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LEGAL COUNSEL

Publication Date:  Jan 26, 2023
Ref. No:  434078
Location: 

Amstelveen, NL, 1185 MC

About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 112,000 employees and annual revenue of over € 11 billion. European number one in cybersecurity, cloud and high performance computing, the Group provides tailored end-to-end solutions for all industries in 71 countries. A pioneer in decarbonization services and products, Atos is committed to a secure and decarbonized digital for its clients. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea) and listed on Euronext Paris.

 

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education, and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.

 

 

We welcome a qualified Legal Counsel (LLM) in the Netherlands to join our Benelux diverse team.

We are looking for a new colleague with validated experience at a credible commercial firm/IT enterprise, to join the in-house legal team of a leading technology services company.
 

Ideally, your experience will be primarily in the IT sector and have included drafting, negotiating and advising on issues related to commercial contracts (outsourcing, consulting, licensing, hosting, software development and other services Atos offers its customers) including compliance and GDPR matters.

Your day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Review, drafting, and negotiating a wide variety of commercial and procurement related contracts, collaborating with our commercial, procurement and sales leads
  • Advising the business on tender processes and participating in contractual negotiations with a range of customers, suppliers, and partners in different sectors.
  • Advising in contract reviews and approval processes
  • Advising on public procurement issues, data protection law and TUPE/ARD matters.
  • Providing general legal advice to the business

 

Your profile

To thrive in this role, you need to personify a rich combination of experience, knowledge, skills, and personal attributes. You also have:

 

Key skills and experience:

  • The current role of a qualified legal counsel (LLM) with several years of relevant experience with commercial IT contracts, contract management and dispute related activities
  • Excellent academic qualifications
  • Experience in the IT or technology sector or comparable industry and/or law firm or inhouse legal function
  • Ability to work independently and deliver and handle personal workload
  • Enthusiasm, motivation, flexibility, and proactivity in solving issues
  • Fluent Dutch and English
  • Good team spirit
  • International experience

 

What we offer:

  • A good salary and attractive extra-legal benefits (like an end-of-year allowance and a pension scheme)
  • 29 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • For mobile employees a lease-car or mobility budget
  • Exciting national and international career opportunities
  • Access to various internal and external (technology) courses
  • Possibility to work at the office or remotely
     

As an employer we give equal opportunities and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
 

If you recognize the opportunity to grow your professional career in a multinational company like ours - apply today and get to know us better!

All applications will be treated in strict confidentiality and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
 

Here at Atos, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. Across the globe, we have created a variety of programs to embed our Atos culture of inclusivity, and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute and feel that they are exactly where they belong.