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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Legal jobs
  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    Entry
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Amsterdam
    • Date Posted
      November 15,2021
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    Assistant Manager - Legal Counsel [6 months]

    Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organisation:

    Provide administrative support and coordination responsibilities to ensure effective performance of the Global Legal function with a focus on Global Functions and Global Operations topics (including Amsterdam, Porto, Lucerne) and to support Legal Solutions topics.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Provide project and administrative support to the team including preparing presentations and drafting legal documents based on templates
    • Support basic training & presentations of business partners together with legal counsels
    • Manage small sized projects and/or actively participate in projects; support the implementation of results and sustainability of achievements
    • To provide administrative support to the legal team based (including handling correspondence, legal documentation and ensuring compliance with contract management processes).
    • Handling routine correspondence & billing with external legal providers
    • General liaison with other departments

    Key Relationships:

    • Internal: Global Legal, business unit teams, management
    • External: lawyers, external advisors, trade association and other interest groups

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Enthusiastic, energetic with a strong interest in, understanding of and affinity for legal and compliance matters in an international business environment
    • Eager to learn and assist others
    • Comprehensive PC skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office including PowerPoint
    • Excellent communication skills and an ability to work with people at the highest level of the organisation
    • Excellent time management and organisational skills, takes pride in accuracy with an ability to prioritise effectively
    • Ability to work independently with little supervision
    • Accurate, proactive and able to anticipate
    • Fluent in English (oral and written)
    • Advanced IT skills, especially Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and preferably experience of working with a contract management system

    Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

    • University Degree in Business (Marketing / Digital) or equivalent education required. Administrative / secretarial education on MBO/HBO level
    • At least 5 years working experience as an assistant or preferably as a paralegal or legal assistant in a law firm or commercial environment.
     
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