Grafana Labs is seeking an Employment Counsel to join our dedicated, collaborative, and fast-growing legal team. The primary responsibility of the Employment Counsel will be to support the Grafana Labs People Team.

The successful candidate will be a creative and analytical thinker who is highly detail oriented and embraces a business-oriented approach, with the ability to think strategically and establish a trusted advisor relationship with internal stakeholders. 

You Will: 

  • Provide advice and day-to-day support for the People Team in all areas of employment law including recruiting and hiring, performance management, leaves of absences, accommodations, terminations, compensation, harassment, discrimination, internal investigations, and restrictive covenants
  • Support the development and rollout of global employment policies to ensure best practices and compliance with applicable laws and regulations 
  • Support global compensation and benefits programs
  • Draft, revise, and advise on employee related documents including offer letters, contractor agreements, and separation agreements
  • Manage local and international outside employment counsel in an efficient and cost effective manner
  • Support Grafana Lab's M&A and integration efforts

You Are: 

  • Located in the US EST time zone
  • A J.D. from an accredited law school and a member in good standing of a U.S. state bar
  • An attorney with at least 4 years of experience practicing US employment law (some prior in-house experience preferred)
  • Experience with international employment law - in particular EU countries
  • An excellent communicator and able to partner well with colleagues on the People Team and business stakeholders
  • Experience with high growth private companies
  • Able to provide practical solutions and business-oriented advice on a wide array of complex employment law issues
  • Passionate about employment law and keep up to date on developments
  • Interested in working for a dynamic and agile technology business and excited to be part of a growing team
  • Organized and efficient with your time and tasks
  • Someone with a good sense of humor who enjoys collaborating with colleagues and working in a fast-paced, evolving environment

In the US, the OTE compensation range for this role is $191,000 - $240,000. Actual compensation may vary based on level, experience, and skillset as assessed in the interview process. Benefits include equity, bonus (if applicable) and other benefits listed here.*Compensation ranges are country specific. If you are applying for this role from a different location than listed above, your recruiter will discuss your specific market’s defined pay range & benefits at the beginning of the process

 

About Grafana Labs: There are more than 20M users of Grafana, the open source visualization tool, around the globe, monitoring everything from beehives to climate change in the Alps. The instantly recognizable dashboards have been spotted everywhere from a NASA launch and Minecraft HQ to Wimbledon and the Tour de France. Grafana Labs also helps more than 3,000 companies -- including Bloomberg, JPMorgan Chase, and eBay -- manage their observability strategies with the Grafana LGTM Stack, which can be run fully managed with Grafana Cloud or self-managed with the Grafana Enterprise Stack, both featuring scalable metrics (Grafana Mimir), logs (Grafana Loki), and traces (Grafana Tempo).
 
Benefits: For more information about the perks and benefits of working at Grafana, please check out our careers page.
 
Equal Opportunity Employer: At Grafana Labs we’re building a company where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay, and do their best work. We know that our company runs on the hard work and the dedication of our passionate and creative employees. If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways.
 
We will recruit, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different and unique. We believe that equality and diversity builds a strong organization and we’re working hard to make sure that’s the foundation of our organization as we grow.
 
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