Senior Legal Counsel (70-100%)

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 be supporting the company in its international growth. In your position, you will report directly to the Global Head of Legal & Compliance. The job location may be the office in Grenchen and/or Zurich, with an additional flexibility of home office for this position (3-4 days a week).

Your main responsibilities:

  • Your will be responsible for ensuring excellence in contracts drafting throughout the Legal & Compliance function, including reviewing and establishing best practice within the team
  • Main tasks include drafting, reviewing and finalizing various national and international commercial agreements, such as cooperation, consultancy, sponsoring and licensing agreements, and selective contribution on key aspects related to a wide range of other supply and customers agreements
  • You will take care of drafting, reviewing and finalizing compliance policies based on input from internal and external stakeholders, support for the communication of the policies across the group
  • You will organize your workload across all contract drafting-topics autonomously and independently – English will be your main working language

Job requirements

Your profile:

  • You have at least 3 years of experience in high profile commercial law firm (in contracts drafting across jurisdictions, focus on continental law)
  • You hold a Master’s of Laws degree with respective bar exam (Swiss or European)
  • You can put forward your MS Office skills (especially Word, Excel or PowerPoint)
  • Detail-oriented, you are focused on qualitative deliveries
  • You have intrinsic motivation, ownership and are a hands-on contributor
  • Your colleagues describe you as a team player and an aspiring leader
  • You have a nearly-native or proficiency level in both English and French

At Breitling, we are:

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