Expert Legal Counsel (m/f/div) in the area of IT/IP Law, service contracts and Data Protection

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

If you are a lawyer who is looking for a new challenge driven by the Digitization and Business Transformation of a global company you may consider to apply as Expert Legal Counsel (m/f/div) in the area of IT/IP Law, service contracts and Data Protection.~crlf~ ~crlf~You need to provide legal support, guidance and advice to the AGCS management, global functions and local offices with regard to relevant legal, regulatory & compliance topics. You have to ensure that all practices, policies, and business activities of AGCS comply with the AGCS legal standards. You will provide guidance and advice around all topics related to Data Protection, digitization, growth initiatives, Intellectual Property, IT and service contracts. You will report directly to the Head of Digital Law and Data Protection.

In this role ….~crlf~ ~crlf~##You analyze legal queries, develop and evaluate excellent solutions for your clients in a structured manner that you present in a proper written and oral form. ~crlf~##You know how to proactively identify and analyze relevant legal issues, provide advice to clients by considering the AGCS business goals, draft and present key documents and recommendations in a clear and understandable form.~crlf~##You analyze, review and draft contracts and other legal documents with global scope including contract negotiation with internal and external clients in your area of responsibility.~crlf~##You act as part of the AGCS DPO Network, where you take over sub-tasks in alignment with the AGCS Global DPO. You liaise with the AGCS Board of Management, relevant CxO areas, AGCS Compliance, other Allianz legal departments and the Allianz Privacy Community in order to manage your tasks. ~crlf~##You address proactively privacy aspects within AGCS, where you maintain and adjust the legal, regulatory and compliance framework and processes of AGCS in order to meet the legal, regulatory and internal requirements.~crlf~##You coordinate company positions with regards to all Data Protection-related regulation and ancillary legal issues and contract matters.~crlf~

##You are a fully qualified lawyer (German 2. Staatsexamen/state exam) or an equivalent qualification from an EU Member State (e.g. solicitor, bar exam).~crlf~##You have experience in working internationally, ideally within a complex matrix organization.~crlf~##You have minimum 5 years professional experience in commercial/corporate/IT or IP law preferably in another in-house legal department, international law firm or transnational organization. Further special education or certification in one of the mentioned subjects (e.g. Fachanwalt) is an advantage. ~crlf~##You have a good understanding of general commercial or IT business practice and experience in project management. Your decision making and advise considers law & economics rationale.~crlf~##Ideally, you have full expert knowledge and practical experience with applicable Data Protection regulation, especially GDPR. You are able to implement Data Protection or digital regulation requirements within the AGCS business organization.~crlf~##You are able to negotiate and work professionally in German and English. Other language skills, e.g. French, Spanish or Italian, are an advantage.~crlf~##You demonstrate strong business acumen and client service mentality.~crlf~##You have excellent organizational skills including strong communication, decision-making, presentation, human relations and expectation management.~crlf~##You are used to carry out your tasks independently within your area of responsibility.~crlf~

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is the Allianz Group's dedicated carrier for corporate and specialty insurance business. AGCS provides insurance and risk consultancy across the whole spectrum of specialty, alternative risk transfer and corporate business: Marine, Aviation (incl. Space), Energy, Engineering, Entertainment, Financial Lines (incl. D&O), Liability, Mid-Corporate and Property insurance (incl. International Insurance Programs).

Worldwide, AGCS operates in 30 countries with own units and in over 210 countries and territories through the Allianz Group network and partners. In 2016, it employed around 5,000 people and provided insurance solutions to more than three quarters of the 'Fortune Global 500' companies, writing a total of €7.6 billion gross premium worldwide.~crlf~~crlf~AGCS SE is rated AA by Standard & Poor's and A+ by A.M. Best.~crlf~~crlf~AGCS promotes an individual work-life balance for example the possibilit y of working part-time. Provided that the job with its respective basic conditions is suitable for this, all positions advertised on a full-time basis can also be filled on a part-time basis.~crlf~~crlf~If you are currently exempted from statutory pension obligations under section 6 (1) sentence 1 no. 1 SGB VI, please take a look at the important and binding notes in the HR lexicon under: Money / Social Security / Annuity Insurance / Pension Insurance exemption.~crlf~~crlf~More information about careers at Allianz Global Corporate Specialty can be found at

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