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    Job Description
    Title(Senior) Legal Counsel
    Job posted on21/11/2014 (modified on 05/12/2014)
    LocationBetzdorf
    CountryLuxembourg
    EducationMaster
    Contract typePermanent
    Start dateimmediately
    Job Description

    (Senior) Legal Counsel (m/f)

    Ref SES0501
    Region Europe
    Location Luxembourg - Betzdorf
    Company SES
    Category Legal
    Position Staff
    Published 2014-11-20

     


     

    Context

    The (Senior) Legal Counsel provides assistance in all legal and contractual matters to the Product Development & Management (PDM) division (SES Techcom Services, SES Broadband Services, SES Global Access Services and SES Platform Services) and the SES group’s Government and Institutions activities (collectively “PDM and G&I").

    The (Senior) Legal Counsel also provides support and guidance on a variety of legal matters to other company divisions on an as-needed basis.

    Responsibilities

    • Structure, draft, negotiate and finalise contracts and responses to tenders in relation with PDM and G&I activities ensuring compliance with applicable national and international laws and regulations;
       
    • Respond to internal customer requests for legal assistance in relation to PDM and G&I activities;
       
    • Ensure contract implementation and administration and ensure follow up with internal and external business partners;
       
    • Interface regularly and proactively with internal PDM and G&I internal business partners;
       
    • Participate to and propose proactive legal risks management initiative for PDM and G&I activities;
       
    • Liaise with specialised outside legal advisors as required;
       
    • Provide assistance to the Company’s PDM affiliates and subsidiaries or the G&I team on all legal aspects as required;
       
    • Act as a legal advisor to cross-functional teams in furtherance of strategic and new product development initiatives; and
       
    • Perform other tasks as required.

    Experience / Qualifications

    • Master degree or LLM in law;
       
    • Bar qualification;
       
    • 7 to 10 years of post -qualification experience in a law firm or legal department of a Company;
       
    • Experience in the high tech/telecommunication/media sectors would be of advantage;
       
    • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
       
    • Fluency in English is essential. Good working knowledge of French or German would be an asset. Additional European languages are also considered an asset;
       
    • Good knowledge of general contract, IT and commercial law, knowledge of applicable public procurement rules would be an advantage;
       
    • Excellent English legal drafting skills;
       
    • Excellent negotiation skills and ability to maintain high level of legal risk mitigation for SES;
       
    • Legal creativity and ability to draft contracts for a wide variety of new business activities;
       
    • Ability to work across multi-function, multi-level and multi-cultural groups;
       
    • Strong ability to manage time, set priorities and work independently in an international orientated and demanding commercial environment;
       
    • Able to work in an accurate and organised manner with proven attention to detail;
       
    • Flexibility and team-spirit;
       
    • Customer focus and solutions focus;
       
    • Proactive and result orientated approach, can do mentality and ability to work autonomously; and
       
    • Rapidity in acquiring new knowledge.

    Our Offer

    Competitive salary package, coupled with a diverse array of challenges and development benefits.

    SES is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

    This position reports to

    Vice President, Legal Services Commercial
    Web Pagehttp://www.ses.com/8233697/job-overview/apply/63178
    Contact information
    CompanySES
    AddressChâteau de Betzdorf
    Betzdorf
    Luxembourg
    L-6815
    Emailplease visit our website to apply online
    Web Pagehttp://www.ses.com


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