Paralegal III


Seattle, Washington

24 days ago

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Paralegal III
Seattle, Washington

24 days ago

Job Description

Job Description:
Job Title: Paralegal III
Duration: 06 Months
Location: Seattle, WA OR Arlington, VA  (Hybrid – 3 days in office, flexible on which days)
  • Work hard, have fun, and make history working with the North America RISC Legal team. We are looking for someone who can navigate complex product regulations and develop and implement related compliance actions. This position requires partnering with legal and business teams on proposed actions, and coordinating across multiple teams using technology to implement processes and policies to effectuate those actions. There is a significant project management component to this role.
  • You must have strong prior work experience in a professional setting, a positive attitude, and strong organizational skills. The ability to effectively communicate is essential, both verbally and in writing. The role will require that you be self-motivated to learn the operations and will involve both independent and team work in a fast-paced environment that is constantly changing.
  • This position is intended to provided leave coverage for an Associate Compliance Specialist who supports the Health and Personal Care pod within the Regulatory Intelligence Safety and Compliance (RISC) Legal team. Coverage areas may include cosmetics, tobacco, OTC products, dietary supplements, medical devices, or veterinary products.
Required Skills:
  • 1 YR or Less Experience in: Cosmetics / Drug Safety / Labeling
  • 1-2 YRS Experience in: Compliance / Legal Compliance / Regulatory Compliance / FDA / FDA 21 CFR
Interaction with team:
Both team work & individual.
  • Work with Partner teams outside of legal as well as legal counsel.
  • As a Compliance Specialist on the RISC Legal team, you will be responsible for monitoring, maintaining, and implementing product regulatory compliance controls that impact the products sold in client's online stores in the US and Canada. It's a high judgment position that requires nimbleness and insistence upon very high standards. You will engage with several internal and external stakeholders to drive initiatives to completion. Compliance Specialists are responsible for specific compliance categories that are either product-specific or regulation-specific (i.e., requirements that span multiple categories).
Primary responsibilities:
  • Monitoring product regulatory developments in the US and Canada
  • Partnering with regulators and responding to their inquiries about products sold in Client's online store
  • Working with business and operational teams to implement compliance controls
  • Setting compliance strategies for long-term initiatives
  • Engaging with selling partners and helping them improve their product compliance
Basic Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of compliance program management, legal, governance, audit, risk/loss prevention, or equivalent experience
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Experience handling confidential information
  • 1+ years of program requirements definition and data and metrics leveraging to drive improvements experience
  • Performance Indicators:
  • Response time / number of inquiries from operations team answered per week
  • Leadership
  • Ownership
  • Bias for Action
  • Learn and Be Curious
Must Have:
  • Legal experience – no law degree needed, worked at law firm previously preferred.
  • Product Level compliance experience (Financial Compliance usually not transferable for this role – wanting past experience in Regulatory, FDA or Product compliance).
  • Anyone with experience with products under FDA scope – food or personal

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $31.00/hr.

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