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Legal Counsel

Employer
HiBob
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£Competitive
Closing date
15 Mar 2024

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Practice area
Company and commercial
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
PQE
1 year, 2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years, 6 years, 7 years+
Position
Solicitor
Sector
In-house

Job Details

HiBob helps modern, mid-size businesses transform the way they manage people, giving HR and managers all they need to connect, engage, develop, and retain top talent. Since 2015, we’ve achieved consecutive triple-digit year-over-year growth, all backed by our amazing team of Bobbers from across the globe, making us the choice HRIS of over 1500 midsize and multinational companies.

Our HR platform is intuitive, data-driven, and built for the way people work today: globally, remotely, and collaboratively. Fast-growing companies across the globe such as Monzo, Happy Socks, Gong, Fiverr, and VaynerMedia rely upon Bob to help them create the best work experiences for their people.

Come and be you with us 

Being a Bobber is all about being you. We want you to bring all parts of yourself to work, giving you the freedom and confidence to be the best you and do your best work. If that’s bubbly, shy, precise, funny, bold, kind, honest, brilliant, or anything in between, we’re waiting with open arms. Come join us.

About you:

We are seeking for an experienced commercial lawyer to work as part of our global team - negotiate and execute various commercial agreements including customers, suppliers, procurement, privacy and more. If you are a highly motivated, organised, proactive, independent, self-starter who enjoys working in a dynamic, fast-paced and collaborative environment, HiBob is where you want to be! 

We view the ideal candidate as one who is passionate to learn what it takes to run commercial agreements from start to finish. In this challenging position, you will partner with internal clients (Sales, Customer Success, Marketing, Product Management and Security) in managing, negotiating and executing commercial transactions.

In addition, you will provide guidance, support and leadership to cross-functional teams worldwide about various legal and regulatory matters such as labour and employment and data privacy and security issues.

  • What will you actually be doing?
  • Become our UK team member, an integral part of our growing legal team. 
  • Work directly with HiBob’s Sales Organisation to negotiate and close commercial agreements (including data processing agreements);
  • Work directly with HiBob’s internal departments to negotiate and close procurement agreements;
  • Remain current on applicable laws and regulations surrounding IP, privacy, and security;
  • Support and advice on a wide variety of general legal matters throughout the different departments 

Requirements

  • Law degree
  • Certified Lawyer with an active bar membership
  • Relevant legal experience as an in-house lawyer in a legal department of a high-tech company or in the commercial/high-tech department of a major law firm 
  • Excellent negotiation, drafting and analytical skills, and commercial transactions experience
  • Prior experience working with large multi-national customers and partners, preferably in technology-related agreements and SaaS
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple matters and conflicting priorities, while balancing legal and business concerns
  • Experience with data privacy and security issues (CCPA, GDPR, etc.)
  • Exceptionally strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours and days
  • Ability to work effectively remotely

Join our village

HiBob is a village filled with amazing people and we’re especially proud of that. It’s a place where Bobbers can be themselves. We’re about fun, dreams, hopes and ambition, just as much as we are about precision, growth, and top performance. Becoming a Bobber means you’ll receive competitive compensation, benefits, and pre-IPO equity alongside all of this:

  • Company share options plan - every employee can eventually become a shareHolder 
  • Cash allowance for health insurance
  • Annual vision allowance 
  • Annual Headspace subscription and wellness benefits
  • Travel support (cycle scheme and season ticket loans)
  • Hybrid working from day 1
  • Work from home allowance - to get your home office set up! 
  • Temporary remote work from anywhere in the world for up to 2 months (after 6 months of employment)
  • Bob balance days - Enjoy a company-wide long weekend at the beginning of each quarter
  • 2 Social Impact days per year for volunteering
  • Awesome employee referral program- $2,500 for each successful referral with an additional ambassador programme
  • Pension scheme auto-enrolment from day 1
  • Fun company and team social events (locally and virtually with our global teams)
  • We love birthdays - take the day off and receive a special gift

If this sounds like something you’ve been looking for, we’d love to have you. Come on, join our village!

***Learn about HiBob's hybrid working model***

BELONGING AT HIBOB

Our success depends on our people, and we want HiBob to be a workplace where everyone can feel a sense of belonging and thrive, so we’re committed to being proactive at all levels so that our workforce reflects the communities in which we live, work, and hire.

We are open to all talent. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to neurodiversity, race/ethnicity, colour, national origin, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class*(*US only).

Please contact us if you’d like to discuss any adjustments to our process which might help you demonstrate your strengths and capabilities. We want you to bring the best of you. You can email hiring@hibob.io or speak to the recruiter when they arrange a call with you. 

We will ask you to share some voluntary personal information as you apply. We want to have an opportunity to consider a diverse pool of qualified candidates. This information will assist us in meeting that objective and in understanding how well we are doing against our inclusion and diversity ambitions. Please take a few moments to complete it. Hiring Managers do not have access to this information, and we will treat your information confidentially.

Company

HiBob is a global SaaS business, with over 900 'Bobbers' around the globe, with offices in Tel Aviv, London, Sydney, Berlin, Amsterdam, Lisbon and New York City. We reached $100m in ARR last year and we are expanding at a rapid pace. The HiBob platform  helps modern, mid-size businesses transform the way they manage people, giving HR and managers all they need to connect, engage, develop, and retain top talent. Since 2015, we’ve achieved consecutive triple-digit year-over-year growth, all backed by our amazing team of Bobbers from across the globe, making us the choice HRIS of over 3500 midsize and multinational companies. Our HR platform is intuitive, data-driven, and built for the way people work today: globally, remotely, and collaboratively. Fast-growing companies across the globe such as Monzo, Happy Socks, Fiverr, and VaynerMedia rely upon Bob to help them create the best work experiences for their people.

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