Senior Product Counsel

ByteDance

ByteDance

Product, Legal
Singapore
Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024
Senior Product Counsel
Singapore Regular Corporate Function / Support - Legal Job ID: A240906A
Responsibilities
"About ByteDance ByteDance will be prioritizing applicants who have a current right to work in Singapore, and do not require ByteDance sponsorship of a visa. --- Founded in 2012, ByteDance's mission is to inspire creativity and enrich life. With a suite of more than a dozen products, including TikTok and Helo as well as platforms specific to the China market, including Toutiao, Douyin, and Xigua, ByteDance has made it easier and more fun for people to connect with, consume, and create content. --- Why Join Us Creation is the core of ByteDance's purpose. Our products are built to help imaginations thrive. This is doubly true of the teams that make our innovations possible. Together, we inspire creativity and enrich life - a mission we aim towards achieving every day. To us, every challenge, no matter how ambiguous, is an opportunity; to learn, to innovate, and to grow as one team. Status quo? Never. Courage? Always. At ByteDance, we create together and grow together. That's how we drive impact - for ourselves, our company, and the users we serve. Join us. --- About The legal team is growing together with our company and is committed to provide top-end in-house legal services to our internal clients. We are looking for a competent candidate to join us to work closely with internal stakeholders to provide pragmatic and strategic advice on innovative enterprise and consumer product offerings and services in the region. This position provides candidates with a unique opportunity to work on cutting-edge issues in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. Candidates must be highly collaborative, self-motivated, adept at strategic thinking, and intellectually curious. This role will be based in Singapore. --- Responsibilities - Lead regional legal review of new products, product features, and other product-related matters to ensure compliance with laws in SEA+AUNZ - Collaborate with product legal, regional legal, compliance, TnS, PR and GR teams to develop creative solutions for novel, complex product legal issues - Lead efforts to develop global strategies, standards, and policies for minor safety, consumer protection, platform liability and other efforts for our enterprise and consumer products - Drafting and negotiating commercial contracts relating to new products, including licensing agreements - Monitor regulatory and industry trends across social media legislation, consumer protection, platform liability, cybersecurity, generative AI, data protection and minor safety to determine key issues for the company to address - Reduce contracting friction and develop self-serve tools for business teams backed by legal training
Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications - Qualified to practice law in Singapore or any other common law jurisdiction - At least 8+ years of practice with some experience of advising on laws related to privacy, consumer protection, minor safety, platform liability and other relevant regulatory requirements, ideally for a multinational company, advising across multiple markets, and taking into account laws across regions - Strong collaboration, documentation, presentation, and communication skills - Ability to work independently on many different projects at once in a fast-paced environment - Strong sense of problem solving and proactive work ethic - Determination to face tough challenges in a fast-paced environment while keeping a sense of humor --- Preferred Qualifications - Ideally some in-house experience in an international organization - Ideally some experience with analyzing products to determine their compliance with applicable laws --- ByteDance is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At ByteDance, our mission is to inspire creativity and enrich life. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We are passionate about this and hope you are too. --- #LI-Onsite

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