Senior Legal Counsel / Head Business Legal

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Senior Legal Counsel / Head Business Legal


FULL-TIME · AMSTERDAM

Takeaway.com is further expanding and professionalising its legal department, which consists of two divisions, business legal and corporate affairs and therefore we are seeking to recruit a Senior legal counsel / Head business legal.

As Senior legal counsel / Head business legal you are responsible for the global business legal.


The Head business legal will be responsible for all legal issues related to Takeaway.com’s global business, such as contracting, consumer rights related to the web portal and apps, food regulation, IP rights and claim handling and litigation related to the operational activities. Data protection will be a shared responsibility with the data protection officer and corporate affairs. Employment, competition and compliance are shared with corporate affairs.

In addition to your operational tasks, you are expected to manage and further optimize a small business legal team and its operational processes.

You will work closely with the company secretary and report to the COO. 

Your profile:

  • Seasoned legal professional (LLM Dutch law) with 8–10 years of relevant experience in a comparable international end-responsible in-house position, ready to perform on all aspects;

  • Thorough knowledge of broad business law and applicable regulation such as e-commerce, privacy and food regulation, gained in an international environment;

  • Comfortable to act as organizational conscience, balancing sound regulatory compliance with a hands-on business culture;

  • Acting on senior level with solid understanding of - and comfortably dealing with diverse stakeholder interests;

  • Cultural and organizational sensitive, strong business sense and flexible attitude;

  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills with solid understanding of legal operations;

  • Proactive, inspiring team manager and individual coach with no-nonsense attitude.

What we offer:

  • Work in a fast-growing company

  • An office location within the heart of Amsterdam (5 min. from Central Station)

  • Travel costs for 1st class public transportation

  • Being part of a new, young, professional and international team


Ready to join our team?

In 2000 student Jitse Groen founded and launched one of the world’s first online food delivery marketplaces, Thuisbezorgd.nl. Within the last 17 years, we made it from a tiny little student room into a billion dollar company: Takeaway.com. As the leading online food delivery marketplace in Europe, we currently connect millions of consumers and tens of thousands of restaurants in 9 European countries and Vietnam.

With over 900 hardworking international employees, spread across 5 offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Poland and Vietnam, we are planning to keep on growing with one goal in mind: “become the most beloved food ordering brand in Europe”.

It is not without good reason that every month 25 new employees are hired. The market we’re operating in changes rapidly and is still growing, the potential is nowhere near yet exploited. As we like doing everything ourselves we have a lot of in-house expertise.

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