Legal Counsel

Company: Robert Walters
Job type: Full-time

Are you an experienced Legal professional looking for a challenge? Would you like to be the first Legal Counsel within an international and growing company? For our client Afa Dispensing Group we are looking for a talented and communicative Legal Counsel to be based in Eindhoven. Client Details Afa Dispensing Group is a Global leader in technologically advanced liquid systems. In a market where most dispensing packages are fast becoming commodities, branded products are facing increased competition from private labels. Afa provides the solution by applying its proprietary technologies as a platform for developing new ways to dispense all types of liquids, beverages, soft food products and other fluids. Afa offers customers a comprehensive solution, combining the service of its renowned Liquid Dispensing R&D Centre, its mass production capabilities and its costumer care on three continents to create an enlightening, creative and satisfying experience from years and to long standing commercial relationships with multinationals like Henkel, Heineken, Proctor & Gamble as well as distributors that successfully sell Afa products to specialized local brands around the world. Description In order to take the next steps in the professionalization of the Afa Dispensing Group, we are looking for an experienced and hands on Legal Counsel. As a Legal Counsel, you identify significant legal issues and you are a source of technical/practical legal advice. You demonstrate an in depth knowledge and skills in relevant legal areas for urgent matters for the organization. You influence the business to promote good legal practices and explain difficult issues clearly and work with others to establish consensus. Key activities Legal Counsel; * Drafting, reviewing and negotiating the full range of legal documents; * Representing Afa Legal in internal and external meetings; * Identifying and anticipating legislative and regulatory changes and recommending appropriate action; * Corporate housekeeping; * Set up and maintain contract management; * Delivering training and training material to the business on key legal areas. Profile Your profile: * Legal professional with a wide-ranging legal knowledge, especially regarding commercial contracts and intellectual property; * minimum of 3 years of experience as a legal counsel; * Hands-on, self-starting and independent; * Strong negotiation skills; * Excellent communication skills - verbal and in writing in both English and Dutch. Job Offer The Afa Dispensing Group offers; * A versatile job in an ambitious and dynamic work environment; * A role close to the Board and to the business; * An international business environment with blue chip customers; * Challenges to materialize the sound growth potential of Afa. Besides that you can count on an attractive compensation and benefit package. Do you recognize yourself in this profile and are you up for a challenge? Contact the Legal team at Robert Walters, or apply now!

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