Senior Legal Counsel (m/f) in Paris and Munich - 18 months limited contract

Allianz Partners

Within Allianz Partners, the Global Legal Department is responsible for advising the different lines of business on global and regional transactions. Furthermore, the Global Legal Department manages corporate, regulatory and governance matters throughout the Allianz Partners group. The Global Legal Department leads the global legal community of around 80 lawyers globally, ensuring this network effectively supports the group strategy and business transformation across regions and lines of business. ~crlf~ ~crlf~Reporting to the Head of Legal Travel LoB, and in strong collaboration with the Travel Sales team, the International contract lawyer will join the Global Legal Department and will have the responsibility to draft, review and negotiate international contracts for the Allianz Partners Travel line of business at an international level. The role will provide legal support and legal advice to the different stakeholders and ensure the legal feasibility of different aspects of the deals.~crlf~ ~crlf~The role has a fixed term of 18 months.

As a trusted partner to the business, the candidate will be in charge of:~crlf~##Providing high-quality, business oriented legal advice to ensure adherence to applicable laws and regulations as well as internal policies and guidelines~crlf~##Ensuring consistent quality standards for drafting / vetting of agreements and other legal documentation of Allianz Partners ~crlf~ ~crlf~Your key responsibilities will be:~crlf~##To draft, analyze, review and negotiate contracts and amendments (mainly distribution and services)~crlf~##To verify the legal feasibility and ensure compliance of the solutions offered to business partners~crlf~##To liaise with the Allianz Partners legal network on local legal feasibility and implementation of local agreements~crlf~##To review or coordinate the review of legal documents to be provided to the end customers (including insurance policies and supplementary documentation)~crlf~##To provide well-founded legal advice to the Travel Sales team and other internal stakeholders~crlf~##To follow new regulations in relation to the Group sales activity such as regulations and directives on insurance distribution, online sales, etc. ~crlf~##To design and provide training on legal recurrent matters to the Sales team~crlf~##To Contribute to company projects and new initiatives~crlf~

##Master degree (or equivalent) in law, preferable in commercial or contract law~crlf~##Minimum 5 years’ working experience in a law firm or an international company with a focus on commercial and contract law, ~crlf~##Proven experience in the negotiation of commercial and distribution contracts and set-up of complex contractual structures~crlf~##Knowledge of insurance regulations and/or online distribution and travel industry specifics are highly welcome;~crlf~##Fluent oral and written English required~crlf~##International working experience~crlf~##Client focus and business-enabler attitude~crlf~##Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills ~crlf~##Strong communicator with ability to effectively communicate with in house stakeholders may not be familiar with legal technicalities~crlf~##Ability to work autonomously within pre-defined parameters~crlf~##Ability to work in a multicultural environment including USA, and a matrix organization~crlf~

Job based in AzP Global office in St Ouen or Munich.

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

Allianz Partners is a world leader in B2B2C insurance and assistance,specializing in the areas of international health & life, automotive, assistance and travel insurance.  Operating in over 76 countries, Allianz Partners offers global solutions that are redefining help, going beyond traditional insurance to help and protect customers wherever they are and whenever they need it.  Our innovative experts deliver future-ready, high-tech, high-touch products and services through four commercial brands: Allianz Assistance, Allianz Care, Allianz Automotive and Allianz Travel. We have over 19,000 employees who handle more than 54 million cases each year, motivated to go the extra mile to help customers and employees around the world. If this sounds like you, come and join us!

Allianz Partners is a fast changing company with strong growth ambitions. We care for our customers, and our caring nature extends to our employees. We don't just hire people, we nourish them and invest in their careers because we recognize that your development and our growth and our development go hand in hand. So if you would like to be part of a global company that offers international career opportunities, kick-start your career and dare to join us! As an equal opportunity employer, Allianz Partners recognises that our strength lies in our people. We are committed to diversity and inclusivity and everyone is welcome to apply. More information regarding the Allianz Partners lines of business can be found at: www.allianz-partners.com~crlf~~crlf~


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