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What we look for...

  • Admitted to practice law in Germany with a minimum of 8 years international practice experience (including experience in an international law firm and 3+ years senior in-house experience within an international corporation), preferred candidates will also have common law experience and training
  • Prior leadership experience within a German in-house legal team
  • Strong background managing German labor & employment matters, including dealing with Works Councils
  • Strong background and experience with solving legal and regulatory issues in Germany and greater Central Europe of relevance to the buildings and facilities equipment and services businesses, construction, etc., especially with respect to fair competition  
  • Ability to work within a team framework, a matrixed organization, and across multiple cultures
  • Native German fluency and near-native business English fluency (preferred candidates will also have additional European language fluency)
  • Proficient in use of word processing and other data processing programs, especially Word, Power Point and Excel
  • Proficient in project management skills and tool sets


The candidate must also demonstrate the following personal qualities:

  • The ability to lead, inspire and manage effectively with unquestioned integrity
  • Self-motivation with ability to manage and regularly prioritize a heavy workload
  • Excellent analytical and communication abilities
  • Understanding commercial objectives and realities, and the ability to solve complex problems practically
  • Strategic, collaborative thinking around program enhancement
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to relate comfortably at all levels within an organization, and with culturally-diverse, international personnel
  • Exceptional presentation, professionalism, and advocacy skills with the ability to promote and defend the interests of the business with regulators.
  • The ability to meet challenges confidently, and react ethically, quickly, and helpfully in a fast-paced environment

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