Justworks
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Senior Legal Program Manager, International

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Employer Provided Salary: 86,000-119,900 Annually
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Who We Are

At Justworks, you’ll enjoy a welcoming and casual environment, great benefits, wellness program offerings, company retreats, and the ability to interact with and learn from leaders in the startup community. We work hard and care about our most prized asset - our people.

We’re helping businesses get off the ground by enabling them to focus on running their business. We solve HR issues. We’re data-driven and never stop iterating. If you’d like to work in a supportive, entrepreneurial environment, are interested in building something meaningful and having fun while doing it, we’d love to hear from you.

We're united by shared goals and shared motivations at Justworks. These are best summed up in our company values, which are reflected in our product and in our team.

Our Values

If this sounds like you, you’ll fit right in.

Who You Are

You enjoy connecting and engaging with people as well as solving problems beyond just advising on compliance. Your presence fosters reassurance from others and people know they can depend on you. You are a collaborative, team player with superior communication and execution skills.

As part of the Legal team, Senior Legal Program Manager, International will provide vendor management and cross-functional coordination to Justworks in support of various functions in the organization. You will report to Lead Counsel, International and work with people at different levels of the organization, formalizing processes and improving the International legal program.

Your Success ProfileWhat You Will Work On

  • Negotiate and structure service level agreements with local counsel and other legal vendors per jurisdiction as well as manage and monitor the relationships with each legal vendor per jurisdiction to ensure compliance with local regulations and service level agreements.
  • Receive, clarify, and process International legal requests from various teams, such as  Sales, Operations, Customer Success, and Finance, for direct resolution or escalation internally to the Justworks International Legal team or externally to local counsel, as appropriate; as well as manage and maintain the systems and tools for such request.
  • Manage and mitigate legal claims with the support of the Justworks International Legal team and external counsel, when needed.
  • Create and maintain an inventory of local compliance requirements for each jurisdiction, identify compliance enhancements in existing standard operating procedures, design mitigation measures cross-functionally, and assist in remediation plans. 
  • Maintain the International Legal Roadmap, the global legal initiatives designed to meet the  strategic goals of Justworks International.
  • Use information obtained from local jurisdictional experience and external counsel to prepare, manage, and enhance Justworks International knowledge bases and standard operating procedures.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design, implement, and conduct employment and HR compliance training programs tailored for employees.
  • Work with cross-functional teams and key stakeholders relating to various legal and compliance matters.
  • Help drive compliance program awareness and handle other related responsibilities. 
  • Support in other duties as needed based on department and/or organizational needs. Some travel is required.

How You Will Do Your Work

As a Senior Legal Program Manager, International, how results are achieved is paramount for your success and ultimately result in our success as an organization. In this role, your foundational knowledge, skills, abilities, and personal attributes are anchored in the following competencies:

  • Clear communication - the ability to articulate thoughts and express ideas effectively using oral, written, visual, and non-verbal communication skills, as well as listening skills to gain understanding.
  • Ethical practice - the ability to integrate core values, integrity, and accountability throughout all organizational and business practices.
  • Detail-oriented - exercises extreme attention to detail; is thorough, accurate, organized, and productive and seeks to understand both the cause and effect of a situation.
  • Risk assessment - applying a logical step-by-step process to protect, and consequently minimize risks to, the organization, interests, and employees.
  • Manages complexity - making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

In addition, all Justworkers focus on aligning their behaviors to our core values known as COGIS. It stands for:

  • Camaraderie - Day to day you can be seen working together toward a higher purpose. You like to have fun. You’re an active listener, treat people respectfully, and have a strong desire to know and help others.
  • Openness - Your default is to be open. You're willing to share information, understand other perspectives, and consider new possibilities. You’re curious, ask open questions, and are receptive to thoughts and feedback from others.
  • Grit - You demonstrate grit by having the courage to commit and persevere. You’re committed, earnest, and dive in to get the job done well with a positive attitude.
  • Integrity - Simply put, do what you say and say what you'll do. You’re honest and forthright, have a strong moral compass, and strive to match your words with your actions while leading by example. 
  • Simplicity - Be like Einstein: “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler.” 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 7 years of program management, project management, and other relevant experience, experience in EOR 
  • Minimum of 2 years of human resources, legal, risk management, or compliance experience.
  • Direct experience working with or in multiple countries preferred 
  • Ability to be a business partner across internal clients and stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Multilingual communication skills are a plus.
  • Demonstrated time management, organizational, and analytical skills with the ability to multitask and meet deadlines.


The base wage range for this position based in our New York City Office is targeted at $109,000.00 - $119,900.00 per year.

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Actual compensation is based on multiple factors that are unique to each candidate, including and not limited to skill set, level of relevant experience, and specific work location.  Salary ranges for positions based in other locations may differ based on the cost of labor in that location. 

For more information about Justworks’ Total Reward Philosophy, including all of the perks and benefits we are proud to offer our team members, please visit Total Rewards @ Justworks

Diversity At Justworks

Justworks is committed to maintaining a workplace where diversity of identity, culture, and life experience is the norm and is celebrated authentically and respected consistently. Diversity in our work, our people, and our product drives creativity and innovation, entrepreneurial leadership and integrity, competitiveness, and collaboration throughout our business and in the market. We depend on our differences to make our team stronger, our workplace more dynamic, and our product accessible to all of our customers.

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or familial status, disability, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status. Justworks is fully dedicated to providing necessary support to candidates with disabilities who may require reasonable accommodations. We also provide reasonable accommodations to employees based on their sincerely held religious beliefs, as well as for other covered reasons consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. If you're in need of a reasonable accommodation, please reach out to us at [email protected]. Your comfort and success matter to us, and we're here to ensure an inclusive experience.

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What are Justworks Perks + Benefits

Justworks Benefits Overview

People are our most prized asset. We do hard work, and we’ll always work hard to take care of you.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Whether it's through Justworks-sponsored initiatives or in pursuit of a cause that matters to you, get paid while you're giving back. All Justworks’ employees get up to five fully-paid volunteer day
Partners with nonprofits
Justworks.org is creating equitable access to entrepreneurship for early-stage minority- and women-owned businesses through its annual grant program.
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Justworks’ dedicated program manager for Diversity and Inclusion (D+I) oversees the company’s formal practices and policies.
Highly diverse management team
Justworks is committed to constantly improving our diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives across the entire company.
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
At Justworks, we believe it takes diversity of identity, culture, and life experience to create a world in which starting, running, and joining a growing business is an accessible option for all.
Diversity employee resource groups
Justworks has eight Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that are all committed to making the company's work culture more diverse and inclusive.
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Justworks employees can contribute up to $2,500 annually to their FSA.
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Justworks offers its employees multiple wellness perks including access to Talkspace, Classpass, Gympass, and a complimentary membership to Headspace.
Mental health benefits
Justworks offers employees access to Talkspace and an annual complimentary membership to Headspace.
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Justworks will match up to $1,000 of your 401k contributions dollar for dollar per year.
Company equity
As a Justworker, you have a stake in the company you work every day to build. All Justworks offer letters include equity and Justworkers can continue to earn more over time with promotions and tenure.
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Justworks Family Matters Employee Resource Group hosts events throughout the year for employees and their families to participate.
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) (within reason, of course) 10 Public Holidays 7 Sick Days 5 Volunteer Days
Paid volunteer time
5 PTO Volunteer Days
Sabbatical
Employees continually employed by Justworks for at least five years are eligible for a sabbatical leave of up to six weeks.
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
7 PTO Sick Days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Pet friendly
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Enjoy access to top-notch medical, dental, and vision insurance with the options you need to feel secure and take care of yourself, your way. Justworks offers plans with 100% covered premiums for individuals and 90%+ covered premiums for families.

Taking care of yourself doesn't end with having good health insurance, especially when it comes to dealing with stress or issues in your life outside of work. Get free access to Talkspace, the leader in anonymous, accessible, and professional online therapy. Plus, with Health Advocate, you’ll have legal, financial, and medical bill resources at the ready.

We carefully vet the benefits and perks we offer in Justworks. That means you get access to all the same great options as our customers, plus everything that’s still in beta — all while helping to make our product even better.

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