- 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)
(Senior) Legal Counsel Labour Law (f/m/d) - Germany
SIGNA Sports United • Berlin • Germany
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 stores like Fahrrad.de, Bikester, Probikeshop, Tennis-Point, Outfitter, and many more.
SSU is firmly in growth mode, so far in 2021, we have entered the US market with the acquisitions of Tennis Express and Midwest sports, two of the largest tennis platforms in the US, we have acquired WiggleCRC, a global bike retailer, thus creating the biggest online bike retailer in the world. On 15.12.21 Signa Sports United has successfully floated on the New York Stock exchange and is now a publicly traded Company.
Our growth has been propelled by acquiring new Brands in leading sports businesses and scaling our current portfolio through our end-to-end e-commerce as-a-service solutions, connecting & enabling offline specialist retailers and integrating with digital sports communities.
Joining SSU would mean you will be part of high-calibre team, united by passion, driven by innovation, and pioneers in the Sports & Outdoors arena. Have the power to have tremendous impact and be a part of a team that fosters growth, leadership, community and transformation.
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
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!
- 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.
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 stellar growth in recent years would have been impossible without our exceptional teams. We are not just dreamers, we are doers, optimistic about the future of our industry and passionate about having a real impact through the power of our People and Tech. We put People core and center, they bring passion for Sports and Tech and deep expertise in what they do.
Our People / Human Resources function enables team-spirit, nurtures our culture and drives our fundamental values. We define structures and processes--always keeping an entrepreneurial mindset. We support the Business to find and attract the best talent and we don't compromise. We relentlessly enable the growth of our fast-moving organization. And we're proud of our culture of belonging- united in our mission.
News & Insights
Since 15.12.2021 we are a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. We have been honoring this important day with some celebratory moments together with our Business Units and colleagues watching remote all around the world. Being a publicly listed company is an amazing achievement and has fueled our energy even more - we are here to conquer! If you have passion for sports - join us! Many exciting open vacancies are waiting for you!
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
I’m Tayla, The Recruitment Manager at SIGNA-Sports United.
Throughout my career I have had a people-centric focus. It is what drives me and gives me purpose. My passion is to help others, explore and accomplish their dreams.
With an analytical mindset and a passion for people recruitment became my home. A home where I
could build strong relationships and match candidates with their dream positions and careers. My
purpose has always been about inspiring, encouraging and fulfilling aspirations.
Hence why I started at SSU, it is a place that encourages growth, autonomy and innovation. An
environment where your opinions are valued and your impact great. A place filled with passionate
people, hardworking and collaborative, with a team spirit that inspires.
Be INSPIRED, by joining an amazing team of high-calibre individuals that are passionate about sports
and the outdoors. We are SPORTS ENTHUSIASTS, we are DRIVEN, we are PASSIONATE, and we are INNOVATIVE!
Get in Touch: firstname.lastname@example.org