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Legal Assistant (16 Hours)



As a Legal Assistant at Top Employers Institute, you will provide essential support to our legal team, ensuring a smooth and efficient operation of the department. You will be responsible for assisting with a variety of legal tasks, managing documentation, and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders. The ideal candidate is a multitasker, possesses strong organizational and communication skills, and is excited to get started and learn everything around a corporate legal function.

Responsibilities

  1. Document Management - Organise and maintain legal documents, contract and records. Assist in the preparation and filing of legal documents and join contract negotiations.
  2. Corporate Governance-  Support corporate governance matters including (but not limited to) corporate housekeeping activities.
  3. Vendor Due Diligence- Collaborate with new and/or existing clients in terms of vendor due diligence, answering questions around various topics that are important to the client, including cyber, privacy and ownership.
  4. Training and Education- Prepare legal training and guidance to internal teams on relevant legal topics. Develop educational materials to enhance legal awareness across the organisation.
  5. Internal Communication - Come up with creative ideas on how to enhance the position of legal within the organisation. Work on an internal communication channel and strategy for the legal department.
  6. Legal Support- Support the legal team where necessary in a wide variety of subjects and disputes.

Competencies:

  • Collaboration
  • Customer focus
  • Global perspective
  • Ensures accountability
  • Plans and aligns 
  • Manages complexity
  • Communicates effectively
  • Instils trust
  • Action oriented 
  • Tech savvy

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in law from an accredited institution.
  • Excellent spoken and written (business) English skills; additional language skills are a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Business-oriented and a team player.
  • Empathetic skills.
  • Stress resistance: maintains control in complex cases and projects.

What we offer:

  • Human-centric way of working: flexible working conditions, including the flexibility to work from home or from the office
  • Leadership culture based on trust
  • Plenty of room for initiatives and own responsibility
  • We pay you to pay it forward: we grant you 2 days of paid time off for volunteering for causes you care about
  • We want you to stay with us: you will enjoy a 4-week sabbatical leave paid by the company after 5 years
  • Dynamic and strong international culture (more than 30 nationalities spread over 12 offices all around the world)
  • Fast growing (20% YoY revenue growth) and sustainable company (founded 30 years ago)

 

Top Employers Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and celebrate each other’s differences. We know that a diverse workforce enhances our success. We are conscious that having the freedom to be yourself is the basis of sustainable growth. To us, it doesn’t matter where you were born, what you believe in, how old you are, what you look like, or who you love. We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds actually lift Top Employers Institute to new heights and increase our way of thinking for a better world of work. Join us, as there is a place for you here!