Commercial lawyer - temp position for 9 months

Location: Kfar Saba

Reporting to: Legal

Job Description

SodaStream, a leading global industrial company, is looking for a talented and experienced commercial lawyer who is execution-oriented with ambition for excellence, to join our legal department in Kfar Saba, for a temporary position (replacement for maternity leave – might be an option for a permanent position) reporting to the General Counsel.

Essential duties:

  • Negotiating, drafting, and reviewing and administrating various commercial agreements and transactional documentations (distribution agreements, consulting agreements, procurement agreements, non-disclosure agreements, license agreements etc.)
  • Focus on privacy-related issues and compliance
  • Supporting business activities and objectives and providing related legal analysis
  • Providing commercial legal advice to the company and its subsidiaries
  • Managing legal process, litigation and business transactions
  • Analyzing and identifying legal risks and implications
  • Liaising with external legal counsels and/or specialists
  • Handling ad-hoc assignments

Requirements

Qualifications and Education:

  • License to practice law in Israel
  • At least 7 years of experience as an in-house legal counsel in a global industrial company or in a leading law firm commercial department - a MUST (Experience in both – an advantage)
  • Experience with compliance and/or privacy related issues
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Hebrew – a MUST 

Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledgeable with various commercial law matters, including commercial contract negotiations, drafting and reviewing
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as autonomously
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks, work on short lead times and meet tight deadlines
  • Self-driven and resourceful
  • Results oriented
  • Strong business skills and a business orientation
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, negotiation and legal drafting skills
  • Good organizational, planning and time-management skills
  • Ability to solve problems and demonstrate commercial awareness