Counsel, Labor & Employment, APAC (Contract)

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Meta is seeking a talented attorney to join as Lead Counsel, Labor & Employment, APAC in our International Employment Law team. The position will report to our Singapore-based Director & Associate General Counsel, Head of International Employment Law. This is an 11-month contract, and can be located in either our Singapore or Sydney office.
Counsel, Labor & Employment, APAC (Contract) Responsibilities
  • Providing employment law advice on all aspects of the employee life cycle to our People@ team across APAC, including human resources, recruiting, payroll, people operations, compensation and benefits, immigration and employee relations teams.
  • Partnering with internal teams to build processes and playbooks for recurring employee-related matters.
  • Drafting and revising employment related agreements and policies, including offer letters, severance agreements, confidentiality agreements, employee handbooks, and other employment related documents, applicable to Meta’s various global employees.
  • Providing training to offices across APAC regarding Meta policies and other employment/legal matters.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Candidate must be willing to work extended hours when necessary to connect with colleagues from other regions.
  • Candidate must have strong communication and interpersonal skills and be able to partner effectively with cross-functional teams to provide practical advice and bring strategic and scalable solutions.
  • Minimum 5+ years of relevant post qualification experience in labor and employment counseling, with in-house experience preferred.
  • Experience with labor and employment law in APAC, including performance management, compliance and investigation procedures as well as a willingness to learn employment law in new jurisdictions
  • Qualified lawyer, ideally in an APAC jurisdiction.
  • Candidate must be a hands-on worker and self-motivated, with the ability to move fast and learn quickly, organized but also comfortable in dealing with complex issues that do not have a clear solution.
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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