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Legal Counsel

Leiden, NetherlandsLegal

Job description

Hi, we are Samotics!👋 With our unique, AI-driven solution we help many of the world's largest industrial companies to make unplanned downtime history and reduce energy waste. Our mission? To reduce the global energy consumption by 10%! Read more about it.

We are looking for a Legal Counsel. Are you interested in managing diverse legal aspects in a tech scale up? And are you ready for an acceleration in your career? Then read on!

About the team 👋

The team consists of you and your manager, the General Counsel. You will be rewarded with a lot of freedom and autonomy from the very beginning.

Your challenge 🎯

Your main focus will be negotiating and completing commercial contracts with our suppliers and customers and assisting the Business Development Managers in finding the right balance between commercial and legal requirements. Furthermore, you will:

  • work with existing and potential future investors to facilitate future funding rounds, from due diligence to closing

  • set up and maintain group structure, prepare shareholders- and supervisory board meetings

  • constantly maintain our contract management system

  • manage the company's insurance policies

  • safeguard the intellectual property rights

  • make sure Samotics remains compliant

  • handle employment related issues and support People & Organization department with updating template agreements

Job requirements

What you’ll bring ⭐

  • 4 to 7 years of relevant working experience in a law firm and/or as a legal counsel within a company

  • A Dutch a law degree

  • Vast experience in transactional work and/or commercial contracting

  • Fluency in both English and Dutch

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Good ability to manage internal and external stakeholders’ expectations

What we offer 🚀

  • You get the chance to make an impact by working on cutting-edge technology that has the potential to reduce global energy consumption by 10%.

  • A fun and professional company culture based on the principle of freedom and responsibility

  • Work and have fun in our custom-designed penthouse at a three-minute walk from Leiden Central, made with 90% recycled materials and with our own bar.

  • Flexibility to work from home in combination with working from the company office

  • Daily fresh lunches and healthy snacks when working in the office

  • A lot of company events such as pub quizzes, chess tournaments and wine tastings.

  • A competitive salary and holiday allowance in May

  • 25 vacation days a year and generous parental leave

  • 100% employer-funded pension plan

  • Automatic enrolment in our Stock Appreciation Rights (SAR) scheme which allows you to benefit from a potential exit event

  • A travel allowance (public transport business card) and €65 net connectivity allowance per month

How to apply 📭

Like what you see? You can become part of the journey, apply now! First, we have some questions for you on the next page. If you seem a good fit based on your application, we invite you for a first phone call to get to know you better. After that, we will invite you for the interviews with the (future) team members at our office in Leiden. After the interviews, you'll hear directly about the offer.

Applications from freelancers, employment agencies and recruitment agencies are not appreciated.

About us

Globally, 300 million industrial electric motors power the global economy while consuming 30% of all energy produced. These motors face three critical problems: they fail unexpectedly, are often operated inefficiently, and selected inadequately. This leads to high costs of unplanned downtime and massive energy waste. At Samotics, we are passionate about solving these problems with a unique, AI-driven solution. Our technology is used by many of the world's largest and most successful industrial companies. It enables them to significantly reduce energy waste, with our mission to reduce global energy consumption by 10%! Since our launch in 2015 we’ve grown fast—with more than 100% revenue growth per year and currently over 100 people. We are an energetic company where professionalism, a great atmosphere, and cutting-edge technology go hand in hand.