Volljurist / Syndikusanwalt / Legal Counsel (f/m/d)

Requisition ID:  53768

Berlin, BE, DE

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Legal

 Vestas Factory


Join Our Global Team as Legal Counsel in Berlin!

Are you enthusiastic about international business, legal innovation, and renewable energy? Look no further! At Vestas Northern & Central Europe (NCE), we’re seeking a dynamic Legal Counsel to join our diverse team. As part of our mission to revolutionize wind turbine sales across 30 countries, you’ll have an important part in shaping the future of sustainable energy.


Your Role:

As a Legal Counsel, you’ll be at the forefront of our legal operations, collaborating with colleagues from various backgrounds. Your responsibilities will include

  • Strategic Legal Guidance: Draft and negotiate wind turbine sales agreements, handle operations and maintenance contracts, and address corporate governance matters. Your pragmatic advice will drive business growth.
  • Risk Management: Dive into complex legal cases, assess risks, and develop innovative solutions. Your expertise will mitigate challenges and propel our projects forward.
  • Global Impact: Work on multi-jurisdictional initiatives, supporting our international sales, service, construction, and procurement teams. Your insights will shape our global footprint.
  • Continuous Improvement: Collaborate with our Legal & Compliance team to enhance processes, ensuring compliance with national legislation and internal guidelines.



  • Legal Expertise: You hold a qualification as a full lawyer (Volljurist/in) in Germany, backed by a minimum of 5 years’ work experience. Whether you’ve honed your skills in a law firm, a multinational organisation or matrixed organisation
  • Client-Centric Approach: Your demonstrated commitment to quality, business outcomes, and client satisfaction sets you apart.
  • Industry Insights: 3+ years of professional experience in a law-firm or in-house legal department. Knowledge in renewables, construction, manufacturing, or infrastructure projects gives you a unique edge, or familiarity with the Oil & Gas sector/ Construction industry is a bonus, though not mandatory.
  • Contract Drafting: Proven experience in drafting English- and German-language contracts (e.g. FIDIC Contracts) is beneficial, though not mandatory.
  • Innovative and Collaborative: You appreciate working in a close-knit, motivated team and enjoy independent problem-solving.
  • Stakeholder Management: Demonstrated skills in effectively influencing and communicating within a global organisation and with third parties.



  • Prioritisation: Ability to handle competing urgent matters and allocate resources for maximum impact.
  • Legal Acumen: Assess complex problems, apply legal principles, and recommend effective, practical courses of action.
  • Accountability and Integrity: Uphold the highest ethical standards.
  • Continuous Improvement: A commitment to learning and enhancing processes.
  • Flexibility: Willingness to travel based on company needs.
  • Language Skills: Fluent in both German and English, including legal and business terminology.


Why Vestas?

  • Global Reach: Our team spans continents, bringing together diverse perspectives and expertise.
  • Forward thinking Work: Be part of the renewable energy revolution, contributing to a sustainable future.
  • Berlin Base: Join us in the vibrant heart of Germany, where innovation meets tradition.
  • Colleague Care: We value initiative, responsibility, and accuracy. You’ll become part of a highly-motivated team that supports one another.


About Us:

At Vestas Northern & Central Europe (NCE), we’re excited about renewable energy and global impact. As a Legal Counsel, you’ll join our creative team in Berlin, shaping the future of wind turbine sales across 30 countries. We value innovation, collaboration, and sustainability.


Ready to Make an Impact?

Apply now and let’s shape the future of clean energy together!


Additional Information:

The position will be based in Berlin (DE).

Applications are handled on an ongoing basis. Please apply online with your letter of motivation and CV as soon as possible.

All inquiries are treated confidentially.

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DEIB Statement
At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 173 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.