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Vice President, Legal

Posted: April 14, 2021

Resolve to Save Lives

Overall role:

Resolve to Save Lives seeks qualified candidates for the position of Vice President, Legal. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Vice President, Legal will be a high-stakes crisis manager responsible for overseeing the legal functions of the organization and advising the Senior Management Team and Board of Directors on organizational strategy, operations, and other issues with legal implications. S/he will have a diverse range of experience including business, corporate governance, intellectual property, privacy, employment, and not-for-profit law. After four years of rapid expansion, Resolve to Save Lives has announced plans to become a fully independent, U.S.-based and registered nonprofit organization, effective by June 2022. The Legal Counsel will take the lead in providing day-to-day legal and compliance support to the organizationand liaising with outside counsel to establish the new entity and registration in countries of program implementation. The ideal candidate will invite and manage divergent views while managing conflict and difficult decisions. S/he will have the utmost sensitivity and knowledge of cultural, political and religious environments in the regions where we work and have a strong commitment to teamwork and accountability. This full-time position is currently remote with plans to be partially remote/partially based in New York City beginning in January 2022.

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