Legal Adviser (m/f/d) for International Rescue Committee in der Städteregion Aachen
IRC Deutschland gGmbH - Teilzeitbeschäftigung
Start ab sofort - Online seit dem 12.04.2019
Over the past 80 years, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) has developed unparalleled expertise in responding to emergencieshelping uprooted communities to rebuild. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC’s mission is to help people whose liveslivelihoods are shattered by conflictdisaster to survive, recover,gain control of their future.
The IRC is on the ground in more than 40 countries, providing emergency reliefrebuilding lives in the wake of disaster. The IRC is committed to a culture of bold leadership, innovation in all aspects of our work, creative partnerships and, most crucially, accountability to those we serve.
Europe is one of the fastest growing regions for the IRCcurrently consists of offices in the UK, Greece, Italy, Serbia, Belgium, SwitzerlandGermany (IRC-DE). In addition, the IRC has a partnership with Stichting Vluchteling (SV) in the Netherlands. The work across our external facing offices in Berlin, Brussels, LondonBonn, is ledcoordinated by a Europe SMT.
In order to support our growingdeveloping structures across Europe, we are currently looking for a Legal Adviser (m/f/d) based in GermanyUK.
IRC (International Rescue Committee) Deutschland is looking for a
Legal Adviser (m/f/d) London, UKBerlin/Bonn, Germany 22.5h/week | permanentAs Legal Adviser (m/f/d), you will provide front line legal adviceguidance to Europe Senior Management Team, entity Boardsstaff teams based in Europe. The following responsibilities will be part of your role:
Working with Europe office Executive Directors to ensure compliance with local legal requirements
Supporting the SVP for Europelocal Boards/Executive Directors with legalgovernance matters
Acting to integrate the perspectives of NY General counsel, external German & UK counseldifferent functions in Europe, who need legal advice (esp. Finance, Award Management, Governance etc)may have competing goals
Drafting, negotiatingreviewing major contracts to managemitigate organizational risk; providing suggested wording amendments to third party contracts.
Advising on fundraising lawsregulation, including compliance with tax lawsregulations applicable to private fundraising
Providing legal support with respect to Europeaninternational grant making,compliance on donor requirements for activities under government grants
Managingadvising on the developmentimplementation of organizational policies
Take the lead for Europe on developing risk management processes in the context of IRC’s Enterprise Risk Management framework
Ensure European office activities are GDPR compliantoperating in line with local data privacy regulations
Providing general nonprofit corporate adviceadvising on charity law, including creation, governance,administration of legal entities across Europe in co-ordination with US colleagues
Providing first line generalist employment law advise to HR colleagues, working closely with external lawyers on specific cases as required
Providing training on legal issuescompliance to staff at all levels
Occasional internationaldomestic travel
Significant demonstrable law firm and/or in-house experience (or equivalent) with general corporate and/or not-for-profit experience with an interested in becoming an all-purpose in-house legal generalist
A qualified lawyer, with experience of working on a broad range of legal matters both locally in either the UKGermany,cross-border
Experience of operating in a complex international environmentproviding advice across multiple countries
Excellent contract draftingnegotiating skills, detail oriented with excellent follow-through
Integrity, professional discretionability to handle sensitive/confidential matters
Proactive, creative thinker, with strong judgmentanalytical skills
Strong, credible communicator
Experience of managing multiple stakeholders internallyexternally in a complex international environment
Excellent time management to manage competing priorities, meet deadlinesmaintain quality standards
Fluent in English, a second European language such as FrenchGerman would be a distinct advantage, as would an existing network of law firms in Europe to go to for external advice
Being part of a highly motivated, cross-cultural team in a growing organization
A permanent employment contract
Flexible working hours
A number of employee benefits
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