Taylor Root has partnered with a global technology company in their search for a Senior Employment Counsel on a 12 month fixed-term contract to head up its employment function for all contentious and non-contentious matters. This role will also assist the APAC and EMEA region and global corporate ethics and privacy compliance program. Reporting directly in to the Deputy GC, you will have a lot of responsibility and autonomy in this role.
You will provide day to day advice on a broad range of employment matters including recruiting, employment contracts, consultation and disciplinary processes, performance management, collective agreement interpretation and application, corporate restructuring, redundancies, leaves of absence, unjust dismissal claims, statutory notice, severance and other regulatory obligations. You will be expected to develop and implement best in class employment policies and scalable training solutions. You'll assist with the development and management of global privacy compliance policies and procedures, working with cross-functional partners when needed and providing proactive guidance on global privacy and data protection laws, regulations, industry standards, self-regulatory requirements and the obligations of the Privacy Shield and the GDPR.
You must possess a wide range of employment experience at both a law firm and in-house, preferably with a multi-national company in a European or Global role. You must be qualified in the UK and possess a minimum of 6 years' experience. APAC employment law experience would be preferred and a second language would be highly desirable but not compulsory.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a large, international business in a role which offers a high level of responsibility, autonomy and breadth.
The role is due to commence from February 2019 - January 2020.
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