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Senior Legal Counsel at Technology and Services Legal

We are looking for an independent and efficient person who understands commercial contexts to join our Technology & Services Legal.

You will be part of an international and multicultural legal organisation of 190+ lawyers in Danske Bank Group Legal. As a Senior Legal Counsel, you will focus on group-wide supplier contract negotiations and regulatory requirements, in particular with respect to GDPR, outsourcing and DORA. Our team consists of 15 dedicated lawyers, 11 of which are located in Copenhagen and 4 in Vilnius.

We work in a “flat” Scandinavian structure with great autonomy and vast possibilities to make a difference. We have an open and amicable tone in the team, where colleagues support each other and are encouraged to be themselves.

We offer an effective work-life balance, as we prioritise flexibility and well-being, with the opportunity to accommodate both leisure and family life.

Depending on your experience, you may be offered a different seniority of the role.

"We embrace diversity and equality in a serious way. We are committed to building a team with a variety of backgrounds, skills and views."

You will:

  • Have daily interaction with all business units within the Danske Bank Group
  • Primarily focus on advising Group and Regional Procurement, as well as the bank’s other internal support areas, which is why the position requires a combination of legal knowledge, a solution-oriented mindset and a solid business understanding
  • Have a wide range of tasks, including clearing, payment and card infrastructure
  • Be responsible for Danske Bank Group’s IPR protection
  • Draft, review and negotiate IT contracts and other kinds of agreements
  • Support our internal stakeholders in legal matters throughout the full-delivery contract lifecycle of projects/products, including dispute/claim handling when needed
  • Communicate complex legal matters in a simple form regardless of the recipient’s background

About you:

  • Bachelor of Laws or Master of Laws degree
  • Relevant experience with IT law, outsourcing and/or GDPR
  • Enjoy influencing business decisions
  • Independent, efficient, and good at prioritizing
  • An established communicator and have a sense of humour
  • Have good negotiation and stakeholder management skills
  • Advanced English skills, both orally and in writing
  • Proactive and responsible, have a “can-do” attitude, able to coordinate multiple priorities and shifting demands, take responsibility in a time-sensitive setting, and stick to the deadlines

We offer:

Monthly salary range from 3120 EUR to 4680 EUR gross (based on your competencies relevant for the job).

Additionally, each Danske Bank employee receives employee benefits package which includes:
    • Growth opportunities: professional & supportive team, e-learnings, numerous development programs; (incl. professional certificates); 100+ professions for internal mobility opportunities.
    • Health & Well-being: a diverse, inclusive, work & life balance work environment; health insurance from the first day of employment; mental well-being practices; partial psychologist counselling compensation; silence and sleep zones at the office; game rooms.
    • Hybrid working conditions: home office budget (after the probation period); modern Danske Campus workplace developed with anthropologist for the best employee experience.
    • Additional days of leave: for rest, health, volunteering, exams in higher education institutions, and other important activities. Moreover, for seniority with Danske Bank.
    • Monetary compensation package: accidents & critical diseases insurance; financial support in case of unfortunate events, travel insurance; IIIrd Pillar Pension Fund contribution.

Additional days of vacation

Health insurance from the first day of employment

Third pillar pension fund

Free parking & charging ports - cars, bicycles, e-scooters

See all the benefits HERE.

We are looking for an independent, sharp and creative lawyer in Vilnius to join Technology & Services Legal, an international legal department built on trust, openness and enthusiasm for learning. Please see the ad for more details, and do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

Niels Lysgaard Mikkelsen, Deputy Head of Technology & Services Legal

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Send your CV

If you are interested, please send your CV in English no later than 03.02.2023. Confidentiality guaranteed.

Your title in job contract will be Senior Legal Counsel.