Senior Legal Counsel

Job description

Breitling stands apart from other watch brands with its focus on casual, sustainable and inclusive luxury. We are looking for a Senior Legal Counsel who will report directly to Head of Legal & Compliance with the main focuses listed below in order of importance:


  • Drafting, reviewing, negotiating, and advising on a variety of global sourcing contracts in the area of production, technology, and marketing, such as procurement contracts for watch components, raw materials, R&D contracts, after-sales contracts, trade marketing contracts, IT contracts, consultancy agreements, purchase orders
  • Establishing a framework of supply contract templates and terms and conditions
  • Establishing a negotiation playbook for contractual terms
  • Pro-active project collaboration in structuring and executing sourcing transactions
  • Improving, documenting, and implementing contract management processes; evaluating and rolling out a global contract database application
  • Support and coordinate legal opinions and advice from local counsels in various jurisdictions
  • Keeping abreast of relevant legal and regulatory developments relating to our products and facilitating sharing of knowledge and best-practice within the company

Job requirements

  • You have a Master’s Degree (Swiss or EU).
  • A bar exam or equivalent postgraduate degree (Swiss or EU) would be an asset.
  • An excellent command of English, French and German is required.
  • Min. 5 years post-university degree experience.
  • Experience at a high-quality law firm and/or multinational company in supply matters, an in-house experience in an international company is preferred.
  • Contractual know-how preferably across several jurisdictions.
  • You have strong organizational and communication skills, and the ability to responsibly manage several tasks at the same time.
  • You take initiative, are solutions-oriented, and are able to work independently.
  • You are a reliable, flexible, and loyal team player.


At Breitling, we are:

  • Entrepreneurially-minded
  • Doers and results-driven
  • Innovative thinkers
  • Explorers and experimenters
  • Ethical and inclusive
  • Inspired by heritage and craftsmanship