Delivery Hero

Senior Legal Counsel – International Employment Law- Riders (f/m/d)

Delivery Hero

November 3, 2021


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We are looking for a Senior Legal Counsel- International Employment Law- Riders (f/m/d) to join the Commercial Law team on our journey to always deliver amazing experiences.
Your mission:

  • You will be part of a team of international employment lawyers overseeing the legal challenges of the gig-economy, with a particular emphasis on employment law and platform work.

  • Through a variety of projects (e.g. M&A transactions, restructurings, fintech initiatives, public policy, etc.) you will advise Delivery Hero SE on employment law related topics such as reclassification of workers, unions and workers’ representatives, collective negotiation, outsourcing of services, immigration requirements, tax and social security obligations.

  • You will know our delivery operations and our technology in several international markets and you will proactively identify employment related risks in the relationship with riders, proposing changes in the operations, technology and processes that can help Delivery Hero group to enhance the legal and employment compliance.

  • Working closely with our international team and leveraging external law firms across the globe, you will oversee employment related disputes, litigations, investigations and administrative proceedings in the LATAM region.

  • You will closely monitor legal trends and legislative changes concerning platform work globally, and you will play a key role educating and training internal stakeholders on relevant legal topics.

  • You will report directly into the Head of the Legal Logistics team and you will have direct exposure to senior management levels in our international markets and central headquarters;

  • You are open to travel internationally if necessary, although not for more than 10% of your working time in a year.

Your heroic skills:

  • You are fully proficient in English (this will be your main working language). Being fluent in German, Spanish or Arabic will be a great plus!

  • You are a qualified and practicing employment lawyer in any jurisdiction, and you bring at least 6 years of post-qualification work experience (in a reputable firm or as in-house counsel) advising on employment law matters.

  • You have an excellent understanding of the interactions among different areas of law and, most importantly, the interplay among tax, social security, immigration and employment law, and you have experience on litigation matters.

  • You have international experience, either working abroad and/or coordinating international legal advice on employment related matters.

  • You are solution oriented, structured and are able to communicate effectively in an executive manner.

  • You are an absolute team player with good people management and interpersonal skills, and are willing to work collaboratively.

  • You are already based in or willing to relocate to Berlin and soon as practicable.

Why Delivery Hero?

  • English is our working language and our colleagues at Delivery Hero come from every corner of the globe, working in a diverse, cross-cultural team. For most opportunities, we also offer visa & relocation support.

  • We take care of our employees and offer flexible working hours.

  • Enjoy our free weekly online yoga classes and subsidized Urban Sports Club or GymPass membership.

  • Take care of your mental and emotional well-being with our free Headspace subscription and unlimited access to the confidential Employee Assistance Program.

  • Participate in health campaigns such as seasonal flu vaccination.

  • Benefit from subsidised products e.g. BVG ticket, meal vouchers, fruit or vegetable box or our bike rental program.

  • We support child care needs where we partner with an external service to support tasks such as Kita search and application, Au Pair or childminder search.

  • Join the global market leader and a publicly listed DAX company with a competitive remuneration package and a lot of training, career & development opportunities.

  • Develop your skills with your personal educational budget for conferences and external trainings.

  • Access our e-learning platform and participate in our various inhouse trainings, including German learning options.

  • Save responsibly with our attractive corporate pension options.

  • Join company parties, team, cultural and sports events - due to the current situation on a virtual basis.

  • Our office lounges are filled with healthy (and some more indulgent!) snacks and refreshments to keep you energised throughout the day.

About us:
Delivery Hero is building the next generation global on-demand delivery platform. We have grown rapidly from inception in 2011 to become the world's largest food-ordering network and we’re now innovating and creating new verticals such as groceries, pharmacies, flowers and other convenience articles in multiple markets.
Our awesome international team already operates in 40+ countries worldwide and we are looking for the most talented people to join us on our mission to ‘always deliver an amazing experience.’ If you’re an enthusiastic problem solver and hungry for a new adventure, an exciting job and multicultural workplace is waiting for you in the heart of Berlin!
At Delivery Hero, we believe diversity and representation is key to creating not only an exciting product, but also an amazing customer and employee experience. Fostering this starts with hiring - therefore we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or any other aspect that makes you, you.
Have we caught your attention? If you are looking for an environment where our company DNA is defined by our values and People Leadership Principles, please send us your CV.
We’re looking forward to your application!