Hunkemöller is recruiting an interim Legal Counsel - Corporate & Commercial - to join our international HQ in Hilversum due to temporary leave for a period of approximately 5 months (1 September – 1 February) / 3-5 days per week, at our Headquarters in Hilversum. As Legal Counsel, you’ll be responsible for all legal and compliance activities of the entire (international) organisation. You’ll assist, advise & support the executive board and the management team in its decision-making.

Our mission is to be a much loved, social and inclusive brand - powered by our people. We have over 900 stores in 15 countries and we are growing. Our plans to expand both in Europe and beyond provide exceptional opportunities for those with a passion for retail. Indeed, passion is one of our six values: fun, inclusive, passionate, sexy, in-touch and inspiring. These values drive all we do and together with our growing commitment to the well-being of people, planet and communities, we are building a brand aligned to the demands of our global customers and those that work with us.

Additionally, as a business partner, you’ll support the departments Omni-Channel, Merchandise, Marketing & Communication, Buying, IT, Finance and the country (sales) managers. You’ll focus on negotiating, drafting and advising on (international) commercial contracts in the field of e-commerce, marketing, stores, buying and merchandising and technology. Also, other legal matters such as DPAs, compliance, corporate, intellectual property, claims and operational privacy topics will be part of your responsibility.

You’ll  be reporting to the other legal counsel. Finally, you’ll be involved in all kinds of business-related topics on a daily basis, on an international level.

We expect you to have the following profile

  • A minimum of 5 years’ work experience as a lawyer and/or as in-house counsel (preferably within retail)
  • Substantial knowledge of and experience with corporate law and commercial contracting
  • Knowledge of privacy law
  • Knowledge of compliance
  • Pragmatic business partner with great organizational, analytical, entrepreneurial and communication skills
  • High degree of independence, initiative and decisiveness with desire to be challenged and think outside the box
  • Fluency in Dutch and English, both written and spoken

Ready to join? Then please apply with your CV/LinkedIn profile.

What you can expect when joining a TOP EMPLOYER

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performance reviews

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staff discount

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buddy & mentor

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career and talent programs

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mental health & wellbeing support

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pension support

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internal learning platform

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community events

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collective company insurance discount

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support in travel cost

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lifestyle workshops

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25 days annual leave

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