Corporate Legal Counsel (m/f/d)

February 28, 2020

Responsibilities

  • You will be a founding member of the legal and compliance team to work directly with the General Counsel to provide overall support and consultancy to the other departments of the company in connection with the day-to-day operations and decision-making process.
  • You will be supporting the commercial business by providing advice on a variety of legal and compliance related matters, as well as drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide range of contracts, communications with suppliers and customers, authorities and other stakeholders.
  • Practice areas will primarily be focusing on the general corporate and commercial contracts, but it will also provide solid exposure to employment and intellectual property with the assistance of the external counsels.
  • Support drafting of official corporate policies of the company and various business units.
  • Collaborate with the management team to structure legal and compliance program across multiple jurisdictions with other global subsidiaries.
  • Develop informational and educational programs and provide training to promote local best practice.
  • Correspondence with external counsels and authorities.

Requirements

  • German qualified lawyer with three years of PQE either at a reputable law firm or company.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English (legal English) and German.
  • Have acquired good knowledge of laws in the fields of corporate, contract, commercial transactions and negotiation processes.
  • Excellent communication/relationship building skills with an ability to influence at all levels both internally and externally.
  • Well organized and efficient with an ability to multitask.
  • Autonomous, structured working method.
  • Detail and result oriented.
  • We are looking for a self-starter with a ‘can do’ attitude and a strong sense of ownership.

Additional information

  • Experience in an international environment is strongly preferred.
  • Experience as an in-house of a company is strongly preferred.
  • Exposure in employment or intellectual property is a plus.
  • Experience in the automotive industry is preferred but not a must.


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