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Assistant General Counsel II - Corporate

Req ID:  7984


Workplace Flexibility: Hybrid

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.


Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.


Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View


We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

Job Description

As the Assistant General Counsel II, you will be a key member of our internal legal team in providing expert legal counsel on corporate transactions, governance issues, and compliance issues.

You will demonstrate an understanding of corporate law, have exceptional analytical skills, and the ability to effectively navigate complex legal issues.

A proactive approach with various stakeholders in the organization, providing strategic guidance and support to facilitate business transactions and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

Job Duties

  • Manage regional indirect procurement activities, including drafting, reviewing, and negotiating services contracts, vendor agreements, and other related contracts.
  • Develop and maintain contract templates and standard provisions to streamline the contracting process and ensure consistency.
  • Ensure that procurement activities comply with internal policies and procedures, as well as applicable laws and regulations.
  • Provide guidance on corporate governance matters related to corporate transactional activities, including contract approval processes, compliance with company policies, and regulatory requirements.
  • Provide guidance on corporate governance matters, including board of directors' responsibilities, corporate policies, and regulatory compliance.
  • Collaborate with shared services teams to provide legal support and guidance on corporate matters, including finance, human resources, IT, and other shared services functions.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with internal clients, external counsel, and other stakeholders to effectively address legal issues and support business objectives.
  • Act as a trusted advisor to senior management and other decision-makers, providing guidance on legal matters affecting the organization.

Job Qualifications


  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an accredited law school and licensed to practice in Pennsylvania.
  • Minimum of 5 to 8 years of experience practicing corporate law, with a focus on procurement, contract management, corporate governance, and support for shared services functions.
  • Strong understanding of contract law, commercial transactions, regulatory compliance, and shared services operations.
  • Excellent drafting, negotiation, and communication skills.



  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work effectively under pressure.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate across departments and influence key stakeholders.
  • Commitment to upholding the highest ethical standards and promoting a culture of compliance within the organization.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, with the ability to balance legal risks with business objectives.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and communicate complex legal concepts to non-legal stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a diverse workload in a fast-paced environment, prioritize competing demands, and meet deadlines with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Proactive and self-motivated attitude, with a commitment to continuous learning and professional development.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide strategic legal advice to senior management and influence decision-making processes.

Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes
  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks
  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations


We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at


About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.


Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America.  For more information, visit


Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.


Let’s realize your potential, together.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Applicants with Disabilities: As a Federal Contractor, Olympus is committed to ensuring our hiring process is accessible to everyone. If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application or hiring process, please contact Olympus via email at If your disability impairs your ability to email, you may call our HR Compliance Manager at 1-888-Olympus (1-888-659-6787).


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Pennsylvania (US-PA) || Center Valley || Legal 

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