The Vice President & General Counsel is the chief legal officer for The National Community Pharmacists Association. In this capacity, the person will serve as General Counsel of the Company and be a member of the Company’s senior leadership team. The position will have overall responsibility for all legal, regulatory, transactional, compliance and related activities of the Company, and will work closely with other members of senior management, company personnel, the Board of Directors and outside counsel. The candidate will report directly to the CEO of the association.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
In-house counsel responsible for day to day legal and transactional support:
Develop and execute legal strategy including litigation and risk management
Drafting and negotiating contracts and contract review
Provide guidance in the development of new business initiatives
Advise on corporate governance, tax, real estate, tenants, leases and privacy matters
Work effectively with the association management and a diverse community pharmacy membership base.
Local candidates preferred. Some travel required. Excellent benefits; salary commensurate with experience. Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Beverly.Martin@ncpanet.org. Only complete applications will be considered.
The ideal candidate’s experienceshould include:
JD and Active Virginia State Bar Membership or another state bar with the ability to be registered in good standing with the Virginia Bar
10+ years of legal practice experience, preferably with some in-house association exposure
Generalist legal background required, with emphasis on trade association and healthcare experience
Candidate should possess a collaborative work style, an ability to clearly communicate legal and business issues and processes to all relevant stakeholders, and possess excellent communication and negotiating skills
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Additional Salary Information: commensurate with experience
About National Community Pharmacists Association
The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA®) represents the interests of America's community pharmacists, including the owners of more than 22,000 independent community pharmacies. Together they represent an $80 billion health care marketplace and employ more than 250,000 individuals on a full- or part-time basis. To learn more, go to www.ncpanet.org, visit facebook.com/commpharmacy, or follow NCPA on Twitter @Commpharmacy.