Corporate Counsel/ Syndikusrechtsanwalt – Privacy and Contracts (DACH)

Stellenbezeichnung: Corporate Counsel/ Syndikusrechtsanwalt – Privacy and Contracts (DACH)

Firma: Blue Yonder

Arbeitsort / Location: Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg

Job Beschreibung: Overview

Blue Yonder is seeking a highly motivated Corporate Counsel – Privacy and Contracts (Syndikusrechtsanwalt) who is enthusiastic about technology and working with a global SaaS growth company.

This DACH-focussed role will be part of Blue Yonder’s dynamic global Legal and Privacy Team, focussing on EMEA both in Privacy and in Commercial Contracts by supporting the German speaking and wider EMEA sales teams, handling revenue transaction agreement negotiations.

This role will be cross-functional and business units-overlapping, instrumental in the day-to-day routine work. You will partner with our Sales, Support, Finance, Product Development and Security teams to close opportunities and help the company scale its SaaS operations. You will be part of a well-respected, collaborative legal team that works across all functions and levels in the company.

This role would suit an agile, inquisitive, positive, open-minded and out-of-the box thinker with great communication skills, who has the right level of enthusiasm when it comes to attention to detail. You must be keen to develop yourself further, not at least by continuously learning in the Privacy area. You must be willing to embrace and champion change in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.


In order to be eligible to apply for the Corporate Counsel – Privacy and Contracts role, you should have successfully finished your first and second judicial state examination in Germany, be ideally admitted to the bar as a “Syndikusrechtsanwalt” and be able to demonstrate that you have a solid level of both Commercial Contracts experience and Privacy Law knowledge. Preferably, you have experience and an understanding of the complexity of conflicting local laws, with cultural sensitivities and an eye for local needs.

Language Skills

Native German language proficiency and fluent proficiency in English are essential. Additional language skills desirable but not required.


Review, draft and negotiate revenue related agreements, including customer and partner-facing SaaS-, software license- and professional services related agreements.

Assist in improving and standardising Blue Yonder’s internal templates and processes.

Understand company business and operational requirements and translate those requirements into agreements.

Engage with customers to solve complex problems in support of commercial objectives while focusing on Blue Yonder’s business goals and protecting the company.

Provide strategic advice and counsel to internal clients in a fast-paced growth environment.

Work with the Legal, Sales, Support and Finance teams to ensure negotiations result in optimal terms and close customer transactions.

Assist with the creation, updating and maintaining of agreement templates, playbooks and empowerment materials.

Provide practical legal advice and commercial counsel on various data protection issues, including compliance with the GDPR and privacy laws of other jurisdictions where Blue Yonder is doing business, to teams including Product Development, Marketing, Finance and Associate Success (some experience working on Employment matters, including Works Councils, would be advantageous).

Be an additional contact for the global Legal Team as a first level of support for specific Privacy-related questions.

Support Blue Yonder’s Privacy by Design strategy in respect of new products and solutions.

Support the further development of Blue Yonder’s Global Privacy Program, updating existing legal documents, policies, contract templates and in the creation of new documents, policies and contract templates based on new legal requirements in the respective geo under the guidance of the Global Privacy Lead.

Support Blue Yonder’s Data Governance program to maintain its records of processing activities and assist in conducting data protection impact assessments.

Build and maintain trainings both for Blue Yonder associates and also act as an interface to the Compliance organization.

Build and continuously maintain knowledge in new areas you may not yet be familiar with like for example Generative Artificial Intelligence/ LLM and any other relevant industry-related issues.

Perform other responsibilities and special projects in support of the EMEA and global Legal team’s goals and initiatives.

What we are looking for:

A fully qualified Corporate Counsel under German law with successfully finished first and second judicial state examination, ideally admitted to the bar as a “Syndikusrechtswalt”.

3+ years as a practicing transactional attorney (including at a law firm and / or in-house corporate legal experience).

SaaS, cloud computing, enterprise software and Privacy experience.

Ability to understand legal, risk and business impacts to agreement language and deal velocity.

Ability to make recommendations confidently to Blue Yonder’s business teams and leaders on agreement negotiations.

Ability to “translate” complex legal requirements into “layman terms”.

Strong analytical skills.

Ability to provide customer centric and solutions-oriented approach while protecting the best interests of the company.

Excellent research, writing, analytical, negotiation, communication and presentation skills, both in German and English.

Thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic and collaborative environment.

Success working as part of a team and ability to handle multiple negotiations and assignments.

Excellent attention to detail, self-starter, and ability to work with individuals at all levels in the company and around the world.

Our Values

If you want to know the heart of a company, take a look at their values. Ours unite us. They are what drive our success – and the success of our customers. Does your heart beat like ours? Find out here:

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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