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Legal Counsel - German speaking (f/m/d)



Vienna, Austria
Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024
About Prewave

Do you want to be part of one of the fastest-growing AI companies in Supply Chain Risk Management?

At Prewave, we are dedicated to unlocking an unprecedented level of efficiency, transparency and resilience in the supply chain for our customers. We pioneer supply chain risk management with our AI-powered solutions, analysing traditional and social media in 50+ languages and predicting risks and disruptions all over the world. We help our clients to achieve a sustainable supply chain and to prevent any setbacks.

We are already a trusted partner of AbInBev, BMW, Kärcher, PwC, Porsche and many more. With the increasing importance and attention to supply chain due diligence in Europe, we grow every day, and so does our team!

We are looking for a Legal Counsel to join us on this exciting journey!

Your mission

As our Legal Counsel at Prewave, you will…

  • Take ownership of all legal and contractual matters related to the acquisition of new customers
  • Conduct legal negotiations with potential customers and set up contracts, taking into account technical and business requirements
  • Provide proactive and business-focused legal advice as well as transaction support across different departments
  • Support our Legal Team in optimizing internal processes, oversee the expansion of and manage our Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) platform
  • Coordinate, if necessary, external legal support
Your profile

Must haves

  • 2+ years of experience as a Legal Counsel
  • Law degree from an Austrian or German university
  • Experience in contract and commercial law, IP and copyright law, data protection law
  • Understanding of SaaS environments and technical acumen
  • Organizational skills and ability to work independently
  • Negotiation skills / customer-facing skills
  • Team spirit and interest for a start-up environment
  • Fluency in German and English, both written and spoken
  • Valid work permit for Austria

Bonus points for

  • Programming skills
What we offer you
  • An extensive compensation package
    The minimum earning (salary and bonus) for this role is EUR 41.000 gross per year, however the higher packages are possible based on your qualifications and experience.
  • A dynamic team in an open and inclusive work atmosphere
    As part of our ongoing commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, we’re dedicated to building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds, identities, and experiences.
  • Various opportunities to develop your career within the company
    We are committed to building our team spirit based on mutual respect and support. We help each other achieve personal and shared goals.
  • Opportunity to be part of a highly innovative Austrian tech startup
    We blaze the trail in our field, and we strive to help large firms ensure ethical and sustainable practices throughout their entire supply-chain processes.
  • A family-friendly environment
    We offer flexible working hours and home-office possibilities to support a healthy work-life balance.
About us
We, at Prewave, take pride in encouraging and ensuring a sustainable, transparent and resilient supply chain for all. In our platform, our clients can utilise several tools to understand, analyse and anticipate any risks coming their way. We are using AI technologies to identify and predict these risks.

Our passion for more ethical business practices carried us to be one of top 10 startups in Austria in 2022 by LinkedIn, the best idea spot in 2023, and #7 in best startups list in Austria in 2024 by Trend Magazine.

We are based in Vienna, Austria, and we already have our first office in Paris. We enjoy our work with our team members from all around the world. We are a huge community from more than 35 nationalities already, and counting!

If you crave to belong to a fast-moving and diverse environment, we are one click away. Let's start chatting!