Senior Legal Manager Marketplaces

Senior Legal Manager Marketplaces

eBay

Paris, France

Core responsibilities: key regular activities of the job

  • Be the trusted advisor for the French senior leadership team (including CEO, Sales Director, CMO and COO) on all and any high profile projects/matters (VAT, circular economy, EU regulations such DSA, DMA among others);
  • provide strategic advice in a highly regulated environment;
  • lead and coordinate the legal work on pan-EU projects both with EU lawyers and business partners;
  • manage the relationship with outside counsels on internet and tax matters and manage the legal budget for eBay France and coordinate with the European team to stay within the budget;
  • advise and lead relations with French authorities (DGCCRF, DGFIP, etc.);
  • support the litigation team with litigation of any kind in France;
  • provide legal guidance on new projects and site functionalities, support of marketing requests;
  • provide legal assessment of cooperation with third parties etc. Contract work in a wide range of working areas like sales contracts, cooperation, general service provider contracts etc.;
  • The job contains independent work on separate national and also European projects. Furthermore, this position requires a high attitude of leadership and collaboration with the rest of the Compliance/Commercial/Product Lawyers, the legal team in Europe and globally and the business clients in France;
  • Ability to advice on high-profile projects which are affected by the laws of a different jurisdiction, also with the help of outside counsels where appropriate;
  • Training the business clients on different legal aspects (mainly internet, IP and tax matters).

Experience, qualifications & personal characteristics

  • The described broad area of legal questions needs someone who has a general interest in all areas of the law and strong skills in internet and tax matters;
  • Preferred is dual-qualified lawyer (French/English qualified lawyer eg.) with an international background. This is not a hard requirement;
  • PQE of 5-10 years. Previous experience in e-commerce field appreciated;
  • Strong business acumen and a business first mentality;
  • Track record of interacting with senior partners;
  • Proficient in French and English, Spanish a plus;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, pressurised environment and to act quickly and decisively with the French leadership team;
  • Passion for eBay and a user of its products;
  • Commercial outlook and a strategic and creative problem solver with self-confidence, ‘can do’ attitude, sound judgement and a good sense of humour;
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances;
  • Computer literacy with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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