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Chief Business Counsel & Compliance Officer

Company: e-TeleQuote Insurance
Location: Clearwater
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:Our company mission is to help Medicare beneficiaries select the right Medicare plan for their needs. We are dedicated to the goal of making Medicare selection easy through our brand easyMedicare. With such high growth, we are thoughtfully advancing our e-TeleQuote easyMedicare family to meet the diverse and sophisticated needs of our multi-continent employee population.About the Position:Located in Clearwater, FL and reporting to the CEO & President, as well as Primerica's General Counsel, the Chief Business Counsel will be a key member of the executive leadership team, with significant impact on decision-making. The ideal candidate will ensure the company operates within the law, has a pragmatic hands-on approach to dealing with legal issues and serves as an effective guardian of the organization. You will identify and analyze legal issues, negotiate and draft key documents, present clear recommendations to top management both at e-TeleQuote and Primerica, and ensure legal compliance. The position requires a broad understanding of legal and compliance matters as they related to marketing plans to Medicare beneficiaries.

Tasks and ResponsibilitiesServe as key legal advisor in providing both legal advice and business counsel to management across a range of mattersOversee the delivery of legal services and resources to accomplish organizational goals, strategies, and priorities, including resources at the Parent Company Lead, engage, develop, motivate, and drive performance of legal and compliance teams including Quality Assurance and LicensingCreate and drive internal best practices and associated trainingAnticipate and mitigate potential legal problems within the organization and develop strategies to avoid litigation and reduce potential areas of riskDevelop the organization's policies on industry-specific issues or regulatory affairsProactively anticipate potential risks and implement mitigation strategiesCoordinate complex litigation matters with Primerica's legal department and direction Negotiate, draft, and enforce agreements and other legal documents to ensure the company's full legal rights are protected Provide clarification to the organization regarding legal language or specifications, particularly as it relates to the sector Maintain proper organizational interactions with the relevant country, local, state, and federal governmental bodies, legislatures, and the community at largeManage and coordinate with external legal advisorsWork in partnership with the Office of General Counsel at the parent company and other legal teammates to coordinate efforts and achieve company-wide legal objectives.Supervisory Responsibilities:Directly supervises employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company policies, the Code of Ethical Business Conduct, and applicable laws.Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and managing employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.Skills/Experience:Minimum 10 years' experience required, with at least 5 years as in-house Legal Counsel within a health insurance carriers Medicare business or related broker, or with a governing regulatory agency, with experience leading a legal team preferredDemonstrated ability to support and coordinate litigation requiredExpertise in commercial transactions and contract law requiredMeaningful experience in two or more of the following: health care regulatory laws, Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act; state law related to healthcare licensing; Medicare Conditions of Participation and Conditions for Coverage; EMTALA; and HIPAAIn-depth knowledge in the areas of drafting and negotiating contracts, technology licensing, corporate and commercial law, corporate organization, Medicare fraud and abuse, and health care.Knowledge of state and federal CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) regulatory compliance matters. High degree of professional ethics and integrity requiredSound judgment and ability to analyze situations and information requiredOutstanding communication skills requiredPublic company experiences preferredExperience with contract life cycle management tools is a plusDemonstrated leadership as a Doer and hands-on leader; a player/coach for the team with a passion for learning and who embraces diversity as a core value; with an eye for talent and committed to developing othersComfortable operating at all levels within the organization and with multiple and diverse audiences with a high level of diplomacy and gravitas to work effectively with senior and executive leaders EducationJ.D. from accredited law school and licensed to practice law in at least one state in the United States with a minimum of 10 years of applicable in-house, private practice or regulatory experience.Physical RequirementsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and see and must be able to perform the essential job functions consistent safely and successfully with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standardsAbility to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local StandardsLeaders must be willing to travel, work all shifts, overtime, holidays and emergency shifts, as requiredMust be able to lift and carry up to 10 lbs. EOE AA/M/F/Vet/DisabilityPI201963871

Keywords: e-TeleQuote Insurance, Clearwater , Chief Business Counsel & Compliance Officer, Legal , Clearwater, Florida

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