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Paralegal

Cover Genius

Cover Genius

Legal
Uruguay · Remote
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024
The Company
Cover Genius is a Series E insurtech that protects the global customers of the world’s largest digital companies including Booking Holdings, owner of Priceline, Kayak and Booking.com, Intuit, Uber, Hopper, Ryanair, Turkish Airlines, Descartes ShipRush, Zip and SeatGeek. We’re also available at Amazon, Flipkart, eBay, Wayfair and SE Asia’s largest company, Shopee. Our partners integrate with XCover, our award-winning insurance distribution platform, to embed protection for millions of customers worldwide each year.
Our team and products have been recognized with dozens of awards including by the Financial Times which ranked Cover Genius as the #1 fastest-growing company in APAC in 2020. Our diverse team across 20+ countries and many language groups commit itself to diverse cultural programs, in particular “CG Gives” which makes social entrepreneurs out of us all and funds development initiatives in global communities.
Our People are
Bold, Authentic, Purposeful and Inspired
Our People are not
Perfect, Traditional, Complacent or Cautious
About the Role
As a Paralegal on our Legal and Privacy Team, you will support Cover Genius’ legal and privacy efforts by assisting with various cross-functional projects. This role offers a unique opportunity for law students or experienced paralegals to gain valuable experience in an international company, either remotely or at our Montevideo office.
To drive success in this role, you will have a solid foundation in legal principles, strong organizational skills, and a keen interest in privacy law. As the Paralegal, you will assist in document review, support the privacy team, conduct compliance checks, and contribute to the overall efficiency of the legal department. Regular collaboration with the privacy, compliance, and regional legal teams will be key in ensuring smooth operations and adherence to legal standards.

What will your day look like? You will...

  • Assist in the review of documents and confirm signatories for counterparties (certificate of good standing/POA/etc.)
  • Support the privacy team in overseeing the privacy inbox and first line responding to queries on a daily basis
  • Assist privacy team in conducting data protection impact assessments
  • Support in compliance issues and conducting due diligence processes for LatAm region (analysis of documents provided by third parties and review of any potential risk)
  • Assist in preparation of drafting responses to regulatory complaints, including the review of pertinent factual information and application of policy terms and conditions
  • Assist in maintenance of compliance materials, records and filings
  • Help implement bilingual documents (English/Spanish and English/Portuguese)
  • Contribute to projects optimizing the data privacy program and processes
  • Support in the incorporation process of LatAm entities and help in the day-to-day legal issues of such entities (filings, provide documents to external legal counsel,etc.)
  • Support in labor law queries and human resources related issues.

To help us level up, you'll ideally have:

  • Working towards a law degree or former experience as a paralegal/legal assistant.
  • Knowledgeable and enthusiastic about privacy law.
  • Fluent in English; fluency in Portuguese and/or Spanish is a plus.
  • Experience with data privacy and cybersecurity laws and regulations is preferred.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and project management skills.
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, A postgraduate degree and/or record of academic achievement is also desirable

To be successful, you'll bring:

  • Self-motivated, highly organized, and detail-oriented
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Collaborative team player with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced international environment.
Why Cover Genius?
Cover Genius not only cares about being the best in our industry, we care about our team. We’re a business that understands life can be fluid and so we flex to ensure we provide the environment to suit that. What does that mean?
• Flexible PTO. Taking time out is important for our teams to enjoy life and stay fresh.
• Employee Stock Options - we want our people to share in our success, we reward them with ownership for their contribution in creating a world-class company.
• Work with like-minded people who are passionate about both the work we're doing and giving back. Our CG Gives programs enables us to all become philanthropists through our peer recognition and rewards system.
• Social Initiatives - pictures speak a thousand words!
Sound interesting? Please apply with your latest resume in English and our team will be in touch.
The base salary range for this role is between UYU 1,200,000 - 1,500,000 . The total compensation package also includes equity, and the opportunity for additional earnings through our annual bonus.
* Cover Genius promotes diversity and inclusivity. We don't tolerate discrimination, demeaning treatment of anyone, or harassment due to race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or any other legally protected status.