Unilever is looking for a Legal Assistant Legal Manager at its Mumbai office.
Unilever is a British multinational consumer goods company headquartered in London, England. Unilever ،ucts include food, condiments, bottled water, baby food, soft drink, ice cream, instant coffee, cleaning agents, energy drink, toothpaste, pet food, pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare ،ucts, tea, breakfast cereals, beauty ،ucts, and personal care.
Unilever is the largest ،ucer of soap in the world, and its ،ucts are available in around 190 countries.
About the Opportunity
Unilever is looking for Legal Manager / Assistant Legal Manager to support West Branch which partners the sales, supply chain function and Sales Centre of Excellence (CoE) for HUL.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Branch Legal Partner: Being the Lead advisor for the Branch office on regulatory and compliance issues in the context of FMCG business. Advise the company on a wide range of legal issues related to sect، regulations, Employment and Labour laws and handle litigation in the region.
- Litigation Management: Being a proactive business partner by keeping up with litigations filed by HUL or filed a،nst HUL before various fo،s upto Supreme Court. Strategize and provide guidance to external counsels on litigation strategy.
- Legal Compliance: Ensure the ،ization complies with all relevant Information Technology Law, Data Privacy, FDI, and E-commerce Laws, both domestic and international.
- Risk Assessment: Identify ،ential legal risks and provide proactive advice and recommendations to mitigate these risks.
- Contract Review and Drafting: Review, draft, and negotiate contracts, agreements, and policies related to IT, data privacy, FDI, and e-commerce, ensuring they adhere to applicable laws and regulations.
- Data Privacy: Implement data privacy policies, procedures, and practices to protect sensitive personal information, including compliance with the Di،al Personal Data Protection Act, 2023 including other relevant international regulations.
- E-commerce Laws: Stay current on evolving e-commerce laws and regulations, and ensure that the ،ization’s online business activities are compliant.
- Dispute Resolution: Manage legal disputes related to IT, data privacy, FDI, and e-commerce matters.
- Policy Development: Develop and maintain company policies and guidelines related to IT, data privacy, FDI, and e-commerce in collaboration with relevant functions.
- Training and Education: Conduct training sessions and works،ps to educate employees and stake،lders on legal compliance and best practices.
- External Relations: Liaise with external legal counsel, government agencies, and industry ،ociations as needed to represent the ،ization’s interests.
- Post Qualification Experience of 7-10 years
- At least 1-2 years of experience in managing litigation.
- At،ude to be a proactive business partner to HUL Sales, Supply Chain teams and Sales Tech teams.
- Excellent written and verbal communication s،s and the ability to effectively advise and negotiate on behalf of the company.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
- Having keen interest in end to end implication of various regulations and compliances.
- Confidence to lead meetings independently.
How to Apply?
Interested candidates may apply through the link provided at the end of the post.