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21/02 Swiggy
Talent Acquisition at Swiggy

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Swiggy - General Manager - Legal - LLB (5-9 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 1378217

Mandate 2 - Employees will have the freedom to work remotely all through the year. These employees, who form a large majority, will come together in their base location for a week, once every quarter

GM - Legal - JD

Swiggy is seeking a GM - Legal, who will lead on private equity / M&A transactions, and compliance matters for Swiggy and its subsidiaries.

The candidate must have substantial PE/M&A and investments background and be able to manage large and complex transactions within short timelines, as well as research and advise on transactional and general corporate matters and work effectively with outside counsel. The candidate will also lead the compliance function, including providing strategic advice on compliance requirements based on day to day business operations.

Key Responsibilities

PE/M&A, investments and corporate:

- Lead Swiggy's' PE/M&A, investment and other corporate development activities from legal perspective.

- Structuring and evaluating new/proposed transactions in collaboration with relevant stakeholders;

- Review, draft and negotiate transaction documentation including term sheets, definitive agreements and closing documentation.

- Advise business and commercial teams on commercial arrangements/business models by highlighting potential legal issues, risks, and collaborating with stakeholders to develop and implement appropriate risk-mitigation strategies

- Provide commercial and practical general business advisory and support from a legal perspective relating to business operations


- Proactively advise and assist in managing important change in laws and regulation;

- Lead the team in developing processes, policies and procedures designed to reduce legal risk and/or increase efficiency;

- Work with respective functions and business teams to ensure smooth implementation of regulatory compliance and processes;

- Facilitate acquisition of compliance certificates and registrations

- Organize and deliver compliance training and communications;

- Be a key contributor to developing and implementing new compliance policies;

Essential Skills:

- Competence in broad range of corporate laws, especially in both Indian domestic and trans-national commercial transaction;

- Extensive experience and strong skills in drafting and negotiating transaction documentations; Extensive experience in analysing and responding to regulatory and compliance matters;

- Excellent ability to analyse and assess business processes, spot issues and propose/implement solutions; Ability to function autonomously yet communicate laterally and upwardly with ease;

- Strong legal and business judgment;

- Excellent written and oral communication skills; and

- Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and coordinate complex issues and projects with diverse levels of management and employees.

- Ready and willing to take up new projects.

Competency Description:

- Reliability, dependability - Works hard and does what it takes to get results and meets deadlines. Takes accountability and works well in a cross functional team.

- Writing, speaking and listening effectively- Writes, speaks and presents information effectively, clearly and with brevity. Communicates to improve understanding, decision-making and performance. Understands the value of listening to others. Thinks before speaking. Probes to understand and confirms understanding of what is heard. Encourages others to speak.

- Composure- Handles unexpected events calmly. Successfully copes with unintended consequences. Helps co-workers thrive in stressful situations. Identifies and manages stress due to lack of control. Acts with the highest level of professionalism and maturity during crisis situations. Looks immediately for resolution rather than placing blame.

- Dealing with ambiguity- Able to function well in loosely structured situations. Works effectively in situations involving uncertainty or lack of information. Effectively handles multiple projects or tasks at the same time. Is open to and responds flexibly to change.

- Open communication- Willing to ask and honestly answer the tough questions. Treats other's opinions with respect. Fosters open communication and candid discussions. Shares information that helps others do their job well. Keeps others in the loop.

- Company-wide perspective- Able to assess broader and deeper impact of decisions. Focuses on what is right for the company not just what is best for the group, project or self. Does not act in ways that is suboptimal for the overall business. When possible, encourages cross-functional and cross business brainstorming and project teaming.

Desired skills:

- LL.B., from a recognized university in India;

- 7+ years PQE with significant PE/M&A experience;

- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills;

- Ability to manage varied stakeholders both in India and internationally;

- Sound and practical business judgment

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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