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Legal Counsel - (fixed term for 12 months)

Posting Country:  Hungary
Date Posted:  22-Sep-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term Contract

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Hello, there! We are _VOIS. 


Our name might be new to you, but our work impacts millions of people around the globe every day. We evolved from a shared services organization to become a global TechCo with over 24 thousand employees operating from Hungary, Romania, Egypt and India. Together, we are the engine that powers Vodafone around the world.


Innovation is our main tool to deliver talent, technology and transformation to our Vodafone partners, while our people are our top priority. Through our 100% Human initiative, we help our people to develop their careers with unique learning and development opportunities while supporting their wellbeing with programs that focus on a healthy work-life balance. 
 
At _VOIS, we are constantly looking for disruptive ideas and new ways to work. If you want to experiment and learn fast, integrated into an international, multicultural and inclusive team, then _VOIS is the place for you.
Come and help us create the future together, join us as a:
 

 
Legal Counsel 

Your role in a nutshell:

In this role you will support Vodafone Procurement Company (VPC – based in Luxembourg) with all legal matters of relevance for procurement activities and work on a day-to-day basis with commercial Category Managers negotiating procurement agreements and on the interaction with the  Corporate and Commercial Legal Team including reviewing, drafting and negotiating of group-wide contracts, local legal and intra-group procurement matters (the "Responsible Areas").


Why you will love your job:

  • Manage and provide accurate, expert, effective and timely legal advice in relation to all matters arising in the Responsible Areas taking into account the commercial environment (including advising on bids, reviewing, drafting, structuring and negotiating supply and other contracts)
  • Co-ordinate with colleagues in Group and Local Market Legal departments to ensure that all relevant legal issues are identified and appropriate support is provided
  • Work with Intellectual Property Rights, Data Protection, Tax, Finance, Operations, Regulatory and other VPC, Enterprise, Group and Local Market functions to assist in all matters related to Responsible Areas
  • Develop relevant contract templates and  training materials as required for the Responsible Areas


What you will bring to the team:

  • At least 3-5 years of experience gained in a legal position
  • University Degree in Law
  • Fluent written and spoken English skills
  • Good knowledge of commercial or other relevant law and awareness of legal developments that may affect the Vodafone business
  • Experience in reviewing, drafting and negotiating commercial contracts in English
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

 

Nice-to-have:

  • Bar qualification 
  • Knowledge about the telecommunications industry or about the field of technology
  • Experience in working in an international business as part of a multi-cultural and/or cross-border team
  • Studies or work experience abroad

In return we provide you with:

  • A dynamic environment where innovative ideas are always welcome;
  • A collaborative community where your professional goals and work are supported by a diverse team;
  • Access to internal trainings through Vodafone University and external trainings via other providers;
  • A supportive internal coaching and mentoring culture;
  • Opportunities to participate in company activities and Vodafone Foundation events;
  • Corporate assets, including a laptop and mobile phone with Vodafone RED subscription (unlimited EU talk + 20GB data); 
  • Vodafone HOME discounted fleet services for employees and their friends & family
  • Cafeteria package;
  • Private Medical Services;
  • Employee Assistant Program to support your wellbeing and mental health;
  • To ensure our colleagues’ health & safety we are working from home until the end of the pandemic. In the long run we will be meeting each other max 2 times/week in our fully refurbished, digital office.

 

#movewithus #_VOIS

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.