Vice President – Legal
Kallo Inc.
Markham, ON, Canada
9d ago

Specialties

MobileCare, RuralCare, Hospital Information Systems, Telehealth Systems, Pharmacy Information, Disaster Management, Air and Surface Patient Transportation Systems, Clinical Training.

Kallo University

The strength of Kallo’s program delivery model lies in the customized education & training programs provided for each client.

In partnership with leading North American universities and health institutions, Kallo University develops and delivers curricula specific to client requirements utilizing the expertise provided by specialists and educators.

The objective of Kallo University is to augment existing regional education and training programs, establish international standards for healthcare delivery, and increase the resource capacity of the local healthcare workforce.

Position Overview

Reporting to theCEO, the Vice President - Legal will be involved with legal affairs of the company. He / She will assist in managing the legal aspects of the day-

to-day and running of the business, which includes partner agreements, regulatory affairs, risk mitigation, and will provide advice and guidance to management.

Accountabilities

  • Manages the development of legal strategies for local or regional senior management, including leading high value / risk commercial transactions and program review, drafting, and negotiation.
  • Develops and recommends innovative process improvements to effectively address business needs of an aligned country or region.
  • Identifies and resolves highly complex local / regional legal, regulatory, and business issues.
  • Manages legal responsibilities for multiple client organizations with divergent priorities and needs.
  • Leads complex, multidimensional projects or transactions.
  • May act as sole country counsel; serves as the primary legal contact for local or regional management and coordinates activity with corporate, regional, and other country resources.
  • Acts as a master of the local / regional environment by advising on complex laws and regulations and their implications for the local / regional operations / businesses.
  • Provides strategic legal counselling to management at a country, region, or business unit level.
  • May provide specialized legal expertise in one or more areas of strategic importance or having a significant impact on Kallo's revenue or risk level.
  • Identify any non-commercial legal exposures in various areas of business to implement appropriate countermeasures for them
  • Plan, design, and deliver compliance training to employees or partners regarding Code of Conduct, anti-corruption and other legal requirements specific to certain areas of the business.
  • Localize, draft, review and implement various corporate rules and policies to assure employees’ compliance with them.
  • Handle any legal disputes regarding labour and employment, procurement and other non-commercial matters.
  • Securities.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage board & shareholders meetings.
  • Localize, draft, review, negotiate and execute various non-commercial contracts including procurement and facilities.
  • Assist HQ intellectual property team and outside counsel to register the Company’s intellectual property or otherwise take appropriate measures to protect it.
  • Work with board members, employee success (HR), finance, marketing and other business functions as well as global corporate legal team and outside counsel.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions.
  • Work directly with external counsel and the executive team in executing the company’s transactions from due diligence to closing.
  • Ensure compliance and optimal risk management in all deals.
  • Coordinate accurate, timely flow of document production among all parties.
  • Develop legal and tax structures for new acquisitions and partnerships with internal and external advisors.
  • Participate in legal debriefing sessions with accounting management and other interested parties following acquisitions or new projects.
  • Help to clarify roles and responsibilities, develop and implement training programs in order to maximize and reach optimal individual and organizational goals.
  • Provide leadership to staff at all levels throughout the organization; create and promote a positive and supportive work environment.
  • Key Deliverables during First 12 to 24 Months

  • Develop Legalstrategy and project plan for each of the first 3 years.
  • Provide support to CEO and senior leadership team membersin different countries in which Kallo does business.
  • Provide legal support for contract strategy and negotiation for Major Accounts, including government contracts in countries in various international locations.
  • Provide oversight and consult on a wide array of topics relating to the customer segment needs, such as legal risk mitigation, customer relationship management and retention, and strategic initiatives and service offerings.
  • Establish appropriate policies and procedures, and ensure compliance with Global Legal Practices and Standards.
  • Provide day-to-day legal support to all areas of the business.
  • Draft, review and assist in negotiating a wide variety of client and vendor contracts.
  • Work with and control outside legal counsel.
  • Intellectual Property assist with the general management of the company’s trademarks, patents and other intellectual property.
  • Litigation working in concert with external counsel to manage all of the company’s litigation and disputes.
  • Regulatory affairs.
  • Qualifications and Requirements

  • Advanced university degree in law (e.g. JD or LLB) is required plus must have active bar membership in Ontario.
  • 10+ years commercial legal experience in a senior Legal management position, preferably in the Healthcare or Technology sector.
  • Significant experience managing multiple, complex, strategic, specialty law projects, issues, and transactions.
  • At least 6 10 years of relevant contract negotiation and management experience.
  • Broad and deep knowledge of local / regional laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Developed awareness of how to operate successfully in multiple international legal environments.
  • Mastery in negotiating or advising senior representatives of external and internal organizations on complex and high value / risk matters.
  • Advanced breadth and depth of practical legal and relevant business knowledge.
  • Subject matter expertise on key legal topics including liability, indemnities, intellectual property and privacy / data protection.
  • Awareness of the domestic and international legal environment.
  • Advanced skills and experience in negotiating or advising on complex or high value / risk matters or in specific practice areas.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and judgment about legal and commercial issues in transactions; knowledge and judgment about prevailing market standards in the Healthcare & / or IT industry.
  • National and international experience leading deals and dispute resolution in this industry.
  • Ability to work with field offices considering cross-cultural sensitivities and respect at all times.
  • Mastery of legal and relevant business knowledge in multiple practices areas in a country / region.
  • Proactive and effective communicator of valuable information to clients and colleagues.
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in teams and independently; demonstrating initiative and creativity when solving problems.
  • Proven experience to lead in the achievement of results.
  • Good logical, interpersonal, written and oral communication abilities with a strong attention to detail.
  • Strong execution ability, with an energetic can-do’ team player attitude, and an ability to drive and manage change is important.
  • Travel will be required to customer sites and Kallo office locations.
  • Kallo Inc. has a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer.

    We appreciate all applications. If you are among the most suitable for this position, we will be in touch with you shortly.

    Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

    For more information on Kallo and ongoing business developments, please visit us at www.kalloinc.ca

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