G-Star strives to be the most hardcore denim brand in the world.
To achieve this, we are looking for hardcore thinkers and do-ers, who dare to create the future of premium and purposeful denim with us.
We are looking for people with big dreams, while keeping their feet on the ground. Those who are not afraid to push the limits, because we believe there are no limits in what denim can do.
Are you up for the challenge?
Are you the perfect fit for our team?
Are you a bit of a rebellious spirit?
Then we would love to hear from you!
Here’s what we’ll do together:
The Legal Counsel position is a generalist role and will involve managing and supporting projects across the range of legal areas supported by the Legal team, and providing legal work. You must have capability to adapt to changing priorities in line with the business and organizational needs. In addition, you are able to operate independently in a fast changing environment and will work proactively with cross functional teams of the business of G-Star across the world. The position will report to the General Counsel and will be a collaborative role partnering with the other two other professionals.
You will work on issues relating to corporate and operations, in particular commercial contracting, digital and data related topics, as well as corporate matters and processes, regulatory and compliance or legal aspects of marketing campaigns.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist with day-to-day legal team organisation and operations
Drafting, reviewing and revising a variety of contracts and other legal documents (with the assistance of senior counsel as needed)
Legal research and maintaining the department’s knowledge system
Contribute to compliance and process optimisation with the aim on risk control
Drafting and managing legal templates, rules and guidelines (in collaboration with senior legal counsel)
Manage and maintain the contracts management system, corporate housekeeping systems, compliance programs and policies including GDPR (currently: Legisway and Privacy Perfect)
Make significant contributions to process design efforts to positively impact the Legal team
Support and manage various projects within the department as they arise.
What you bring to the table:
2 – 5 years of relevant working experience, ideally as a paralegal/legal associate/legal counsel, or as a contracts manager in an international digital and consumer oriented environment;
Experience in corporate housekeeping and commercial contracts, some additional knowledge on e-commerce and digital consumer laws is a plus;
Dutch qualified lawyer
Proven knowledge of technology, project management skills
Demonstrates ability to learn quickly, as well as being a self-starter and a team player
Detail-oriented, organised, efficient and resourceful with strong follow-through skills
Good people skills to work closely with colleagues at all levels and in all areas of the international organization
Excellent English and Dutch written and verbal communication skills required. An additional European language is a plus.
What does G-Star bring to the table:
Beyond a competitive salary, working at G-Star brings many other perks and exciting opportunities: an awesome and diverse team that collaborates to change the game; a work environment that offers room for fun, inspiration and innovation; a clothing budget; a healthy, fresh and delicious lunch and even discounts in various fitness clubs and last but not least, a discount on a new bicycle.
What will happen next:
We will thoroughly review your CV.
We have a large expat community at G-Star, so please apply in English.
When we hopefully find what we are looking for, we will call you for a chat and if it’s a good fit, we’ll plan our first interview.
Because we’re very curious how you’d survive a mission impossible, we ask you to prepare a real-life business case in a follow-up interview.
Having an agile mindset is very important at G-Star, therefore we ask you to participate in an (online) Learning Agility Assessment.
When we’re ready to commit to each other, we’ll finalize the terms we’ve discussed and we’ll explain to you how to order your first pair of jeans from the G-Star employee store. Good luck.