Legal Counsel _ IT / Technology / Digital / eCom (m/f/d) - Temp. 12 months

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

Act as an “Advisor” to the organization in all relevant Legal  Digital and Tech issues with a clear focus on deal management and contract support for the Global Digital, Tech, Digital Sales and eCom Business Partners. Provide the best Legal & Compliance advice, solutions and challenges to enable strategic initiatives and protect and enhance adidas’ assets. Support in ensuring the team is an effective extension of Global Legal to ensure a consistent and high standard of of all Global Legal & Compliance standards and principles.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Enable and support in the provision of legal services and compliance requirements to Global Tech and Global Digital
  • Draft, review, align and maintain complex technology agreements and templates
  • Support the Global Tech and the Non Trade Procurement/Global Business Services teams in contract negotiations
  • Assure implementation of a Tech law business training concept to enhance Compliance and enable early risk identification
  • Effectively manage and supervise the delivery of legal advice and services through external counsel where needed
  • Actively participate and support the implementation of initiatives and identify improvement potential to ensure efficient Legal & Compliance processes in close alignment with the wider Global Legal team
  • Develop and conduct educational programs and materials for clients as appropriate.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Ability to explain complex legal context in English
  • Sound understanding of technologies with a passion for latest technologies
  • Strong Prioritization skills
  • Good MS-Office skills
  • International mindset through previous work experience


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • Fully qualified lawyer (Volljurist/in) specialized in IT-Law
  • 3+ years of law firm or corporate counsel experience IT contract law, contract drafting, contract negotiation and business counselling
  • Preferably experience with multinational companies with multi market teams

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  Legal Counsel _ IT / Technology / Digital / eCom (m/f/d) - Temp. 12 months

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Legal / SEA
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Temp
Number:  283168
Date:  Feb 7, 2021