Offres d'emploi

Legal Officer

  • Paço de Arcos, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Quality, Risk, Compliance and Legal
Description :

Acolad is the global leader in content and language solutions. Its mission is to support companies in every industry to scale across markets and enable growth through cutting-edge technology and localization expertise. Established in 1993, the group is present in 23 countries across Europe, North America, and Asia, with over 1.800 employees supported by a network of +20.000 linguists around the world.

At Acolad, every position is key to our global growth: we know that we will only succeed if our people succeed.

Joining Acolad means a unique opportunity for professional development through a collaborative global environment that promotes talent and creativity. We are continuously looking for new talent (like you!) to support our mission to drive growth and innovation across some of the world’s leading brands.

We are currently looking for a Legal Officer to be part of our team in our office in Paço de Arcos, Lisbon.

This person will be responsible for supporting the Legal Department to put in place and maintain the most effective governance framework for the organization and its entities, meeting their individual and global needs, as well as for helping the organization and its entities to negotiate and execute agreements with its customers and any other third parties.

Responsibilities:

The Legal Officer oversees supporting the Legal Director in the following tasks:

  • Draft and/or review legal letters, contracts and agreements
  • Draft, review and negotiate where appropriate, a wide range of new/existing commercial agreements (NDA included) and related documents that minimize risks and maximize legal rights
  • Review advertising, editorial content, public relations materials and other promotional for legal, compliance and regulatory issues
  • Set up and maintain a structured organization of all tasks related to legal compliance and governance matters
  • Monitor legal obligations under agreements to ensure compliance, as requested
  • Internal consultancy for all legal and governance aspects regarding existing and new business
  • Supervise and enforce compliance with group policies, guidelines and standards
  • Advise on statutory compliance matters and support statutory monitoring of the group
  • Provide legal support and represent Acolad as needed in civil litigations; Manage and supervise litigation and disputes involving the interests of the organization
  • Advise on legal matters that should be directed to external counsels and liaise with/assist external counsels including monitoring of external consulting costs
  • Manage Acolad’s implementation of data protection measures necessary to compliance with GDPR
  • Perform other clerical and legal reporting functions that may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time
Exigences:
  • University degree in Law or equivalent qualification
  • Relevant experience (min. 1 year) in a legal department or similar service
  • Business experience within a multinational organization is an added advantage
  • Strong awareness and ability to understand legal aspects of business
  • Knowledgeable of governance, risk and compliance systems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: negotiation / relationship building skills
  • Comfortable operating within multiple cultures and ways of thinking
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Flexibility and adaptability in work approach
  • Ability to collaborate globally and to influence the organizations
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Avantages :
  • ☀️ Location: Paço de Arcos, Lisbon
  • 🍽️ Meal allowance
  • ⚕️ Health insurance
  • 🚇 Transport allowance
  • ➕ Seniority days
  • 🔀 Flexible Workplace
  • 🌎 International environment with multicultural teams
  • 💼 Professional development and growth opportunities

Acolad is committed to creating a diverse and equitable workforce. We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms—gender, age, disability, marital status, ethnic or social origin, religion, belief, or sexual orientation—enrich the workplace. It opens opportunities for individuals to express their talents, both individually and collectively, and strengthens our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their backgrounds.