(Junior) Legal Counsel

Full time

About EDGE Strategy

EDGE Strategy is a Swiss-based tech company with a SaaS-based business model, offering organizations a holistic solution to measure, accelerate and certify where they stand in terms of gender and intersectional equity.

Our customer base consists of large organizations in 44 different countries across five continents and 29 different industries. Organizations that are certified include IKEA, L’Oréal, Philips, UNICEF, Dow, the World Bank, the European Central Bank, IFF, Firmenich, Zurich Financial Services and Pictet, among many others.

Headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, EDGE Strategy is a high-growth, global and mission-driven organization. Its team brings together highly motivated, curious and diverse professionals who want to find meaning in their work and to help each other thrive in the process.

EDGE Strategy offers a workplace that values flexibility, resourcefulness and inclusiveness, as well as the opportunity to become an integral part of the company’s financial success through the employee stock-option plan.

About the role

We are looking for a Junior Legal Counsel to join our team and help drive the organization’s ambitious growth plan.

 

The responsibilities:

  • Support the leadership team in legal matters regarding daily business and other legal matters.
  • Review and development of standardized and non-standardized agreements between EDGE. Strategy and clients as well as between EDGE Strategy and other third parties.
  • Provide advice on Data Protection as well as general legal questions and create and revise internal legal documentation.
  • Analysis and monitoring of legal and regulatory developments, especially in the field of data privacy.
  • First point of contact for all labor law and data protection related matters.
  • Support internal training where necessary.
  • Support procurement and invoicing processes.

  

What you should have:

  • Graduated from a Swiss university with a law degree.
  • First relevant legal experience (great if in the SaaS area).
  • A good understanding of international and contract law.
  • A good understanding of Swiss labour and corporate law
  • Interested in Licensing and data protection laws.
  • Independent workstyle and hands-on mentality.
  • A team player with the desire to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • A keen interest in topics at the intersection of business and society.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

 

Application Contact

Provide Resume, along with Cover Letter to:

careers@edge-strategy.com

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