Senior legal counsel - Employment law (m/f/d)

Date: 14-May-2022

Location: Düsseldorf, DE, 40468

Company: C & A

We build on traditions as long as they don't stop us from growing. Therefore we continuously reflect our actions and strive for improvement. This is the only way we can live up to our own standards to reinvent the fashion business in a sustainable way.
We see ourselves as sparringpartners for our peers in our European Headquarters in Düsseldorf and Brussels. In our daily business we focus on equality, fairness, openness and mutual trust. 

Your responsibilities at C&A

  • Serve as the legal point of contact for C&A HR teams and advises the HR team on legal matters such as employment, social security and pensions.
  • Manage employee disputes and litigation for leadership with or without the assistance of outside counsel, depending on the circumstances
  • Draft and negotiate employment-related agreements
  • Review and develop employee policies and procedures for the European group
  • Develop and conduct training to the HR community on new regulation,  compliance topics, etc
  • Lead, Coach and develop the European Employment Law team members


What we expect of you 

  • Fully qualified lawyer with at least 8 years of similar experience in a law firm or corporate environment
  • Ability to efficiently prioritize competing demands from many internal stakeholders
  • Effective client-counseling skills plus strong strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and German


At C&A you can look forward to:

  • An exciting job in an international and inspirational working environment
  • In-depth induction into your new role
  • A positive working atmosphere with an open feedback culture
  • Flexible working hours and the option to work from home
  • In addition, you will enjoy attractive discounts including on a public transport travel pass