How would you like to team up with colleagues from the Americas, Europe, and Asia? 馃寧 Forget set-in-stone working hours and rules. Instead, choose your own style of delivering results by becoming a Guardian at Safeguard Global.


The role in a nutshell


Safeguard Global is looking for an Associate Counsel to join its in-house legal team. Safeguard Global enables its clients to navigate the complexity of recruiting, hiring, and paying its expanding international workforce by providing local expertise to provide outstanding and reliable services. In this role, you will advise on a variety of legal and business matters with a focus on commercial contracts.


This position is 100% remote and can be located anywhere in EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa).


How you will make a difference:


路Provide employment law advice regarding onboarding, disputes, leave, HR policies and employee relation issues in global employment matters to HR and management teams

路Handle employment disputes and investigations and work with external employment counsel where appropriate and with an eye toward cost control

路Develop and provide training to HR representatives on best practices in employment law

路Update employment contracts, draft separation agreements, craft and implement policies, procedures and negotiation strategies

路Provide practical advice to business teams on commercial contracts, amendments, and data protection agreements and addenda and supporting deal process and execution

路Work collaboratively with Sales focused on providing support and ensuring efficiency in the negotiation process.

路Use legal and business acumen to analyze issues and succinctly communicate the facts and recommendations to management

路Other duties as assigned by the Director of Legal


What will give you an advantage:


路Experienced lawyer qualified to practice in one or more European jurisdictions

路Experience advising on employment law matters

路Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to succinctly and positively influence others

路Practical attitude and business intelligence

路Ability to prioritize and manage projects or requests from internal client groups in a high-demand and fast-paced environment

路Willingness to learn new areas of law, acquire new skills, and take on additional or new responsibilities on an as-needed basis

路Understanding of data privacy principles (GDPR) is preferred

路Law firm experience is preferred

At Safeguard Global, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and Guardians.



Why become a Guardian:


馃寧 International Environment: Our teams are borderless. Interact, collaborate, discover cultures, and expand your personal network beyond your country.

馃鈥嶐煠濃嶐煣 Our Culture: We are nurturing a workplace where everything you do is in harmony with who you are. Where your ideas will always find their way to our leaders, and your contribution recognized.

馃晲 Autonomy & Flexibility (Work in Any Way): As a fellow Guardian, you will decide when, how and where you work best. We value results, not working hours.

馃暜 Learning: Even though perfection is impossible to reach, we support everyone striving towards it by providing you access to 2 learning platforms. Learn at your own pace, as much and whatever you need.

鉁╒aluable Experience: Wherever you go, challenges will await you. At Safeguard Global you will find the 鈥渞ight鈥 challenges to hone you into the ultimate professional.


Who we are and what we do:


Safeguard Global is an international company with multiple offices across the globe. We call ourselves Guardians, and there are over 1600 of us in 25 countries.


As a Work in Any Way company 鈹 which means we let you decide where and how you work 鈹 we enable over a thousand organizations to hire, onboard, manage and pay employees in over 165 countries.


It’s all about the people. First, we hire the best talent from across the globe, thus allowing you to learn about new cultures and interact with many different people worldwide. We also invest in efficient tools and balance a combination of agile technologies, in-depth local market expertise, and excellent service.


For more information about our solutions, visit: www.safeguardglobal.com


Next Steps:


To apply, please click on the following link. We wish you all the best with your application. Should your application meet the requirements of the position we will be in touch.

At Safeguard Global, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and Guardians.

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