Director, Corporate Counsel (Employment & Compliance) Asia Pacific & Japan
Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, customers, having fun and most importantly to each other’s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!
We welcome you to join Splunk’s legal team and have the opportunity to make an immediate contribution to the company’s continuing growth and success! This attorney will primarily support the company’s Compliance and Employment program in the Asia Pacific and Japan region (APAC) with a focus on scaling Splunk’s Compliance and Employment capabilities and functions, ensuring world class programs. This attorney will also support Splunk’s Corporate Legal function in APAC.
In this role, you’ll be closely involved with cutting edge legal issues and your scope of responsibility will be broad– you’ll conduct and advise on international investigations, oversee disputes, create and improve policies and processes, advise on employee relations issues across APAC and coordinate and advise on various corporate matters. We are seeking a motivated, hard-working, team player to help drive key projects and closely partner with colleagues in Legal, Human Resources, Finance and the business across Splunk. The successful candidate will launch this new role and have an amazing opportunity to develop professionally and grow Splunk in the region. This attorney will report to Splunk’s Senior Director, Compliance, Employment & Risk in San Francisco, California and work closely with Splunk’s Legal Director of Employment, responsible for global employment, and Splunk’s VP of Corporate Legal.
Highly collaborative with a strong desire to make a meaningful impact. Flexible, creative, and self-motivated—shows initiative, perseverance, resourcefulness, a strong work ethic and maintains a good sense of humor. Demonstrated business sense and legal judgment, with the ability to be both strategic and detail oriented. Ability to solve problems creatively and successfully. The successful candidate will possess excellent speaking, writing, problem solving and analytical skills; strong organizational and project management skills; an ability to work proactively in an entrepreneurial, extremely fast moving and high growth environment; a desire to be invigorated by a collaborative, innovative and decisive culture; a high degree of accountability, professional motivation and drive; and ease in developing relationships of trust and confidence both within and outside Splunk. Lives the mantra, “work hard, have fun, make history.”
Compliance and Disputes
- Work closely with Splunk’s international Compliance team on various compliance programs and initiatives.
- Assist with investigations of potential violations of Splunk’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, corporate policies, and programs.
- Coordinate with the Legal team to support litigation and resolution of other disputes arising in APAC.
- Coordinate with the Compliance team on conflict of interest reviews and various other compliance processes.
- Coordinate with the Compliance team on global training initiatives, including content development and delivery across APAC, as well as effective tracking of those trainings.
- Partner with business colleagues across the organization to understand objectives and develop compliance programs to support.
- Assist with partner due diligence, working closely with the Compliance Manager.
- Assist with trade sanctions research and follow up.
- Work closely with Competition Counsel on development and implementation of the competition compliance program in APAC.
- Engage with IT, the Compliance team and others on various data governance projects.
- Support various compliance program initiatives.
- Be the first point of contact for compliance-related questions arising in APAC.
- Provide day-to-day proactive employment law advice, assistance and counseling throughout APAC.
- Build and nurture strong internal and external relationships.
- Assist with successful management of the employee lifecycle – from hiring, performance management, employee relations issues, grievances and terminations.
- Lead and provide guidance on investigations.
- Drive Splunk’s compliance with local employee regulations, pay equity analyses, and other legal requirements.
- Assist with creating and continuously improving Splunk’s global employment library, including APAC employment agreements, PIAAs, termination agreements and related documents.
- Assist in developing and continuously improving international employee handbooks in APAC.
- Work with Splunk’s Facilities team to ensure compliance with health and safety requirements.
- Provide legal guidance and support regarding Splunk’s global compensation and benefits programs.
- Recommend, implement and continuously improve legal training.
- Work collaboratively and responsively with a broad range of colleagues in the U.S. and APAC, ensuring strong relationships between Legal, Human Resources, Finance, Stock Administration, IT, Operations and Corporate Development to facilitate a coordinated team approach.
- Supervise outside legal counsel across APAC.
- Coordinate with the Corporate Legal team on subsidiary governance matters as needed.
- Engage with the Corporate Legal, Finance and Tax teams on various tax planning issues.
- Coordinate with the Corporate Legal and Finance teams on 606 accounting issues and related matters.
- Assist with M&A work.
- Assist with Splunk’s global employee data privacy program.
- Assist with APAC-wide incident response if/as needed.
- Coordinate and assist other teams within Legal (i.e. operations, privacy, corporate, etc.) as needed.
- Pitch-in on whatever legal work needs doing, whenever it needs to be done.
- Minimum of eight years of experience (though more is welcome!) focused on compliance issues, investigations and employment law issues in APAC, ideally within an enterprise, MNC.
- Possess drive, skills and ability to balance acting autonomously and collaboratively in a highly dynamic, fast paced environment.
- Be comfortable in a very fast paced environment, handling multiple projects, issues and transactions in parallel.
- A combination of both in-house and law firm practice experience in APAC is strongly preferred.
- Prior experience working at or with fast paced technology driven companies is desired.
- Available and willing to travel internationally. Fluency in languages in addition to English desirable.
The successful candidate will have top academic credentials and will be a qualified attorney, with current bar admission or equivalent.
We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Thank you for your interest in Splunk!
Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of big data—generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile phone location data, website clickstreams, social data, sensors, RFID and much more.
Splunk is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunity of taking massive amounts of machine data, and providing powerful insights from that data. IT insights. Security insights. Business insights. It’s what we call Operational Intelligence.
Organizations are using Splunk to harness the power of their machine data to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce costs. Innovation is in our DNA – from technology to the way we do business. Splunk is the platform for Operational Intelligence!
Splunk has more than 4,000 global employees, with headquarters in San Francisco, an office in San Jose, CA and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.
We’ve built a phenomenal foundation for success with a proven leadership team, highly passionate employees and unique patented software. We invite you to help us continue our drive to define a new industry and become part of an innovative, and disruptive software company.
Benefits & Perks: Wow! This is really cool!
Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO, sick leave, stocked micro kitchens in Splunk offices, catered lunches on Mondays, catered breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer, “Fun Fridays”.
For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO and sick leave. Our work environments vary by location however we believe in hosting amenities and fun activities to fuel our energy. You may find fully stocked micro kitchens, catered lunches on Mondays and breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer and “Fun Fridays”.
This isn’t a job – it’s a life changer – are you ready?
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