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Legal Counsel, Workplace Relations - USA - Arizona - Virtual

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to revolutionize commerce globally to make moving money, selling and shopping, personalized and secure. 

Job Description Summary:

Legal Counsel, Workplace Relations Specialist will conduct internal reviews, collaboratively resolve complex or sensitive workplace conduct issues, and ensure consistent application of workplace policies and procedures as well as compliance with local laws and regulations.  In this role, you will work closely with Human Resources, Global Investigations, Ethics, business leaders, and employees to resolve  build understanding, transparency, and trust across the company.

Job Description:

LEGAL COUNSEL, WORKPLACE RELATIONS SPECIALIST



PayPal’s Legal Team is looking to hire a Legal Counsel, Workplace Relations Specialist to conduct internal reviews, collaboratively resolve complex or sensitive workplace conduct issues, and ensure consistent application of workplace policies and procedures as well as compliance with local laws and regulations.  In this role, you will work closely with Human Resources, Global Investigations, Ethics, business leaders, and employees to resolve  build understanding, transparency, and trust across the company.

 

Job Responsibilities

You will work as part of a small, dynamic, high-performing team responsible for conducting internal reviews involving alleged violations of PayPal’s polices, including the company’s Code of Conduct, as well as relevant employment laws.  Core responsibilities include:

•    Designing and executing upon investigation plans, including analyzing specific allegations, collecting and assessing data and documentary evidence, and interacting with employees involved in the reviews, and conducting relevant witness interviews.  
•    Effectively interacting and communicating with internal stakeholders, including partner teams, HR Business Partners, and business leaders.
•    Managing a caseload of multiple internal reviews.   
•    Making objective and analytically-sound findings and providing recommendations and advice about options for corrective action as well as recommendations for internal improvements to mitigate risk. Preparing and maintaining casefiles, executive summaries, and reports as part of an end-to-end process.
•    Coordinating with internal employment counsel, privacy counsel, outside counsel, and others, as appropriate.
•    Identifying and analyzing patterns and trends across reviews and collaborating with internal partners to respond accordingly. Supporting and promoting continuous improvement to the internal review process.
•    Learning and benchmarking against external best practices and recommending appropriate changes to internal practices.
•    Developing a deep understanding of PayPal’s unique culture and values and bringing objective empathy to investigations.

Qualifications

•    6+ years of experience conducting complex investigations in an in-house or outside counsel, or relevant government department or agency capacity.
•    An enthusiasm for investigations and the important role they play in advancing PayPal’s mission.
•    Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact and communicate effectively orally and in writing with employee witnesses, members of leadership, and other key stakeholders.
•    A strong personal ethical code and integrity, with a deep respect for privacy and confidentiality.  
•    The experience and confidence to make difficult decisions and to exercise expert judgment.
•    The ability to recognize and put aside personal biases, to see different perspectives, and to conduct all reviews independently and objectively.
•    Strong critical thinking and analytical skills, especially in complex and nuanced situations.
•    An ability to work autonomously and collaboratively in a self-motivated, detail-oriented and highly organized manner.
•    Curiosity and a learning mindset with a willingness to engage in continual learning and to contribute to the learning of the team.
•    Resilience in managing a demanding caseload, balancing shifting priorities, and meeting deadlines.
•    A calm demeanor even in tense or high-stakes situations.

-knowledge of US employment laws is a plus

Additional Job Description:

Subsidiary:

PayPal

Travel Percent:

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PayPal is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.

Actual Compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to work location, and relevant skills and experience.

The total compensation for this practice may include an annual performance bonus (or other incentive compensation, as applicable), equity, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information, visit https://www.paypalbenefits.com.

The U.S. national annual pay range for this role is

$82500 to $187990

Our Benefits:
At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.
We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit https://www.paypalbenefits.com

Who We Are:
Click Here to learn more about our culture and community.

PayPal has been revolutionizing commerce globally for more than 25 years. Creating innovative experiences that make moving money, selling, and shopping simple, personalized, and secure, PayPal empowers consumers and businesses in approximately 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit https://www.paypal.com ,  https://about.pypl.com and  https://investor.pypl.com.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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Job Profile

Regions

North America

Countries

United States

Benefits/Perks

Annual performance bonus Dental Employee shares options Equity Flexible work environment Health and life insurance Medical Vision

Skills

Communication Investigation Management Leadership Legal Compliance

Tasks
  • Collaborate with HR and business leaders
  • Conduct internal reviews
  • Ensure policy compliance
  • Resolve workplace conduct issues
Experience

6+ years

Timezones

America/Anchorage America/Chicago America/Denver America/Los_Angeles America/New_York Pacific/Honolulu UTC-10 UTC-5 UTC-6 UTC-7 UTC-8 UTC-9