BearingPoint has been recognized as the #1 employer in Consulting and is one of the TOP employers in Romania by undelucram.ro*.

*Source: “Top 100 Cei Mai Buni Angajatori 2022-2023” - Undelucram.ro.

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Location: Bucharest, Sibiu, Cluj, Brasov, Timisoara and Cluj

About the position

Are you a qualified in-house lawyer with substantial multi-national contracts negotiation experience who is looking for a role that will allow you to continue to develop your knowledge of international contract laws?

Does widening your experience to include Scandinavia, the Middle East, Asia, and the Americas sounds like something you would like to do?

Then this role may just be what you have been waiting for.

BearingPoint’s Legal Team responsible for the Americas, The United Kingdom, Ireland, Scandinavia, Asia, the Middle East, and the Netherlands is looking for a motivated lawyer with multi-jurisdictional experience with a focus on commercial contracting and an interest in IT/Technology, wishing to work in a dynamic international environment with close collaboration with the different country leadership and their teams. This is a unique opportunity that offers daily multicultural exposure under a culture focused on our people while allowing you to further your own development.

You will be providing high-quality, straightforward, enterprising, and effective legal support to BearingPoint’s business located in the UK, Ireland, Scandinavia, Asia, the Middle East, and the Netherlands, as well as the Americas. This role will also involve working with other members of BearingPoint’s legal teams located in Germany, France, Austria, the Netherlands, and Romania.

BearingPoint’s flexible approach to working practices will also allow you to agree on working conditions that prioritize your own quality of life while ensuring that our internal stakeholders receive the legal services necessary to allow BearingPoint to continue business growth.

Key Responsibilities and Activities

  • Identifies and manages legal risk in relation to contracts/transactional work. Handles important work with the authority and responsibility to make and implement decisions, with support provided where required;

  • Analyses complex legal and business situations and develops creative solutions/recommendations that meet the commercial and legal needs of the company;

  • Works with consultants and management at various levels and balances interests;

  • Recommends courses of action to management, bid, and delivery teams while providing commercially astute advice;

  • Attends and contributes to deal review and compliance meetings;

  • Liaises with legal colleagues around BearingPoint. Assists with the implementation of Legal and other core processes. Identifies and communicates improvements;

  • Structures, drafts, and negotiates non-standard commercial contracts including client contracts for consulting services and/or IT implementation services, RFP/RFI(s) responses, DPAs, subcontracts, license/sublicense, and alliance agreements;

  • Keeps up with developments in all relevant areas of law and contributes to the enhancement of the knowledge base of the Legal team. Prepares/develops contract templates;

  • Ensures compliance with company processes and policies (anti-bribery, competition law, data privacy, etc.).

  • Runs and contributes to firmwide Legal Department projects.

Applicant Profile

  • Qualified as a lawyer with a minimum of 10 years PQE in-house experience in multi-jurisdictional contract negotiations;

  • Advanced knowledge of best practices in structuring, drafting, and negotiating complex multi-jurisdictional (high-value) transactions, including technology and licensing transactions, together with significant, direct client/customer negotiation experience;

  • Experience with intellectual property and data privacy issues. Strong Interest in IT and software agreements (including SaaS, managed services, etc.) Experience advising clients on and dealing with diverse multinational/international legal issues and multi-jurisdictional commercial transactions;

  • Able to digest complex information, form a distinct point of view, and communicate it in a clear and relevant way, exercising sound judgment that balances business needs with legal risks, designed to achieve business objectives with acceptable levels of risk;

  • A reliable team player with the ability to establish trusted advisor relationships. Builds relationships that help with the execution of duties;

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects, prioritize, and work on tight deadlines. Good problem-solving skills, analytical thinking, and ability to handle complexity under pressure. Cultural awareness enables smooth collaboration with a diverse group of clients and customers;

  • Working knowledge of additional languages in the regions is not essential but is considered a benefit.

What we offer

  • Attractive compensation package;

  • Fixed salary compensation along with Yearly Evaluation and performance-related bonus scheme;

  • Meal Tickets, Easter, and Christmas Gift Vouchers;

  • Seniority Bonus and Referral Bonus.

Health and Well-being:

  • WorldClass Gym Discounts and 7Card Partnership;

  • Private Medical Subscription for employees and family (children, spouse/ life partner);

  • Life and Accident Insurance.

Personal and professional development:

  • German/ French Language Courses at any level;

  • Complete training & certification curricula available (tailored courses);

  • E-Learning System available for all employees;

  • Firm-wide and Regional level training.

About BearingPoint

BearingPoint is an independent management and technology consultancy with European roots and a global reach. We operate in three business units: Consulting, Products, and Capital. Consulting covers the advisory business with a clear focus on selected business areas. Products provides IP-driven digital assets and managed services for business-critical processes. Capital delivers M&A and transaction services.

BearingPoint’s clients include many of the world’s leading companies and organizations. The firm has a global consulting network with more than 10,000 people and supports clients in over 70 countries, engaging with them to achieve measurable and sustainable success.

We are present in Romania since 2007, with more than 900 employees in our offices in Bucharest, Sibiu, Timișoara, Iași, Cluj-Napoca, and Brașov.

We are guided by our purpose – Together, we are more than business.

It revolves around three key areas of focus – More innovation, more for our planet, and more for our people. Our people's promises – Purpose in Practice, Deeper Connections, New Flexibility, Personal and Professional Growth, and Holistic Wellbeing and Rewards, bring together our values, aspirations, and responsibilities towards our people. It helps our people achieve and accomplish more than you can imagine possible.

We can’t do this alone. We can do this together. Join us.