Legal Manager

  • Finance
  • Gent, Belgium

Legal Manager

Job description

Who we are and why you should care

Teamleader is a SaaS scale-up founded in 2012 in Ghent, Belgium. We offer an all-in-one platform for CRM, project management and invoicing, helping SMEs work smarter… and we’re growing quickly. In just 2 years, we opened 5 additional offices in Amsterdam, Berlin, Milan, Madrid, and Paris. Our ambition stretches even further: we want to become Europe’s #1 in our industry. Today, our team consists of 170+ people and growing.

We have the make-it-happen attitude of a startup and the resources and skills of a scale-up.

To accelerate our growth, we are looking for a Legal Manager who will closely interact with all internal stakeholders to develop, negotiate and update commercial contracts. This person be responsible for the set-up and maintenance of all internal and external legal processes. Next to that he/she will also have DPO-related (20%) responsibilities.

What an average work week looks like

You advise our internal teams on legal matters. Where needed you consult and seek advice from external legal partners. You report directly to our CFO. As part of your legal counsel role you own the DPO and Data privacy activity at Teamleader. You oversee and report on Teamleader’s internal and external processing activities and security guidelines, making sure all activities are consistent and GDPR-compliant. As an intermediary between external partners, internal departments, executive committees and the Data Privacy commission, you establish and maintain positive relationships. You train internal staff, create and deliver awareness campaigns on a global and local level and present salient legal issues affecting Teamleader’s business to customers.

This is what we offer

Teamleader is a fast-growing company with a one-of-a-kind company culture, home to an energetic bunch of people. Our HQ office is situated in a thriving location, Dok Noord, close to the city centre in Ghent. Our very own kitchen crew prepares sumptuous meals every day. This is your chance to join a team of seasoned experts and young, ambitious professionals that believe in the power of continuous learning and self-development.


Sounds like something for you? You would be a great fit if you

  • Have 3 years of experience in general commercial legal matters.

  • Have a bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies.

  • Have experience with GDPR-related matters (a DPO certificate is a plus)

  • Are dedicated, stress-resilient and highly organized. You have an eye for details and don’t mind deadlines.

  • Love working in a challenging and flexible environment, having a variety of tasks and working in a team as well as independently.

  • Have excellent communication skills, written and verbally

  • Are professionally proficient in and English ad Dutch. Extra languages are a nice extra!