Legal Counsel - CAPEX projects (all genders)

Date: Jun 6, 2024

Location: Hamburg, DE

Company: Beiersdorf

At Beiersdorf, we want to help people feel good about their skin – and our commitment goes far beyond caring for skin. For 140 years, we have developed innovative skin and body care products for well-known brands such as NIVEA, Eucerin, La Prairie, Hansaplast, and Labello. We act according to our purpose, WE CARE BEYOND SKIN, and take responsibility for our consumers, our employees, the environment and society.

Behind every brand, every product and every accomplishment are our more than 20,000 employees. It is for them that we live a culture of inclusion, respect and trust that is strongly aligned with our values CARE, COURAGE, SIMPLICITY and TRUST. We embrace diversity by valuing the uniqueness of each individual and being committed to equal opportunities for all.

Your Tasks

As Legal Counsel with your focus on International Construction Law you will support Beiersdorf in its international CAPEX projects and in the procurement of process technology, logistics equipment and machinery. You will also be the legal contact for all related Real Estate and Facility Management topics. Your tasks will range from contract drafting and negotiation to claim management and risk assessment, you acting as legal business partner and adviser to internal stakeholders and as coordinator of external legal counsels. 


You will be the legal expert in your dedicated field of law, staying ahead of any legal developments and continuously evolving our contract templates. You will join a team of legal experts in the fields of Marketing, Media, IT, R&D, Logistics and Sales, closely collaborating with the legal colleagues in the regional and local teams as one global legal team. You will contribute to the training of non-legal colleagues and work on the contract standardization, process harmonization and digitalization of the team. 

Your Profile

  • University degree in law with state exams graded with at least fully satisfactory (“vollbefriedigend”) or equivalent international qualifications with profound legal skills
  • Several years of relevant professional experience in international construction law, in particular with FIDIC Yellow and Red Book 
  • Strong interdisciplinary collaboration skills
  • Knowledge in the relevant business fields
  • Knowledge and experience in project management
  • Motivated, constructive and flexible work attitude
  • Proactive, structured and independent working style with an entrepreneurial and digital mindset
  • Organizational talent, dynamic, strong communication skills,
  • Excellent knowledge of German and English, spoken and written, knowledge of another foreign language a plus

We embrace Diversity and Inclusion and are committed to providing equal opportunities to all of our applicants – regardless of race, gender, age, religion and beliefs, sexual orientation and gender identity, disability, cultural, ethnic or national origins. We would therefore kindly ask you to include only information and data in your documents which are relevant for the assessment of your application (e.g. curriculum vitae, salary expectations, relevant references and certificates) and encourage you to upload your CV without a picture.
If you have any questions, please contact our recruiter Nadine Lohmann every Tuesday between 11 and 12 am via the telephone number +494049092870. 

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