VP of Legal

Kaia Health

New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Legal
  • Industry: Data-driven Health
  • Post Date: 06/08/2021
  • Website: www.kaiahealth.com
  • Company Address: 134 N 4th Street, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY, 11249

About Kaia Health

Founded in 2016, Kaia Health is a leading digital therapeutics company that creates evidence-based treatments for a range of disorders including musculoskeletal conditions and COPD. Kaia Health uses innovative technology, including artificial intelligence and computer vision, and works with medical experts to create an interdisciplinary digital approach.

Job Description

Kaia is a mission-focused health technology company.

Our story began in 2016, when our founders, Konstantin Mehl and Manuel Thurner, created a mission to bring affordable and accessible relief to millions of people with chronic conditions.  No strangers to chronic pain themselves, they decided to innovate ways to remove the obstacles many people experience in getting the leading-edge care they need.

How do Kaia apps work? Kaia uses a dynamic AI-powered algorithm. Our programs are based on multimodal rehabilitation, a holistic approach to managing chronic conditions. Our users have easy access via smartphone and tablet to our programs for back/hip/knee pain and COPD using this evidence-based approach.

Five years into our story, we are a leader in digital therapeutics, with 500,000+ users worldwide. Having raised $125 million from investors like Optum Ventures, idInvest, and Balderton Capital, to name a selected few, we are poised to create a global footprint in digital self-care. Kaia is patient empowerment made easy.

The regulatory landscape is quickly adapting to the digital ecosystem. Therefore, our mission and strategy bring new opportunities for determined talent to join our journey. With over 100 “Kaianeers” spread across the US and Europe, we now need more specialized talent to help take our mission further.

We are looking for a talented VP of Legal who will ensure that Kaia health is complying with laws governing customer engagement, marketing, regulatory issues, healthcare and employee relations. You will work directly with a variety of departments across the company, particularly operations, HR & finance, serving as counsel on strategic projects, providing day-to-day advice, and resolving issues that arise across the business.
Job Responsibilities

        Responsible for all things legal, including the design & implementation of polices and procedures surrounding legal compliance within the health tech industry
        Perform all legal due diligence for investors and funding
        Manage all litigation and other commercial matters
        Strategic advisor to all management team members
        Manage relationships with external legal counsel in both US and Europe
        Draft, review, and negotiate a wide range of commercial agreements, including master services agreements, consultant agreements, vendor agreements, business associate and non-disclosure agreements with our Sales teams to close revenue deals.
        Support the development of company wide training materials based on knowledge of industry guidelines (HIPPA, etc.)
        Assist with global compliance
        Asses legal risks

Job requirements

        6-8 years experience in corporate law, IP and employment law within a healthcare company
        Experience in an early stage or high growth business environment
        Passionate and energetic with a growth mindset
        Strong oral/ written communication and interpersonal skills
        Not afraid of tackling problems that others deem impossible
        Have a bias for action; the world is complex and an unpredictable place: starting, releasing and getting feedback iteratively is the only possible path to success
        Strive to be articulate and humble, make the complex simple, present ideas openly, ability to accept that being wrong is a part of the process

Some of the benefits of being a Kaianeer:

You can directly influence the future of digital health in a team of industry experts and digital shapers.

You will work alongside serial entrepreneurs (previously founded and scaled another startup, Foodora).

You’ll enjoy flat hierarchies, a hybrid work from home/office environment, and flexible vacation and working times.

We support your professional development and have a budget set aside for you just for that!

Happy hours, team events, and knowledge-sharing sessions galore!

Join us if you’re looking for an entrepreneurial adventure and an exciting place to grow personally and professionally.

Stay in touch with Balderton

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date on news from Balderton, and our portfolio.

We use cookies to customize your user experience. Click “Agree” if you agree with our Policy.