Counsel, International Employment

Jan 26, 2024
Bengaluru, India
... Not specified
... Internship
Full time
... Office work

Job Title: Counsel, International Employment 

Who We Are:

Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a leading developer, publisher, and marketer of interactive entertainment for consumers around the globe. The Company develops and publishes products principally through Rockstar Games, 2K, Private Division, and Zynga. Our products are currently designed for console gaming systems, PC, and Mobile, including smartphones and tablets, and are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms, and cloud streaming services. The Company’s common stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol TTWO.

While our offices (physical and virtual) are casual and inviting, we are deeply committed to our core tenets of creativity, innovation and efficiency, and individual and team development opportunities. Our industry and business are continually evolving and fast-paced, providing numerous opportunities to learn and hone your skills. We work hard, but we also like to have fun, and believe that we provide a great place to come to work each day to pursue your passions.

The Challenge

The International Employment Legal team supports all of Take Two’s labels and studios across world, with the exception of the Americas.  Working closely with the legal team in London, as well as the HR teams based in Bangalore, this role will provide day-to-day employment law support as well as strategic HR guidance for our employee populations in India and APAC.  Combining autonomy and detailed local legal knowledge with an ability to collaborate with a diverse group of stakeholders will be key to success in this developing area for our business.

What You’ll Take On

  • Provide legal advice and counsel to HR, business leaders, and other internal lawyers (in EMEA, APAC and the US) regarding:
    • the full range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters and employee benefit issues in India.
    • Commercial and compliance issues around doing business in India 
    • Data privacy matters in India
  • Support the employment law team in providing advice to HR, other internal legal teams, the finance department and business leaders on employment law matters in India and APAC, including working with outside counsel where appropriate. 
  • Support the regulatory compliance team to identify emerging regulatory compliance issues in India, including working with outside counsel where appropriate. 
  • Analyze legislative changes to implement, maintain and advise on employment and employee benefit practices, policies, procedures, and agreements applicable in India and APAC.
  • Support HR teams on grievance, disciplinary, performance, and dismissal processes for employees based in India and APAC.  
  • Provide compliance training, including regarding anti-harassment, the Company’s Code of Business Conduct, anti-corruption, and competition law for employees in India. 
  • Support the commercial, corporate and real estate legal teams in reviewing and negotiating a range of commercial contracts, including vendor services agreements and other facilities-type contracts.
  • Support the corporate legal team on corporate governance requirements in India, including import/export laws.
  • Support the privacy team with data protection matters in India, including preparing and negotiating data processing agreements with Indian vendors. 

What You Bring 

  • Detailed knowledge of Indian employment laws, and general commercial contract laws and corporate secretarial practices in India.  
  • Demonstrable experience supporting HR to measure and manage risk in a changing landscape. 
  • Experience of advising global clients, and/or Indian subsidiaries of global businesses. 
  • The ability to work well in a fast-paced, high volume, in-house environment, demonstrating responsiveness, good business judgment, flexibility, and self-confidence. 
  • The ability to work as part of a global legal team whilst developing an autonomous approach. 
  • The ability to be innovative and provide creative solutions to legal problems.
  • Preferably, a minimum of three years’ experience practicing employment law. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. 

Great to Have: 

  • Knowledge of Indian, U.S., and U.K. anti-corruption laws and regulations, including experience advising clients regarding such laws and regulations, is beneficial.
  • Experience in house is beneficial, but not essential, as is experience with wider APAC employment matters or technology or entertainment industry experience
  • Willingness to engage and invest in business relationships to continually develop knowledge and understanding of the Company. 
  • Willingness to travel.

What We Offer You:

  • Great Company Culture: We pride ourselves as being one of the most creative and innovative places to work, creativity, innovation, efficiency, diversity and philanthropy are among the core tenets of our organization and are integral drivers of our continued success.
  • Growth: As a global entertainment company, we pride ourselves on creating environments where employees are encouraged to be themselves, inquisitive, collaborative and to grow within and around the company.
  • Work Hard, Enjoy Life: Our employees’ bond, blow-off steam, and flex some creative muscles – through corporate boot camp classes, company parties, our Office gaming spaces, game release events, monthly socials, and team challenges.
  • Benefits: Benefits include, but are not limited to; Discretionary bonus, Provident fund contributions, 1+5 medical insurance + top up options and access to Practo online Doctor consultation App, Employee assistance program, 3X CTC Life Assurance, 3X CTC Personal accident insurance, childcare services, 20 days holiday + statutory holidays,
  • Perks: Gym reimbursement up to INR1150 per month, wellbeing program with the chance to earn up to $93 per annum, charitable giving program, access to learning platforms, employee discount program’s plus free games and events!

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (“T2”) is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, which means we are committed to creating and celebrating diverse thoughts, cultures, and backgrounds throughout our organization.  Employment at T2 is based on substantive ability, objective qualifications, and work ethic – not an individual’s race, creed, color, religion, sex or gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, status as a victim of domestic violence or sex offenses, reproductive health decision, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

This is a hybrid role which will need to be in the office at least 3 days per week.

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