Legal Counsel
Orange Business Services
Madrid, Spain
hace 1 día

about the role

Provide strong executive and legal support to the Country Manager and other members of the senior management team in the country / sub-region of his / her responsibility on all business operations and activities of Orange.

Prepare, review, negotiate and finalise all contracts (including annexes, exhibits, etc.) and related documents (such as RFPs, tenders and proposals, etc.

in relation to any direct or indirect sales activities and network operations activities in the country / sub-region of his / her responsibility.

Provide legal advice to other departments within Orange on any matters that are legal in nature (e.g. reviewing contracts of employment for HR, supporting the Sourcing Department, real estate and facilities management, etc.).

Implement all policies, processes and procedures of the Legal, Regulatory & Compliance Department set by General Counsel and / or Chief Counsel in the country / sub-region of his / her responsibility.

Maintain proper corporate secretarial records of the Orange entities in the country / sub-region of his / her responsibility to ensure legal compliance with local laws and coordinate with the relevant Paralegal to ensure that the country database is kept up-to-date.

Consolidate / restructure existing Orange legal entities in the country / sub-region.

Provide legal support to the Regulatory & Compliance team where necessary such as setting up of any corporate vehicles which will provide solutions to address regulatory restrictions.

Effectively manage all litigation matters and disputes, including developing and implementing appropriate risk-mitigation strategies.

Select, liaise and manage with outside counsel.

about you

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English.
  • Fluency in either Swedish, Norwegian, Spanish and / or Italian.
  • Prior experience in commercial / transactional negotiations, particularly in cross-cultural, cross-border and multi-jurisdictional transactions is highly desirable.
  • Those with experience in outsourcing transactions will have an added advantage.

  • Must be a team-player who is academically sound, yet commercially-oriented.
  • In addition, the candidate should also possess the following skills :
  • Strategic Leadership : Outstanding strategic capabilities and leadership and demonstrated intellectual prowess; someone who is motivated by solving complex legal and regulatory issues and who understands the dynamics amongst different governmental organizations in the country / sub-region of his / her responsibility.
  • Critical Thinking and Effective Communication : Ability to deal effectively with members of the Orange management team with the presence and credibility to secure support, buy-in, and enthusiasm internally and externally for a course of action.
  • Must also possess excellent relationship building and networking skills. Ability to influence and work cross-functionally, and strong experience in working on cross-cultural, cross-border and multi-jurisdictional transactions.

  • Solutions Orientation : Clear focus and ability to achieve Orange’s business goals through proactive, creative and effective legal / regulatory / strategic advice.
  • He / she must also have a keen sense of teamwork and ability to build trust and respect with other team members across multiple geographies and be able to work independently with a minimum of direct supervision.

  • Ethical Compass : Strong personal ethical compass and willingness and interest to pass that on to clients and associates.
  • additional information

    Lawyer with a minimum of five (5) years PQE (preferably in the IT or telecommunications industry).


    Legal, Regulatory & Compliance


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