General Counsel & Head of Legal

General Counsel & Head of Legal

Cargolux Airlines International

Luxembourg

Task Responsibilities:

The Role:

Reporting to the CEO, the General Counsel and Head of Legal will be leading the company’s global legal team, acting as a strategic business partner to the organization, providing practical and effective advice to the business on a broad range of legal matters, managing the legal team and overseeing the work of outside counsel.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Advise on a variety of legal issues across the business, including identifying as early as possible potential legal, regulatory, business or financial risks and proposing compliant and practical solutions to mitigate such risks.
  • Negotiate, draft and review contracts relating to various aspects of the company’s business.
  • Act as company secretary to the board of directors and the executive committee.
  • Ensure compliance of the company and its foreign branches with applicable corporate reporting and filing obligations.
  • Develop and regularly update standard contracts and contractual clauses.
  • Research and anticipate legal issues that could impact the company, give proactive advice to business units.
  • Provide training to the organization on legal topics.
  • Liaise with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authorities etc.), and build relationships of trust.
  • Oversee litigations: define strategy to safeguard the company’s interests, instruct and oversee external counsel.
  • Ensure effective functioning of internal contracting and legal document management policies and processes.
  • Ensure that the company’s internal policies are in line with applicable legislation. Draft, review and advise on internal regulations, in close cooperation with the compliance function and other departments.
  • Lead, organize and supervise the work of the legal team.

Essential Requirements For The Position:

  • Master’s degree in law (JD, LLM or equivalent).
  • At least 10 years' experience as legal advisor, including in-house counsel experience in a commercial company in the private sector, preferably in aviation or logistics.
  • At least 3 years prior experience in a managerial position, proven ability to lead and inspire a team.
  • Strong research and analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking ability with a pragmatic approach.
  • Commercially minded with a drive for continuous improvement.
  • Unquestioned integrity and personal ethics, willingness to speak up in potentially difficult situations.
  • Collaborative mindset and ability to get along with people at all levels within the organization.
  • Action- and solution-oriented approach.
  • The ability to prioritize multiple assignments and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and working knowledge of French. Other languages are considered as an advantage.
  • Advanced computer proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Outlook

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