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ANZ Counsel, Delivery

Legal
Sydney, Australia |
Richmond, Australia

About the Role

Uber enables innovative mobility and delivery services around the world. You may know us best for allowing people to book a ride via the Uber platform with a touch of their smartphone. We are listed on the New York Stock Exchange and you can access our services in over 900 cities worldwide, including in nine countries in Asia Pacific (APAC).

We have a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented lawyer to join our Australia & New Zealand Delivery legal team that sits within our broader APAC Legal Team. This role will be focused on supporting the growth of Uber's New Verticals business, including the expansion into the delivery of alcohol, groceries and other products. This position will be based in Sydney and will report to Sr Counsel, Delivery, ANZ.

What You'll Do:

  • Be a trusted adviser to the business, and provide legal and strategic input on a wide variety of initiatives and issues for Uber's ANZ Delivery - New Verticals business.
  • Advise on a broad range of legal, commercial and regulatory issues related to the delivery of regulated goods such as alcohol and in ways that are practical, commercially-focussed and future thinking.
  • Draft and negotiate key strategic contracts with large enterprise customers to support the growth of the ANZ New Verticals business.
  • Provide product counselling for our fast-moving product team that manage legal risk but allow for sustainable and continued growth.
  • Understand, interpret and apply current regulations as applicable to Uber's various business models in the region and advise on ongoing compliance.
  • Advise our marketing team on award winning campaigns and initiatives.
  • Work closely with our Policy, Tax, Communications, Safety and Operations teams to support regulatory engagement, strategic projects and to refine and shape business operations
  • This is a hands-on role and you'll be expected to handle significant and complex legal matters with short turnaround times.

What You'll Need:

  • A minimum of 7 years post-admission experience, qualified to practice in Australia. In-house experience is preferred.
  • Experience working in a category which is heavily regulated such as e-commerce, technology or regulated goods is preferred
  • Proven track record of drafting and negotiating commercial agreements and advising on a range of legal, commercial and regulatory issues
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (with a high level of emotional intelligence).
  • Demonstrated effectiveness operating in complex organizational environments with strong stakeholder management skills and self-starter qualities
  • Comfortable in working with shifting priorities, ambiguity and fast-paced environments.
  • Self-starter and self-sufficient.
  • Embody the highest standards of integrity, ethics and accountability.
  • Enthusiastic about Uber and our mission!

This is not your typical in-house role; it is a dynamic, fast-paced environment and needs a candidate who is agile and able to juggle multiple projects, re-prioritize quickly to address shifting business needs, and thrive in high impact/high profile situations.

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 10,000 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.


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