Lawyer/ Legal Counsel – Commercial Law- German (m/f/d)

Job Description

Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis. In infrastructure and industry solutions the company plays a pioneering role.
Are you ready to be part of the change? 

What are your main responsibilities?
You will be part of a growing Hub organization in the Legal department of Siemens Portugal. The Hub currently consists of 4 colleagues and serves various countries and businesses around the world. As this is still a new concept you have the exciting opportunity to shape this promising concept for the future. 
Your job will be very diverse and interesting and offers the opportunity to get an excellent overview of what Siemens does. The different incoming tasks are distributed amongst the Hub team members according to their level of experience and skills. As replacement for a colleague in the Hub who is on parental leave you will be the direct point of contact for the business colleagues. You will support the business in commercial transactions, from the tendering process to project execution. Requests include general commercial advise such as reviewing/ drafting/ negotiating contracts, preparing legal risk analyses for “Limits of Authority” internal approval processes and claim management. In addition, you will support EU funded research and development agreements, review non-disclosure agreements, software licensing agreements, framework contracts and other commercial requests in German and English language.

What do you need to qualify for this job?
-        Fluency in written and spoken German and English is a must (including ability to draft and negotiate contracts in both languages). Communication skills in Portuguese are a plus
-        Knowledge of German law is a plus. Preferably you have been advising on German law and/ or you have studied German law.
-        Experience of at least 3 years in the drafting/review/negotiation of contracts/agreements in a law firm or as part of an inhouse legal team.
- Strong communication skills and excellent capabilities as a team player.
-        High awareness of client satisfaction and strong ability to work with different cultures.

You will love to have:
Flexible home office and schedule policy, virtual budget to improve your home office setup, medical center in the facilities, sport groups, volunteering initiatives and a cool and relaxed environment.
Access to e-learning platforms (Learnlight, Bookboon, Linkedin Learning and more), discounts with partners.

We recognize that building a diverse workforce is essential to the success of our business. Therefore, Siemens provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual preference, or non-disqualifying physical or mental handicap or disability.
We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss workplace adjustments with all our applicants to develop agile working and innovation.

Organization: Legal and Compliance

Company: Siemens S.A.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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