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Deputy General Counsel

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Company Wizeline Location San Francisco, CA, United States



Min 10 yrs required



Aug 05, 2022

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Deputy General Counsel
Duties: Global Labor, Employment & Compliance: Act as a primary point of contact for the People team and other internal clients with respect to talent-related matters on a global basis, and specifically. Establish trusted advisor relationships, partnering closely with the People team and other related teams including Staffing and Talent-Acquisition teams. Provide the People team with strategic legal counsel in managing sensitive and complex employment and labor-related matters. Lead investigations of employee misconduct and recommend and assist in the implementation of appropriate courses of action. Review and draft employment policies and other employment-related documents, including employment agreements, separation agreements, consulting agreements, offer letters, and confidentiality agreements. Handle legal aspects relating to total compensation and benefits. Partner with the People team to ensure compliance with and address issues relating to employment policies and other legal and regulatory requirements. Provide oversight for customer and vendor onboarding, including with respect to due diligence and screening. Source and conduct compliance training for employees in core areas, including anti-corruption, anti-harassment, conflicts of interest, and ethics matters. Monitor and report on the latest employment law trends and other regulatory developments and assist in providing updates to relevant policies as well as guidance and training to the People team. Manage all matters relating to litigation, administrative proceedings, and other disputes, including drafting and reviewing correspondence, filings, and settlement agreements. Manage the company’s insurance and risk program. Support and mentor the Global Mobility Lead with respect to all aspects of Wizeline’s global mobility program, and specifically. Handle employee, company and client-driven relocations. Establish and operate systems to track and collect data with respect to open visa cases to inform global strategy and ensure deadlines are timely met. Establish policies and programs with respect to global mobility with a view towards strategically leveraging global mobility to attract and retain talent and enhance client relationships. Communicate with and provide training to Wizeliners on various aspects of global mobility. Support the CLO in DE&I and sustainability efforts, and specifically: Develop and execute against corporate DE&I and sustainability vision and goals by helping to drive initiatives that further those goals. Assist in the management of ESG data collection and reporting. Communicate results and insights from data collection and reporting. Apply data insights to the refinement of ESG strategies, programs, and initiatives. Remain up to date on ESG trends and best practices and distill this learning into actionable improvements to the company’s ESG programs and initiatives. Work cross-departmentally to leverage resources and inspire action. Act as the primary point of contact and subject matter expertise in connection with Wizeline’s interactions with various government agencies and instrumentalities in an effort to advance business goals. Manage and provide advice and counsel with respect to all aspects of Wizeline’s intellectual property, and specifically: Oversee outside counsel handling the company’s trademark portfolio and provide strategic collaboration and direction. Counsel internal clients relating to IP risks and opportunities. Mentor, develop, and provide leadership to a team of junior professionals. Regularly interact with executives and senior leadership in connection with matters of significance to the organization. Assist CLO with various legal matters and perform other tasks as assigned from time to time.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A Law degree from an accredited university. 10+ years of substantial professional experience, including in labor and employment and compliance matters with law firms and/or in-house legal departments at multinational companies. Must have a genuine enthusiasm for fostering trust and partnerships with internal clients. Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and work independently. Must have excellent communication skills. Must have impeccable attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to multitask, and track and maintain large quantities of open items at a given time. Demonstrated ability to work in a remote environment. Must take a strategic and business-oriented approach to problem-solving, be proactive and flexible, and have a customer-service mindset. Must have a strong work ethic and a desire to consistently perform at the highest levels of competence. Fluency in both spoken and written Spanish is required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
564 Market St.
Suite 314
San Francisco, CA 94104

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