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Senior Counsel, Global Compliance

Legal in San Francisco, CA

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.

 

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.

 

About the Role

 

Uber is changing the way the world thinks about transportation. We are building technology people use everyday. Whether it's heading home from work, getting a meal delivered from a favorite restaurant, or a way to earn extra income, Uber is becoming part of the fabric of daily life.

We're making cities safer, smarter, and more connected. And we're doing it at a global scale-energizing local economies and bringing opportunity to millions of people around the world.

We are currently searching for a Sr. Counsel, Global Compliance who will continue the work of building a world class compliance program for all of Uber. This is a great opportunity to join a growing team and to work on cutting edge issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment. This position reports to the Director II, Global Compliance, and is based in Uber’s corporate HQ in San Francisco. Do you want to bring your expertise to Uber? Read on…

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO

 

  • Work directly with Uber’s Director II, Global Compliance, to execute an effective compliance program, including providing employees with clear policies and procedures
  • Take primary responsibility for the day-to-day administration of Uber’s global employee whistleblower helpline, including managing intake and assignment of matters, monitoring case aging and closure, and aggregating helpline data for reporting obligations
  • Lead the Compliance team’s conflict of interest program, including intake, review and resolution of employee and third party potential conflicts of interest
  • Work with cross-functional team to perform anti-corruption due diligence on relevant business partners, and, where applicable, take steps to remediate compliance risks
  • Review, assess and respond to requests by employees to give or receive business courtesies
  • Provide effective and practical compliance counseling and advice in the areas of anti-corruption, conflicts of interest, competitive intelligence and other areas of business conduct  
  • Identify compliance risks and successfully drive remediation efforts  
  • Collaborate with other leaders on cross-functional initiatives  
  • Help us innovate our Compliance program by leveraging Uber’s talent and resources to develop cutting edge Compliance solutions

 

WHO YOU ARE

 

  • Minimum 8+ years of experience in private practice, government service, and/or in-house roles. Technology and international experience strongly preferred.  Experience in a regulated industry, while not required, is helpful
  • Law degree from an accredited institution and membership in good standing in at least one state bar is required
  • Substantial experience with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and comparable anti-corruption laws and regulations; international competition laws and regulations; global data privacy laws; and familiarity with political contribution and government pay to play rules;  
  • Experience counseling business leaders to navigate Compliance risks
  • Superior analytical and legal skills, mature judgment and innovative thinking
  • Dynamic and resilient individual with the demonstrated ability to make decisions and influence, persuade and build consensus in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrated effectiveness operating in complex organizational environments and self-starter qualities
  • Familiarity with the global framework affecting the technology industry, such as  international laws governing technology, interactions with government institutions and government officials, antitrust and competition issues
  • Unquestioned integrity and ethics in business and personal conduct                                                                            
  • Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills to inspire and influence employees at every level to embrace compliance initiatives
  • Able and willing to travel internationally
  • Fluency in English is required (secondary language skills are highly preferred)

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