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Associate Director, Global Labor Counsel (They/She/He)



Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Friday, March 22, 2024

Associate Director, Global Labor Counsel (They/She/He)

Finance, Barcelona, Spain (Hybrid)

If you’re here, it’s because you’re looking for an exciting ride.

A ride that will fuel up your ambitions to take on a new challenge and stretch yourself beyond your comfort zone.

We’ll deliver a non-vanilla culture built on talent, where we work to amplify the impact on millions of people, paving the way forward together.

Not your usual app. We are the fastest-growing multi-category app connecting millions of users with businesses, and couriers, offering on-demand services from more than 170,000 local restaurants, grocers and supermarkets, and high street retail stores. We operate in more than 1500 cities across 25 countries.

Together we revolutionize the way people connect with their everyday needs, from delivering essentials to connecting our ecosystem of users through innovative solutions powered by technology. For us, every day is filled with purpose.

What makes our ride unique?

🤝 Our strong culture and non-vanilla personality.

💪 A Talent House.

🤝 Our commitment to being a force for good.

We have a vision: To give everyone easy access to anything in their cities. And this is where your ride starts…


Glovo keeps growing day after day, that's why we are looking for an experienced and hands-on Associate Director, Global Labour Counsel that will work with HQ Legal Team and be the main PoC for our local teams, driving the whole legal strategy and being the legal referrence for all our entities.


  • Manage a local team of 8 people
  • Evaluate the risks associated with the business model and ensure appropriate procedures to mitigate them are implemented balancing business needs.
  • Assist the operations department in adapting the business model to local regulations.
  • Create and implement internal company policies in compliance with local labor regulations balancing business needs.
  • Leadership in the labour strategy of the Group.
  • Leadership in the definition in the Legal and People department of the labour relations strategy nationally and internationally.
  • Management of the relationship, agreements and negotiations with the different Works Councils of the company.
  • Compliance with all labour compliance (Equality Plan, Anti-harassment Protocol, etc).
  • Escalate critical matters to senior management
  • Get your hands dirty – when there is a problem, you will find a way to fix it


  • +10 years of working experience as in-house legal counsel or in a reputed law firm.
  • Law Bachelor Degree. Technical specialization in labour and employment law.
  • Problem solver by nature, always thinking outside of the box to find creative solutions to different problems.
  • Expertise in analysis and implementation of strategy balancing business needs.
  • Leadership and excellent people management skills. Proven ability to work in a multinational context.
  • Excellent stakeholder management. You will have multiple stakeholders inside and outside of the company.
  • Strong analytical skills, critical thinking, high impactful scope, results-oriented, fast execution.
  • Excellent English speaking and professional Spanish fluency.

Individuals representing diverse profiles, encompassing various genders, ethnicities, and backgrounds, are less likely to apply for this role if they do not possess solid experience in 100% of these areas. Even if it seems you don't meet our musts don't let it stop you, we are all about finding the best talent out there! Skills can be learned, and embracing diversity is invaluable.

We believe driven talent deserves:

  • 🌟 An enticing equity plan that lets you own a piece of the action.
  • 💪 Top-notch private health insurance to keep you at your peak.
  • 🍔 Monthly Glovo credit to satisfy your cravings!
  • 💳 Cobee discounts on transportation, food, and even kindergarten expenses.
  • 🏊 Discounted gym memberships to keep you energized.
  • 🏖️ Extra time off, the freedom to work from home two days a week, and the opportunity to work from anywhere for up to three weeks a year!
  • 👪 Enhanced parental leave, and office-based nursery.
  • 🧠 Online therapy and wellbeing benefits to ensure your mental well-being.

Here at Glovo, we thrive on diversity, we believe it enhances our teams, products, and culture. We know that the best ideas come from a mashup of brilliant diverse minds. This is why we are committed to providing equal opportunities to talent from all backgrounds - all genders, racial/diverse backgrounds, abilities, ages, sexual orientations and all other unique characteristics that make you YOU. We will encourage you to bring your authentic self to work, fostering an inclusive environment where everyone feels heard.

Feel free to note your pronouns in your application (e.g., she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs, etc).

So, ready to take the wheel and make this the ride of your life?

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