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Legal Counsel (m/w) Global Corporate Functions

Datum: 12.09.2021

Standort: ISMANING, DE

Unternehmen: Telefonica S.A.

We are Telefónica. Our vision is to become the OnLife Telco. We want to enable our customers to live an independent digital life according to their desires and preferences. To achieve this, we develop innovative products and services and continue to transform our company. This is how we drive the digital transformation of our society. Become part of this vision and help us shape the digital possibilities for our customers.


Telefóncia Global Services (TGS) was founded in 2010 with the aim to simplify the international procurement processes and to redirect procurement as a value-adding unit within Telefonica. As an autonomous organization, TGS is responsible for all procurement negotiations with global suppliers of Telefonica S.A. as well as for supplies of Telefonica Germany.

Key Accountabilities
•    Autonomous legal support for the management of two independently operating Telefónica internal service companies in all legal matters.
•    The scope of duties includes general corporate legal housekeeping including advice on compliance issues, negotiation, evaluation and drafting of contracts, i.a. in the area of procurement and roaming business.
•    Coordination of external legal advisors.
•    Independent litigation and litigation.
•    Close cooperation with specialist areas and integration into interdisciplinary teams.
•    Independent, proactive legal advice to the internal clients, analysis and presentation of the legal situation and the scope of design as well as, if necessary, development and mediation of alternative solutions.
•    Independent legal supervision of complex projects and contracts as well as their independent negotiation with external business partners.
•    Creation and implementation of legal training for internal clients
•    Independent observation of current developments in the legal and thematic areas covered and proactive development of suggestions for improvement and adaptation.
What you bring along? 
•    Legal knowledge in corporate, contract and general commercial law in an international context. 
•    Knowledge in German labour law and compliance is an advantage.
•    Two years of legal professional experience in an international law firm or international company.
•    Experience in contract drafting and contract negotiation.
•    Structured and results-oriented way of working.
•    Sovereign handling of digital tools.
•    Solution-oriented work style, collegiality and the ability to work in a team.
•    Strong understanding and interest in business relationships.
•    Sovereign appearance.
•    Strong communication skills.
•    Contract and fluent English language skills.
•    Spanish language skills are an advantage.

 What’s the deal?
We offer you a dynamic work environment where each day is different from the other. With us, you will have the opportunity to shape the digitization while working with a high level of individual responsibility. At Telefónica you will find all the benefits of the modern work world including flexible work schedules and attractive wages as well as many other additional benefits. We actively support the balance of family and work while providing various health and fitness programs. Of course, an extensive o2 Phone Plan Package is also available for private use.
How you can apply?
Convince us with your significance resume and related certificates as well as references. You do not need to send us a cover letter. 
Please note that we consider only applications submitted through our recruiting system. Applications via e-mail are not accepted
What else?
Do you have any questions regarding our application process? Do you need further information about the vacancy? For such questions, please get in touch with the responsible recruiter: Patrick Korch, email: patrick.korch@telefonica.com.