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Legal Counsel Consumer Europe M/F

Date: Nov 12, 2020

Location: Diegem, BRU, BE

Company: Goodyear

Location: To be defined. Preferred : Europe Regional Headquarter located in Brussels; German Headquarters located in Hanau or other company’s locations

Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Yakoubi Fatima  
Sponsorship Available:  No
Relocation Assistance Available: No 



Do you want to evolve in a stimulating and enriching environment which contributes to your professional development? If the answer is yes, we have the job for you ..


We are looking for a Legal Counsel Consumer EU M/F to join our EMEA Legal team.


As part of the EMEA Legal team, the role is intellectually challenging, exciting and fast-paced. Developing innovative and creative solutions to challenging legal issues is part of your daily business.


Principle duties and responsibilities:


  • As a trusted business partner, provide counselling and training on legal policies, guidelines and new regulations to our Automotive OEM and Sales and Marketing organizations integrated within our European activities.
  • Be the lead legal adviser to the Automotive OEMs business and assist in developing and implementing the relevant OE strategies and action plans.
  • Draft, negotiate and review a broad range of commercial and sales agreements. 
  • Serve as a member of the EMEA legal function to help identify and proactively manage legal risks.
  • Provide practical strategies, training and counsel for risk avoidance to the business units and participate in selected functional projects.





  • The candidate must have demonstrated legal experience in counseling industrial suppliers to the Automotive OEMs.
  • 5 years minimum of experience in a major law firm handling commercial matters and/or similar in-house experience.
  • An experience as an attorney with the requisite legal background and interpersonal skills to function successfully in a highly visible and challenging position is mandatory.
  • The candidate must be able make decisions based on sound judgment and display the highest level of ethical conduct and integrity.
  • Strong ability to work in a large team based in multiple locations.



  • Master degree in Law is mandatory.
  • Admitted to practice in local jurisdiction in Germany, Switzerland or Austria.
  • LLM is considered as an asset.


Knowledge and skills: 

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment with international exposure.
  • Pragmatic and business minded. Excellent communication skills:
    • Ability to adapt the communication style to the audience (cultural awareness)
    • Develop and maintain good and strong relationship and coordinate with different functions to ensure employee and client needs are managed properly.
    • Ability to interact with senior and top-level management.
    • Strong team player with excellent relationship skills.
    • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving skills.



  • Fluency in English and German. Other language is considered a plus.



Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 64,000 people and manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to