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Corporate Counsel - EU Retail

Corporate Counsel - EU Retail

Job ID 
529793
Location 
LU-Luxembourg
Posted Date 
30/08/2017
Company 
Amazon Europe Core SARL - LUX
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

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.

As a Corporate Counsel supporting our rapidly growing international business, you will be responsible for providing sound and pragmatic advice to the business, solving complex problems and managing regulatory risks. In particular, you will develop strategies for handling legal and product compliance issues in creative, business-centric ways and you and your team of product compliance specialists will build and manage programs and processes that identify gaps, address risk, and allow the business flexibility and freedom to move quickly.

The position is based out of Amazon’s EU headquarters in the vibrant city of Luxembourg. Amazon will provide full relocation assistance for this position. The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a diverse and multicultural country located in the heart of Europe, bordered by France, Belgium and Germany, with a total population of around half a million. Luxembourg has Luxembourgish, French and German as national languages, with English spoken by the many expatriates and most locals. Luxembourg is known for banking, steel and a number of EU institutions plus an increasing number of technology-centric organizations. Luxembourg boasts a rich cultural scene and a high standard of living. http://www.promoteluxembourg.com/content/luxembourg-city.

Basic Qualifications

  • Outstanding EU academic qualification
  • At least 5 years post-qualification legal experience in one of the top law firms or law department of a global company
  • Knowledge of product compliance regulations
  • People Management skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in English

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project management skills
  • Fluency in a second European language (German, French, Italian or Spanish preferred)
  • Ability to manage high volumes of tasks and projects with little guidance
Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.