Legal Counsel (m/f)

Allianz Technology SE

Reporting to the Regional Financial Officer of Allianz Technology UK & IE, the Legal Counsel is responsible for all commercial and corporate legal matters of Allianz Technology Branches in the region, the shared IT service provider of the Allianz Group in UK & Ireland. A strong focus will be on commercial contracts, e.g. supporting the procurement function in drafting and negotiating adequate contracts. You will accompany the entire procurement process from a legal perspective and advise the purchasing function as well as the specialist departments. It will also be in your responsibility to oversee and steer external counsels in Ireland. In addition, you will be part of the Allianz Technology Group’s global Legal and Compliance function and will work with colleagues at various sites.

##Provide legal advice and services on issues concerning the rights, obligations and privileges of the organization in terms of corporate governance and corporate law~crlf~##Represent the organization to customers, suppliers, competitors and government agencies and establish and maintain contact with internal clients~crlf~##Overseeing and steering external legal counsel, where applicable~crlf~##Advising, drawing up and negotiating IT procurement contracts (e.g. software purchasing and leasing, SaaS, maintenance and support, IT Services etc)~crlf~##Follow up with changes in law and issue recommendations to ensure compliance~crlf~##Raising the level of awareness and understanding in the business of legal issues, risks and mitigation, including contract management~crlf~##Assist in developing and maintaining the company’s policies, procedures and compliance matters~crlf~

##A Solicitor or Barrister qualified in England & Wales, ideally with experience in FS or IT industry (either in a law firm or in-house).~crlf~##6+ years PQE professional experience at an international law firm or in the Legal department of an international company~crlf~##Focus Law: Higher education degree in law (2:1 degree or higher) or international degree desired~crlf~##Strong team-work skills and intercultural experience~crlf~##Applying analytical thinking and conflict management skills as well as moderation and presentation techniques~crlf~##Ability to work fully independent and solve complex problems or situations based on multiple sources of information~crlf~##Profound communication skills and the ability to negotiate with a diverse audience, e.g. on senior level~crlf~

Please note that the mandatory application document is the CV, all other files such as Cover Letter for the position, University Transcripts, Diploma and Employer Testimonials/References are advisable and desired by the Hiring Department for a more comprehensive application assessment.

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 100 million private and corporate customers and more than 147,000 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~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.

At the core of the Group’s strength lies digitalization and its promise of growth opportunities through a ‘digital by default’ strategy. Allianz Technology SE is the principal driver behind transforming Allianz into a digital group – a quest to which nearly 7,500 Allianz Technology SE employees around the globe have committed themselves. Allianz Technology SE equips the Group with the most cutting edge digital solutions in the industry, bringing Allianz to the fingertips of its customers. At Allianz Technology SE , innovation is more than a buzzword; it is the business of the day, every day.

We are interested in your strengths and experience. This means that we welcome all applications, irrespective of other characteristics such as gender, ethnic background, origin or any disability.~crlf~~crlf~

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