To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
- Develop, update, and implement employment policies (including hiring practices, performance management, employee relations, internal investigations, terminations, leaves of absence, accommodations, compensation, and benefits) to ensure best practices and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
- Partner with cross-functional teams, to provide strategic, business-oriented employment law guidance across multiple jurisdictions.
- Partner closely with Human Resources and business partners to provide day to day counseling, evaluate legal risks and provide subject matter knowledge on a broad range of labor and employment issues, including recruiting and hiring, training, employee management, complex leaves of absences, and HR best practices.
- Manage and provide advice related to Works Council matters
- Manage pre-litigation and litigation disputes related to employment matters, including preparing litigation holds and document gathering.
- Collaborate with the Human Resources team to generate, update, and implement training on HR and employment law topics.
- Fluent in English.
- At least 5-7 years of experience in employment law across a variety of EMEA jurisdictions, including advising on work council matters.
- Excellent communications skills, both written and oral.
- Ability to effectively manage a variety of projects.
- Ability to manage and supervise company business constituencies.
- A fully qualified lawyer in a relevant European jurisdiction.
- Commitment to teamwork, integrity, and collegiality.
- Specialized knowledge in France, Spain, and/or Germany employment law with a desire to develop knowledge across the region.
- Experience drafting and negotiating agreements.
- Ability to manage outside counsel relationships.
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: United Kingdom
Application Deadline: N/A