Legal Operations Manager

( Legal and Compliance )  Remote (Asia | APAC Time Zone Permitted)

Job Type : Full-Time
Experience : 3 to 5 years
Education : Bachelor Degree

Job Detail

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 7 years of experience in a law, policy, and/or operations role.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience managing a team.
  • Experience working with internet technologies and related policy and regulatory environments.
  • Knowledge of spreadsheet softwares, SQL, HTML, and/or Python.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to speak and write in English and another language (i.e., French, German, Mandarin, etc.) as this role will be collaborating with customers across APAC, EMEA, and the Americas.

About The Job

Our Legal team needs more than attorneys to keep things moving. Our Legal Operations team is charged with improving and maintaining the Legal team's internal processes, systems and tools. Responsible for tracking objectives, coordinating financial planning and solving technology challenges, you are entrepreneurial, proactive and highly organized. You keep costs down, engage third-party vendors and make the Legal team's services better, faster and more efficient.

As a part of the YouTube Legal Operations team, you will be dedicated to ensuring that YouTube is a place for users, viewers, and creators around the world to belong, create, and express themselves. Whether understanding and solving their online content concerns, navigating within global legal frameworks, or writing and enforcing worldwide policy, the team is on the frontlines of enhancing the YouTube experience, building internet safety, and protecting free speech in our ever-evolving digital world.

As a Legal Operations Manager, you will uphold our values while balancing the legal and regulatory requirements we face around the world with the needs of YouTube's users, partners, and advertisers. You will manage legal issues and ensure that removal requests are processed efficiently and accurately. You will focus on delivering solutions and managing cross-functional projects that aim to help our team manage legal issues and regulatory risks. You will educate internal stakeholders and improve the YouTube legal removals experience for our users.

20th century laws don't always solve 21st century problems, and Google Legal crafts innovative approaches for working with some of the toughest legal challenges of the information age. Whether you're a patent attorney, an intellectual property expert or an engineer headed to law school, Google Legal lets you address unanswered legal quandaries and create new precedents. Our innovative services raise challenging questions that demand creative and practical answers. We provide those answers by working at the crossroads of the law and new technology, helping Google build innovative and important products for users around the world.


  • Provide technical project management mentorship across multiple projects and focus areas, such as tooling, transparency, and scaled operations.
  • Plan and implement strategies for management of regulatory pressure and compliance efforts that scale to multiple markets.
  • Process removal requests efficiently and accurately, including trademark issues, counterfeit issues, defamation issues, court orders, and requests from government agencies.
  • Design and drive process improvements and infrastructure solutions to scale our operations and enhance operational quality.
  • Develop internal and external educational materials, and design workflows to support the strategic directions of the business.

Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form .

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