Legal Counsel – Corporate & Commercial – Kendrion N.V.

Legal Counsel – Corporate & Commercial – Kendrion N.V.

The Company

Kendrion designs, manufactures, and delivers intelligent actuators that help advance the global push towards electrification and sustainable energy. Today, Kendrion’s compact and connected actuators can be found in wind power, robots, factory automation, electric vehicles, energy distribution and industrial heating processes, where they support the company’s OEM customers around the world to transition to safer and cleaner forms of energy.

As a technology pioneer and innovator, building on a foundation of over 100 years of experience, Kendrion is driven by a desire to explore creative solutions for the engineering challenges of tomorrow. Taking broad responsibility for sustainable sourcing, manufacturing, and conducting business. Sustainable business practices are integrated in the company’s processes and embedded in the culture. Rooted in Germany, headquartered in the Netherlands, and listed on the Amsterdam stock exchange, Kendrion’s footprint extends across Europe to the Americas and Asia.

Following the growth of Kendrion’s Legal department in Amsterdam, we would like to get in touch with ambitious and energetic candidates with a broad skillset in Corporate and Commercial.

The position

The Legal Counsel will focus on matters related to Kendrion’s commercial and operational activities and provide legal support the Automotive and Industrial business units and group activities. In addition to the commercial scope, you will also work together with the General Counsel & Company Secretary regarding a broad variety of corporate law and/or compliance matters relevant to a listed global operating company.

Legal matters related to Kendrion’s business include contracting, claim handling and litigation related to the commercial and operational activities, managing coverage under the general liability policy, assessing business conduct relevant to competition law and data protection, identifying relevant legislative and regulatory developments and support the business units in the implementation.

You will be a dedicated and trusted business partner in Kendrion’s worldwide organization and will work close together with your colleagues in Kendrion’s Legal team on several matters in Corporate and Compliance. This role may involve some travelling, mainly within Europe.

Your Profile
  • A Master degree in Law, with at least 5-6 years of relevant experience as a corporate and/or commercial lawyer in an international business environment, either within a law firm and/or as an in-house legal counsel;
  • Understanding of and comfortable in dealing with diverse stakeholder interests;
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to distill complex legal matters clearly and communicate well in English (German speaking would be highly appreciated);
  • Cultural and organizational sensitive, excellent business sense, flexible attitude and a pragmatic approach;
  • Good negotiation and drafting skills concerning a wide variety of commercial and operational contracts, basic knowledge of corporate and compliance processes within a listed company is preferred;
  • Highly motivated and pro-active professional.
The Offer

A challenging role within a lean and highly empowered team of business oriented lawyers at Kendrion’s headquarters in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Working in a dynamic international environment, with unique possibilities to learn, to grow and to develop your in-house legal advisory skills.

Kendrion aims to create inspiring and motivating working conditions for the company’s employees, that will give them the space and opportunities to realize their own ambitions.

Apply

If the above appeals to you and you wish to apply, please contact Hielke Bruin or Catherine van der Helm at Voxius Executive Search for more information, via legal@voxius.nl or call +31 85 488 00 00

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