Legal & Compliance Officer | Dutch

  • Location

    Amsterdam

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Contact:

    Katherine Granada

  • Job ref:

    JN -102019-25165

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-31

For our client, a leader in the Telecom technology, we are searching for a Legal & Compliance Officer | Dutch, full time, for their Amsterdam HQ office. The ideal candidate must have knowledge/experience with GDPR, experience with sale contracts, be independent and ideally have some affinity/understanding of Chinese work culture, experience in Telecom is always considered a plus.

Responsibilities:

Legal Strategy

  • Develop, implement and monitor corporate legal strategy
  • Review and advise management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures
  • Ensure policies and practices are in compliance with all relevant laws and regulations

 Provide Legal Advice

  • Advise corporate, regional and project management on all legal matters and on the potential impact of current and future laws and regulations e.g. risk management and legal structure
  • Provide assistance with global joint ventures, strategic partnership deals, and mergers and acquisitions
  • Deal with all regular and standard commercial legal documents
  • Provide legal advice and support to other departments such as TQM, Procurement, Sales, HR, etc.

Contact and legal risk management

  • Review and draft contracts and agreements to ensure they are in compliance with legal requirements
  • Review and provide legal advice on tender documents
  • Advise CSO and draft in all major project (sub)contracts in order to mitigate risks
  • Direct, manage and coordinate all litigation against and from 3rd parties
  • General control of commercial operational risk exposure arising from project operations and in conjunction with CSO mitigating operational risk exposure
  • Liaise with relevant departments to ensure that where legal risks have been identified, appropriate courses of action have been taken

 Regulatory compliance

  • Responsible for periodical legal reporting
  • Review progress of outstanding litigation
  • Handle all legal aspects related to data privacy and intellectual property laws
  • Deal with all regular legal documents concerning corporate governance

Requirements

  • Masters degree in law (must have commercial affinity)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a legal role (GDPR)
  • Naturally curious person who always wants to learn more
  • Experience in international ICT /Telecom environment
  • Affinity/knowledge/experience working in China is considered an advantage
  • Good command of Dutch and English (written & spoken)
  • Mature, good interpersonal skills and commercial mindedness

Benefits

  • Long term opportunity
  • Direct contract with the company
  • International environment
  • Annual bonus

If you are interested in this position, do not hesitate to apply directly.