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Director, Compliance Operations

Company: Recursion
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Recursion is a clinical-stage biotechnology company decoding biology by integrating technological innovations across biology, chemistry, automation, data science and engineering to radically improve the lives of patients and industrialize drug discovery. Our team is working to solve some of the hardest, most meaningful problems facing human health today. Come join us in our mission to decode biology to radically improve lives, while doing the most impactful work of your life. The Impact You'll Make

  • Develop and execute a compliance program based on identified areas of potential legal and information security vulnerability and risk
  • Translate compliance requirements into technical specifications and systems based on company needs and applicable law and regulations.
  • Reassess systems periodically in light of changes in the needs of the company, the law and regulations. Identify potential areas of vulnerability and risk; recommend corrective action plans for resolution.
  • Design and implement training programs that focus on the elements of compliance and seek to ensure that all appropriate employees are informed of and comply with all the relevant compliance program requirements
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to develop and oversee approaches for uniform handling of any violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and standards of conduct.
  • Advise senior management regarding the operation and progress of compliance efforts. The Team You'll Join--
    • You will be joining a dynamic and growing team of 5 attorneys and 3 other legal professionals.
    • The legal group is based primarily in Utah and California, but also includes and is open to remote work.
    • You will have an important role in the strategic planning and implementation of compliance processes and procedures across all departments, with support from the whole legal team and other stakeholders. The Experience You'll Need Required:
      • Expertise to act independently with respect to compliance-related requirements, including the ability to design and implement internal compliance programs.
      • Minimum of 5 years in the area of privacy operational support. Advanced knowledge and direct experience with privacy regulations such as GDPR, CCPA and HIPAA.
      • Strong program management skills. Ability to manage complex transformation plans across internal and external teams, delivering expected results while leading the identification and mitigation of business and technical risks.
      • Ability to navigate ambiguous regulatory contexts, collaborate with key stakeholders and forge key relationships to drive results.
      • Experience identifying trends related to compliance across departments to prevent repeated incidents.
      • Ability to communicate technical and compliance-related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff, vendors, consultants and senior management. Ability to work with and influence across all levels of the organization.
      • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills, impeccable integrity, good judgment, flexibility and pragmatism. Creative problem solver who possesses sound business judgment, is detail-oriented, and a self-starter.
      • Strong leadership and team-building experience in maintaining a well-operating compliance program. Preferred:
        • CIPP/CIPM/CIPT--
        • 10 years of program management experience; PMP a plus
        • CISSP and experience in the area of Information Security and technology frameworks such as NIST CSF, ISO 27001, etc.-- The Benefits/Perks You'll Enjoy as a Full-Time Recursionaut:--
          • 100% Coverage of health, vision, and dental insurance premiums--
          • 401(k) with generous matching (immediate vesting)
          • Stock option and restricted stock unit (RSUs) programs
          • Two one-week paid company closures (summer and winter)--
          • Flexible vacation/sick leave
          • Generous paid parental leave (including adoptive)
          • Commuter benefit and vehicle parking to ease your commute**-- Central to our mission is the Recursion Operating System, or Recursion OS, that combines an advanced infrastructure layer to generate what we believe is one of the world's largest and fastest-growing proprietary biological and chemical datasets and the Recursion Map, a suite of custom software, algorithms, and machine learning tools that we use to explore foundational biology unconstrained by human bias and navigate to new biological insights which may accelerate our programs. We are a biotechnology company scaling more like a technology company. Recursion is proudly headquartered in Salt Lake City.-- Recursion is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, local, or provincial human rights legislation.-- How did you initially hear about this job? --*
            Please select If you chose Recursion Employee, Recursion Event, or Other, please specify here:
            Are you authorized to work in the United States for any employer? --*
            -- Will you now or in the future require visa sponsorship? --*
            -- Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is Voluntary)Recursion is a proud equal opportunity employer.--

            We have a fundamental belief that we can only achieve our mission if we truly commit to diversity, equity and inclusion. We believe diversity makes us stronger, and it's our responsibility to build an equitable and inclusive workplace where our diverse talent thrives. To this end,--we invite you to self-identify your race/ethnicity and gender.--This information will be kept confidential and will not be shared with the hiring managers or otherwise considered as part of your application.--Submission of this information is voluntary and refusal to provide any or all of the information requested will not subject you to any adverse treatment. If you are willing,--please let us know if you identify as belonging to any of the following groups: Race/Ethnicity (please select one)
            American Indian or Alaska Native
            Asian
            Black or African American
            Hispanic or Latino
            Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
            White
            Two or more Races
            I do not wish to disclose
            Gender Identity (please select one)
            Female
            Male
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