Legal Counsel, Employment, EMEA

Legal Counsel, Employment, EMEA

South Pole

Berlin or Paris

Main tasks & responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Head of Employment Law by providing accurate, relevant, and timely employment law advice to the People and Culture team in the EMEA region;
  • Work on and manage a variety of day-to-day employment law matters relating to South Pole, including reviewing, and drafting various employment related documentation;
  • Manage employment litigation and external counsel in line with internal policy;
  • Support the implementation and update of templates and playbooks for the Employment Legal team, including providing solutions to streamline internal processes and policies;
  • Collaborate with the Employment Legal team and the People and Culture team to promote legal, compliance and risk management best practices throughout South Pole;
  • Stay up to date with changes to employment legislation, rules and regulations.This is a hands-on role and you’ll be expected to handle significant and complex legal matters with short turnaround times.

Requirements:

Essential:

  • Degree in law;
  • Relevant employment law experience, similar in-house experience is strongly preferred;
  • Experience in working in the EMEA region;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and at least 1 other European language;
  • Sound understanding and knowledge of employment law with great judgement and ability to apply such knowledge in a pragmatic manner;
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong professional relationships across HR and the business;
  • Ability to communicate complex legal issues and risks in terms that non-legal colleagues can understand;
  • Ability to prioritise in a fast-moving environment;
  • Strong accountability, initiative and decisiveness but also a desire to be challenged and to think outside the box.

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