Senior Legal Counsel Full-time Job2 weeks ago Others Dubai 33 views Reference: 20151
What we are looking for in you
A well-qualified lawyer with experience in global regulatory and legal compliance matters.
Proven ability to develop and maintain policies and procedures to assure compliance.
Familiarity with applicable regulatory and legal obligations, including employment law.
Management of data privacy processes for Canonical, including subject access requests.
Responsibility for customer enquiries, contractual compliance, supplier and personnel compliance.
Input to IPO activities across people, process and technology.
Strategy and implementation of processes to mitigate AML risks. Ownership of the company risk register.
Remain up to date on national, federal and state laws related to the Canonical and update policies accordingly.
Create compliance resources, arrange training and manage annual compliance training.
Partnership with relevant stakeholders within Canonical (e.g. IS, Product and Finance) to manage compliance.
Willingness to travel up to 4 times a year for internal events.
Additional Skills That You Might Also Bring
Able to work in a fast-paced, multi-cultural environment operating in the open source software arena, with worldwide engagement and under tight deadlines and still contribute thoughtful and high-quality output.
Strong organisational and prioritisation skills, including the ability to coordinate projects. Able to take end-to-end responsibility.
Must be both an independent worker and a strong team player, very flexible, enthusiastic, friendly and approachable.
Good written and spoken communication skills.
Intellectually curious and confident. Comfortable with own areas of expertise and happy to learn more and be stretched.
Ideally would have a strong understanding of, belief in and commitment to free and open source software, free culture movements, and associated philosophies.