Senior Privacy Counsel – Newly Created Role in Northern Chicago Suburbs
Major, Lindsey & Africa
February 6, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
5-7 years experience
Biotech, Compliance, Healthcare
Major, Lindsey & Africa is pleased to announce that on behalf of our client, Vyaire Medical, a unified “breathing company” and a recognized market leader, we are seeking the Company’s first Senior Privacy Counsel! This newly created role will be responsible for a substantial area of the business. This attorney will provide guidance on privacy matters and be accountable for developing, implementing and overseeing the Company’s global privacy program and strategy. The successful candidate will also implement privacy processes and controls, advise on related matters, administer training, and conduct related investigations, evaluations and risk assessments. This position reports directly to the VP, Chief Compliance Officer of Vyaire and sits in the Company’s headquarters, which are located in the northern Chicago suburbs.
We are seeking candidates with a J.D., and at least five (5) years of strong privacy experience, preferably managing a comprehensive privacy program. Proven experience working with HIPAA (PHI and PII), HITECH, and EU laws/regulations is required as are at least three (3) years of experience in a healthcare, medical device, pharmaceutical, and/or biotech industry environment. This is a national search.
Internal Number: 278925 or O-0670484
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
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