Legal Counsel

Corporate

Are you passionate about corporate law and technology law? Are you looking for a new challenge in a growing, fast-paced technology company? Apply and join Eurofiber’s legal department.

We are looking for talented and motivated lawyer to oversee the legal aspects of our rapidly evolving business. You will safeguard our reputation by guaranteeing that the company follows law guidelines and give legal advice to management about all relevant issues.

A quick overview of your potential new job

As a member of the Legal & Regulatory Affairs team, reporting to the Legal & Regulatory Affairs Manager, you will be responsible for counseling the businesses on a broad range of legal, regulatory and commercial matters, including on cutting-edge areas of ICT law. You will work directly with the businesses you support, serving as counsel and providing strategic input on corporate matters, telecom regulatory matters, and commercial matters.

Your responsibilities in a brief summary are:

  • Draft and negotiate contracts (whether national or international), including commercial agreements, procurement contracts, POP contracts in coordination with the relevant commercial & operational teams;
  • Provide professional advice to the business on various matters covering a broad range of issues related to business in respect of company law, contract law, telecom regulation, employment law, public procurement, privacy & administrative law, etc;
  • Understand and provide a risk assessment of legal problems as a whole, including in particular contractual liability, financial aspects, and legal exposure, brought about by the various transactions considered by the relevant commercial and operational teams;
  • Manage corporate housekeeping;
  • On a need-basis, assist in the handling of disputes, the management of litigation files, as well as potentially certain permitting or compliance matters. Collaborate with management to devise efficient defense strategies;
  • Develop & update internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance. Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advise on possible legal issues. Develop and enroll training for the business.
  • Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust.
  • Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces
  • This role will give the successful candidate an opportunity to join a collaborative, tight-knit team that is leading exciting and pioneering cross-border initiatives as part of a business that is laying the fundaments of digital innovation.

Why you want to work at Eurofiber

We offer you the chance to step into the Eurofiber success story and give your career an extra boost. In addition, you can expect an attractive salary package with a car, various training opportunities and a flexible work schedule.

This is you

  • You have obtained a Master in Law;
  • 5-8 year of post-qualification legal experience in corporate, commercial law, ICT law and commercial law; A mix of law firm and in-house experience is a plus; You are a seasoned legal counsel who can demonstrate tangible experience. Knowledge of telecom and the regulation related to the business is considered a plus;
  • Fluent in French and English, Dutch is a plus, both oral and written;
  • Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams;
  • Hands-on, service oriented and can do mentality;
  • Initiative, decisiveness and creative thinking, as well as a desire to be challenged;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (influencing and negotiation) and the ability to be a partner to business stakeholders
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Highest standards of ethics and professional integrity
  • Ability to demonstrate sound and practical business judgment even in ambiguous situations; ability to prioritize in a fast-moving environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills, the ability to manage multiple and varying mission-critical projects at once, and to follow through and meet deadlines
  • Common sense and a good sense of humor

About us

Eurofiber is a fast-growing telecom player. We connect companies, governments, cities and economies with each other. We achieve this with the help of our own open fiber-optic network, IP services and data centers, with which we offer our clients future-proof cloud and connectivity solutions. We have been at the forefront of innovation, helping our customers fully exploit the potential of digitization since 2000.

Our more than 500 employees are all experts in their respective fields. With this relatively small but rapidly growing team, we develop and operate a digital infrastructure that plays a vital role in our economy and society.

Eurofiber has a fiber optic network of 36,000 kilometers in the Benelux and northern France, and an additional 40 kilometers are added each week. We have 8 data centers of our own and offer solutions for fully flexible interaction between more than 70 data centers.

In this manner, we are building the ‘lifeline for the digital society’ and contributing to the future of our society.

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