Legal Head in South Africa Job in South Africa
DiDi Global , South Africa

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1 Year
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Job Type
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Job Category
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Career Level
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Feb 20, 2021
Last Date
May 20, 2021

Job Description

Didi Chuxing (DiDi) is the world’s leading mobile transportation and convenience platform. The company offers a full range of app-based transportation and life services for over 550 million users across Asia, Latin America, Australia, and Russia, including Taxi, Express, Premier, Luxe, Bus, Designated Driving, Enterprise Solutions, Bike Sharing, E-bike Sharing, Automobile Solutions, Food Delivery, and Payment. Tens of millions of drivers who find flexible work opportunities on the DiDi platform provide over 10 billion passenger trips a year. DiDi is committed to collaborating with policymakers, the taxi industry, the automobile industry, and communities to solve the world’s transportation, and environmental, and employment challenges with localized smart transportation innovations by leveraging its AI capabilities. By continuously improving user experience and creating social value, DiDi strives to build a safe, inclusive, and sustainable mobile transportation and convenience ecosystem for cities of the future.DiDi uses technology to improve mobility in our world. As such, we always look for people from every background who want to support our vision, through equal opportunity and nondiscriminatory, fair and impartial treatment, completely free of prejudice related to race, nationality, religion, gender, ethnicity, age, political affiliation, sexual preference, marital status, disabilities or family responsibilities.For more information, please visit:
About DiDiDiDi is the world’s leading mobility platform, offering app-based mobility options for 550 million users with 30 million daily rides and over 21 million drivers across over 400 cities in the world. Further information at:
The RoleWe are currently looking for a self-driven legal head in South Africa who has a passion for TMT industry.Responsibilities: Reporting to HQ Legal Director heading global business operation and expansion. Provide legal guidance, coordinate and work closely with cross-region and cross-function stakeholders throughout the company (country and headquarter teams) - from product, marketing, finance, HR, to Ops, PR and government affairs - on all matters that affect the company in the region, with an eye towards how they impact the company globally. Advise on regional legal, regulatory and compliance matters concerning all products and business, while maintaining priorities of cross-regional and global matters assigned by HQ. Draft, review and negotiate a wide variety of commercial agreements, internal reports and policies, regulatory filings, etc. and manage outside counsel on any matters requiring domain expertise.Who we’re looking for: Must have a law degree (LLB or equivalent) from an accredited, well-recognized university, and be a current registered practising attorney in South Africa;
8+ years’ first tier local or international law firm experience, or in-house experience in leading tech/internet companies, with strong background in TMT and regulatory matters; Solid regulatory advisory background and overall broad legal knowledge covering corporate law, commercial transactions, labor/employment law, data privacy, etc. Any litigation experience would be valued; Proven track records of taking initiative and ownership of matters and being results driven with good sense of how to balance business needs with compliance and risk control; Ability to proactively anticipate issues or risks in a fast-paced, dynamic setting, and to build the processes and systems to mitigate such risks; Ability to work well under pressure with diligence, organization, and minimal supervision, and provide practical, business-friendly advice to internal clients; Good interpersonal and communication skills; Fluent in English (verbal and drafting), any Mandarin or other language ability would be a plus but not required.

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DiDi Global

Information Technology and Services - Cape Town, South Africa
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