The Senior Vice President and General Counsel serves as a member of Compassion’s Global Executive Team (GET) to provide Jesus-centered, courageous and influential leadership and management that strategically guides the global organization. The SVP and GC also leads and manages Compassion’s global legal, risk management, and board development functions to provide expert counsel on and execution in areas such as legal affairs, enterprise risk, Global Partner Alliance, employment law, governance, policy, crisis management, global board development, copyright and trademark issues, geopolitical concerns, compliance, governance and governmental advocacy. This person is responsible for partnering with the CEO and GET on major corporate decision-making including strategy, culture, resource allocation, reputation, enterprise contract negotiations, new products, new geographies, etc. This person must balance serving as a lawyer-statesperson who provides specialized legal counsel with serving as a partner-guardian who serves as a wise counselor that contributes multidimensional business input and leadership that guides and protects the organization.
Licenses and Certifications
*** Equivalent education, training and/or certification may be substituted for experience and education shown above ***
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