Senior Counsel, Compliance/Regulatory at iHerb

| Pasadena
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Job Summary: 

The Senior Counsel for Regulatory/Compliance will provide support to the General Counsel and key company stakeholders to make sure that organization is operating in compliance with applicable laws and regulations both domestically and internationally. This position will directly handle any inquiries or investigations and respond to questions issued from various regulatory agencies.

Job Expectations: 

  • Assist General Counsel in overseeing legal/compliance matters for the company

  • Effectively handle privacy regulations to assist internal legal team on privacy compliance

  • Work with executives and key company personnel in the development, implementation, and execution of regulatory requirements both domestically and internationally

  • Collaborate cohesively with cross-functional teams, especially the IT and engineering teams

  • Understand nuances of incident and data breach responses

  • Work on a variety of regulatory matters relating to dietary supplement GMP compliance, product labeling, claims substantiation, website and social media content review, product registration issues, complex customs import/export matters, and quality related matters 

  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of compliance and quality programs and policies of the organization

  • Assist General Counsel in managing and responding to investigations or other administrative matters related to regulatory agencies, such as the FDA, FTC, FAA, and other state agencies.

  • Research and analyze industry-specific regulations to assist in the implementation of compliance measures

  • Assist in evaluating the business impact of legislative, regulatory, and legal developments 

  • Assist General Counsel in reviewing and negotiating key agreements in relation to compliance issues

  • Work with General Counsel to provide risk mitigation strategies to the Executive Team.

The duties and responsibilities described above may provide only a partial description of this position. This is not an exhaustive list of all aspects of the job. Other duties and responsibilities not outlined in this document may be added as necessary or desirable, with or without notice.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Required:

  • Licensed to practice law in California.

  • Highly skilled negotiator and team player 

  • Effective research and analytical skills

  • Business acumen and ability to provide practical legal guidance

  • Demonstrated ability to manage a heavy workload and complete transactions quickly and effectively.

  • Ability to work independently on projects, meet aggressive deadlines and juggle multiple matters.

Equipment Knowledge: 

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Experience Requirements:

  • Generally requires a minimum of 8 to 10 years of proven legal experience, both in law firm and in-house. 

  • Experience with E-commerce, the dietary supplement industry, and international experience is a plus.

Education Requirements: 

  • JD from an accredited law school.

Please Note: At this time we are not offering any employer-sponsored work authorization. ​

Our Story, Our Vision

Since 1996, iHerb has continued its mission, built on providing a wide selection of health and wellness products to individuals around the globe at a reasonable cost. iHerb remains vigilant in its pursuit to ensure it maintains an expansive selection of over 30,000 online products to its customers. We are continuously innovating and expanding, committed to bringing the best in healthy products around the world. Our vision is to be the dominant health and wellness brand globally and to provide the best value for natural products.

Come Join Our Team!

iHerb is a fast paced, fast growing company looking for a candidate that is up for the task! If you are looking to really make a position for yourself in a work hard, play hard atmosphere, make sure to submit your resume!

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Pasadena is known for its charm, sophistication and the best night life this side of LA! Tech is in Irvine, one of America's best places to live!

An Insider's view of iHerb

What's something quirky about your company?

“Everyone is really different, nice and cool to be around. People are comfortable to be themselves, which is not common.”

Chris

Software Development Engineer I (SCS)

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

“Most of the challenges stem from the extreme growth of the company in addition to keeping up with the technological advances in the market. We migrate and change quickly to adapt, which is the fun part because we are continuously learning.”

Alina

Senior Software Development Engineer (SCS)

What makes someone successful on your team?

"A top performer on my team is really exceptional at a few things above and beyond the skills to do their work. Building relationships, adapting to the environment as it changes, and acting with urgency are these key abilities that enable them to achieve rapid growth in their career at iHerb."

Sara

Product Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

"More so than empowering individuals, you have to hire the right people, trust them and let them do what they are good at.”

Al

Director of Software Development & Platform (SCS)

What makes someone successful on your team?

"Collaboration, feedback and creative freedom contribute to our team's success. Collaborating and receiving feedback ensures the content of our projects is accurate and effective. We are also given the freedom to approach our projects however we see fit — this flexibility allows us to create learning materials that are engaging and interesting."

Nina

Curriculum Developer

What are iHerb Perks + Benefits

iHerb Benefits Overview

Perks include snack and beverage stations, on-site gym, video arcade room, sand volleyball court, team happy hour and networking events and more. iHerb is dedicated to providing comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans by contributing up to 80% of the monthly costs associated.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
iHerb is committed to helping great causes here at home and around the world. We partners with organizations like the Boys and Girls Club, Susan G Komen, Ronald McDonald House, Exceed, etc...
Partners with Nonprofits
Worldwide, we’ve donated over $5 million. iHerb facilitates two schools in Cambodia in addition to supporting the Cambodian Children's Fund and New Hope Cambodia in support of children's education.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
iHerb's iFit and iFocus teams are dedicated to organizing company events in addition to creating wellness programs and initiatives. The overall health and wellness of our team members is priority!
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
iHerb Team Members can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
iHerb offers both short and long term disability coverage for its Team Members.
Dental Benefits
iHerb contributes 75% of the monthly costs associated with Cigna DHMO or Cigna DPPO dental plans.
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Starting in 2021, iHerb will cover 100% of the monthly costs associated with Blue Shield's health plans. Through the end of 2020, iHerb contributes up to 80% of the associated costs.
Life Insurance
iHerb provides all full-time Team Members with a 100% company-paid $50,000.00 Life/AD&D policy. In addition, Team Members have the option to elect additional Life/AD&D coverage plans.
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
iHerb's team fitness initiatives include in-office yoga and in-office fitness classes.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
iHerb contributes a 100% match up to 4% of the Team Member's election.
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
iHerb provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
iHerb invites employees and their family members to attend a local minor league baseball game every summer.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
iHerb employees receive up to 20 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
iHerb hosts company outings throughout the year (varies by location).
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball and Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted on occasion .
Parking
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking for our Pasadena location and free parking for our Irvine location.
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
iHerb offers employees professional development opportunities like the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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