Associate Counsel, Labour & Employment - Western & Southern Europe + MEA
About the Role
We're looking for an exceptional lawyer to join our EMEA Employment Legal team to support and help lead our growing businesses with a particular focus on the Western & Southern Europe and Middle East & Africa regions. We are open to location for this role, but ideally could be based in Dubai, Paris or Amsterdam and will lead all Legal activities related to Labour and Employment across this region and will support both our commercial product teams as well as our HR and people teams.
This is a once-in-a-career opportunity to join a global legal team integral to a company engaged in cutting edge technology and focused on solving some of the biggest challenges in the world - including changing the way regulators, courts and legislators think about the future of work.
What the Candidate Will Need & Bonus Points
4+ years of employment law experience at a top tier firm and/or in-house with a focus on international employment matters. Employment litigation a plus.
Ability to operate in English (required) and in one of the following languages (preferred) - Spanish, Arabic and French.
Confidence operating in a fast-paced environment.
Self starter who is comfortable to work autonomously.
Flexibility to perform in nimble, rapidly changing and growing markets, without prior knowledge or experience.
Experience with driving efficient and strategic use of resources, including other support functions, in-house counsel, vendors and external counsel.
Strong team orientation encouraging communication and cooperation across organisations and functions.
Inquisitiveness, along with the ability to spot issues, get to the heart of the matter, and articulate plans to address them.
Strong communication skills and demonstrated experience working with business leaders.
Collaborative approach with both business and legal groups, with a strong ability to build relationships, gain credibility and partner with others.
Passionate about your work and a desire to have a big impact.
Enthusiastic about Uber!
At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 10,000 cities around the world.
We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward, together.