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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Legal jobs
  • Languages
    English Dutch French German
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      January 16,2022
    • Entrusting Package
    • JSS
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    • Career Consultation

    Legal Counsel

    TomTom is looking for an Employment Law Specialist.

    Location: Amsterdam / activity based (flexible)

    Employment: 32 – 40 hours

    We are looking for the best and brightest minds to join our energetic HR Employee Relations team (based in Amsterdam, Ghent, Lodz, Berlin, Taipei, and Pune) and partner effectively with HR business partners, HR Service Desk and various other teams within the TomTom HR organization (HQ based in Amsterdam). Our aim is to create a personalized and positive employee experience and ensure that every employee is treated fairly and with respect.

    As HR Legal Counsel you will work in a team of two employment law specialists to provide legal, business-oriented support to our HR department to further optimize the TomTom employee experience and HR operational excellence.

    Do you want to be part of an enthusiastic and ambitious team and do you have a passion for (Dutch) law and people related topics?

    Here's a taste of your challenge:

    • Provide day to day advice on employment matters, such as recruitment, compensation and benefits, performance management and terminations
    • Maintain legal knowledge database including on-brand templates, letters and advisory
    • Assist with organizational changes and redundancies
    • Ensure TomTom conforms with regulations across the globe
    • Providing regular updates and training to HR professionals
    • Create innovative efficiency processes to help the HR department to provide for excellent service
    • Draft, implement and raise ongoing awareness on policies and other HR related processes
    • Participate in projects on the HR roadmap, like performance management, data protection, remuneration schemes
    • Responsible for ongoing discussions and formal consultations with European local works councils.
    • Collaborate with outside counsel to ensure all stakeholders receive pragmatic and meaningful advice, whilst helping control external legal spend
    • Work closely with the legal team in relation with commercial contracting, investigations and awareness projects, all from an employment law perspective.

    What we expect of you:

    • (Dutch) Master’s degree in (employment) law and 3-5 years of relevant experience as (employment) lawyer or inhouse counsel,
    • Experience with drafting and negotiating HR documents, and global implementation of HR related policies and procedures,
    • Experience with providing trainings and presentations,
    • Eagerness to find innovative solutions supporting key business goals and increasing the employee experience, while ensuring HR compliance,
    • Affinity with optimizing processes and project management,
    • Good stakeholder management,
    • Pragmatic and solution driven,
    • Able to pro-actively advise in a fast-paced company operating at global scale,
    • English fluency required; fluency in other languages, such as German and/or French is a plus (or knowledge of the countries local laws - also a plus)
    • Dutch fluency appreciated, but not strictly necessary.

    What you can expect from us

    • You will never get bored! We move fast like a “start-up” but have the benefits of a billion-euro company.
    • A company culture that likes to work hard and play hard. We like to have fun. There is no sense coming to a job everyday if you don’t like the people you work with.
    • Have an idea? A suggestion? A new way of doing something? There is always room for good ideas. Entrepreneurialism is valued.
    • The founders are still very present in the company and are very accessible. We all are.
    • Decisive actions. We don’t like to wait. It’s in our DNA to move forward. So, it only makes sense that we don’t jam the company with lots of layers. We make things happen. Quickly.

    TomTom created the easy-to-use navigation device, one of the most influential inventions of all time. Since then, our software and navigation technologies have been powering over hundreds of millions of applications across the globe. From industry-leading location-based products and mapmaking technologies, to embedded automotive navigation solutions, innovative personal navigation devices and apps to advanced telematics fleet management and connected car services. We continue to shape the future, leading the way with autonomous driving, smart mobility and smarter cities.

    What we offer

    • Competitive compensation package.
    • Work flexibility program (Working @ TomTom) - work from both home and the office! []
    • Home office benefits, with a setup budget and a monthly allowance to support.
    • Chance to work abroad for 90-calendar days in select countries and states!
    • Holiday package that includes your birthday off and a volunteering day per year.
    • Bring your ideas and innovation to life during our Hackathon, DevDays, and more!
    • Take on learning opportunities – internal programs, O’Reilly and LinkedIn learning.
    • The opportunity to join one of the few top tech location specialists and have an impact on the future of mobility.
    • Be part of a supportive, inclusive, and global culture.

    After you apply

    1. First call: If your application matches the role, then it’s time to put a voice to the name! We’ll call you to set up an interview.

    2. First interview: In this interview, we want to know more about you – what excites you about location technology and how can you help us solve global challenges.

    3. Second interview: We'll dive into your potential role, showing you how you’ll fit into your team and contribute to our vision.

    4. The final decision: Cue the fireworks, because we’ll start the onboarding

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