Senior Legal Counsel Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Others   Dubai   33 views Reference: 20151
Job Details

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.

Company Description
We deliver open source to the world faster, more securely and more cost effectively than any other company.We're also the publishers of Ubuntu, the worlds most popular enterprise Linux from cloud to edge, together with a passionate global community of 200,000+ contributors. Ubuntu means 'humanity to others'. We chose it because it embodies the generosity at the heart of open source, the new normal for platforms and innovation.Together with a community of 200,000, we publish an operating system that runs from the tiny connected devices up to the world's biggest mainframes, the platform that everybody uses on the public cloud, and the workstation experience of the world's most productive developers.Secure and reliable, elegant and intuitive, and open for innovation - this is the future of open source, which is why we're proud to be the developers of the fastest growing Linux in the world despite already being the most widely deployed.If you're interested in a career at Canonical, we are a remote-first company so please apply to any suitable role as skills are valued more than location, despite some having a preferred geographic preference.