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Senior Director, Global Labor & Employment



Sales & Business Development
Posted on Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Strength in Trust

At OneTrust, we exist to unlock every company's potential to thrive by doing what's good for people and planet. Using cutting-edge technology and a real-world approach to privacy, GRC, ethics, and ESG, we’ve created a no-nonsense platform to help supercharge the global push for Trust Intelligence.

The Challenge

As Senior Director, Assistant General Counsel Labor & Employment, you will lead OneTrust’s global employment law and workplace compliance. You will support our People and business partners in the U.S. and worldwide, providing pragmatic, risk-weighted advice on a broad range of employment matters affecting our workforce. You should thrive in an environment that requires you to adapt to changing priorities and organizational needs. In addition, you must have the ability to operate independently in a fast-paced, rapidly growing environment and be comfortable working collaboratively and proactively within the legal team as well as across other functional teams and with external stakeholders. This position is a people manager role reporting to the Deputy General Counsel.

Your Mission

  • Responsible for executing and providing proactive legal strategies, services, and counsel across the enterprise in employment and employee relations. This position will work closely with People, the business and leadership in designing and executing the Company’s employment compliance strategies, global policies and procedures, training and investigation management. Services are coordinated with the corporate functions and business units to accomplish world-class delivery in a cost-effective manner.
  • Manage team supporting and advising OneTrust’s People and business partners on employment-law related matters for OneTrust on a global basis, including hiring, performance management, terminations, discrimination, harassment, accommodations, leaves of absence, wage and hour issues, incentive compensation, employee investigations, restructuring plans and corporate development (M&A) activity
  • Advise on policy decisions, emerging risk areas, and risk mitigation strategies
  • Develop and oversee efficient, scalable approaches for providing employment law and litigation support, including through the innovative use of digital technologies and workflow improvements
  • Oversee the drafting and negotiation of offer letters and employment-related agreements, including severance, separation, restrictive covenant, retention, and other employment-related agreements; draft employee-facing policies, handbooks, and other resources
  • Oversee the drafting and negotiation of offer letters and employment-related agreements, including severance, separation, restrictive covenant, retention, and other employment-related agreements; draft employee-facing policies, handbooks, and other resources
  • Monitor new laws, regulations and decisions affecting the substantive legal areas above and provide strategic advice to company leadership
  • Help lead training events on employment law, litigation, and compliance related matters
  • Advise regarding labor matters, including works councils and navigating labor laws in relevant non-U.S. locations
  • Manage and direct employment-related aspects of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, supporting related integration efforts
  • Draft and/or review documents, including correspondence with opposing counsel, EEO position statements, mediation statements, and pleadings
  • Direct Company responses to demand letters, agency matters, government-initiated inquiries and relevant audits
  • Manage relationships and costs with outside counsel handling employment litigation and advisory matters
  • Support Legal department and team related projects, as assigned

You Are

  • JD from an accredited U.S. law school
  • Admitted to practice in the U.S. and in good standing.
  • 12+ years employment law practice, in-house experience required, preferably with cloud and software industries, including SaaS
  • Fluency translating legal advice into practical, risk adjusted, business-oriented advice
  • Strong work ethic and the highest level of integrity and business ethics
  • International employment law experience highly preferred, with experience supporting international business operations and partnering with non-U.S. HR and other professionals.
  • Ability to maintain productive work relationships and work collaboratively with legal area specialists to resolve issues


As an employee at OneTrust, you will be a part of the OneTeam. That means equity, bonuses, unlimited PTO, and 100% paid medical benefits (and that’s just the beginning!).

Our employee rewards philosophy spans mental, physical, and emotional well-being because we want our people to succeed both in and out of the office. Some benefits differ depending on region, but here’s what you can expect from our OneTeam Total Rewards Program:

  • Competitive Compensation: We offer top pay for top talent with competitive total packages including equity for all, performance bonuses, and retirement savings with match. We’re also committed to fair and equitable pay practices.
  • Workstyle Flexibility: At home or in the office, we trust you to get the job done. Our people have the option to work in the office, fully remote, or a hybrid based on their role. Go green with commuter program discounts and in-office perks.
  • Career Development: You’re not just joining any company; you’re joining the company that built the category-defining software platform for trust. You can become an expert and earn industry certifications with training and exams paid for by us and access to our learning & development program and guest speaker series.
  • Employee Recognition: We celebrate our accomplishments the best way we know how – together. Our people are invited to attend employee appreciation social events (including our awesome annual holiday party), participate in ticket giveaways for local city events based on your home office location, and celebrate one another through our #CheersforPeers channel.
  • Focus on Wellbeing: Take the vacation or volunteer - we have unlimited PTO globally. You’ll also have access to ClassPass memberships, generous company holidays and your birthday off, paid sick days, Employee Resource Groups (or, as we call them, Employee Trust Groups), and other ways to get connected or support company diversity, equity, and inclusion goals.
  • Health Benefits: No package is complete without great health benefits. This role may receive company-paid employee healthcare premiums, parental leave, and access to mental health benefits and employee assistance programs. Specific benefits differ by location, so please check with your recruiter to specify what this role will receive.

Our Commitment to You

When you join OneTrust you are stepping onto a launching pad — the countdown has begun. The destination? A career without boundaries working alongside a diverse and inclusive crew who is passionate about doing meaningful work. As a pioneer, your voice and expertise will help chart the direction of an entirely new industry — Trust. Our commitment to putting people first starts with you. Your growth is part of the mission. Our goal is to give you the power to embark on the next phase of your uniquely, unique career.

OneTrust provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

For California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island, and Washington-based candidates: the annual base pay range for this role is listed below. Within this range, individual pay is determined by several factors, including location, job-related skills, work experience, and relevant education and/or training. This role may also be eligible for discretionary bonuses, equity, and/or commissions, as well as benefits.

Salary Range
$225.50$338,225 USD


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