Our IT portfolio company is a successful business with revenue of >100 Mio. EUR and more than 600 employees. We believe in becoming one of the most innovative financial services providers worldwide within the next 10 years.

For this IT portfolio company, we are looking for an experienced Head of Legal and Compliance/Senior Legal Counsel (m/w/d). Possible working locations are Munich, Rhine-Neckar Region or home office combined with willingness to travel.

Your responsibilities

  • Advise Management in relation to all matters relating to laws, regulations and instructions applying to the operation and management of our software solutions and consulting services
  • Build and lead a team of legal counsellors and advisors
  • Constantly keeping track of the overall risk of regulatory and legal changes and their respective consequences for our corporation
  • Manage and observe the worldwide use and access of our software solutions by end users, employees and partners as well as the implementation of respective security standards by closely cooperating with IT security officers
  • Implement and strictly observe the respect of an export control and sanctions compliance policy, designed to ensure that the company and group companies comply with applicable export laws
  • Responsible for the overall GDPR and its constant application and further development
  • Implement and monitor an internal compliance management system by controlling its continuous maintenance and respect of all parties involved; e.g. employees, partners and customers
  • Assist in the preparation and process of Due-Dilligence examinations and compliance audits that are being carried out by investors, customers and partners, by optimizing and defining respective regulations and working instructions
  • Identify, elaborate and implement adequate corporate training to guarantee that all regulations and compliance measures are understood and respected
  • Support product development and sales departments of our software business by giving solution-oriented advice in all legal terms, such as contract generation, GDPR and auditing rights
  • Closely cooperate with external stakeholders, e.g. chancelleries, accountants, auditors and supervisory authorities

Your profile

  • Fully qualified lawyer and a successfully completed state examination
  • 5+ years of experience as a lawyer in an international chancellery, software solutions company or IT consultancy, ideally in financial services industry
  • Several years of experience with risk and compliance management in a strictly regulated environment
  • Profound expertise in IT law, audit and license law
  • Proven knowledge of regulations in the financial services industry
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and German

What we offer

  • A very prestigious and renowned player in financial services industry
  • High growth potential with above-average responsibility in a fast-growing environment
  • Recognition of individual competencies, individually adapted advanced training and various career paths
  • Remote work opportunities as well as coworking team spaces
  • A unique and attractive company pension scheme as well as extraordinary mobility support
  • We encourage and promote a healthy lifestyle by offering diverse corporate benefit programs such as mobility support


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