Legal Job Opening: Corporate Counsel at Amazon, Bangalore

Amazon, a company with a mission to be Earth’s most customer-centric company where people can find and discover anything they want to buy online is looking to hire a Corporate Counsel – Labour and Employment for their Bangalore Office.

Job Description:

Amazon’s Legal Department is looking for a talented lawyer to fill the position of Corporate Counsel – Labour and Employment to support Amazon’s wide range of businesses in various legal entities in India and an employee base in excess of 70,000 employees.

This Position Will Report To The Senior Corporate Counsel (Labor And Employment) And Will Assist Him On All Employee Related Issues Like

Employee benefits & HR policies

Employee engagement and grievance handling

Performance management issues including undertaking inquiry/investigations.

Matters relating to employee misconduct, discipline, termination, non-compete, etc.

Contract labor issues and litigation support

Payroll compliances and support

Compliances to labor laws, returns filings and record keeping

Amazon operates across almost all the states in the country. Labor law compliances and employee issues will be an area of focus for this position. Drafting employment agreements, agency agreements, temporary staff agreements and other labor related documentation; provide day-to-day employment law and compliance counseling; and provide training on employment and compliance related matters. The Counsel will also participate in other Amazon legal projects as directed.

Compensation will be based on experience and includes equity compensation.

Basic Qualifications:

Law degree (LLB) from a leading university or law school

In-depth understanding of Indian labor laws/practices and extensive experience in dealing with various employment matters including labor disputes.

Should have handled a large volume of complex litigation matters and demonstrated sound judgment in closing these matters successfully including settling the matter where possible.

A minimum of 10+ years of legal experience (with several years of experience at a leading law firm and/or in-house at a large organization employing large number of employees).

The successful candidate must be proactive, enthusiastic, enjoy working hard and being challenged and demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations.

Preferred Qualifications:

Law degree (LLB) from a leading university or law school

In-depth understanding of Indian labor laws/practices and extensive experience in dealing with various employment matters including labor disputes.

Should have handled a large volume of complex litigation matters and demonstrated sound judgment in closing these matters successfully including settling the matter where possible.

A minimum of 10+ years of legal experience (with several years of experience at a leading law firm and/or in-house at a large organization employing large number of employees).

The successful candidate must be proactive, enthusiastic, enjoy working hard and being challenged and demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations.

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About the Company:

Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. We are driven by the excitement of building technologies, inventing products, and providing services that change lives. We embrace new ways of doing things, make decisions quickly, and are not afraid to fail. We have the scope and capabilities of a large company, and the spirit and heart of a small one.

Together, Amazonians research and develop new technologies from Amazon Web Services to Alexa on behalf of our customers: shoppers, sellers, content creators, and developers around the world.

Our mission is to be Earth’s most customer-centric company. Our actions, goals, projects, programs, and inventions begin and end with the customer top of mind.

You’ll also hear us say that at Amazon, it’s always “Day 1.”​ What do we mean? That our approach remains the same as it was on Amazon’s very first day – to make smart, fast decisions, stay nimble, invent, and focus on delighting our customers.

5 May, 2020

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