Manager Merchandising Teamsport DACH Christopher

Finance

Regional Legal Manager

Santiago, Chile

At PUMA, we are in constant pursuit of faster. That extends beyond our support of the fastest athletes in the world. We also work to be fast in how we adapt to and connect with the constantly changing world around us. Through innovative design, iconic footwear and apparel, and authentic partnerships, we aim to always push what’s next in both sport and culture.

That hustler’s spirit can be felt across PUMA categories, partnerships, offices, and countries. And we are always in search of talent that can help us set the pace at which sport and culture collide, as well as finding better ways to connect and collaborate with our communities.

PUMA supports over 14,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and Dobotex, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

Your Mission

  • Legal Support: Provide practical, timely and effective legal support to PUMA’s business units and functions in LatAm Region.
  • Business Partnering: Work as a valued and trusted business partner, giving effective advice that helps to achieve business goals while anticipating and managing legal risks.
  • Coordination: Work with other members of the PUMA legal function globally on global and regional legal initiatives as well as other legal matters, to achieve and maintain alignment.
  • Contracts: Draft, review and negotiate various types of commercial contracts, in particular commercial leasing, store fit-out, e-commerce, wholesale, franchising, sponsorship, marketing and procurement agreements.
  • Online: Provide advice on online activities, such as e-commerce, social media marketing and digital advertising, taking into consideration online advertising, data protection and consumer protection and other laws.
  • Secretarial: Provide corporate secretarial advice and prepare documents in relation to shareholders meetings, board resolutions, and corporate reorganizations.  Manage corporate secretarial records and company seals.
  • Consumer Issues: Provide advice related to product liability, consumer guarantees, product labeling, advertising standards, and customer disputes.
  • Privacy: Provide counseling and advice on privacy and data protection matters in relation to employees, customers and third parties.
  • Employment: Review, revise and/or draft employment contracts, staff policies, non-disclosure agreements, non-compete agreements and other agreements. Assist HR in managing employee disputes and separations.
  • Tax: Work with other PUMA functions on issues concerning exchange controls, customs duties, and other tax law related matters. Prepare, review and maintain transfer pricing and other intragroup agreements.
  • Monitor Regulations: Monitor changes in relevant legislations and the regulatory environment; propose and implement appropriate responses to such changes.
  • External Counsel Management: Work with external counsel and other service providers in a cost-efficient manner.
  • Disputes: Manage legal disputes (including administrative and criminal investigations, proceedings and litigations) and achieve settlement in an effective manner.
  • Compliance: Champion the PUMA Code of Ethics; participate in third party due diligence; undertake business conduct investigations; implement compliance protocols.
  • Training: Develop and conduct trainings on various legal and compliance topics for an audience of PUMA staff and third parties.
  • Document Management: Assist in filing and managing signed contracts and other legal documents.

Your Talent

  • Degree in law is required
  • 4-6 years relevant LatAm based experience working in top-tier law firms or multi-national corporations.
  • Professional experience in a multinational company, dealing with corporate and commercial law matters is required.
  • Strong contract drafting and negotiations skills.
  • Excellent level of written and spoken Spanish and English.
  • Ideally excellent level of written and spoken Portuguese.
  •  Internal control skills.
  • Compliance protocol implementations.
  • Availability to travel.
  • Self Management
  • Team Management
  • Planification and organization
  • Communication
  • Negotiation

SPEED & SPIRIT is what we look for in our candidates, defined by some simple values that inspire us to BE DRIVEN in our performance, BE VIBRANT in our sporting legacy, BE TOGETHER in our team spirit, and BE YOU to let our individual talent and experience shine. Applying for a job at PUMA is easy. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

PUMA Wellbeing at Chile

Athlete

  • Free flu vaccine
  • Free organic fruit
  • Free purified water
  • Gym contribution

Social

  • Community engagement
  • Company events
  • Free coffee and tea

Flex

  • Flexible Fridays
  • Free nursery aid
  • Moving day off
  • Parental leave policy
  • Flexible office

Finance

  • Birthday giftcard
  • Employee discount
  • Medical and life insurance
  • Welcome gift

Chile

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