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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Legal jobs
  • Languages
    English Dutch
  • Experience Required
    Entry
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Amsterdam
    • Date Posted
      November 17,2021
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    Paralegal – Corporate & Financial Law and Legal Operations team

    Job Title

    Paralegal – Corporate & Financial Law and Legal Operations team

    Job Description

    In this role, you'll have the opportunity

    To be part of Philips Legal which spans a global network of around 250 professionals operating as one coordinated, internal law firm for Philips' businesses worldwide counselling on all legal matters.

    You'll support activities related to

    • Fulfillment of corporate and administrative legal obligations, called corporate housekeeping.

    • Drafting legal guidelines, quick reference cards and instructions for the business on selected legal topics, in collaboration with your team.

    • Review and negotiations of fee arrangements with external law firms and formalizing these in statements of work.

    • 'Know-Your-Customer' related questions from our Treasury department.

    • Projects to improve legal service delivery, like for instance; outside legal counsel management, 'legal front-door', knowledge management, communications, data analysis, process improvement, automation, self-service.

    • Maintaining and continuous improvement of template legal documents and ancillary reference documents, definitions, reference, and schedule consistency.

    • Maintaining Legal SharePoint content and Legal tool-kits.

    You are part of

    The Corporate & Financial Law and Legal Operations teams. You will work closely together with Legal Counsels, Paralegals in your teams, the Global Legal team and with the business and other departments: Treasury, IT, Finance, Procurement and HR, across the world. Your role will be based in Amsterdam and/or Eindhoven (The Netherlands).

    To succeed in this role, you have the following skills and experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in law or equivalent.

    • Relevant work experience in the legal domain (a trust office and/or legal project management) is preferred.

    • Excellent knowledge of Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint, Teams).

    • Passionate about making improvements to ways-of working with a 'customer-first' approach.

    • The confidence and communications skills to operate at all levels both internally and externally, with positive energy.

    • Proficient in English and Dutch (oral and written), other language skills are most welcome.

    Why should you join Philips?

    Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to build a healthier society through meaningful work, passionate about improving 2.5 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video.

    To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website https://www.careers.philips.com/nl/en. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

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