Junior Lawyer – Germany & Austria

Diageo is a global leader in beverage alcohol with an outstanding collection of brands, such as Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Baileys, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and Guinness.
Our financial centre based at the heart of Budapest offers amazing career opportunities across a range of areas along with an inspiring work environment and continuous training and development opportunities.
We are proud of our brands and passionate about our business. We strive to be the best at what we do and give each other the freedom to succeed. We value and respect each other for who we are. Be yourself – at Diageo.

Purpose of the role

The Junior Lawyer and Company Secretariat Coordinator reports to the Legal Counsel and Company Secretary of DBSC.
The role will significantly contribute to make the EUROPE CoSec process more robust and efficient. The role will also heavily contribute to create and effective Legal function at DBSC that is delivering innovative and timely solutions to all legal issues.
The specific purpose of the role is to
• manage the CoSec processes and activities in the designated EUROPE countries, with a constant eye on efficiency and future value-add services
• draft and review contracts and other legal documentation supporting the various DBSC functions

• Manage the ordinary and extraordinary CoSec cycle in EUROPE at the designated companies, organising the board and general meetings, supervising the dividend process while keeping the mandatory and internal deadlines;
• Prepare and review legal documents (i.e. contracts, terminations, legal position letters, summaries etc.);
• Review the legal and regulatory changes in Hungary, defining if these affect DBSC or require any process changes.
The jobholder may be instructed by his/her immediate superior to perform all tasks directly or indirectly related, additional or supplementary to the scope of duties defined in this role profile.
• University degree in Law (Hungarian)
• Strong analytical skills
• High attention to detail and accuracy
• Strong communication and influencing skills (written & verbal)
• Strong relationship and networking skills across different cultures
• Ability to deliver through people
• Self-motivated and well organised approach to work
• Experience with Word, Excel, Power Point
• Accounting and legal knowledge/experience is an advantage
• Fluency in English and German
• Strong communication skills that facilitate effective networking and relationship building
What we offer
• Competitive salary and benefits
• Numerous professional / soft-skill trainings
• Free gym
• Rooftop Bar
• In-house staff shop
• Young and inspirational business environment
• Opportunity to thrive in a constantly expanding, multinational organization

Junior Lawyer – Germany & Austria