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Frankfurt, DE, 60489 Hemel Hempstead, GB, HP2 7DF London, GB, EC4N 7AR London, GB, EC4N 7AR

Date:  04-Mar-2023
Category:  Services & Support

Legal Counsel (Procurement and Real Estate) (m/f/d)

As Legal Counsel (Procurement and Real Estate) you will be part of our NTT Global Data Center EMEA Legal & Governance team. You will be supporting our Real Estate Management team with real estate related aspects (in particular Leases for English sites). 


Your responsibilities 

  • Supporting the Procurement department with the drafting, review, negotiation and execution of supply contracts such as NDAs, consultancy appointments, standard terms & conditions, security services contracts, maintenance services contracts, major equipment contracts, software platform procurement contracts, lease agreements, construction contracts, novation agreements, etc in particular for our non-German speaking sites (i.e. England, Spain, Netherlands and South Africa)
  • Drafting, improving, and adapting template agreements to up-to-date legal requirements as well as preparing approval request forms and legal memos for the Procurement department
  • Supporting negotiations with suppliers and subcontractors
  • Summarizing legal facts as a basis for taking commercial and legal decisions
  • Management of external counsel
  • Conducting internal legal training

Your profile 

  • Qualified lawyer (ideally English qualified solicitor or similar EU-equivalent)
  • Demonstratable post-qualification experience (in-house or in a law firm) of real estate/infrastructure/construction and/or IT/Telco/technology
  • Ability to assist in English related aspects (with support of external legal counsel if required)
  • Solid commercial contracts experience
  • Knowledge of commercial real property law or construction law would be an advantage
  • Experience in advising on, negotiating, and executing non-standard supplier contracts
  • High interest in Data Center sector and willing to acquire the relevant knowledge to serve as a true Legal Business Partner
  • Ability to work in fast change/fast track business environment and handling of complexity
  • English business fluent; Ideally additional language: German, Spanish, Dutch or other
  • Enjoy presenting legal facts and cases to non-legal colleagues as well as working on solutions of practical use 
  • Willingness to travel within EMEA

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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