VP Legal & Compliance

Munich, DE

CYBEX is a company that puts tomorrow’s people at the heart of its brand. Always questioning the status quo and not afraid of challenging the establishment, CYBEX has become not just a leader in child safety but is seen as an innovative lifestyle and fashion brand for parents. We offer car seats, baby carriers, kids furniture and strollers enabling parents to keep their little ones safe in style. After growing rapidly in the last few years, we look for ambitious talent to contribute to CYBEX’s success story.

 

 

Your areas of responsibilities:

 

  • Lead, mentor and develop the legal team
  • Ensure our organization complies with laws and regulations at all times
  • Manage commercial legal topics, for instance guide contract negotiations with commercial partners (distributors, large retail companies, independent retailers etc.)
  • Draft and review all relevant legal documents
  • Ensure legal compliance throughout the company
  • Supervise legal disputes, including representation of the company at court proceedings
  • Support potential M&A activities
  • Steer external lawyers inter alia in litigation
  • Main areas of focus: Contract Law, Distribution Law, Trade Mark & Patent Law, Competition Law, Corporate Law
  • The position can be based either at the HQ in Bayreuth or in the Munich office with a weekly presence at HQ (2/3 days)

 

 

Your profile of qualification:

 

  • Full legal qualification including second judicial state exam or similar legal education
  • Substancial related work experience as in-house lawyer or attorney-at-law in commercial law
  • Management experience is an advantage
  • Understanding of consumer goods industry preferred
  • Fluency in English and German mandatory, any additional languages a plus
  • Strategic thinking and business acumen
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and high level of commitment
  • International mindset and experience
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Solution-oriented

 

CYBEX operates globally and has employees from over 29 nations. If you are keen to leave your footprint in a swiftly growing business that offers plenty of opportunities to grow both on a professional and individual level, you’ve come to the right place. As part of Goodbaby International Holdings Ltd., CYBEX is dedicated to creating an inclusive working environment that encompasses diversity and equal opportunities. In addition to a competitive salary, attractive annual leave, and discounts on our products you’ll have the chance to develop your personal profile in an international environment.