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Country:  Germany
Location:  Düsseldorf, NW, DE
Location details: 
Employment type:  Fixed term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time

Legal Counsel (m/f)

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.
 

Welcome to Demag Cranes & Components GmbH! Become a member of the international legal team of one of the world's most successful suppliers of crane systems and system solutions. We are looking for a legal counsel for our German head office in Düsseldorf - on a 18 month fixed term contract covering a period of maternity leave - to support our management and business operations in various legal matters. You will report directly to the Head of Legal.

 

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing professional advice and support in legal matters to the management and operative units in Germany
  • Reviewing, drafting and preparation of commercial contracts as well as active support during contractual negotiations of the different departments
  • Contract management
  • Corporate matters relating to our legal entities in Germany
  • Advise our local Management Board on corporate matters
  • Coordination of legal processes and disputes
  • Monitoring our internal policies and compliance guidelines in Germany

 

To be the ideal candidate, you must have:

  • Qualified German lawyer (2nd state exam in law in Germany) with practical and academic knowledge in the relevant areas of law
  • At least four years' professional experience – ideally with an industrial company or with a law firm
  • Strong experience in contract (b2b) and corporate law (in particular limited liabilities company act “GmbH-Recht”, restructuring transformation law “Umwandlungsrecht”
  • Legal expertise in competition law and product liability
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English and in German are a must for successful performance
  • Excellent collaboration and negotiation skills
  • High organizational skills

 

Your profile: We are looking for a candidate who is willing and motivated to work in a global organization, is flexible and service-oriented, has a genuine interest in business and is able to work independently but also as part of a team. If you are as well diligent and reliable in your work – we are looking forward to your application (English language) including your salary requirements.

 

If you have any questions, please contact Marion Ackermann, Phone +49 (0) 6103 7333-110

Demag Cranes & Components GmbH, Forststr. 16, 40597 Düsseldorf

 

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,000 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance.

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