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Frankfurt, DE, 60489

Date:  26-Mar-2023
Category:  Services & Support

Legal Counsel (Employment Law) (m/f/d)

The Legal Counsel will be responsible for Employment Law providing legal advice and support to the business on all employment-related matters by being part of our NTT Global Data Centers EMEA Legal & Governance team. 


Your responsibilities 

  • Provide excellent, pragmatic and business-oriented legal advice in all areas of employment law, including the hire to retire lifecycle of an employee 
  • Develop and implement best practices and policies to ensure compliance with applicable regulations at local and international levels
  • Draft a variety of employment-related documents, templates, and HR policies
  • Develop and implement standards for employment contracts, and templates
  • Define and regularly provide training to HR team on processes, regulatory updates, and best practices
  • Manage employment-related litigation
  • Stay apprised of best practices, trends, and developments in labour laws and apply them to the business
  • Consult with other areas of the business, including procurement, on an ad hoc basis


Your profile

  • Excellent academic degree with focus on employment law and profound knowledge in contract law
  • Proven professional experience in the field of employment law, ideally in a multinational group environment or an international law firm
  • Knowledge in German employment law and labour practices as well as in other European jurisdictions; litigation experience a plus
  • Excellent German, fluency in English, verbal and written
  • Superb oral and written communication skills with the ability to analyse, organize, and present facts, evidence, and related materials effectively in both written and oral form
  • Understanding of economic and commercial context, technical processes, as well as very good negotiation skills
  • Independent, structured, and proactive way of working combined with a hands-on, team player mentality

We look forward to hearing from you!

About the Global Data Centers division of NTT Ltd.
Global Data Centers is a division of NTT Ltd. Our global platform is one of the largest in the world. NTT is ranked as one of the top three leaders worldwide by IDC in their Colocation and Interconnection Services MarketScape, spanning more than 20 countries and regions including North America, Europe, Africa, India and APAC. 

As a neutral operator, we offer access to multiple cloud providers, a large variety of Internet Exchanges and telecommunication network providers including our own IPv6 compliant, tier 1 global IP network. Our clients benefit from tailored infrastructure and experience consistent best practices in design and operations across all of our reliable, scalable and customizable data centers. 

Working for Global Data Centers EMEA
We are one of the leading and largest data center provider and for more than 20 years we have been supporting our clients from a wide variety of industries with our talented team of nearly 900 people (m/f/d). Today, we are designing and operating 18 data center locations across 160,000 sqm in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, in the Netherlands and in Great Britain and expanding into further markets. Our people come from a variety of industries and work together to find the best solution for every challenge. Due to the diversity of backgrounds our people (m/f/d) come from, the ability to work in teams and good communication skills are very important to us.

As a performance-oriented company, we value expert knowledge and people who want to shape the future. We are growing internationally and offer our people (m/f/d) the opportunity to work worldwide within the NTT Group if they are suitably qualified and interested.

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