Legal Counsel in Ronkonkoma, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 2/3/2020

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Company Description

Since time began, the earth’s been a generous contributor to people’s well-being. We haven’t been around quite that long, but The Nature’s Bounty Co. has been enriching lives of consumers around the world for more than 70 years. And before we even got started, the world was developing our motivation: Nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health.

Through our years, we’ve been a leader in health and wellness with our innovative products and solutions. We put science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business—that’s why The Nature’s Bounty Co. brands are some of the most trusted in the world. We’re a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition, and ethical beauty products. 

We’re also a great place to work, with excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture. If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

Job Description

The Nature's Bounty Co. is currently recruiting Legal Counsel role responsible for the review of commercial contracts.  The Legal Counsel will also assist with M&A and corporate transactions, assist with corporate governance, and provide general legal advice to a variety of business units.  

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage a substantial contract workload.  The Legal Counsel will be responsible for drafting and negotiating all forms of commercial contracts, with a focus on contracts with customers, suppliers, distributors and service providers.
  • Identify legal risks and contractual issues, and provide practical business oriented solutions.
  • Assist with corporate governance. 
  • Assist with M&A and corporate transactions.
  • Develop and enhance contract templates and guidelines.
  • Regular interface with a highly collaborative and interactive legal team. 
  • Collaborate with various business units on matters related to corporate policies, company programs and projects and other company business.
  • Assist on other legal matters and contribute to the overall legal function of risk analysis of the company.

Job Requirements

  • Juris Doctorate with excellent academic credentials.
  • Admission and member in good standing of the New York bar.
  • 3-6 years of law firm experience with specific focus of corporate commercial contract review; prior relevant commercial contract experience in-house a plus.
  • Understanding of privacy laws, including GDPR and CCPA preferred.
  • Experience with compliance matters is preferred.
  • Strong negotiating and drafting skills.
  • Sound judgment and exceptional problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities in a timely manner.

The Nature's Bounty Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

The Nature's Bounty Co. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous associate discounts and more! 

Please contact Human Resources at 631-200-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our on-line job postings.

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