Assistant General Counsel / Health Care Compliance and Privacy Officer

    • New York, NY

WW is looking for candidates to help change people’s lives. We are a global wellness technology company inspiring millions of people to adopt healthy habits for real life. We do this through engaging digital experiences, face-to-face workshops and sustainable programs that encourage people to move more, shift their mindset and eat healthier while enjoying the foods they love. By drawing on over five decades of experience and expertise in behavioral science, we build communities in order to deliver wellness for all. 

To learn more about WW and jobs with a purpose, visit ww.com.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as Company’s inaugural Health Care Compliance and Privacy Officer
  • Develop, implement, and administer Company’s Health Care Compliance and Privacy program
  • Develop, implement and administer plan to attain and maintain corporate status as a Covered Entity under HIPAA
  • Advise senior management on health care compliance and privacy issues
  • Assist with overall administration of Company’s corporate compliance program
  • Negotiate and draft contracts with healthcare providers, payors (private and public), physicians, and other key stakeholders on behalf of WW’s Health Solutions team
  • Work with Company's senior management and security/privacy teams to maintain compliance with applicable laws
  • Perform assessments of risks and mitigation of potential breach incidents
Requirements:
  • J.D. with at least 8-10 years of combined law firm and in-house experience in relevant practice areas required 
  • Experience in creating, implementing and administering a health care compliance and privacy  program
  • Excellent business judgment and comfort partnering with and advising management team
  • Familiarity with GDPR, CCPA, COPPA and other relevant privacy and security laws and regulations preferred 
  • Experience with Medicare/Medicaid programs and compliance
  • Experience with Diabetes Prevention Programs preferred
  • Nationally recognized privacy certification (e.g. IAPP) preferred 
  • Interest in global healthcare compliance issues
  • Ability to work independently and in fast-paced environment
  • Skilled at influencing and collaborating effectively across different levels of an organization
  • Experience successfully managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong interest in working for a global health and wellness industry leader making a real difference in people’s lives

As a company, our purpose is to inspire healthy habits for real life. And as an employer, we inspire the greatest people to do their best work. We provide benefits for real life to help protect your health, finances and overall well-being, including:

  • Competitive compensation and profit-sharing plan
  • A 401K plan to help you plan for your future, plus company match
  • Health care coverage starting on your first day 
  • Tuition reimbursement and online courses to help you reach your career aspirations
  • Commuter benefits 
  • Yearly well-being allowance for your physical, financial, social and emotional well-being
  • Free WW membership for you plus 3 free WW memberships for your friends and 3 for your family
  • Free fruit, snacks and coffee to get you through your day
  • Summer Fridays, happy hours, and company outings
  • Developmental opportunities and assignments to grow your career 

WW is an equal opportunity employer. WW does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

WW inspires healthy habits for real life. For people, families, communities, the world—for everyone.

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