Legal Counsel

Dematic

Germany

The Role

  • Reporting to the Regional Legal Counsel Central Europe (CE) you outline the structure of sales, project, product, and service contracts and general conditions;
  • You sensitize and support the sales, purchase and implementation relating to legal matters in order to come to clear agreements with third parties;
  • You assist Sales and/or Purchasing department with negotiating of contracts and be responsible for drafting of commercial contracts with customers, suppliers, distribution contracts, license agreements;
  • You support R&D in managing and optimally use Dematic's intellectual property and liaise with global responsibilities;
  • You advise on licensing and patents and liaise with outside counsel;
  • You protect intellectual property to third parties through confidentiality agreements, determine violations, etc.;
  • Conciliation, arbitration and Litigation: where there is threatening juridical danger, you help deciding the strategy in order to avoid danger, report to global function and liaise with outside counsel;
  • You support special files (government relations, real estate transactions, transfer of ownership, acquisition merge files, …) in order to bring this to a successful end
  • You select and maintain contacts with external legal experts in order to build a good network;
  • You liaise with group internal function and outside services to manage industrial risks and insurance;
  • You keep yourself continuously informed of evolutions within the field, you keep your knowledge up-to-date in terms of new developments.

What We Are Looking For

  • Law degree (Master level; In Germany Volljurist) with 3 - 5 years' experience as a legal counsel in an international corporate legal department or as attorney in an international law firm;
  • In either or both cases such experience was in Europe and involved a variety of corporate, commercial, transactional and competition work. Drafting and negotiating of international/cross-border agreements is a key competence;
  • Confidence to act autonomously and take responsibility for counselling, negotiating and resolving legal matters;
  • Self-starter and team player who is able to work independently;
  • Excellent language skills (fluent English and German is a must). Good command of any other language is a plus;
  • Sense of ownership and drive: problem solver who shows a bias for action, acts promptly to remove "roadblocks" and ensures accountability to get things done in a timely manner;
  • Excellent networking skills, successful relationship builder; able to deal at all levels in the organization;
  • Good communication and presentation skills;
  • Excellent ability to work under pressure.

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