Legal Counsel

We are looking for a dynamic and competent individual to become a member of our global legal team.  This position will be based in our Utrecht office and will ideally join 1st June 2018 or by agreement.


Job description

  • Advising and supporting the sales & service departments mainly in Utrecht and Brussel and, if possible, also in other regions (e.g. Nordic, UK).

  • Emphasis on drafting and negotiation a wide range of commercial contracts in the ICT field, including consultation in public tenders, and enforcement of the Ascom standard contract templates (GTC/EULA)

  • Review of legal issues and identification/proposal of solutions, taking into account the economic and legal consequences

  • Additional focus on data protection and medical device regulations

  • Instruction and cooperation with external lawyers in the Benelux, conducting of judicial proceedings

  • Active support of and close cooperation with Ascom corporate legal team headquartered in Switzerland (e.g. conducting regular compliance trainings, contract management, local or group-wide projects etc.)


Your profile

  • You like to work in an international environment and are ready to travel from time to time

  • Your strengths should include assertiveness, negotiating skills and a positive attitude

  • You are pragmatic and able to work independently as well as in a team.

  • You are responsible, loyal and flexible with excellent customer service skills and business sense

  • You appreciate the cross-functional coordination of activities in your area of responsibility

  • You are business fluent in Dutch, English and you ideally have basic skills in a Nordic language (such as Swedish). Strong language skills in English and Dutch is a key requirement


Professional requirements

  • Legal studies in the Netherlands (Master of Law) or alternatively legal education abroad

  • Bar admission and/or further legal education is an advantage

  • Initial experience in General Data Protection Regulation and medical device regulation

  • At least 1 years professional experience, preferably in an international company in the industrial sector or in an international commercial law firm

This position will offer interesting challenges in a dynamic, multicultural environment.

Vergelijkbare zoekopdrachten: Bedrijfsleven, ICT/Communicatie/Media, Industrie/Techniek, Legal Counsel