Legal Counsel (f/m/d)

Berlin, Germany

We are a team of experts who work together to design and develop software that matters. Netcetera strongly believes in and supports continuous professional development. We care about our well-being. Our teams work with agile development methodologies and use the latest technology. Netcetera specialists are part of an extensive network within the IT industry.

Mutual respect, reliability, personal commitment, and a high degree of professionalism define our Netcetera community. In international teams, we passionately develop customized solutions and products for the challenges of the future.

As a Legal Counsel, reporting to a Senior Legal Counsel Manager, you will be part of our international legal team that plays a crucial role in providing legal advice and support in contract negotiations with customers and/or internal stakeholders.

Your tasks

  • Drafting and reviewing legal documents (e.g. various contracts and agreements, especially SaaS agreements incl. SLAs and license agreements, NDAs etc.) with focus on German and international contract law and IT/IP law
  • Support with negotiating agreements or clarification of legal matters with stakeholders (internally) and/or customers (externally)
  • Advising on legal issues of different areas, including but not limited to corporate, procurement, intellectual property, IT, and employment matters
  • Advise the respective internal stakeholders of the contractual rights and obligations as they pertain to their specific agreements
  • Create and maintain awareness for relevant laws and regulations, especially for German law, and in close cooperation with the Compliance Department

Your profile

  • A German degree in law and “Volljurist (2. jur. Staatsexamen)” as a minimum
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant practical experience in a legal capacity, preferably in an international software or FinTech company, or in a bank or other financial institution
  • Skilled in legal drafting and handling matters in an international legal environment (with emphasis on German, EU, and UK law)
  • German and English as fluent working languages (speaking, negotiating and legal drafting); other languages are a plus
  • Knowledge in IT-outsourcing for banks and financial institutions is a plus (e.g. EBA-Guidelines).
  • Ability to work efficiently with and within various teams/stakeholders and give advice on a broad range of legal topics
  • Proactive, self-driven, pragmatic, and hands-on attitude with the ability to prioritise and manage deadlines
  • High standard of integrity, confidentiality, and accountability as well as strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills

Place of work for this role is Berlin or Munich, at least partial remote work possible.

We only consider direct applications for this role.

About Netcetera

We do the planning and scheduling of the entire Swiss and international rail systems, publishing of digital content for media and digitalisation of healthcare processes - all with our software.

With 25+ years of experience in the FinTech industry, our solutions range from bank processing, credit card payment clearing to internet and mobile banking. Proud of the fact that majority of Swiss banking institutions offer our mobile banking services to their customers.

More than 20 years a leader in secure digital payments - we offer innovative digital payment solutions with a strong focus on convenience, security and mobile use. 37+ mil cards are protected by our 3DS at 300+ bank institutions.

As a leading Swiss software company, we support our customers worldwide with trend-setting products and custom software. We cover the entire IT service lifecycle, from strategy to implementation and operation. A balanced combination of cutting-edge technology and proven standards ensures investment security, from large-scale projects to innovative start-ups.

Our more than 800 employees have one common goal: to help our customers reach their digital business targets. Our headquarters is in Zurich, Switzerland, with additional locations in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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