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22/04 Preena
Recruitment Director at TaskUs

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TaskUs - Senior Legal Counsel - LLB (5-13 yrs)

MP/Indore Job Code: 917294

What does the Senior Legal Counsel, Labor, and Compliance really do? Think of yourself as someone who will be responsible for identifying and solving for labor and compliance risks faced by TaskUs entrance into India, so not just anyone is qualified for this role! We make sure we get the best of the best, after all, were a ridiculously good company so we make sure our employees are top notch.

TaskUs is the fastest growing tech-enabled business services company in the world. We exist to provide ridiculously innovative customer support, AI operations, and content security to the worlds most disruptive companies

We believe our Frontline employees come first, always. At TaskUs, leaders eat lastin other words, we expect you to put your line of direct reports before yourself. We think in terms of #FrontlineFirst because we know good ideas can come from anyone at anytime. That's probably why were ranked 40th on Glassdoors 2019 100 Best Places to Work list.

A special place requires special people. Qualified candidates have a sense of humility, an adventurous spirit, and a relentless work ethic. If you are looking for more than the standard 9 to 5, you've found it.

We exist to make the worlds best companies better. We aim to have fun while doing it.

What does the Senior Legal Counsel, Labor, and Compliance really do? Think of yourself as someone who will be responsible for identifying and solving for labor and compliance risks faced by TaskUs entrance into India, so not just anyone is qualified for this role! We make sure we get the best of the best, after all, were a ridiculously good company so we make sure our employees are top notch.

You will be responsible for identifying and solving for labor and compliance risks faced by TaskUs entrance into India. Your first 90 days will require you to work closely with the India startup team as a key member of the Legal Department to educate TaskUs leaders on the requirements associated with employing a large workforce in India and design a plan for meeting these requirements effectively and efficiently at scale.

Key Duties:

- Identify key startup activities necessary to meet legal requirements in Indore, including all local labor and compliance regulations

- Draft and deliver company policies, procedures, and related documents such as employment contracts, confidentiality agreements, work rules, and employee handbooks

- Provide advice and counsel to leadership on key risks for India expansion, including potential labor claims and anti-bribery / anti-corruption regulation

- Build durable, trusted relationships with service delivery and other internal departments in India as a representative of the legal tea

- Monitor and provide regular reporting to internal department stakeholders on labor and compliance risks, including new legislation and other developments

- Audit and report on adherence to key company standards on employment contracts, confidentiality agreements, and related items

- Occasional travel may be required, but could increase over time to match the company's expansion into other areas within India

Physical presence in TaskUs Indore office.

- Work or be available at unconventional hours or on the weekends to support global team objectives and meet urgent business needs

Qualifications:

- Mastery of India labor law

- Strong knowledge of other legal compliance areas, such as corporate governance, and anti-bribery/anti-corruption laws.

- 5+ years in the legal department of a BPO or adjacent industry

- LL.B. from one of the India National Law Universities

- Enrollment in the State Bar Council and clearance of the All India Bar Examination (AIBE)

- Ideally, minimum of 5 years of labor or compliance experience working in the India office of a global law firm and in a corporate environment, preferably at a BPO or adjacent industry

Desired skills:

- Enthusiastic about solving ambiguous operations problems with support from subject matter experts

- Highly analytical

- Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills

- Takes initiative and does whatever it takes to achieve objectives

- Demonstrates the ability to self-evaluate

- Understands and utilizes the behaviors of others to personally influence an outcome

- Analyzing all aspects of a situation to make consistently sound and timely decisions

- Facilitates mutually beneficial outcomes to satisfy various interests and is consistently brought in as a problem solver in challenging situations

- Combines knowledge, curiosity, imagination, and evaluation to achieve desired results

- Project Management: Able to maintain the objectives while honoring designated constraints

- Strong work ethic, impeccable organization and a creative problem solver

TaskUs is the fastest growing tech-enabled business services company in the world, delivering the customer support, AI operations and content security services that power the worlds most innovative companies. Listed as one of Glassdoors 100 Best Places to Work, USA Todays Best Company Cultures and Best Companies for Women by Comparably, TaskUs is a Frontline-First company that puts its people at the heart of everything they do.

TaskUs has been recognized as one of the Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America for the past seven years consecutively. Founded in 2008 by Bryce Maddock and Jaspar Weir, the company raised over $250mm in 2018 from the worlds largest private equity firm, Blackstone.

TaskUs currently has over 15,000 employees and offices across the U.S., Philippines, India, Taiwan, and Mexico.

TaskUs, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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