Legal Counsel / French / Law / Master / Full-time / Amsterdam / In-house lawyer / Commercial contracting
Your new role
To act as an in-house commercial lawyer as part of an active and engaged global legal team committed to enabling our clients' continued commercial success.
About the Role
providing support on legal issues across the business (including digital, commercial, competition, marketing, sales area), with a particular emphasis on retailer and supplier contracts;
drafting and negotiating contracts with suppliers and customers;
monitoring selective distribution enforcement/compliance;
providing advice and support on consumer related issues and regulatory matters; and
conducting training for the business on distribution, competition and commercial law
What you'll need to succeed
The successful candidate will be French qualified and have a minimum of 3-4 years post qualification experience in a commercial role. The ideal candidate will:
have a solid background in commercial and distribution law and an ability to apply that knowledge in a practical and pragmatic way;
have strong drafting skills and extensive experience of contract negotiation;
have good awareness of the role of the legal function in a large business and have the ability to contribute actively in the taking of key business decisions;
have an appetite to learn new skills and the versatility and technical ability to deal with issues outside of their experience and learn quickly on the job;
be able to work with a minimum level of supervision in a fast paced, constantly changing but supportive environment;
have experience or interest in design and engineering and an aptitude to learn to understand technical discussions;
have the confidence and gravitas to challenge decisions and actions when required;
be a fluent French and English speaker (Italian or Spanish is a plus); and
be a skilled communicator and capable of interacting with the business at all levels, to build effective relationships and earn credibility across the business.
Your new company
Our client is a global technology enterprise. They solve the problems others choose to ignore, with surprising new inventions that defy convention and simply work better. Their ambition is huge and they are currently rapidly expanding and looking for flexible and smart, ambitious people. They are located in the centre of Amsterdam (nearby the train station).
What you'll get in return
Competitive Salary Package
Company Bonus scheme
Discount on Company products
Company Pension scheme
29 days annual holiday plan
Company Fitness plan
Life Assurance Plan
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact Sandra Boerekamp for a confidential discussion on your career. #1042831