Legal Counsel (IT & Privacy) – B&S – Delfzijl

B&S

Are you an experienced Legal Counsel who prefers a dynamic working environment? You can switch easily between different cases. Furthermore, you are flexible, pragmatic and an independent initiator.

Reach your full potential as a Legal Counsel

The Legal team functions at the heart of the globally operating and constantly growing B&S. In your position as a Legal Counsel, you will work with every department in the company. However, you will work together with our commercial department the most. 

You will deal with cases and questions related to various (legal) fields, such as contract law, company law, the law of obligations, trademark law, customs law, international transport law, IT law and consumer law. Furthermore, you draw up contracts (in Dutch and English), evaluate legal documents and agreements. You monitor the internal processes and the proper compliance with laws and regulations. Also, you provide your colleagues and management with solicited and unsolicited advice on legal developments.

Currently, our Legal Team consists of 6 professionals: Legal Counsels, Company Secretary, Legal Counsel Privacy a Paralegal. You report directly to the Head of Legal, who in turn reports to the Executive Board. The corporate functions are located in Delfzijl and Dordrecht. Thus, you will work from one of these locations. You will regularly travel to the other locations within B&S, both within the Netherlands and internationally.

This is you

You want to make Legal tangible for the entire organization. This means translating laws and regulations to business matters within all layers of the organization, from the operational shop floor to the boardroom. Operating within these different layers makes you happy.

Implementation of the letter of the law is not the only part of your job. Your strength is also developing and devising strategies and policies. You like to initiate ideas in how to make processes more efficient. Cooperation with all stakeholders involved, is of great importance to you.

You prefer to work accurate and structured, and you can easily switch between various activities. You are analytically skilled, solution-oriented, know how to set goals and achieve them. With your entrepreneurial mindset, you work independently and take the initiative. A fast-paced working environment is your place to be.

B&S is currently in a transitional phase where the focus is increasingly shifting towards ICT. As a trading company in luxurious fast moving consumer goods, we continue to innovate and more and more processes become digital. Having knowledge of ICT law and consumer law is a plus. 

You:

  • Have a completed a (legal) master’s degree at university; Preferably, in IT law and/or consumer law
  • Have gained a few years of working experience in a commercial environment
  • Have gained knowledge of IT law and consumer law (plus)
  • Are a maximum of an hour’s drive away from Delfzijl or Dordrecht
  • Are flexible to travel between different locations, both within and outside the Netherlands
  • Have a good verbal and written command of the Dutch and English language
  • N.B.: A pre-employment screening is applicable after the hiring process, given the confidentiality and nature of this position.

    We offer you

  • A good salary in line with your experience, plus a yearly fixed Christmas bonus and a performance dependent bonus
  • Initially, a one-year contract with the prospect of permanent employment afterwards
  • 25 vacation days, with the possibility to purchase additional days
  • A travel allowance of up to 75 km on single trip travel when working at the office, or an allowance if you’re working remotely (from home)
  • The flexibility to work 2 to 3 days a week from home
  • A pension scheme where 2/3rd of the pension premium is paid by us
  • The possibility to take courses related to your growth ambitions and job
  • A coaching program focused on your mental health
  • Participation in group insurances such as disability insurance and general surviving relatives act insurance
  • Free use of our company gym 
  • Bicycle plan where you can benefit from a substantial discount
  • This is B&S

    B&S exists to make premium consumer goods available to everyone, anywhere. We believe that getting access to consumer products that bring joy and comfort into everyday lives, should be easy around the globe.

    We are proud to see B&S featured in the latest edition of the #MT500 by MT/Sprout, which lists the 500 most reputable companies in the Netherlands. We rank #9 most attractive employer and #6 most sustainable company.

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