Legal Counsel

Bucharest, Romania /
OLX Group – Legal /
Full-time
/ Hybrid
WELCOME TO OLX

At OLX, we shape the future of trade to unlock the hidden value in everything.
We help people buy and sell cars, find housing, get jobs, buy and sell household goods, and much more, all via our network of trading platforms. Our 10,000 colleagues help to serve 300 million people around the world every month, through 20 well-loved local brands such as OLX Autos, Otomoto, and Property24.


OLX Group is the world's fastest-growing network of trading platforms, serving 300 million people every month and operating in 30+ countries across 5 continents. We shape the future of trade to unlock the hidden value in everything. We help people buy and sell cars, find housing, get jobs, buy and sell household goods, and much more. With more than 20 well-loved brands including OLX, Autovit, Storia, our solutions are built to be safe, smart, and convenient for our customers. We are powered by a diverse workforce of 10,000+ talented individuals, together building an inclusive culture around the world. We have the strong financial and operational backing of Prosus, one of the largest consumer internet groups in the world. For more information, visit www.olxgroup.com.

OLX Group is looking for a Legal Counsel to join our growing legal dream team! As a member of our team, you will oversee the legal aspects of our business in Romania. You will deal with a variety of legal topics

What will be your responsibilities when working with us?

    • Support business operations, including drafting and negotiation of commercial
    • agreements end-to-end in coordination with the relevant team and in
    • cooperation with other legal functions and teams as needed;
    • Give accurate and timely counsel to the local business on a variety of legal
    • topics (e-commerce, personal data, labour law, corporate, taxation etc.);
    • Draft and solidify agreements, contracts, and other legal documents to ensure
    • Our full legal rights;
    • Facing legal problems that are often not answered by the law;
    • Providing legal advice on a variety of issues;
    • Support local procurement in achieving back-to-back contracts with local
    • suppliers and subcontractors, as needed;
    • Defense our brand against online and offline infringements;
    • Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance;
    • Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advice on
    • possible legal issues;
    • Present with your attitude and work that a lawyer is not only an expert in law
    • but above all, a great advisor and reliable partner;
    • Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external
    • counsels, public authorities, NGOs etc.);
    • Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and local authorities

What will you need to be successful in this role?

    • Qualification: Qualified lawyer in European relevant jurisdiction;
    • Previous working experience as a Legal Counsel or associate with +5 years,
    • preferable in e-commerce, IT, TMT, online marketing, or related spheres;
    • Previous experience of working with Romanian clients will be considered an
    • advantage;
    • Excellent knowledge and understanding of civil, corporate, IP law and
    • procedures;
    • Self-organizational and time management skills;
    • Ability to work with masses of information and to switch between different
    • projects and areas of legal support;
    • Languages: English and Romanian
    • Demonstrable excellent contract drafting and negotiation skills with strong
    • commercial sense on risk & reward; detailed oriented combined with strategic
    • advice mindset;
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, team player, business oriented, can-do attitude,
    • driven, committed

What can we offer you?

    • A chance to grow your career in one of the biggest eCommerce companies in Europe,
    • An opportunity to have an actual impact on the processes and tools used globally among the Legal teams within the entire organization,
    • A chance to work with a committed and diverse team in a multinational environment,
    • An opportunity to learn how to manage workload, improve your effectiveness and efficiency,
    • A high degree of autonomy as OLX believes in empowering people,
    • Work in one of the best offices in Bucharest,
    • An open selection of trainings and e-courses including MyAcademy and Udemy,
    • Annual Bonus plus benefits such as Health Insurance and flexible benefits package
...at OLX Group

At OLX we have a clear ambition – to empower people everywhere in the world by helping them connect and share their goods and services. This inspiring purpose has helped us build one of the world's leading Internet companies. This combination of business and
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Why join OLX?
At OLX, we unlock value in our people. We invest in ourselves and each other to reach our full potential. We avoid bureaucracy and empower our teams to innovate; with opportunities, training, and leadership behaviors a focus for all. Our commitment to inclusion ensures we listen to a diverse range of voices when making decisions. And, we combine the spirit and agility of a startup with our global scale and the backing of Prosus, one of the largest consumer internet groups in the world.
We also unlock value for our stakeholders. We are proud of the positive contribution we make to our planet, by enabling more conscious consumption and helping the world make the most of its limited resources through more efficient trade.
And last but not least, we love to unlock value for our customers. Every single month, over 300 million people use our platforms to easily, safely, and conveniently find their perfect home, buy or sell a car, find a great job, sell things they no longer need, or strike a great deal on something they need. And we help thousands of entrepreneurs and businesses find their customers too.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at OLX
If you do not meet every single requirement for this role, we would still encourage you to apply. At OLX, we are committed to creating a high performing diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, we know that we get the best results when we have the broadest range of knowledge, backgrounds, and experiences in our team, and we believe you are at your best when you can bring your whole self to work.
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