Worldline [Euronext: WLN] is the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry and #4 player worldwide. With its global reach and its commitment to innovation, Worldline is the technology partner of choice for merchants, banks and third-party acquirers as well as public transport operators, government agencies and industrial companies in all sectors. Powered by over 20,000 employees in more than 50 countries, Worldline provides its clients with sustainable, trusted and secure solutions across the payment value chain, fostering their business growth wherever they are. Services offered by Worldline in the areas of Merchant Services; Terminals, Solutions & Services; Financial Services and Mobility & e-Transactional Services include domestic and cross-border commercial acquiring, both in-store and online, highly-secure payment transaction processing, a broad portfolio of payment terminals as well as e-ticketing and digital services in the industrial environment. In 2019 Worldline generated a proforma revenue of 5.3 billion euros. worldline.com
Worldline’s Iberia Legal Department is looking for a Legal Counsel, specialised in IT and contract law.
Your profile :
With a solid academic background (min. Master’s Degree), ideally supplemented with another diploma held abroad, you have in-depth knowledge of business law, especially in the field of IT and payment institutions.
You already have 3 to 5 years of successful experience in law firms and/or legal departments, ideally in an international environment. You have worked on complex IT matters dealing with both private and public contracts.
You have strong skills in the following areas in particular:
- Contract law ;
- IT law;
- Intellectual Property;
- Personal Data Protection;
- Skills in public procurement law would be a strong advantage as well.
You must have a very good knowledge of legal and business English, both written and spoken. Being fluent in Portuguese will be a key differentiator
You are rigorous, operational, autonomous and organized and have good writing and interpersonal skills. Motivated and responsive, you appreciate teamwork and have a strong work capacity. Curious, you appreciate the opportunity to work on a variety of projects. You have a great ability to work closely with other lawyers in Spain but also in various countries (Europe, Latin America, Asia) as well as with other Group functions (finance, human resources, investor relations, etc.). Gifted with a practical mind, you can adapt and seek pragmatic and effective solutions. You are familiar with working in project management mode. You will be able to be a key element demonstrating a spirit of sharing and exchange with other lawyers but also with the other functions of the Group.
Your missions :
Reporting directly to the Head of Legal Iberia of Worldline, you will participate, within a legal department of 3 people in Spain and 109 people worldwide, in the missions of the legal department in connection with the other functions of the group and in particular with:
- Analysing legal needs in close collaboration with the sales and project teams;
- The negotiation of IT service contracts (BPO, SaaS, Agile, outsourcing, consortium agreement, partnerships, etc.);
- Ensuring compliance with the Group’s internal rules and procedures;
- Contributing to the improvement of the Legal Department’s tools;
- Research, studies and drafting of information notes for the attention of the Management;
- Ensuring a regulatory watch in connection with the various business lines of the Worldline Group.
We offer you the opportunity to develop your skills by working in conjunction with the other business functions of our group. You will work in a listed group, with an international dimension and European leader in its sector, which is constantly developing, particularly through external growth. You will be able to develop your coordination and project management skills. You will then have the opportunity, based on your successful experience in this position, to move on to other legal positions (corporate, compliance, contract management) in France or abroad within Worldline’s legal department.
The 20 000 employees of Worldline are all different but share the same values. You can see it in the way we behave. We are curious and humble – we are learning every day, we keep things simple and everyone engaged. In our fast-moving industry, we are adaptable and life-long learners. Everyone demonstrates the same dedication to quality and efficiency. We have an entrepreneurial spirit and sense of service. Above all, we never turn our back on a challenge. These values nurture a dynamic and innovative team where everyone can develop and grow.