Senior Corporate Counsel Employment
Madrid , M, ES
hace 3 días


Amazon is a leader in global e-commerce. We’re working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. Our innovative technologies change the way people find, discover and buy products and services.

Lawyers at Amazon are trusted members of the business. Our work is intellectually challenging, exciting and fast-paced. Developing innovative solutions to novel legal questions is part of our daily business.

Like everyone at Amazon, we’re passionate about our customers.

Amazon's Legal Department is looking for an experienced Employment Lawyer to support our Spanish corporate business as well as our customer fulfillment and transportation operations.

You will be the primary point of contact for the dedicated HR teams and work on a broad range of individual and collective employment law related issues.

You will also provide day-to-day business law advice to our management teams and be responsible for the design and roll-out of trainings to non-legal teams.

As part of Amazon s Spanish Legal team based in Madrid you will also support our Spanish retail business and work on exciting projects across business lines and across the EU, dealing with a variety of legal topics and providing strategic counsel.

Your responsibilities :

  • Supporting the HR teams on all Spanish labor and employment related matters, including collective advice on works council strategy and negotiations as well as employee privacy topics
  • Advising the business on strategic matters, including hiring and talent management strategy
  • Training the HR and Recruiting teams, develop and implement forms and help simplify and automate processes
  • Drafting and implementing employment policies and standard documentation in close cooperation with the HR teams and stakeholders across the EU
  • Proactive planning, and implementing legal programs and improvements to support and protect the business
  • Handling administration and resolution of issues arising in existing relationships as well as potential disputes
  • Owning all employment litigation including external counsel management

  • Fully qualified lawyer in Spain with outstanding legal qualification
  • Minimum 8+ years post-qualified legal experience with at least three years at a reputed law firm with focus on employment law
  • Experience in employment law related matters including collective employment and labor law, negotiation and litigation
  • High degree of independence, initiative and decisiveness but also desire to be challenged and think outside the box
  • Great business judgment especially in ambiguous situations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Great English skills that include ability to draft and negotiate contracts and legal report
  • Ability to deliver results, both as an individual contributor and as a member of the European Legal team
  • Capacity to lead projects and coordinate external advisors

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