Published on 07.09.2021
Corporate Counsel (Short-term)
Sigfox is looking for a talented Corporate Counsel to support its activities and its overall corporate strategy for a 6 months contract.
This role represents a great career move for a lawyer or a legal counsel (who previously worked in a public company) seeking a challenging opportunity that combines technical legal knowledge with practical experience in a demanding and fast-paced international environment.
- Assisting the General Counsel on all corporate governance matters in France and abroad, including the preparation of materials for the Companies’ Board and Board Committee meetings, as well as the shareholders meeting but also on other specific topics...
- Legal management of a company’s portfolio in France and abroad (US, Brazil, UAE, APAC),
- Working on all corporate finance activities from the audit phase to the drafting/reviewing of main agreements like : Investments agreements, shareholders’ agreements, refinancing, fundraising, M&A …
- Management of due diligence with internal and external counterparts,
- Participating in the enforcement of the legal policy of the group.
- 7 years of proven experience as a qualified lawyer or corporate counsel (listed company)strong understanding of French corporate law and operational issues
- 5-year experience providing guidance on corporate governance matters under French law preferred and ideally US law (notably in corporate venture, M&A, fundraising and financing contracts, and ideally IPO…)
- Ability to manage a large number and variety of mission-critical projects, working independently on the basics
- Hard-working, problem-solving and well-organized
- Flexible, with initiative and ability to work on a broad variety of corporate legal matters concurrently under deadline and pressure
- Excellent interpersonal skills, proactive and team-oriented attitude
- Fluent in English
Every Sigfoxer is driven by the project to make things come alive !
Sigfox is the ideal place for personal and collective challenges. Here, 44 different nationalities live side by side: diversity is one of our strong points.
Sigfox brews lot of skills and positions and everyone keeps learning & contributes to the success of the company.
Sigfox promotes inclusion and non-discrimination, and acts daily in favor of social mix, gender equality, senior citizens. As a learning organization and open minded on Diversity, Sigfox is ready to welcome Extra-ordinary people and adapt their workplace. At Sigfox, we hire personalities above all!