Legal Counsel - Specialist (m/f/x)


Recruiter: Victor Immanuel

About Us:

Transform rail operations for a sustainable future! KONUX is a dynamic and fast-growing technology company that is transforming the way industry works. Our AI-powered solutions empower our customers to make smarter, data-driven decisions, and our culture is fueled by grit, ingenuity, and credibility - we believe that these values are essential to unlocking the potential of technology and making a real impact. At KONUX, we are passionate about driving innovation in the fields of IoT and AI, and we are looking for like-minded individuals to join our team.

Job Description:

We are seeking a Legal Counsel Specialist (m/f/x) at KONUX, and you will contribute to the fast growth of a scaling company in the AI space. You will provide legal advice to the whole organization on different legal topics, working closely with our General Counsel and internal stakeholders. You will deal with a wide range of complex matters, spanning multiple domains from (international) public procurement- and trade law to corporate- and information technology (IT) & intellectual property (IP) law. Apart from the legal substantive matters, you will also own and execute legal admin and proactively improve legal related workflows and collaboration. You understand the basics of project management and can live up to short- and long-term timelines, while always having the bigger picture in the back of your mind. The role provides ample learning opportunities and requires you to take ownership and push to completion.

Your Impact:

  • You provide substantive and strategic legal advice to all KONUX departments
  • You work on various projects from supporting the set up of new international entities to establishing a self-service system for legal advice in the company
  • You manage the public procurement process for customer contracts in different jurisdictions.
  • You manage external law firms to out- deliver within budget
  • You shape and execute our IP strategy
  • You perform risk assessments, and enable informed decision making
  • You review, draft and support contract negotiations with customers, suppliers, and partners in close cooperation with internal stakeholders
  • You provide in-house legal training
  • You draft/rework and educate our team on KONUX policies
  • You support with various tasks around corporate housekeeping, compliance, and governance
  • You assure conformity with applicable global data protection laws

To be successful in this role, you’ll need to have:

  • You are curious to understand new technologies, and you love working on a broad range of topics simultaneously
  • You are organized, analytical, and pragmatic, you have business sense and a strong hands-on attitude
  • You have a minimum of 5 years of full-time work experience as a legal counsel in a start-up or a mid-sized company
  • You are a German qualified lawyer (Volljurist/in bzw. Syndikusrechtsanwalt/-anwältin)
  • You have excellent knowledge in at least two areas of the law:
    1) Contract- and trade law
    2) IP/IT law (AI, Data, SaaS, proprietary (embedded) software, OSS)
    3) Corporate law
    4) European Public Procurement law
  • You hold first contract drafting experience, and you skilfully write legal documents
  • You are familiar with MS Office and/or G-Suite and will easily learn new tools like Slack, Confluence, etc
  • You embrace legal tech and understand how to prudently integrate tech solutions in your daily work, such as generative AI, DeepL, SaaS, and software solutions
  • You have full working proficiency in English and German

Why Join Us:

💸 Competitive salary

📉 Equity (all permanent KONUX employees have equity!)

📖 Dedicated Learning & Development budget of 3.600€ p.a.

🏠 Comprehensive relocation support if this opportunity at KONUX requires you to move

👨‍💻 Hybrid working model: Meet your colleagues in the office minimum 2 days per week

🏢 Modern workspace with cool rooftop with mountain view

💻 Flexible working conditions, home office equipment and free choice between a Windows or Apple laptop

❤️‍🩹 Health benefits supporting your physical and mental well-being, e.g wellpass/gym membership and mental health app license

🍒Fruits, snacks and beverages for energy and our very own Oma cooking in office every Thursday

👴 Company pension scheme

🙌 Access to Corporate Benefits and Future Bens

🌴 27 vacation days (+1 day on every work anniversary for 3 years)

💁 Volunteering activities (2 additional days off)

🍻 Company and team events

🐶 We are a pet-friendly company, so your four-legged friend can join you in office!

Equal Opportunity

At KONUX, we believe that a diverse team achieves better results faster. So here’s the deal: You bring in your very own perspective. We promise to judge your qualifications and performance, not your age, sex, religion, skin color, gender identity, family status or disability.

Updated: 2 hours ago
Job ID: 11777802
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51-200 employees
Technology, Information and Internet

KONUX’s vision: Transform railway operations for a sustainable future.

  1. Legal Counsel - Specialist (m/f/x)