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Frankfurt, DE, 60489 Rozenburg, NL, 1473 ED Hemel Hempstead, GB, HP2 7DF London, GB, EC4N 7AR

Date:  21-Mar-2023
Category:  Services & Support

Senior Legal Counsel (Regulatory Affairs) (m/f/d)

As Senior Legal Counsel (Regulatory) you will be part of our NTT Global Data Center EMEA Legal & Governance team. You will be closely working together with the project management team in Expansion projects.


Your responsibilities 

  • Advising Expansion, Power Management, Design & Engineering and Construction departments on legal aspects in relation to permitting and regulatory requirements for the EMEA footprint (i.e. Germany, England, Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Spain and South Africa) – with support from external legal counsel where required
  • Advising the Energy Management team on energy law/regulatory requirements
  • Negotiating and drafting of Power related agreements (i.e. PPA)
  • Drafting and adapting template agreements to up-to-date legal requirements as well as preparing approval request forms, legal memos for the business
  • Managing external legal consultants (if required)
  • Summarising legal facts as basis for taking commercial and legal decisions
  • Conducting internal legal trainings

Your profile

  • Qualified German lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) or similar EU-equivalent
  • Demonstratable post-qualification experience (in-house or in a law firm) focussing on public law related aspects (especially planning law, energy law)
  • High interest in Data Center sector and willing to acquire the relevant knowledge to serve as a true Legal Business Partner
  • Experience in administrative law (building permits and ideally BImSchG proceedings) and dealing with large scale construction projects
  • German and English business fluent. Ideally additional language: Spanish, Dutch or other.
  • Experience in advising, negotiating and managing permit applications together with the Design & Engineering team
  • Ability to manage large scale projects
  • 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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