About Estée Lauder Companies
ELC (Estée Lauder Companies) is a global leader in prestige beauty that delights consumers with transformative products and experiences, inspiring them to express their individual beauty.
They are the only company focused solely on prestige makeup, skin care, fragrance, and hair care with a diverse portfolio of 25+ brands sold in 150 countries.
Infused throughout their organization is a passion for creativity and innovation; a desire to push the boundaries and invent the unexpected.
The Global Legal Services Paralegal Employment and Ethics will deliver high quality legal support to the business in collaboration with the ELC legal team in Panama, New York and the Regions.
The Paralegal will primarily be responsible for labor, employment, regulatory and compliance research and documentation needs across multiple business units.
This is a role that will also assist in drafting and reviewing contracts and legal documents, information gathering, and updating legal matters.
This position is part of ELC’s Global Legal organization and is responsible for the work related to a wide variety Employment and Litigation matters in jurisdictions throughout the world.
Roles and Responsibilities
Support the ELC legal teams in Panama, New York and the Regions.
Deliver global legal support services relating to labor and employment law matters, including ethics and employee relations matters and internal investigations through a multi-function shared service model across ELC’s internal and external stakeholders
Information gathering and organization of supporting documents for legal cases
Tracking of new laws and regulations also, assisting with policy drafting and implementation plans
Participate on committee for background investigations for prospective employees
Design and create training materials associated with Employment Law and Ethics education
Draft, review and organize a variety of legal documents that support the Employment, Dispute Resolution and Litigation matters (respond to subpoenas, monitoring the notifications for service of processes)
Manage Helpline and collaborate with stakeholders to complete investigations
Position based at ELC’s OneSource Legal Shared Services Center in Panama
Excellent written and spoken English and Spanish is a must
2 to 3 years of experience at a reputable law firm and / or legal department of a multi-national company, working in Employee Relations Matters, handling employee records or other confidential business records, Compliance, and Labor and Employment Law
Ability to form strong relationships with business leaders and serve as a counterpart to NY-based employment law team
Experience assisting employment lawyers
High emotional intelligence, intellectual curiosity, strong interpersonal, communication and relationship-building skills
Experience with information gathering and due diligence in connection with employment and dispute resolution, amongst others
Experience working in a Multi-cultural or Shared Services environment, or working with remote teams required
Strong project management skills and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize work according to business needs
Effectively communicates, exercises good judgment in decision making, understands and synthesizes complex issues
Strong technical skills with experience in Microsoft Office 365, customer relationship management and workflow management systems
Law student or recently graduate from Law School
Experience with Ethics Programs a plus
Studies at an US University is a plus
Preferred experience working with consumer products, managing databases
Work shift : Monday to Friday Business hours.
Contract-type : Full-Time Permanent.
Location : Costa del Este, Panamá.