assist with providing legal training to business units within the Company
Frequently meet with and counsel individuals within the Company
Work with and manage outside counsel to develop labor & employment (including related litigation) strategies and maximize efficiency
Achieve business-oriented objectives and cost-effective solutions while mitigating employment legal risk
Ensure company compliance with all applicable employment, compensation, benefit, immigration and workers’ compensation laws
Oversee, direct and provide employment advice with respect to internal investigations
Investigate, negotiate and resolve pre-litigation claims and administrative charges, and serve as subject matter expert for employment litigation matters
Advise on immigration matters
Investigate and prepare responses to administrative charges and other pre-litigation matters, negotiating resolution of claims
Lead and/or assist with special projects or other assignments to further departmental goals
Periodic travel within and outside the US will be required
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
JD. degree from an accredited law school
Member in good standing of the bar
5-7 years’ experience dedicated to the practice of labor and employment law counseling and litigation, handling the responsibilities outlined above; in-house employment law experience preferred
Detailed knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws
Familiarity with federal labor laws
Familiarity with international labor and employment laws, and working and negotiating with works councils
Familiarity with ERISA, compensation, benefits, immigration, and workers’ compensation laws
Experience managing global litigation, including selection of counsel, budgeting, managing and evaluating counsel
Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, analytical, leadership, and project management skills
High performance standards and attention to detail
Strong legal and business judgment, exceptional integrity, and unflappable demeanor
Ability to organize, and prioritize, handle high pressure situations, meet short deadlines, and maintain confidentiality
Dentsply Sirona is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or protected Veteran status. We appreciate your interest in Dentsply Sirona.
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