SENIOR CONTRACT LAW EXPERT (F/M/X) GRAZ REGION (AUSTRIA)

Currently, we're seeking a Senior Contract Law Specialist with a strong focus in International Contract Law to support our client with legal matters in the Graz region. Our client, an international manufacturing firm originating from the DACH region, is renowned for its top-tier solutions in an expanding and stable industry

Our client offers:

  • Hybrid working model with ten days of home office a month as well as flexible working hours
  • Exciting career opportunities in a globally operating company
  • The opportunity to work in an international environment at the forefront of innovation
  • Challenging projects with different departments and international clients
  • Competitive salary package: The annual gross salary is at least EUR 80,000 plus bonus. Of course, there is the willingness for overpayment, based on previous experience and qualifications.

Your (future) tasks:

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating international contracts, in particular development, supply and purchasing contracts
  • Supporting the parent company and relevant subsidiaries in legal matters with a focus on contract law
  • Leading of contract negotiations at national and international level
  • Support in legal disputes, especially concerning customer or supplier complaints and claims
  • Legal support for various projects
  • Further development of internal processes, guidelines and training courses based on legal and regulatory requirements
  • Acting as contact person for internal and external parties and stakeholders

Requirements:

  • Completed university degree in (business) law in the DACH region
  • At least seven years of work experience with a focus on contract law as in-house counsel in an international operating law firm or an industrial company
  • Expertise in international (cross border) contract law
  • Know-how in the negotiation of contracts at national and international level
  • Project Management skills, including the coordination of internal and external teams
  • Business acumen and integral understanding of contracts in a commercial / economic context
  • Ability to work in a team, entrepreneurial mindset and excellent communication skills in a diverse and collegial global working environment
  • Expertise in the field of Intelectual Property is an USP
  • Business fluent in German and English necessary

Are you interested in a dynamic role in an international environment in Styria?

We are looking forward to receiving your application documents, including your current CV! Confidentiality is an essential part of our corporate philosophy. Accordingly, we guarantee all applicants the highest degree of discretion.