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Head of Legal, Compliance, and Regulatory

Probably Genetic

Probably Genetic

San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

About Probably Genetic

Probably Genetic is changing the lives of patients living with severe, complex diseases. Our data platform is used by drug developers and patient advocacy groups to develop and launch treatments for these patients. Our technology discovers undiagnosed patients online, analyzes their disease state using machine learning and at-home testing, and enables compliant communication with patients. In doing so, we help patients access diagnoses, clinical trials, and treatments as early as possible.

We are a tight-knit group of hard-working, ambitious problem solvers united by a mission greater than ourselves.

We do well by doing right by patients. Our annually recurring revenue is growing >6x year over year, we’re profitable, and our roadmap is packed with innovations in bioinformatics, machine learning, and drug development. We are building an all-star team to help us bring our vision to life, and we want you to be a part of it.

Probably Genetic has raised multiple rounds of funding from Silicon Valley’s best investors, including Threshold, Khosla, and Y Combinator, giving us the ability to pay competitive salaries, offer great benefits, and provide meaningful equity. We’re dedicated to ensuring your journey with us is unforgettable, with incredible team retreats to places like Barbados, the Alps, Mexico, Costa Rica, and Portugal, just to name a few.

About the role

We are looking for a Head of Legal, Compliance, and Regulatory who will lead all aspects of these functions. This role reports directly to the CEO and Co-Founder and will serve as a member of the Executive Leadership Team.

What you will do

You will lead all aspects of our legal, compliance, and regulatory functions, from ensuring company compliance to actively participating in business development negotiations. You will play a critical role in overseeing all legal and regulatory matters, providing strategic legal advice, and managing the company's compliance efforts. You will guide the organization through complex legal and regulatory challenges, ensuring our business practices align with ethical and legal standards. As the company grows, you will build this critical function, hiring and developing talent within the team.

You will own our Legal function:

  • Review, draft, and negotiate a wide range of contracts, agreements, and legal documents, with a particular focus on owning the legal component of customer contract negotiations

  • Collaborate with the Business Development team to ensure customer contracts fulfill business objectives while upholding ethical and legal standards

  • Own the relationship and manage outside counsel and budgets across all functions of the business

  • Maintain compliant vendor agreements, NDAs, employment agreement templates, etc.

You will own our Regulatory and Compliance functions:

  • Identify regulatory risks and design / implement regulatory strategy for our products and projects

  • Collaborate with Product, Tech, and Business Development teams to ensure our product and services are providing value to customers in a compliant manner

  • Serve as our point-of-contact and engage directly with the Legal, Compliance, and Regulatory functions of our existing and potential customers

  • In partnership with the executive running our People function, develop and maintain corporate policies and procedures to ensure ethical and legal compliance across the organization

  • Conduct regular compliance reviews and audits to ensure ongoing compliance with internal policies and external requirements

Who you are

What will help you succeed in this role:

  • 5+ years practicing at a law firm or in-house, with experience in healthcare regulatory law highly preferred

  • Solutions-oriented with broad-based legal experience and the ability to provide oversight and leadership for all legal needs of the company including enterprise sales, regulatory matters, risk management, and intellectual property

  • Experience with commercial contracting and negotiation, ideally in biopharma industry

  • JD degree from an accredited law school

Some things that are preferred but not required (or you will learn on the job):

  • Expertise in HIPAA, telehealth laws and regulations, and other related topics.

  • Understanding of dynamics and issues in the biopharma industry, such as biopharma decision-maker constituents, therapeutic assets, diagnostics, real-world data and real-world evidence programs, and / or clinical trial enrollment-related products and services

  • Existing relationships in the biopharma industry across executive leadership, commercial, marketing, medical affairs, diagnostics, and related teams

As with all new hires at Probably Genetic, you will also need to be:

  • A good person. We work with some of the most marginalized populations on the planet and empathy is key

  • Patient-focused and motivated to have a lasting, positive impact on humanity

  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, often ambiguous environment with rapid change

  • Action-oriented and excited to build a company from the ground up

The salary range for this role is $114,000-$241,000 annually. Actual compensation offered will depend on several factors including but not limited to: work experience, education, skill level, and/or other business and organizational needs.

What we offer at Probably Genetic:

  • An engaging and supportive team

  • Generous Flexible Time Off policy

  • Hybrid, flexible work

  • A “work from anywhere” policy, up to 4 weeks a year

  • Competitive equity grants

  • All-expenses paid quarterly team retreats

  • Benefits including medical and dental

This is a hybrid role that will require working on-site 3 days a week in San Francisco. Local candidates only. Relocation is not offered for this role.

Probably Genetic is committed to fostering a welcoming and inclusive work environment for people of all genders, sexuality, ethnicity, socioeconomic background and life experiences. We urge candidates of all backgrounds to apply. If you require specific accommodations as you interview or consider working with us, please let us know.