Legal Counsel

Budapest, Budapest
  1. Full Time
  2. Legal/Regulatory
Posting date:21 Jun, 2019

In Vodafone Shared Services Budapest, we maximize value with everything we do, from Operational Excellence to Next Generation Services.

We operate with 1.600+ colleagues in Budapest, coming from 32 different nationalities, supporting 22 countries and 150+ Vodafone Enterprise Customers around the world.

Join our team as an:
Legal Counsel

In this role you will support the Vodafone Procurement Company and Vodafone Roaming Services (“VPC” and “VRS” – both based in Luxembourg) with all legal matters of relevance for procurement and roaming activities and work on a day-to-day basis with commercial category managers negotiating procurement and roaming agreements and on the interaction with the Group Volume Contracts (Commercial Operations and Intellectual Property) legal team including reviewing, drafting and negotiating of group-wide contracts, local legal and intra-Group procurement matters (the "Responsible Areas").

What you will do:
  • 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 and reviewing, drafting, structuring and negotiating supplier 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, VRS, Enterprise, Group and Local Market functions to assist in all matters related to Responsible Areas
  • Develop relevant contract templates and other standard and training materials as required for the Responsible Areas
  • 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

 Why should you join us?

  • We provide work assets as laptop and mobile phone with Vodafone RED subscription
  • Continuous Improvement mindset - new ideas are always listened to
  • Internal coaching/mentoring culture
  • Support of career aspirations and personal development
  • Home Office opportunities after probation period

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