International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
The Privacy Officer and Associate General Counsel will work closely with the General Counsel on legal matters pertaining to the organization’s domestic operations and international field programs. The Privacy Officer and Associate General Counsel provides legal counsel and services, in consultation with and under the direction of the General Counsel. Together with the Associate General Counsel, s/he assists International Medical Corps in carrying out its mission in compliance with applicable laws and at an acceptable level of legal risk. The Privacy Officer and Associate General Counsel will provide legal advice and review transactions involving all aspects of International Medical Corps’ domestic and international activities, and will manage legal matters for countries assigned to their portfolio. The Privacy Officer and Associate General Counsel will conduct legal research and develop policies and procedures to comply with applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards. The Privacy Officer and Associate General Counsel acts as a backstop for supporting the legal functions of the General Counsel, including managing outside counsel.
The Privacy Officer and Associate General Counsel is the primarily responsible attorney for the matters in their portfolio, many of which will present challenges due to some combination of legal complexity, significant opportunities or potential liabilities, impact on organizational reputation, etc. The Privacy Officer and Associate General Counseldevelops a working knowledge of legal and business issues relevant to employment law, insurance, corporate records management, export controls, charitable giving and data privacy/GDPR.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation
The Privacy Officer and Associate General Counsel’s major responsibilities in achieving the purpose described above will be determined from time to time by the General Counsel, and may be expected to be drawn from the following: