Legal and Compliance Assistant

Location: Chelmsford, MA


ZOLL Medical is a growing, innovation-driven company on the forefront of delivering medical devices to save lives, and software solutions to improve efficiency. With customers in more than 140 countries, we continue to expand our reach, as well as our product offerings. Hospitals, emergency medical services (EMS), and others trust us to provide high-quality products and exceptional customer service. ZOLL products are used every day across the globe to save the lives of people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest. From Real CPR Help® technology—an industry first—to the world’s only wearable defibrillator, our capabilities and features set us apart. But none of this would be possible without the motivation and dedication of ZOLL employees, and we’re invested in their success.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Join our team. It’s a great time to be a part of ZOLL!

The Legal and Compliance Assistant will provide support to the Legal and Compliance functions for the Resuscitation and Circulation divisions and will act as a liaison between these functions and key stakeholders inside and outside of the business.

The position reports to the Division General Counsel, Resuscitation and is located in Chelmsford, MA. 

Essential Functions:

Specific responsibilities of the Legal and Compliance Assistant will include:

  • Administrative Support

    • Preparing Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations

    • Arranging for signatures and notarizations; Serving as notary

    • Copying, filing and mailing/shipping legal documents

    • Arranging and coordinating travel schedules

    • Preparing expense reports

    • Scheduling meetings

  • Contract Management and Administration

    • Uploading contracts to contract management system 

    • Training/helping others use contract management system

    • Serving as administrator of contract management system for new users and permissions

    • Monitoring contract management system activity to make sure the data is useful, organized and understandable

    • Assisting with managing and improving the contracting process.

  • With oversight from internal counsel, drafting, editing and modifying agreements as instructed

  • Maintaining, updating and distributing the official versions of  contract templates.

  • Work cross functionally as a business partner to the business.

  • Identify and escalate issues and risks to internal counsel.

  • Assist with Compliance training and auditing.

  • Assist with project management of Legal and Compliance projects.

Skills Requirements:

  • An ability to effectively deal with a wide variety of personalities and a broad range of roles including end users, peers, supervisor, managers, and executives;

  • Demonstrated ability to professionally assert oneself when dealing with coworkers;

  • Effective listening skills to ensure understanding of instructions and directions and effectively communicate progress and problems to co-workers and management;

  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to actively listen

  • Intermediate/Advanced skills with Microsoft Office;

  • High level organizational skills and attention to details;

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment;

  • Positive attitude and even temperament;

  • An inquisitive self-starter;

  • Well-developed senses of urgency and accountability;

  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of work, but spot issues and seek guidance from internal counsel when appropriate.

Required/Preferred Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of five years of experience as a Legal Assistant in a law firm or in-house experience preferred

  • Associates Degree or higher

  • Experience with Contract Management Systems

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity.  Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.

ZOLL Medical Corporation appreciates and values diversity.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. 

ADA:  The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990