KnowledgeHut – an upGrad Company, is a global ed-tech company, equipping the world’s workforce with the skills of the future via outcome-based immersive learning. Our mission is to empower technologists and other professionals with high-quality hands-on learning opportunities at scale, nurture talent for the future of work and help close the skills gap.
Roles & Responsibilities:
- Participates in the definition and development of corporate policies, procedures and programs
- Takes responsibility for a strong governance & compliance system on legal matters and on legal implications of all matters
Specific areas of responsibilities:
- Assumes responsibility for ensuring that the company conducts its business in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
- Judges the merits of major legal disputes, works with the appropriate executive(s) to define a strategic approach and approves appropriate settlements where warranted.
- Deal with external parties (regulators, external counsel, government agencies, clients, vendors etc)
- Draft agreements that minimize risks and maximize legal rights – for internal and external contracts
- Should be proficient in drafting and reviewing of all kinds of Deeds, Notices, Agreements, Written Statement, Memorandums, pleadings, Contract and Sub – Contract, NDA and consultant Agreements etc.,
- Responsible for Record Keeping and managing contracts.
- 3 to 5 years of proven general counsel experience in business and technology environment
- Overall broad legal knowledge (corporate law, secretarial compliances, litigations, labour law, IPR etc)
- Strong aptitude to rapidly learn & scale knowledge in adjacent / new areas of work
- Ability to develop legal strategy and objectives & In-depth understanding of how legal issues affect organizations
- Strong financial acumen & business understanding
- High degree of professional ethics, integrity and gravitas
- Excellent judgment and analytical skills
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Customer/Client Focus.
- Qualified Company Secretary would be an added advantage.
- Basic Knowledge of Data Privacy is must.
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