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Contract Lawyer (f/m/d)

We – PTScientists – are a private, fast growing, agile space company with our headquarters located in Berlin.

 

With great technology partners, we set new scientific, technological and cultural standards in space flight. With the aim of developing lunar infrastructure and offering transport services, we work with many international institutions such as the European Space Agency ESA for future missions.

 

The dynamic and always changing field of tasks require utmost preciseness, the ability to efficiently prioritize, see the big picture and teamwork skills from the successful candidate.

 

The team, with a penchant for precision and implementation of goals, is proud of their shared performance and is always remaining open, unpretentious and uncomplicated.

 

The Position:

We are looking for a lawyer specializing in German contract law, to take responsibility of drafting, reviewing and negotiating all contractual relations.

 

Your work will include:

  • Providing independent and professional advice to support management, executives and employees in all contract, insurance, labor and data protection issues, with a focus on contract management
  • Be responsible for drafting, reviewing and negotiating customer contracts and business offers, supplier contracts, technology contracts, NDA’s or other legal documents
  • Offer input on MoUs and LoIs, and other cooperation instruments
  • Giving recommendations on invitations to tender (ITTs) or tender procedures
  • Advising on potential legal risks and recommending strategies for managing and minimizing them, optimizing business opportunities, proposing solid, robust and practical solutions to potential problems
  • Monitoring the development of potential new regulations
  • Consulting on corporate and governance issues and ensuring compliance with the law
  • Coordination and cooperation with external law firms

 

Requirements:

  • Successfully completed 2nd state examination in law in Germany
  • Several years (min. 5-7 years) of experience in the relevant legal fields, ideally in the legal department of a company
  • Experience in drafting and negotiating contracts for space projects or from other technology driven sector would be an asset, preferably also in foreign legal systems
  • Willingness to learn new areas of law (space law, IPR and Export control)
  • Integrity and professional ethics at a high level
  • Strong intercultural skills and the ability to bridge cultural differences
  • Excellent judgement, ability to communicate, ability to build relationships at different levels of the organization, team player
  • Creative, solution- and business-oriented
  • Excellent written and oral English skills, German and French language skills would also be an asset

 

We offer:

  • An exciting workplace with lots of creative freedom
  • A dynamic, international team with a collegial and open corporate culture
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fresh fruit, free food and drinks, a table tennis table and a weekly sports program

 

Sending your application:

Please send your CV and a covering letter, outlining why you are the right person for the job and reasons that you want to work with PTScientists. Include the job title in the email subject line and send it to jobs@ptscientists.com.

 

Good luck and we look forward to hearing from you!


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