This senior director and Deputy General Counsel directly impacts the long-term best interest of Compassion International by serving as an advisor to the General Counsel, senior leaders, and key professional high-level staff. This incumbent provides proactive advice that broadly guides Compassion's strategy, policy, and direction from a legal, governance, and best-practices perspective. Working with the General Counsel, he or she directs Compassion's legal affairs domestically, providing specialized counsel and expertise on matters including but not limited to contracts, compliance, policy, employment and labor law, funding, litigation management, copyright and trademark issues, political affairs, and regulations and restrictions pertaining to tax-exempt status. This position provides direction through subordinate directors/managers to the organization's legal department and related processes with the offices of Risk Management. This incumbents scope of responsibility includes hiring, discipline, and termination, as well as, coaching, performance management, and work directing the ministries domestic strategies. The incumbent collaborates with other senior leaders and sets functional strategy. Decisions are guided by major operational strategy and executive priorities.
Is accountable for the performance and results of a major part of the function (a key/large global sub-function or regional oversight within organizational group)
Full accountability for meeting talent (people) and fiscal (budget) goals for area of responsibility
Leads a major part of the organization (significant operational segment within an organizational unit) develops and executes long-term functional strategy to achieve key organizational objectives
Working Environment: Office – Standard Office Environment
Physical Demands: Sitting, standing, and/or walking for up to 8 hours per day
Travel Requirements: May be required to travel up to 25% of normal schedule