Legal Counsel

BOARD Deutschland GmbH
GBP 100,000 - 125,000
Job description
At Board, we help enterprises plan smarter, drive outcomes and lead transformation with one single Intelligent Planning Platform. Trusted by thousands of leading organizations, over the last 30 years we have designed our Product with enterprise planning agility in mind and the passionate care of our people as our main driver.
We strongly believe every colleague brings unique value to our whole. We collaborate openly and effectively to deliver results and celebrate our shared success, thrive on innovation, and embrace a growth mindset to aim higher every day.
If you’re a forward-thinker looking for the great next step in your career within an innovative and collaborative environment, Board is the right workplace for you!

We are currently looking for a talented Legal Counsel to join our Legal Department.
Reporting to the Chief Legal Office, you will play a key role in providing legal advice and support on an international scale in the day-to-day legal activities of the Board Group, with focus on HR processes and sustainability matters.
This position provides an ideal opportunity to join a fast-growing organization with a product at the technological forefront of its market and plenty of opportunities to foster professional growth.

Core responsibilities:
  • Provide day-to-day proactive employment law advice, assistance and counselling
  • Review employment offers and agreements with HR
  • Create, customize and update release agreements for terminating employees
  • Assist with employment law litigation matters
  • Support VISA processes
  • Work with HR to help manage and respond to employee relations issues, investigations and grievances
  • Assist with sustainability legal matters
  • Manage and supervise outside counsel, as required
  • Provide legal support to other departments and functions
  • Draft agreements and other legal documents to ensure the Group's legal rights
  • Advise on legal language or specifications
  • Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation

  • Proven experience as in-house Legal Counsel of an international company or in an international Law Firm
  • Academic Backgroundin Law
  • Good knowledge and understanding of HR/Sustainability laws and procedures
  • High level of professional ethics and integrity
  • Ability to analyze situations and information
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Fluency in English is required, knowledge of another language will be considered a plus

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Join a company that believes in the added value of diversity, inclusion, and belonging. We foster a working environment in which all people are respected and valued, for all aspects which make them unique. We hire you for who you are, and we want you to bring your true self to work every day!

Board International is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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