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Legal Counsel (m/f/div)

Date: Nov 12, 2021

Location: Krefeld, DE

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Legal Counsel (m/f/div)


Location: Germany : Krefeld

Function: Legal & Insurance

Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Superabsorber

Business Line: Baby Care


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. We offer a broad possibility to work from the homeoffice. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

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  • Drafting, reviewing, negotiating and managing a wide variety of contracts within the chemical industry
  • Providing legal advice and support on a broad variety of legal matters also directly to the business and including corporate matters in an international environment (and including an LLC)
  • Support the preparation and follow-up of management and supervisory board meetings
  • Working with and advising business clients directly, as well as providing guidance and practical solutions in legal and compliance matters
  • Assist with compliance issues within the regulatory framework
  • Working closely with the General Counsel to maintain good legal & compliance processes and manage risk
  • Planning, preparation, implementation and conducting compliance audits
  • Potentially after “training-on-the-job” independent assumption of tasks in the field of foreign trade compliance and/or intellectual property management
  • Management of company insurances


  • Successfully completed legal or business law studies
  • First professional experience in an international environment desirable
  • Fluency in English and German
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills

Your Application

To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://careers.evonik.com.

Please direct your application to Janina Mendritzki, stating your earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact our Recruiting Center Team at  0800 2386645 (Germany only) or +49 201 177 4200.


Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.