Assistant Deputy General Counsel

Rotterdam, Netherlands
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Assistant Deputy General Counsel

Responsible for providing legal support and knowledge of technology/IT licensing and commercial law in Metrological, Netherlands. Provide advice and recommendation on complex issues that have or may have a significant impact on business activities and operations. Operate with minimal supervision and regarded as a subject matter expert; and supervise outside counsel on non-routine matters.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides legal counsel for technology/IT licensing and commercial law. Dispenses legal knowledge and expertise impacting business operations. Works closely with executives and management.
  • Performs legal research when and as necessary to resolve legal issues and determine the appropriate course of action regarding a particular issue/case. Consults with and supervises outside counsel to develop legal strategies and resolve issues in non-routine matters.
  • Operates with minimal supervision and coordinates legal functions with other departments affected by the matter/issue.
  • Provides mentorship and guidance to junior level attorneys and may have direct management responsibilities for non-attorney legal specialists.
  • Consistent exercise of sound judgment and discretion in all matters.
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and overtime as necessary.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of Dutch-qualified post qualification experience (PQE).
  • Experience in negotiating with commercial and technology/IT licensing agreement on a business to business scale
  • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.
  • Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
  • Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.
  • Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.
  • Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.
  • Drive results and growth.
  • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.
  • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.

Compensation

We offer you a dynamic role in an environment with a promising future, where there is room for individual and professional growth. You will get a working spot in an inspiring environment with the latest equipment, so you can get the most out of yourself and the job.

Besides a good salary (depending on knowledge and experience) you will get a laptop and mobile. Metrological is so rapidly growing that there are virtually unlimited career opportunities.

Who we are

Since 2005 we have been building an innovative cloud based TV Application Platform for TV operators to give their customers access to the latest and most popular series, films, music and more. With the complete product suite, consisting of the TV App Store, App Manager, Dashboard and App Library, TV operators are able to launch, operate and monetise their own branded TV App Store. We are a market leader in the industry, with a broad portfolio of international customers that includes many of the largest media companies and operators in the world such as Vodafone, Liberty Global, KPN, NOS, Turkcell and beIN, offering content owners a reach of millions of TV viewers worldwide.

From our offices in Rotterdam, Wroclaw and Silicon Valley we are working with a dedicated team of ambitious colleagues on innovations in the field of technology and entertainment every day. We are expanding rapidly and are looking for enthusiastic, talented and creative colleagues who want to grow along with us.

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