Your activities will focus on the capturing of a contract; the drafting, negotiation and closure. As our counterparts are all over the world, travelling will definitely be an important aspect of the job again once COVID-19 is over. Above, you may be the specialist within the team on certain legal topics, such as for example intellectual property, GDPR, purchasing or environmental regulations. In addition to that, giving guidance and training to the more juniors in the team will be key.
You’ll plan and organize your activities yourself. Often driven by the customer’s time schedule, which may change on a daily basis. Being flexible and able to continuously monitor and adapt your priorities is therefore of utmost importance. Within the Thales organization our colleagues in the sales department will be the ones to team with. If a certain threshold is exceeded, our colleagues from abroad will be involved too.
You have a Master Degree in law and at least eight years experience in a law firm or as a legal counsel, contracting specialist, in a multinational company. You avail of up-to-date legal knowledge and enjoy sharing that knowledge to bring the Legal & Contracts team to a next level. You have an interest to work in an international and challenging environment where you, besides the legal aspects, will need to understand also the technical, financial and commercial aspects of a contract .
Furthermore, you have a strong and independent personality, are solution-focused, excellent in team work, able to manage different stakeholders and can set priorities. You are client-focused, have outstanding negotiating skills and good command of, both oral and written, Dutch and English. A Dutch passport is a prerequisite due to contracts with the Dutch Government that are ‘Dutch eyes only’.
- Become part of a great team in a high tech, innovative international organization
- (International) opportunities for growth in tech-, management- and commercial roles
- Attention for personal development and own initiative
- A nice workplace in a modern building, where we value a good work-life balance and flexibility
- 40 leave days per year, travel expenses and a flexible benefits a la carte package with options like purchase/sale of leave hours, internet costs, bicycle plan, company fitness, trade union contribution or relocation costs
Bedrijfsprofiel Thales Nederland
In fast changing markets, customers worldwide rely on Thales. Thales is a business where brilliant people from all over the world come together to share ideas and inspire each other. In aerospace, transportation, defence, security and space, our architects design innovative solutions that make our tomorrow's possible.
The Legal & Contracts team of Thales in the Netherlands consists of about 20 people based in Hengelo and Huizen: legal counsel, contract managers and trade compliance professionals. Dedicated to their jobs and the organization.
We work in the office as well as from home. Many of us frequently travel all over the world. We established ‘self organizing’ teams which caters for continuously learning and improving and gives a bigger responsibility to each individual in the team.
The Legal & Contracts team deals with complex legal issues. Main part of the activities exists of assisting the capture team with the drafting, negotiation and closure of (international) contracts and the subsequent execution of those contracts. Contracts in an often culturally and politically challenging environment.
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