As one of Germany’s leading technical consumer goods manufacturers, our client is an integral part of a globally-active listed group of companies, based in over 40 countries with some 13,000 plus employees worldwide. With a global dealer and retailer distribution network in well over 100 countries it is enjoying real growth particularly in Europe. In Germany its brand is a household name. Global group turnover is in excess of €3.5 billion.
After a recent successful global restructuring, global corporate management has decided to appoint an additional lawyer to the German legal department to support its day-to-day legal and compliance needs, as well as possible future expansion.
This position will be styled Legal Counsel (m/w/d) and is for a qualified German Rechtsanwalt. This position reports to the VP Corporate Counsel responsible for the division.
We are looking for a dynamic lawyer with a minimum of 2 and maximum of 5 years’ relevant corporate, commercial and contractual law experience, gained ideally within an engineering or manufacturing environment or at an international law firm. You will be used to advising medium-to-large German or internationally-owned companies and their senior management.
Demonstrable experience of operating both at group-level and in supporting management at a divisional level will be most useful, as will proven expertise in liaising with and/or managing outside counsel, typically leading commercial law firms.
The company’s main manufacturing and logistics bases are located in southern Baden-Württemberg.
On offer is an attractive remuneration package designed to incentivise commercially-orientated, pragmatic, solutions-driven lawyers who are comfortable working in a fast-paced, professionally managed manufacturing environment.
If you are interested in this challenging newly-created role, please submit (in English) your CV, references and a covering letter by email only to the exclusively retained consultants, Legalutions, quoting Ref. Nr.: 6696. Gary Mackney is managing this assignment (email@example.com), or feel free to call him on T: +49 69 7898 76-16.