Legal Head


Launched in 2012, Daraz is South Asia's online shopping and selling destination of choice present in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Nepal. Supported by a wide range of tailored marketing, data, and service solutions, the pioneering ecommerce ecosystem in South Asia has 30,000 sellers and 500 brands, serving 5 million consumers. With 2 million products available, Daraz offers a diverse assortment of products in categories ranging from consumer electronics to household…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Competitive /
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 5 year
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    Job Category Admin & Management
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Nov 24, 2020

Job Description

Daraz Nepal is seeking a Legal Head position. This role plays a leading position in the business by providing leadership to the legal department and legal leadership across the business.

The Legal Head is tasked with analyzing and identifying the legal risks and implications of all of the business’s transactions, keeping the senior management in all departments of the business informed of developments in laws and regulations that potentially affect the business.

  • To contribute to the business’ objectives through providing first class legal advice on the contractual relationships underpinning the company’s business
  • To implement legal and public relation strategies for the business which are consistent with the long term interests of the company
  • To ensure that business operations / future initiatives or projects comply with all current legislation, regulations and best practice within the legal profession at all times
  • To highlight risk issues where relevant, and to seek ways to mitigate risk through innovative solutions
  • Acting as the first contact point in obtaining legal instructions / advice to ensure the activities are compliant within the framework of Nepalese Law;
  • To take overall responsibility for the effective management including drafting and negotiation of a large volume of contracts across the range of the company’s activities
  • Dealing with all legal and regulatory matters including dealing with various authorities and government offices. Strong network and experience in policy making preferred
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reports for the legal department for management meetings

What we offer:

  • An international working environment in a start-up setting, and the unique opportunity to learn from industry leaders, including Lazada and Alibaba teams
  • Work closely with country and group level management to build e-commerce in Nepal
  • Hands-on experience in leading a team and growing a business
  • Five-day working week
  • Benefits package: SSF, fuel expenses, mobile top-ups, and data pack, accident insurance, medical insurance, full annual health check-up

Required Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in law with minimum 5 years of experience
  • Proven success in risk management field
  • Work exposure in multinational company will be an extra advantage.
  • Must possess excellent decision-making, strategic thinking, leadership, interpersonal, and ethical conduct skills
  • A results-driven leader and creative problem solver, who takes full ownership of their responsibilities

How to Apply

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