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  • Senior Digital Lawyer

  • Location: France, Nord-Pas de Calais, Lille
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Ref: 809246/002
  • Managed by: Stephanie Greaves

Our client


Our client is a global leader in plant-based ingredients and a pioneer of new vegetal proteins, serving a comprehensive range of industrial sectors including food, health and chemistry. The company processes exclusively renewable raw materials, contributing to the fabrication of over 700 in demand products worldwide. With a commitment to innovation, and a turnover exceeding 3 billion Euros, the group employs over 8000 people across Europe, America and Asia. 


The role


In a context of considerable growth and global strategy, we are looking to recruit an experienced digital legal counsel to work with the company's headquarters in the North of France (Lille/La Madeleine). You will play a legal advisory role to support the Head of Legal Global Operations within the Digital Function. Occupying a key role within the business and with a real appetite for digital issues, you will provide broad legal support in the drafting and negotiation of IT and digital agreements with regards to outsourcing, cloud computing, system integration, software development, licensing, telecommunications and maintenance matters. You will also intervene in IT intragroup agreements with all worldwide affiliates, advise on the legal aspects raised by IT and digital projects, and provide internal training when required on basic IT/digital legal aspects. The successful candidate will also demonstrate initiative in developing tools, templates, and procedures relating to IT/digital contracts.

This role will offer the opportunity to join a greenfield project with the goal of raising the bar within the organisation with respect to IT & Digital legal expertise. You will aid the company to become the best in class when it comes to IT and Digital solutions and will develop and promote the IT and Digital legal expertises within the company to support its overall digital and IT strategies in close collaboration with the purchasing and IT digital team.

Profile sought


The successful candidate will be a French/English speaking lawyer, accustomed to working in an international environment benefitting from minimum 8 -10 years' relevant experience.  You are hardworking, rigorous, an agile thinker, business-minded, and able to demonstrate both drive and diplomacy. Passionate about digital issues, solid drafting skills and attention to detail are essential, as well as the capacity to communicate effectively in a multi-cultural environment.

Contact

In order to apply please send your CV in English to stephanie.greaves@laurencesimons.com and Samantha.knowles@laurencesimons.com, citing reference no 809246.

Role managed by: Stephanie Greaves
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