JOB POST: Employment Counsel @ Uber, Gurgaon: Applications Open

About the Role

Uber is looking for an experienced in-house employment counsel with a proven track record of success to support and help lead our growing business across India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka (India SA).

This is a once-in-a-career opportunity to join a global legal team integral to a company engaged in cutting edge technology and focused on solving some of the biggest challenges in the world – including changing the way regulators, courts and legislators think about the future of work. This position will report directly to the APAC Head of Employment Legal based in Singapore.

  • Provide practical legal advice on the full range of employment decisions relating to recruiting, hiring, training, performance management, compensation, benefits, and terminations in India SA.
  • Draft, review and negotiate a wide range of employment documents, including employment contracts, restrictive covenant agreements, assignment letters, separation agreements and policies and handbooks.
  • Advise on risks regarding temporary and outsourced workers, including reviewing and drafting staffing services agreements across India SA.
  • Advise on disciplinary outcomes relating to the ICC and work closely with the committee in closing out claims under the Prevention of Sexual Harassment Act.
  • Partner closely with HR and internal audit on a variety of projects, initiatives, investigations and risk management.
  • Provide support on pre-litigation disputes and employment litigation.
  • Work with our teams across the business – including our tax experts, product developers and policy and communications team – to pre-empt employment law risks, and be proactively involved in finding solutions to any issues.
  • 3-6 years of employment law experience at a top tier firm and/or in-house. India and/or South Asia employment law experience preferred. Employment litigation experience a plus.
  • Highly motivated, creative, and laser-focused on the details; able to juggle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, while collaborating as a team to stay in sync and working independently to get the job done.
  • You must be a self-motivated team player with the ability to drive projects, identify and resolve legal and business issues, prioritize and earn the confidence and cooperation of your business partners.
  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset and the personal flexibility to embrace frequent change.
  • You communicate effectively; work independently; are effective in a fast-paced environment.
  • You partner with and manage outside counsel effectively.
  • When you see an issue that needs addressing, your instinct is to jump in and address it.
How to apply

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