(Senior) Legal Counsel Labour Law (f/m/d) - Germany

SIGNA Sports United • Germany

as soon as possible

SIGNA Sports United (SSU) has built the global # 1 sports e-commerce & technology platform with market leading positions in bike, tennis, outdoor & team sports. We are leveraging our unique tech and operating platform to power our leading online shops like Fahrrad.de, Bikester, Probikeshop, Tennis-Point, Outfitter, and many more, and to provide solutions to industry partners, including endto-end e-commerce as -a-service solutions for brands and federations, connecting and enabling offline specialist retailers and integrating with digital sports communities.

We recently announced to go public through a business combination agreement with Yucaipa Acquisition Corporation (NYSE: YAC). The combination also includes the acquisition of the WiggleCRC Group, one of the largest online bike retailers globally, currently owned by Bridgepoint.

The combined entity will become the largest pure-play sports e-commerce and technology platform company by revenue, with expected net revenues of approximately $ 1.6 billion in the financial year ending on September 30, 2021, serving over 7 million active customers, 1,000+ brand partners, 500+ connected retail stores, and more than 15 million sports community users globally.

Job objective

The (Senior) Legal Counsel Labor Law  all labour and employment law related topics across our businesses in Europe and the United States. 

Working schedule: This is a part-time position. The weekly working time should be between 25 and 30 hours per week. 

What you will be responsible for

  • Partner with our People Team and provide business oriented, excellent legal advice. This includes matters around the entire employee lifecycle as well as co-determination related topics. 
  • Advise our national subsidiaries on German labour and employment law related topics. Support our and international subsidiaries (U.S., U.K., France) in these matters. 
  • Provide legal support in M&A processes (including post-merger integration) 

What we're looking for

  • Preferably German 2nd State Examination, alternatively Bachelor / Master of law with focus on labour and employment law 
  • 3+ years experience in a relevant position (in-house or law firm) 
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Strong execution abilities 
  • Very good communication and relationship management skills 
  • Ability to work both in German and English 
  • Hands-on mentality  
  • Passion for Sports and Tech is very welcomed!  

We offer

  • Fast paced company with exciting challenges
  • Highly self-organized and autonomous way of working
  • Very dynamic environment with sport-enthusiastic colleagues
  • The combination of Tech and Sports E-Commerce is one of the most exciting and promising businesses in these days
  • Open and transparent international company culture
  • Flat hierarchies and fast decision making
  • Direct reporting line to Group General Counsel

We are looking forward to getting to know you!

What you need to know

We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

We at SIGNA Sports United believe that our team-spirit burns brightest when we're together. We also believe in flexible working models. As such, we provide a place for you to come, work and collaborate in any of our offices in the country you are employed in. And of course, you can work from home if needed.

About us

With an agile, open and international ethos, SIGNA Sports United Legal will play a key role in shaping the future success of our group. We consider ourselves as strategic business partners and perform many important roles in complex projects and in the decision making processes. At the same time, we ensure compliance with the various applicable regulatory frameworks and drive innovation and digitalization in several fields. We are also part of the Group’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) efforts and contribute to ethical topics that go beyond mere legal considerations.


Our benefits

Fast paced company with exciting challenges

Flat hierarchies and fast decision making

Highly self-organised and autonomous way of working

Open and transparent international company culture

Exciting Combination of Tech and Sports e-commerce

Very dynamic environment with sport-enthusiastic colleagues


If you have any questions please send us an email



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