6 months ago
Travix is one of the leading global online travel agencies managing an extensive portfolio of travel-focused websites operating under the brand names CheapTickets, Vliegwinkel, BudgetAir, Flugladen and Vayama. All our brands provide both search and book capability for flight combinations worldwide on both legacy and low cost airlines. In addition, our booking websites offer attractive pricing for hotels, rental cars and other ancillary products such as insurances, airport parking & transfers. We operate our five brands in 37 countries, employ more than 550 people with over 50 different nationalities worldwide. Travix has offices in the Netherlands, Germany, India, Curaçao, Singapore, the UK and the USA.
Our Legal Director is a trusted advisor and partner in business. You are involved in business from an early stage and will take leadership of both the commercial and the corporate legal agenda. You will be the ultimate responsible position for global corporate governance, global regulatory compliance, claims, risk and litigation management, IP and trade mark management, contract negotiations and contract management. You will operate in close contact with the business stakeholders and management, providing advice on (strategic) legal issues such as the position of the company towards new laws and regulations. This also implies overall responsibility for compliance with Dutch and EU legislation with respect to a.o. competition law, e-commerce and intellectual property, and employment law. As a people manager, you will be responsible
· Dutch qualified lawyer with (minimum of) 10-12 years relevant work experience
· Last work experience as in-house counsel within an international company
· Corporate and commercial (preferably travel and/ or e-commerce related) background
· Experienced in dealing with external advisers on a global basis
· Strong personality with impact and business sense
· Excellent command of both Dutch and English
The above are just a few of the responsibilities and requirements in this position. We are looking for a self-starter who can further expand the position of Legal Director. A candidate with a strong sense of ownership and responsibility and with a drive for continuous improvement. It may help to have a background in e-commerce or online travel. More important is attitude, learning agility and a-getting-things done mentality.
What can we offer?
Travix offers you a challenging job in an open, informal but dynamic environment with many opportunities to develop your career. Our employment conditions which we offer may be described as competitive and our potential for growth will offer numerous challenges for you in the future. Your working location will be in the city center of Amsterdam near the Central Station.
Travix is an Online Travel Company with leading online brands like CheapTickets.nl, BudgetAir, Vayama, Vliegwinkel and Flugladen. It is a continuously changing company; we are constantly renewing ourselves, we act fast and we are here to win. We are on a journey to develop a leading online leisure commerce platform with a focus on flights. We are operational is 37 countries, attract more than 50 million unique visitors, employ people in 3 continents with a nucleus in Amsterdam: the creative capital of Europe. Our people work towards establishing a fun and high performing culture.
If you are interested in securing the position of Head of Legal at Travix, please apply for the position via the underneath form.