Head of Merchandising Sayil

Legal

(Senior) Corporate Legal Counsel

Herzogenaurach, Germany

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.

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

Your Mission

  • Comprehensive legal advice to PUMA business units, in particular in IT and E-commerce matters, as well as IP / industrial property rights
  • Work closely with business stakeholders to provide pragmatic solution-oriented and business driven advice and to proactively identify legal risks, develop appropriate risk mitigation
  • Legal advice, preparation, review and negotiation of documents and contracts of any kind (national/international) with a focus on:
    IT, E-commerce, Competition law, Media law, IP, Copyright, Industrial property
  • Coordination of external law firms on national and international level
  • Establishing and safe-guarding consistent legal standards.

Your Talent

  • Fully qualified lawyer under German laws (Volljurist), with above average examination results
  • About 6-8 years professional experience in a multinational enterprise or international law firm, practicing commercial law
  • Experience in and affinity towards information technology
  • Good understanding of E-commerce
  • Solid knowledge in IP, copyright, industrial property rights
  • Strong negotiation skills, assertiveness, ability to deliver high quality results in a fast pacing environment
  • Ability to develop and foster respectful relationships across the organization and at all managerial levels
  • Very good understanding of economic contexts, entrepreneurship, being a strong and trusted business partner
  • Excellent team player, who enjoys working in an international environment with different departments
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in German and English as well as the ability to draft and negotiate contracts in both languages, preferable LL.M.; additional European languages may be considered an advantage
  • All genders are welcome to apply.

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 Herzo

Athlete

  • Company sports
  • Free gym
  • Health weeks
  • Massage/Physiotherapy
  • Soccer Field & Basketball Court

Social

  • Buddy Program
  • Coffee bar
  • Community engagement
  • Company parties
  • Organic canteen

Flex

  • Family Services
  • Flextime
  • Kids camp
  • Mobile working
  • Parent child office

Finance

  • Bike leasing
  • Employee discount
  • Private pension planning
  • Public transportation
  • Simple saving plan

Herzogen­aurach

The PUMA corporate Headquarters are located in Herzogenaurach or Herzo, as we like to call our hometown, located in southern Germany close to Nuremberg.  Every day, more than 1000 colleagues walk through our doors, ready to push sport and fashion forward.  And if you’re lucky, you just might run into Usain Bolt or Antoine Griezmann walking down the hall.

Go big, go Herzo
Basketball court at the PUMA headquarters
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Ignite PUMA Legal

PUMA is a place of action, tirelessly pushing forward, and this is also true for PUMA Legal. Apply your legal knowledge in an international environment, face different challenges day-to-day, always be business-minded and stay close to your internal clients.

Meet the Team