Legal and Compliance Senior Manager

  • FlixBus
  • Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • Oct 24, 2017
Full time Government Affairs / Relations Other

Job Description

Who we are

  • FlixBus was founded in a small office in Germany in 2012. Fast forward five years, more than 80 Million passengers have travelled with us in 26 countries!
  • We are revolutionizing the transportation industry through highly innovative technology that offers a convenient, affordable and green way to travel and further connect people and communities.
  • We are now expanding and establishing ourselves in Los Angeles, California, and are looking for talents to join our team.

As a FlixBus Legal and Compliance Senior Manager, you will ensure that we get all necessary State and Federal authorizations to operate as well as negotiate access to stations all over the US.

Your responsibilities

  • You ensure strong relationships with regulators and government leaders, negotiate and maintain communication with regulatory authorities, state and city officials
  • You collaborate with FlixBus international and local teams ( i.e. business development and network planning)
  • You research, process and renew licenses, permits, filings compliant with appropriate Governmental Entities
  • You are and stay the expert on regulatory and legal topics pertaining to FlixBus operations
  • You are knowledgeable and stay up-to-date with applicable standards and regulations pertaining to our industry and provide insights to internal team
  • You hire and train a Junior Legal manager to support you on this exciting mission
  • You perform other exciting duties related to setting up the FlixBus business in the US as assigned 

Your Profile

  • Your Degree: You have a bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree in law, international relations, political science, transport science, economics, tourism or a related field from a Top University
  • Your relevant experience: You have 3-5 years of experience in regulatory compliance preferably in the mobility industry, transportation sector, government agencies, lobbying, politics, law firm or in a related field
  • You are comfortable in a startup environment: entrepreneurial spirit, full of ambition, roll with the punches attitude, you leave nothing on the table and get your hands dirty!
  • You are pragmatic: you are focused on developing concrete solutions to fix root-cause problems and/or foresee them before they even happen
  • You are highly analytical: you have expertise in interpreting legal topics and in dealing with regulatory authorities
  • You are an effective and adaptable communicator: you ask effective questions and have great listening skills to engage with key external stakeholders and communicate openly and respectfully with the Flixbus team
  • You negotiate like a pro! You understand regulatory entities and can anticipate their tactics, motivations, sensitivities and intentions

Our offer

We offer you the chance to:

  • Independently shape the market entry of a big player in a new market and participate in the development of the next big thing
  • Develop and implement your own ideas
  • Revolutionize the travel industry and change the way people travel