Junior Legal Specialist (fixed-term contract)
Junior Legal Specialist (fixed term contract)
sennder is Europe’s leading digital freight forwarder. In a traditional industry, we are moving fast to digitise and automate all road logistics processes. We are a growing team looking for a Junior Legal Specialist to help us on our journey to revolutionise road freight logistics. You would join our Legal Team, based out of the Milan office and will report to the Team Lead Legal.
We value humility and we're as interested in your character as we are in your talent. Please apply, even if you feel you only meet part of our listed criteria. Diversity drives our innovation and we offer a collaborative, dynamic and international work environment. Just be yourself. We are excited to meet you and for you to join us in shaping the future of the logistics industry in Europe.
About The Role
As a Junior Legal Specialist you will support the Legal team on the core day-by-day activities and you will be responsible for handling claims with the internal and external stakeholders, offering the best solution in a timely manner.
IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL:
- handle claims and manage relationships with the parties involved (e.g., insurance brokers, customers, carriers, etc.);
- support the negotiation and drafting of a wide range of domestic and international contracts;
- ensure ongoing compliance with GDPR and in general with Italian and European legislation;
- verify and validate procurement processes in collaboration with relevant departments;
- coordinate with the various functions for legal issues in the business environment.
PREFERABLY YOU HAVE:
- 2-3 years of professional experience, preferably in a logistics field;
- a law degree (the completed forensic practice is a plus);
- great problem-solving skills as well as an entrepreneurial way of thinking and acting;
- great communication and negotiation skills and a goal-oriented approach;
- the ability to communicate fluently both in Italian and English;
- ability to work independently with attention to detail and follow-through even working on a wide range of projects;
- a good knowledge and use of MS Office.
sennder Italia, based in the heart of Milan, is a joint venture company between sennder and Poste Italiane. Our company matches the digital and innovative focus on technologies and digitalization of sennder with the expertise and know-how of the largest distribution network in Italy, Poste Italiane.
We not only connect shippers to our fleet of thousands of trucks, but also improve how they move products in sustainable, cost-efficient, and transparent ways - making the logistics industry fit for the future. In a traditional industry, we’re growing and moving fast to digitally automate all road logistics processes.
We are building a curious team that is driven by an ambitious desire to solve the toughest logistics puzzles. What others may consider uncertainty, we see as an opportunity to learn and be proactive. We invite you to go on this journey with us and be part of one of Europe’s inspiring growth stories as we fast-forward road logistics into digitalization. Read more about the sennder Italia joint venture here.
What You Can Expect
At sennder, we want to maximize the individual’s potential for all employees and reinforce an inclusive culture and environment of continuous learning that empowers people to succeed as a team. In addition to humility, we value commitment, team spirit, respect, and kindness to build trusted relationships across teams. Learn more on our career site.
- A fast-growing, start-up-oriented international team of 1000+ people with 65+ nationalities spread across 8 country offices with English as our company language.
- Continuous feedback and bi-annual review process for personal development, professional growth, and career opportunities. We also use “Objectives and Key Results” for company goals.
- A structured promotion process, providing everyone with fair and transparent career growth.
- Learning and development opportunities on the job and through conversations with your manager.
- Various opportunities to connect with colleagues, formally and informally, digitally or in-person (when allowed), through regular team events, company get-togethers, and partnership events with other companies and local organizers.
- Office first work policy (three days a week), that complies with local COVID-19 restrictions and policies. We also provide flex/hybrid remote working options.
- When in the office: unlimited snacks, drinks, and fruits.
Please send your application in English and help us reduce negative unconscious bias by leaving out your picture, age, address, and other unnecessary information in your CV. We only want to know the merits on which you’d be great for this role.
If you have any questions or problems please reach out to us at email@example.com. We do not accept applications via email.