Commercial Counsel - US

New York | G&A | Full-time

Job Description

About Us

HiBob helps modern, mid-size businesses transform the way they manage people, giving HR and managers all they need to connect, engage, develop, and retain top talent. Since 2015, we’ve achieved consecutive triple-digit year-over-year growth, all backed by our amazing team of Bobbers from across the globe, making us the choice HRIS of over 1500 midsize and multinational companies.

Our HR platform is intuitive, data-driven, and built for the way people work today: globally, remotely, and collaboratively. Fast-growing companies across the globe such as Monzo, Happy Socks, Gong, Fiverr, and VaynerMedia rely upon Bob to help them create the best work experiences for their people.

Come and be you with us 

Being a Bobber is all about being you. We want you to bring all parts of yourself to work, giving you the freedom and confidence to be the best you and do your best work. If that’s bubbly, shy, precise, funny, bold, kind, honest, brilliant, or anything in between, we’re waiting with open arms. Come join us.

About you:

HiBob is looking to add a new team member to it`s fast-growing legal department! We are seeking for an experienced commercial lawyer to work as part of our global team - negotiate and execute various commercial agreements including customers, suppliers, procurement, privacy and more.

If you are a highly motivated, organized, proactive, independent, self-starter who enjoys working in a dynamic, fast-paced and collaborative environment, HiBob is where you want to be!

We view the ideal candidate as one who is passionate to learn what it takes to run commercial agreements from start to finish. In this challenging position, you will partner with internal clients (Sales, Customer Success, Marketing, Product Management and Security) in managing, negotiating and executing commercial transactions.

In addition, you will provide guidance, support and leadership to cross-functional teams worldwide about various legal and regulatory matters such as labour and employment and data privacy and security issues.

**Note: We will only consider candidates located in the New York Metro Area who are willing to work in our NYC office at least two-three days a week. We love collaborating and connecting with our team members in-person, and we hope you will too!**

What will you actually be doing?

  • Become our US team member, an integral part of our growing legal team.
  • Work directly with HiBob’s Sales Organization to negotiate and close commercial agreements (including data processing agreements)
  • Work directly with HiBob’s internal departments to negotiate and close procurement agreements
  • Remain current on applicable laws and regulations surrounding IP, privacy, and security
  • Support and advice on a wide variety of general legal matters throughout the different departments

Base salaries for this role range from $160,000-$200,000 per year.

As an HR company, HiBob seeks to create a best-in-class employee experience for all Bobbers. We take immense pride in the diversity of our team and in creating an environment that is fair and equitable for all. Ensuring pay equity across race, gender, and all other forms of diversity is pivotal to this mission.

When determining salary ranges for our roles, we look at external market data and the salaries of Bobbers holding the same or similar roles. Our pay bands are wide because great candidates come to us with a broad range of experience and skill sets. When making individual pay rate decisions, we take into account the candidates’ depth of experience, their qualifications relative to incumbent employees, and their location-among other factors.



Requirements are often considered a measure of how equipped you are to do the job, but sometimes, they aren’t the only factor. If you don’t have nearly enough experience, or not all the skills, we’d still like to hear from you. This could be the perfect fit for you and us.

  • Law degree from a top academic institute
  • Certified Lawyer with an active bar membership
  • At least 5 years of relevant legal experience as an in-house lawyer in a legal department of a high-tech company or in the commercial/high-tech department of a major law firm
  • Excellent negotiation, drafting and analytical skills, and commercial transactions experience
  • Prior experience working with large multi-national customers and partners, preferably in technology-related agreements and SaaS
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple matters and conflicting priorities, while balancing legal and business concerns
  • Experience with data privacy and security issues (CCPA, GDPR, etc.)
  • Exceptionally strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours and days
  • Ability to work effectively remotely

Join our village

HiBob is a village filled with amazing people and we’re especially proud of that. It’s a place where Bobbers can be themselves. We’re about fun, dreams, hopes and ambition, just as much as we are about precision, growth, and top performance. Becoming a Bobber means you’ll receive competitive compensation, benefits, and pre-IPO equity alongside all of this:

  • Stock options at a high-growth unicorn startup
  • 100% subsidized medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees
  • 401(k) with a 3% company match starting from Day 1
  • Hybrid working model for bobbers in the NY metro area
  • Work from home allowance to get your home office set up!
  • Temporary remote work-from-anywhere in the world for up to 2 months after 6 months of employment
  • Bob balance days - 3 additional days within a calendar year - Enjoy a company-wide long weekend at the beginning of each quarter
  • Annual Headspace subscription and wellness benefits
  • Two social impact days per year for volunteering
  • Employee referral program - $2,500 bonus for each successful referral with an additional ambassador bonus
  • Fun and frequent social events (in-person and virtual)
  • We love birthdays - take the day off and receive a special gift 
  • Dog-friendly office

If this sounds like something you’ve been looking for, we’d love to have you. Come on, join our village!

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