Vacature | Deputy General Counsel – PerkinElmer | Nederland


PerkinElmer is a global leader in analytical testing with one overarching purpose: to make the world healthier, cleaner and more sustainable. For the EMEA region we are looking for a Deputy General Counsel to join their Global Legal & Compliance Department. You will provide territorial and regional legal support for all commercial activities and corporate matters in the EMEA region. 

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PerkinElmer is a global leader in analytical testing that delivers a comprehensive portfolio of complete solutions to its customers – systems, software, consumables, and on-site and online services – with one overarching purpose: to help make the world healthier, cleaner and more sustainable. The cutting-edge technologies and instruments of PerkinElmer are used by scientists, researchers, and healthcare professionals worldwide to enhance human and environmental well-being.

Globally, at more than 115 locations, more than 6,000 employees work every day to shape a more sustainable planet through scientific innovation.

PerkinElmer was recently acquired by private equity company New Mountain Capital and has an ambitious and dynamic growth strategy in order to expand PerkinElmer’s business globally.

For the Global Legal & Compliance Department of PerkinElmer we are looking for a Deputy General Counsel in the EMEA region.


Reporting directly to the General Counsel, you are responsible to provide territorial and regional, broad-based legal support for all commercial activities and corporate matters in EMEA for PerkinElmer.

You partner with product teams and commercial teams to review, draft and negotiate sales and service and indirect channel transactions, provide legal tender support and advise the business on several topics such as compliance, privacy and promotional matters.

Furthermore you provide broad legal assistance to corporate functions such as HR and Finance and support them with employment matters, litigation and/or M&A activities from time to time. If necessary, you will manage and coordinate legal matters with outside counsel. You also give advice and training on legal and compliance programs and policies.

PerkinElmer has offices in several countries in Europe, from where this position can be performed. It is also possible to work remotely.


  • Law degree obtained from a reputable European or American university
  • Approximately 10 years or more relevant legal work experience
  • Generalist legal professional, extensive experience in international, commercial contracting
  • Ability to work independently, well-organized
  • Team player with the ability to work across all levels of the organization
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Energetic, proactive and self-motivated
  • Fluent in English, additional language skills are beneficial


  • Being part of a leading global company that develops cutting-edge technologies that play a crucial role in improving human and environmental health
  • An opportunity to work at a innovative company where you can make a positive impact on society and create a better world
  • Diverse and stimulating environment: you will be surrounded by stimulating and highly intelligent colleagues from different backgrounds and expertise that work together to solve complex problems
  • Being part of an ambitious, fun and exciting PE owned company that has ambitious growth plans to further expand the business rapidly
  • Strategic, international, hands on, generalist legal position for PerkinElmer in the EMEA region
  • Excellent career development opportunities: PerkinElmer is committed to the growth and professional and personal development of its employees and hereto provides various training programs and career advancement paths