Legal Manager | Product

PayFit is hiring!


PayFit simplifies payroll management and HR processes for SMBs. We have built a fast, intuitive and automated SaaS solution to help business owners and HR professionals save time and money allowing them to refocus and what really matters: their employees. Through PayFit, employees have a dedicated access for their payslips and are able to manage efficiently their leave and expense requests. To build such a solution, we have created our own programming language : JetLang. Thanks to JetLang we were able to code Labour Code and collective agreements, and today we continue to add new features.

We have set ourselves a mission to support the digital transformation of HR management through our ever growing range of product features and services. We have a strong presence in France since 2015 and have been quickly growing in Germany, Spain and the UK. More than 3500 companies such as Big Mamma, MinuteBuzz or Sellsy to name a few already trust us. Over 500 PayFiters have already joined the adventure and we have raised 95M€ to keep growing.

Job Description


As France has the highest payroll complexity worldwide 🌍, Product Compliance currently remains one of the top priorities for our Product team in 🇫🇷.
PayFit currently handles over 150 collective agreements and payroll rules related to the private sector and plans to extent to other fields soon.
The Legal Manager is a part of the Product 🇫🇷team which is composed of the 3 following teams :
• Declarations
• Product Builders
• Compliance & Payroll 👉Your position

The Compliance team covers both the Product Payroll and the Product Legal teams working hand in hand to ensure that the PayFit application remains compliant with business rules at anytime.
Their missions include monitoring legal and payroll updates, make the synthesis of new disposals in order to integrate them in PayFit, manage and maintain the collective agreements, ensure the payslips and declarations edited by PayFit are correct at any time.

Your missions ⭐

As Legal Manager, your job will be to pilot both the Legal Product and Payroll Product teams to ensure that payroll and legal operations can help us fuel our amazing growth. As PayFit grows and the Product expands, you will be responsible to make the team evolve accordingly to match the needs.

• Structure and manage the Product Legal and Product Payroll teams (from integration to performance review and OKR settings) and put the team in the best conditions to ensure that the application remains compliant,
• Be responsible for the reliability of the payroll and legal rules implemented by PayFit,
• Ensure alignement and communication between the Product Compliance team and the others product teams,
• Allocate necessary ressources to deliver roadmaps items and improve the quality of the application,
• Ensure alignement and communication between the Product Compliance team and related teams in other departments (Internal Payroll specialist, Sales, Customer Success, Marketing),
• Define the hiring needs and hire top profiles to complete and make the team grow,
• Provide the team with efficient processes and tools as long as its missions evolves,
• Ensure communication with official institution regarding Payroll and Declarations management.

** What we offer ❤️**

• An amazing working environment, designed for kindness and blossoming,
• An attractive remuneration package,
• An international and dynamic team with the opportunity to visit our different offices (Paris, Berlin, Barcelona, London),
• Remote friendly policy,
• A gym inside the office and Gymlib subscription with preferential rate,
• Regular team and global events,
• Restaurant tickets,
• 4 weeks of paternity leave (fully covered) and 20 weeks of maternity leave (fully covered),
• Henner insurance (60% covered by PayFit),
• Great coffee, fruits, snacks, foosball, MPG Teams or even team yoga classes,
• Sweevana, our employee benefits platform (discounted offers, gift vouchers, private sales).
• MacBooks are our standard, but we'll provide whatever equipment you need to help you get your job done!

Preferred Experience

This job has been tailored for you if... 🦄

• You have 5+ years of background regarding legal expertise in Labor Law,
• You have 5+ years of experience in operational management and you know how to adapt to a wide variety of profiles,
• You have good communication skills both written and verbal,
• You love challenges and exceed goals. You learn quickly and are very curious,
• You have already had to structure and scale teams.

• A significant experience within a B2B enterprise software company in the HR tech or Payroll market would be a plus,
• Having managed managers would be a real plus.

Recruitment Process

1️⃣ Applicant initial validation: added value, key achievements, motivations, job match
2️⃣ On-site meetings in our office in Paris with team-members
3️⃣ BBQ test to share a drink with the entire PayFit team (no sausage, no test 🙈)

Want to know more about our epic team ? 👀


We are looking for passionate and innovative people who want to build the next big success story with us! Do you describe yourself with these words? Do you want to join an incredible adventure?
Tell us who you are, what you’ve done and what you want to do. We’ll be more than happy to meet you :)

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75017)
  • Education Level: Master's Degree
  • Experience: > 5 years
  • Possible partial remote