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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position Internship / Part Time
  • Category
    Legal jobs
  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    Entry
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Amsterdam
    • Date Posted
      November 07,2021
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    Interim Legal Counsel

    Interim Legal Counsel / Tijdelijk / Amsterdam / 3-4 maanden / 24-40 uur / Senior legal / Law / Master / a.i.

    Tot het moment dat een nieuwe Head of Legal is aangenomen, zoekt mijn opdrachtgever een interim kandidaat die de zaken kan waarnemen. De verwachting is dat de duur van deze opdracht rond de drie - vier maanden zal zijn, maar er is zeker kans op verlenging. We zoeken iemand die minimaal 24 uur per week beschikbaar is, maar voorkeur voor meerdere uren.

    Hierbij de omschrijving van de vaste rol zodat er ook een duidelijker beeld is waarnaar de opdrachtgever naar op zoek is.

    Your new role
    As the Head of Legal, you will lead a team of legal professionals responsible for driving and supporting any legal, operational, corporate, structural and strategic matter of the MRCE Group. Besides that, you will advise MRCE Group's operational and corporate departments, as well as the board of directors regarding any legal, operational, corporate, structural and strategic matters.

    Furthermore, you will efficiently manage sophisticated international projects with respect to all legal matters. You will also be responsible for building strong relationships with the various functions within the Legal department and other stakeholders within the MRCE Group, including the technical units. These consist of service operations, Finance, IT, HR and Procurement. You will be reporting directly to the CEO in order to add to the continued growth of the company's fundamental bases and to challenge new business development.

    What you will need to succeed
    In order to become a successful Head of Legal, you possess a degree in Law (MBA+) and 10+ years demonstrated experience managing or leading a legal operations team, program or function. You have the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, the ability to influence others and you are able motivate change.

    Moreover, you have asset finance experience to cover asset deals, such as purchase/selling of locos (finance & asset transactions). The Head of Legal position also requires you to have demonstrated international experience in relation to risk mitigation, leading projects and technology implementations. Knowledge of Dutch law is a hard requirement.

    Additionally, you carry knowledge of legal department processes and workflows. You own strong organizational and execution skills and are able to deliver according to deadlines and budgets, manage competing priorities and you have strong technical and project management skills.

    A strong work ethic is required; you possess the ability to manage a heavy workload and drive projects to completion on time and the ability to troubleshoot issues and identify solutions. You are a strategic thinker, you are able to see the bigger picture, while also managing details and you have excellent writing and editing skills. Additionally, you are passionate about testing new ideas and technologies. You enjoy implementing these to drive results and you have the ability to work collaboratively with all levels of employees in an international environment.

    What you will get in return
    You will not only be working for a strong global player, but you will also be receiving numerous additional benefits when working as a Head of Legal. The benefits include a bonus system, which is performance dependent. In addition, you will receive 30 yearly vacation days.

    Your new employer
    Mitsui Rail Capital Europe B.V. (MRCE) was established in 2004 in response to the growing market for railway leasing equipment due to deregulation of the railway system in Europe. The business domain of the company is leasing locomotives to private and public rail operators under full service leasing arrangements (including maintenance).

    Together with its office in Munich Germany, MRCE’s annual turnover exceeds €120 million and the total asset value is currently around €800 million. At this moment MRCE has approx. 125 employees; 35 in Amsterdam and 90 in Munich. Since its establishment in 1947, MRCE’s parent company Mitsui & Co. Ltd (headquartered in Tokyo) developed into a worldwide concern.

    Due to a unique insight into economic affairs, financial know-how and a clear-cut philosophy, it has played a major role in Japanese industrial development by importing raw materials and exporting produced goods. Mitsui benefits from an expanding global network to access strategic information and harness business engineering capabilities.

    Utilising its global operating locations, network and information resources, Mitsui is multilaterally pursuing business that ranges from product sales, worldwide logistics and financing, through to the development of major international infrastructure and other projects. With more than 43.500 employees and an extensive global network with offices in 65 countries and around 462 affiliated subsidiaries and associated companies, Mitsui & Co. is one of the largest general trading companies worldwide.

    What you need to do now
    Are you interested in the position as Head of Legal? Click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job is not quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact Sandra Boerekamp for a confidential discussion on your career.
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