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Legal Counsel - (maternity cover)

Posting Country:  Hungary
Date Posted:  30-Dec-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.


Legal Counsel (Maternity cover)



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)




  • 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

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.