Head Legal / Legal Counsel Assai, parttime 24 hrs

Assai is an enthusiastic group of IT-professionals dedicated to the development and maintenance of software applications in an Oracle and Java environment. They have developed a successful application, called Assai, a Document Control and Management System which is specialized in supporting complex engineering and construction projects for industries including energy, transportation, infrastructure, and mining. Our application is used by a growing number of customers from around the world, including Europe, North America, the Middle East, West Africa, Southeast Asia, China, and Australia.

Assai has more than 70 eager people working for the company all over the world, including 50 at the Headquarters in Culemborg, the Netherlands. Besides Culemborg they have a growing office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and we are starting an office in Indore, India. Assai is a friendly and diverse group of colleagues, representing 18+ different nationalities, and we believe that this is part of the strength of Assai, as well as an enormous drive, positive attitude, and a lot of enthusiasm to make every day a success. We felt the energy when meeting up at the office in Culemborg!

Job description Head Legal / Legal Counsel Assai, parttime 24 hrs

We are looking for a smart legal counsel, to optimize organizational efficiency regarding legal matters. The Legal Counsel will examine and draft customer, vendor and employment contracts and preserve business records such as minutes of meetings and resolutions for all entities within Assai. You will negotiate customer contracts, insurance, and employee relations from a legal point of view and you have experience with large corporate (legal) teams on customer side. You will ensure legal compliance regarding mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity. Next to this you'll oversee compliance with corporate governance and establish the prudence of defending lawsuits and prosecuting.

To ensure success, you need to have sound knowledge and understanding of applicable (international) laws and regulations, and the ability to make prudent legal decisions in consultation with in-country legal experts when required. Top candidates will be team players with outstanding advocacy and people skills.

Responsibilities, a.o.:

You will be advising the senior management team on various matters such as legal rights, and new and existing laws. Examining, creating, and negotiating agreements, such as NDA, customer, vendor, loan, and employment agreements. Ofcourse you will be maintaining knowledge of organization’s operations and legal documents. Furthermore conducting legal research and reviewing company’s litigation strategy pertaining to legal actions.

Also corporate activities such as preserving all corporate records, handling statutory filings, creating new entities and managing organization’s intellectual property. You are able to liaise with outside counsel regarding their assignments.

We know that especially women sometimes have the tendency to not take action to apply when reading all of the responsabilities. But please know that it is also very important that you have the personality that fits with Assai!

Nice to have! Head Legal / Legal Counsel Assai, parttime 24 hrs

Above all others you have proven experience as a Legal Counsel in business environment and Law degree from a European University.
8+ years of practice with an established law firm or as an in-house counsel. You have experience with corporate governance issues, corporate secretarial duties and M&A.
Profound knowledge of statutes, rules and regulations pertaining to business and a proficient understanding of business sensitives and confidentiality.
You have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a  high degree of professional ethics and integrity.
Strong (English) language skills and it is helpful if you have experience working in an international organization.


Working from the modern office in Culemborg, The Netherlands, opposite to the station but also the possibility to work (partially) from home.

Part-time employment (24 hours / week) and you will get a competitive salary and conditions.


Does this all sounds good to you? Than please reach out to us and send your CV and we will get in touch with you. For more information about this role or our services you can contact/ Whatsapp Natascha Jonkers (06-51459535) or Desiree Mohrmann (06-51463224). Discretion is guaranteed.