Legal Officer

Legal Officer

We are looking for a product and business driven Legal Officer to protect the Shimano Europe Group and to optimize the company's position in terms of legal risks and opportunities.
In the role of Legal Officer you are a business partner to the stakeholders inside our company. Your main focus areas are Commercial contracts, Competition law, Data Protection and Privacy Law. This includes providing legal support to the business on a day to day/ ad hoc basis. Furthermore you will be the first point of contact for various stakeholders. Next to that you are also responsible for further professionalization of our legal services to the organization.

The Challenge

  • You provide information and support on a day-to-day basis to all levels of the organization in relevant legal areas which are Contract Law and Data Protection (2nd line support for privacy matters);
  • You draft and review various international contracts (e.g. distribution, purchase, sponsoring, IT);
  • You ensure the organization is compliant in respect of European competition law, anti-bribery and anti-corruption rules and legislation;
  • You co-ordinate the engagement of outside counsel in product safety and product liability cases;
  • You are responsible for further professionalizing of the legal services to the organization, among others by implementing procedures and by giving legal training and seminars to the organization.

What are we looking for?

  • You have a Master's degree in civil law (or business law specialization);
  • You have 3-5 years of relevant working experience in a similar position;
  • You have experience with commercial contracts in general and in the e-commerce in specific;
  • You have experience with Data Protection & Privacy law;
  • You have experience with Competition Law;
  • You are fluent in English both verbally and written.

Who are you?

You are a collaborative, pro-active, resourceful, empathetic person with a sense of humor. You are flexible and you use your strong analytical skills and commercial awareness to put together high-level business proposals and to present them in a confident manner. You have the ability to quickly understand the business needs, business structure and products to anticipate potential issues and to provide recommendations for risk management. By using your skills and professional knowledge, you show your expertise and added value for the company.

What can we offer?

Shimano offers a pleasant, informal working environment with colleagues who work well together, and are proud to work for Shimano. Next to good working conditions, Shimano offers you the opportunity to work in a responsible and challenging position within a dynamic, international and ambitious environment. Together we want to win therefore we have a strong focus on team achievement.



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