• Legal & Regulatory Counsel

    Job Locations UK-London
    Job ID
    2018-1114
    Category
    Legal & Regulatory
  • Overview

    Voxbone makes it strangely simple for businesses to talk to clients, customers and colleagues, wherever they are. Voxbone is the best-kept secret in cloud communications, but we're ready for our close up! That's where you come in. We are looking for a Legal & Regulatory Counsel with extensive experience of drafting, reviewing, negotiating on a wide range of contracts to join our team in Austin. So if you are up to join us soon, please keep reading and get in touch with us!

     

    The Legal & Regulatory Counsel is responsible to support the Company’s projects and provide legal and regulatory advice on current and upcoming services that the Company wishes to provide.

     

    The role is diverse and challenging, covering multiple legal and regulatory issues in telecommunications and specifically in the voice over IP market. You will be part of an internationally focused team spread across Brussels and the US which means you will gain wide experience across different geographical markets and a good insight into corporate and legal matters.

    Responsibilities

    Regulatory advice and compliance

    • Provide expert advice on specific and complex matters in regards to telecommunications, Voice over IP regulatory framework in countries of coverage and/or countries of interest; which may include drafting of legal and regulatory analyses and risk assessments;
    • As the case may be, provide ongoing support to any internal team whenever there is an operational or regulatory change that may affect the business;
    • Proactively monitor regulatory developments that may impact Voxbone business or coverage expansion plans and provide practical advice internally to impacted business units; Ensure implementation of any changes in order to maintain a compliant service.
    • Develop and maintain relationships with national regulatory authorities and any other authorities that may regulate or oversee implementation of regulations in countries of coverage

     

    Regulatory projects

    • Prepare the entry of Voxbone in a new country or launching a new service in a country of coverage, advice on regulatory decisions and obtain the appropriate licenses/ notifications
    • Provide legal support in any ad hoc projects or activities that have a legal/regulatory impact on the company;
    • As the case may be, takes the lead as Project manager for regulatory project from A to Z and implement a compliance project
    • Oversee internal implementation of legal and regulatory requirements in regards to specific project(s)
    • Develop short and long-term strategies to manage regulatory challenges in regards to a specific project.

     

    Contractual review and support

    • Drafting, negotiating and reviewing contractual agreement(s) relating to commercial matters, insurance, corporate and other business activities of Voxbone, including reviewing and negotiating on legal documentation to support business goals;
    • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating third party suppliers agreements (number portability, interconnection agreement etc.)
    • Draft or update standard terms and conditions, templates, and other types of agreements and legal documents.
    • Provide support for customer contract negotiation, or any customer related matters, as the case may be.

     

    Public policy

    • Follow-up on the activities of associations to which Voxbone is member and report on matters which may be key for Voxbone business
    • Participate and contribute to public consultations conducted by authorities and which are relevant to Voxbone services, as well as reinforcing common positions and develop further lobbying activities

    Qualifications

    • Master degree in law - a major in telecommunication law or business law is a strong asset
    • Good knowledge or relevant experience in the Asian market. Any additional experience with other geographical markets will definitely be a plus.
    • Minimum 3 to 5 years professional experience in an international law firm or in the legal and regulatory department of a multinational company
    • Good knowledge of international commercial contract law and business law
    • Keen interest for legal and regulatory work in the telco sphere and voice over IP sector is a must
    • Excellent drafting & negotiations skills
    • Proficient knowledge of English, any other language would be a strong advantage too
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills,
    • Analytical skills
    • Strong work ethic proving reliability and commitment
    • Good collaboration skills within multicultural environment
    • Problem solver and proactive

    Voxbone perks?

    Beyond the opportunity to build upon your skills, working with a dedicated and creative team to have real impact on the business, Voxbone offers the following

    • A competitive salary
    • A fantastic working environment, with a collaborative vibe in the heart of Shoreditch
    • Frequent company breakfasts and events
    • Free healthy snacks and drinks (and coffee if you need the caffeine!)
    • Company laptop, mobile phone and mobile plan
    • And many more things that we won’t reveal to you just yet!

     

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