VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we're all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting https://vspglobal.com/cms/careers/
As a direct report of the CEO, responsible for the oversight and management of the legal affairs of VSP Lines of Business (LOB's) and providing legal guidance and direction on VSP's strategic business plans and goals.
Provides counsel to CEO and Board to minimize, manage, and mitigate Enterprise risk
Provides guidance on VSP's corporate strategic goals and projects
Manages VSP's corporate and subsidiary structures
Oversees legal and regulatory compliance which includes being proactive in identifying and monitoring of the status of legislation nationwide that may impact VSP's businesses
Oversees federal and state lobbying efforts
Assist senior leadership in proactively seeking investment opportunities that support VSP's LOB's in advancing VSP's vision to set the global standard for the delivery of eyecare and eyewear products and services
Provides strategic and solutions-based advice to the business on new initiatives
Manages the attraction, retention and development of a high-performance legal team
Lead internal legal teams and provide sound coordination with outsourced legal counsel as needed
Perform special projects as assigned
Typically has the following skills or abilities:
Juris Doctor Degree from an accredited law school and active license to practice law in a US state
Fifteen years in with managing a legal department with at least 10 years professional legal experience in a corporate or law firm environment
Knowledge of mergers and acquisitions to be able to assist with the transaction from a legal perspective
Excellent negotiation skills
Excellent planning, organizational, analytical, leadership and verbal written communication skills
Knowledge of general business operating policies and procedures
Advanced analytical skills to develop and implement new policies and procedures
Knowledge and/or experience with labor negotiations
The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust etc.
The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
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