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Working at Pharmavite is an experience like no other. With a focus on complete nutrition for all, each endeavor is urgent and every day counts. You'll have the opportunity to work on the #1 selling national vitamin and supplement brand, Nature Made, as well as an exciting portfolio of other products that are shaping the future of the healthy living industry. Consumer-driven innovation, high quality products and a promising portfolio, all driven by a team with shared sense of purpose -- that's Pharmavite. Join us to bring the gift of health to life.
Position Summary: Senior Counsel will provide legal counsel to the company on employment matters, including advising the Human Resources Department on various employment related issues, drafting and revising employment related agreements, documents, policies and procedures, managing employment litigation, and assisting with investigations and employee training. In addition, candidate will provide legal support in other areas such as other litigation, data privacy and/or compliance on an as needed basis.
At Pharmavite, every employee has a stake in bringing the gift of health to life. We never shy away from disruptive innovation and tough challenges, because we're making real nutrition accessible to consumers everywhere in the new and different ways. And because we know every nutriment we make matters, we have to make sure each one is just right before we make it ready for use. With this great responsibility comes the satisfaction that your contribution makes a real and significant difference.
Provides counsel on employment related investigations, including those alleging harassment/discrimination, retaliation etc.
Advise on employment issues, including employee discipline and terminations, employee leaves of absence, wage and hour requirements, and employee classifications.
Draft, update and maintain employment handbooks and policies and procedures
Handle claims against the company for harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, wage and hour issues, etc.
Train on a variety of issues, such as implementation of new personnel policies, sexual harassment prevention, diversity, leaves of absence, workplace safety and employee privacy rights.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
Strong knowledge of employment laws as well as hands-on experience handling and advising on various employment matters, including employment related investigations, employee discipline and terminations, leaves of absences, wage and hour compliance, as well as handling claims, and lawsuits related to employment matters.
An innate business sense and ability to work effectively with internal business clients.
Business acumen and understanding of business pressures and goals.
Strong work ethic, proactive approach, passion and flexibility.
Ability to research various foreign, federal and state laws, rules and regulations.
High level of professionalism in dealing with all matters, especially confidential and sensitive issues.
Demonstrated quality of service with strong attention to accuracy and follow-up.
Working knowledge of worker's compensation system as it may impact the foregoing areas is important.
It's an exciting time in Pharmavite' s history. After 45 years of leading the healthy living industry with award-winning vitamins and supplements, the company has experienced great success and has gained the trust of consumers, healthcare professionals, and retailers alike. But there's more growth ahead of us than behind us, and for our employees this translates into opportunity. Our rapidly changing business enables employees to take on new challenges and transform Pharmavite for the future.
Capabilities & Skills Required:
Strong interpersonal, facilitation, and oral communication and writing skills.
A minimum of 8 years of employment law experience either entirely in top law firm or in a top law firm combined with in-house experience.
A four-year college or university degree or its equivalent and a juris doctor degree are required.
Must have passed the California State Bar exam and be a licensed attorney in good standing.
Ability to speak Spanish is a plus.
Pharmavite is committed to meeting the needs of our employees and their families with a Total Rewards package that's as comprehensive as the vitamins and supplements we deliver to consumers. With competitive compensation programs and standout benefits, we provide employees with optimal health and well-being -- as well as peace of mind. These rewards -- plus our new recognition program -- ensure employees feel supported both at work and home.
Visit Pharmavite.com/careers to learn more about out mission and discover and opportunity that's right for you. Health and wellness begins with us.
Internal Number: WH4463
At Pharmavite, we strive to make the world a better place. It’s in our DNA.
More than 45 years ago, our founders focused on improving health & wellness by going back to the basics—good nutrition and essential nutrients & minerals. And since that day, we’ve been a leader in the health and wellness industry and have earned the trust of consumers, healthcare professionals, and retailers alike by offering the highest quality vitamins and supplements under the Nature Made® brand.
We make products with a purpose, and our purpose is Bringing the Gift of Health to Life.
We believe that people are the foundation for a successful, growing business and we’re seeking someone passionate about our industry and purpose. We work hard, we care about what we do, and we get it done. Together, we deliver exceptional results.
About Nature Made
Nature Made is a leading national brand of Vitamins and Supplements in food, drug, mass and club retail outlets, and a top 10 brand in the Health and Beauty category. Staying true to our founders’ intent, Nature Made is committed to high quality; it was the first brand to be verified by USP, an independent organization that verifi...es purity and potency. Nature Made is also the leading choice of US Pharmacists in nine key segments.