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Senior Legal Counsel Commercial (EMEA) (w/m/d)

Requisition ID:  5951

Düsseldorf, NW, DE, 41540

Business Unit / Group Function:  High Performance Materials
Work Arrangement:  Partially Remote
Level of Experience:  Intermediate
Contract Type:  Regular


Join Envalior - Imagine The Future!

Are you passionate about pioneering change in a constantly evolving environment? At Envalior, we welcome exceptional talent to join our dynamic team and be part of our journey in redefining possibilities. At Envalior, the future of high-performance materials isn't just being shaped; it's being pioneered. A belief in fostering an environment where every voice is heard and ideas are valued is integral to our culture. Empowerment is the driving force behind our pioneering spirit, allowing our teams to take initiative, explore new solutions, and revel in the thrill of constant innovation. Join us and be a part of a team committed to making a positive impact — where safety, sustainability, collaboration, and empowerment intersect to drive innovation.

Job Highlights


As Senior Legal Counsel EMEA you will make key contributions to Envalior:


  • Comprehensively counsel our Business Units Intermediates, Performance Materials and Specialty Materials
  • Advise on a wide range of commercial agreements with a focus on drafting, reviewing and negotiating purchasing and sales contracts as well as cooperation agreements
  • Support group functions and management in all commercial legal matters
  • Provide advice on strategic purchasing and sales projects
  • Anticipate and mitigate potential legal problems within the organization and develop strategies to understand and avoid or reduce potential risk
  • Keep up to date with actual developments in legislation, regulations and jurisprudence
  • Have a challenging role in the Business Units with respect to legal related aspects
  • Drive excellency of the Legal, IP & Compliance team within Envalior through standardization and digitization
  • Provide trainings on legal aspects to Envalior commercial teams and other functions
  • Oversee and steer external legal counsel, where applicable





  • Fully qualified German or Dutch lawyer with excellent academic credentials
  • At least 5-7 years experience in international law firm or legal department of multinational company
  • Strong experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating of purchasing and sales contracts, preferably from manufacturing industry
  • Business-fluent English, German and ideally Dutch
  • Excellent understanding of commercial issues, ideally in the manufacturing/chemical area
  • Ability, interest and willingness to act as business partner to quickly and efficiently find pragmatic and business-oriented solutions and to assume responsibility for the success of the company
  • Ability to communicate complex legal issues and risks in an understandable way
  • Strong analytical and negotiation skills
  • Team player with intercultural experience and good sense of humour
  • Expertise in antitrust law and/or data protection law desirable
  • Experience in implementing legal tech solutions advantageous




Competitive Compensation: 
We offer competitive compensation packages, inclusive of a global bonus program and an individual performance bonus program, ensuring your hard word is recognized and rewarded.

Comprehensive Benefits: 
We provide an array of benefits supporting your financial security, health, and overall well-being. This includes retirement plans, health programs, life insurance, and comprehensive medical care.

Work-Life Balance & Flexibility: 
Maintain a healthy balance between work and personal life with Envalior's commitment to supporting your schedule. Our global “Xwork” program offers flexible working arrangements across all countries we operate in.

Training & Development Opportunities: 
We are committed to your professional and personal development and encourage you in the ongoing pursuit of education, training and knowledge through both formal and informal learning.

Diversity & Inclusion: 
At Envalior, our people drive our success, so it’s only right that we provide a diverse and inclusive working environment and foster a culture of belonging, openness, and respect. We value diversity as a cornerstone of our success. We are committed to nurturing and empowering every individual to reach their full potential.


Ready to pioneer change with Envalior? Join us in our mission to drive innovation, sustainability, and excellence. Apply today and become a part of our transformative journey towards a more sustainable future.

Envalior is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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