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Job Summary

  • Cork
  • Permanent
  • BBBH801533
  • Dec 10, 2021
  • €50k - €70k
Job Description

A technology group based in Cork is seeking a 1+ year PQE commercial lawyer with a view of joining their team on a permanent and hybrid basis!

Europe Commercial Lawyer

Our client is seeking a talented, innovative,
passionate Commercial Lawyer with some privacy experience. The role will directly support our Head of legal for the
business and take responsibility for our D2C platform along with Privacy related activities. The person will work closely with
marketing, ops and sales departments. The successful candidate must be a strong, energetic and a trusted business partner
with a proven ability to multi-task on different priorities and thrive under pressure.
This is a newly created position within our growing and talented organisation - the Commercial Lawyer will play a critical
role for our continued growth and success and will have the opportunity to develop quickly, benefiting from
the support of the wider Group and education programme.
The role will be expected to impact quickly and develop as the business grows. It is an exciting opportunity for a lawyer to develop industry experience while delivering value through detailed analysis for improved efficiency and productivity.
The company's success depends on its people and it invests in them every day. Working with us is being part of an industry leading world-class company that has a strong entrepreneurial spirit.

Strategic context and Value proposition
We are the leading provider of monitored security solutions in Europe. In 2019, we formed a strategic partnership
with a world leader in connected cameras. We acquired all rights to the European business, in particular,
the exclusive distribution rights for their branded camera products for all sales channels in Europe, including e-commerce and retail. The successful candidate will work closely on privacy related matters.
You will work in a newly acquired division that is the leader on the Smart Home Market in Europe. We provide peace of mind
to our customers for them to have total control over the protection of the things and ones they love. Pioneering, professional
grade technology and industry leading allows our customers to stay connected to their property from wherever they are, so
they can rest easy knowing everything is safe and secure. Whether it's keeping an eye on packages, checking the wellbeing
of family or deterring and preventing unwelcome visitors, we pride ourself on giving customers the most accurate
view on what's going on when they are away.
We are present in 49 Countries and its expansion is continuing rapidly. The Consumer Affairs Lawyer will support our
growth in line with a strong and visionary Management that is creating a robust business plan for value creation.

Responsibilities
* Work on specific projects with all departments and provide commercial advice on how to conclude terms.
* Provide ongoing privacy law support and complete PIA's and DPA's where required.
* Become a legal subject matter expert on e- commerce and social media and providing training in relation to same.
Attend courses and draft all templates in relation to same;
* Actively collaborate with a wide variety of teams, including engineering, compliance, sales and marketing, on a
range of issues related to the development of e-commerce platform;
* Become a legal subject matter expert on e- commerce and social media and providing training in relation to same;
* Remain up-to-date on relevant industry matters including consumer protection, advertising, IP, and privacy laws and
regulations to ensure an ongoing ability to provide advice in relation to B/C sales, website maintenance and social
media platforms;
* Understanding of the product management process and provide a hands-on approach to our marketing team
managing the B/C platform:
* Draft terms of use, product policies, disclosures, and implement related processes;
* Provide ideas and insights into how the company can work within the law to create amazing product experiences
for its customers;
* Deal with consumer complaints and encourage constant improvement in online sales and service.
Location
Permanent hire to be based in Cork, Ireland

Reports and organization structure
Direct reporting line into the Head of Legal for Europe.

Candidate profile

Experiences and Qualifications
We see this role as critical for the achievement of our Business growth and organizational transformation.
As result we are looking for a high potential / top performer individual who will combine relevant customer experience with
a proactive business mindset focused on driving contractual excellence to business. The ideal candidate will be a strategic
solution provider as well as operational enabler.
* Qualified as a Solicitor and ideally a degree related to business.
* 2 years relevant post qualification experience with a focus on business, consumer affairs and retail.
* Experience working in industry is critical.
* A desire to specialise in e- commerce.
* In-depth analytical and reporting skills
Competencies
The successful candidate will always play with and for the team; be smart and have a strong academic record and career

success to date; be a sharp mind; have a passion to learn; be analytical and a structured thinker, but also driven, service-
minded and prone to take initiative and ownership.

* Proven ability in developing effective working relationships across all levels of the organisation (Business Partnering)
* Flexible and enthusiastic, keen to learn with thoroughness and accuracy.
* Effective verbal and written communication skills.
* High level of commercial acumen.
* Strong planning and organisation skills, ability to plan and prioritise work schedule and work within agreed
timescales.
* Solid foundation in the principles of consumer law and contracting.
* Self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment
Strong fit with our Company DNA
* Passionate in Everything We Do: Our people have a sense of energy that is unmistakable, one that drives us to delight
our customers and focus on creating impact quickly.
* Committed to Making a Difference: When we say we will do something; we deliver with excellence. We are accountable,
focused and operate with discipline.
* Always Innovating: We believe that Innovation can be big or small; it's a continuous state of mind that inspires us to
think differently and always make things better. We are risk takers and we learn continuously.
* Winning as a Team: Our people know that by leveraging one another's strengths, investing in and developing our team's
capability and by collaborating well, we will win.
* With Trust & Responsibility: Operating with integrity is core to our success. We are humble, honest and value deep
mastery and expertise. We do the right thing, always.
The Company

We Are People Who Protect People
We are the leading provider of professionally monitored alarms for residential households and small businesses in Europe.
Peace of mind for families and small businesses
We believe it is a human right to feel safe and secure. We now protect more than 3.4 million families and small businesses.
Our service includes 24/7 monitoring, expert verification and response, customer care, service and maintenance services,

and professional technical support. As well as protecting against intrusion, we protect against fire, attack, theft, life-
threatening emergencies and other hazards. Our people are dedicated and committed and provide what we believe in.

the best customer service in the industry.
Leading across a broad footprint
We are the leading provider of residential and small business monitored alarms in Europe. We operate in 16 countries across
Europe and Latin America. Our business is driven by organic growth, based on our differentiated business model. We attract
high quality customers. We work hard to ensure that our customers are happy. This contributes to an industry leading level
of attrition and a long customer lifetime.
A technology-enabled human services company
Our 18,000 team-mates are the foundation of our company. Our business model combines technology and human expertise
to protect people. We are a human services company. More than 80% of our colleagues interact with customers every day.
This connection provides the insight that inspires our innovation. These insights are a source of advantage. We leverage these
insights with the significant investment we make into product and service innovation. The close customer contact also fuels
the pride which drives engagement.
30 years of experience - and many more to come
We have been protecting what matters most since 1988. Over that time, we have expanded beyond our roots in the Nordics
and Spain. We now serve most of Europe and have also established a strong presence in Latin America. In 2017, to evolve
our operating model, strategic innovation, operational excellence and access to talent, we opened our new Group
headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. In 2019, we formed a strategic partnership with a world leader in connected
cameras. We acquired all rights to their European business. This allows us to offer connected camera services in Europe
as a complement to our professionally monitored security service. It also allows us to access new go-to-market opportunities
in retail and e-commerce.
Our winning DNA
Everything we do is driven by our DNA. Our DNA has enabled us to grow at a double-digit pace for many years and is
setting us up to continue this journey.
* Passionate in Everything We Do: Our people have a sense of energy that is unmistakable, one that drives us to delight
our customers and focus on creating impact quickly.
* Committed to Making a Difference: When we say we will do something; we deliver with excellence. We are accountable,
focused and operate with discipline.
* Always Innovating: We believe that Innovation can be big or small; it's a continuous state of mind that inspires us to
think differently and always make things better. We are risk takers and we learn continuously.
* Winning as a Team: Our people know that by leveraging one another's strengths, investing in and developing our team's
capability and by collaborating well, we will win.
* With Trust & Responsibility: Operating with integrity is core to our success. We are humble, honest and value deep
mastery and expertise. We do the right thing, always.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

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Rory Boland
  • Consultant | Legal Recruitment
  • 353 (0) 1 6652222
  • rboland@morganmckinley.com