Provide legal advice and guidance to members of the Board of Directors and senior executives on a variety of significant matters that arise in the fast-paced environment of a growing publicly traded Fortune 500 healthcare company.
Together with other attorneys, support the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors and help manage matters relating to executive compensation and benefits, corporate governance and securities law compliance.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all-inclusive.
• Advise the Board of Directors and senior executives on executive and director compensation and employee benefits matters including annual cash and equity incentive plan design, interpretation and administration; employment, severance and transition agreements; and issues relating to various benefits programs. • Manage annual meeting matters, including preparation of the proxy statement. • Work closely with external advisors as well as with the internal Finance, Human Resources, Tax and Stock Plan Administration teams to address compensation and benefits matters in the United States and internationally and implement best practices. • Oversight of SEC compliance, filings and reporting relating to executive compensation and benefits, including Section 16 reporting. • Be the subject matter expert in compensation and benefits, including providing guidance on 409A and 162(m) requirements, and play a leading role in providing legal advice and all other aspects of lawyering in this area. • Ability to lead a team.
• Position is located in El Segundo, California business office or Denver, Colorado world headquarters. • Local candidates preferred; candidates needing to relocate will be considered.
• JD from an accredited law school. • Attorney admitted to practice law in California or Colorado or, alternatively, licensed in another state but eligible to practice in California or Colorado as registered in-house counsel pursuant to the requirements of the state in which the attorney will be located. • Minimum of 8 years overall experience, with significant directly relevant experience in-house with publicly traded companies and/or law firms providing services to such companies. • Prior experience in and understanding of securities law compliance, corporate governance and executive compensation and benefits matters necessary to fulfill the essential duties and responsibilities described above. • General corporate transactional experience helpful, but not required.
ESSENTIAL BEHAVIORS, SKILLS, AND ATTITUDES REQUIRED FOR SUCCESS IN THIS POSITION
• Commitment to DaVita’s core values of Service Excellence, Integrity, Team, Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Fulfillment and Fun with ability to demonstrate those values positively and proactively in everyday performance and interactions. • Integrity and ethical behavior in professional and personal conduct. • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communications skills. • Willingness, ability and confidence to provide independently developed assessments and advice in connection with complex issues. • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines, and adjust priorities appropriately, in a dynamic work environment with shifting timelines. • Proactive and energetic with a positive attitude.
DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company of DaVita Kidney Care and DaVita Medical Group. DaVita Kidney Care is a leading provider of kidney care in the United States, delivering dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. DaVita Kidney Care strives to improve patients' quality of life by innovating clinical care, and by offering integrated treatment plans, personalized care teams and convenient health-management services. As of September 30, 2017, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,470 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 196,000 patients. The company also operated 230 outpatient dialysis centers located in 11 countries outside the United States. DaVita Kidney Care supports numerous programs dedicated to creating positive, sustainable change in communities around the world. The company's leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts are recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.