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Legal Intern - International

Location: Hoofddorp, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Date Posted: 30-07-2018
Are you looking for a legal internship in the Netherlands? Would you like to work in a multinational, New York Stock Exchange listed company? Do you possess a high level of integrity, trustworthiness and independence and do you have knowledge of corporate law, as well as regulatory compliance and ethics?
 
About us:
JLG (www.jlg.com) has been earning customer confidence and trust through innovation since 1969. As the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of access equipment, JLG products and personnel can be found all over the world, going above and beyond to support customers. We deliver the powerful, versatile equipment that they need, along with unsurpassed training and service, because we have a responsibility to be more than a manufacturing company. By instituting Continuous Improvement in our everyday activities, we constantly identify and eliminate waste within our processes that impact our internal and external customers.
 
JLG forms part of Oshkosh Corporation (www.oshkoshcorporation.com), a 100 Year Strong leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies that is included in the Fortune 500 and was recognized by Ethisphere as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company®.
 
We offer a great place to work in a dynamic and diverse environment. Currently we are recruiting for Legal Intern – International for our regional headquarters in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands.
 
SUMMARY
The purpose of this position will be to support the International legal team with, amongst other things corporate governance and compliance.
This position will involve contact with team members across the globe and at all levels of the organization. This position is based in our JLG EMEA office located in Hoofddorp and reports to the Director & Associate General Counsel – International.
 
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To support the legal function with corporate governance across EMEA and with global compliance matters.  This includes assisting with day to day matters related to our legal entities in Europe and beyond, and all aspects of our company’s code of conduct and other regulatory frameworks. 
 
 
BASIC REQUIRMENTS
  • Law studies at an internationally well reputed university,
  • Demonstrable interest in the international business legal environment through study or work experience,
  • Familiarity with Corporate law and European law principles,
  • Understanding of compliance and/or regulatory frameworks such as FCPA, UK Bribery Act, GDPR etc. and how they impact companies,
  • Fluency in English. Familiarity with Dutch or any other language is a plus,
  • Proficiency with MS Word.
 
PREFERRED SKILLS
  • Proficiency with MS PowerPoint and Excel,
  • Desire to work in a fast paced, commercial environment, where the customer comes first,
  • Attention to detail: thoroughness in accomplishing a task through concern for all the areas involved; double-checks the accuracy of information and work product to provide accurate and consistent work; proactively ensures that things be done right, thoroughly, or precisely; completes all work according to procedures and standards,
  • Communication: listens to others; speaks and writes clearly, efficiently and effectively; ability to match communication style to the audience; effectively communicates with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures;
  • Planning and Organization: Ability to support and manage legal work in a confidential, orderly and accurate manner; shows initiative and provides good follow-up on areas of responsibility.
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JLG Industries, Inc. is the world’s leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of access equipment. The Company’s diverse product portfolio includes leading brands such as JLG® aerial work platforms; JLG, SkyTrak® and Lull® telehandlers; and an array of complementary accessories that increase the versatility and efficiency of these products. JLG is an Oshkosh Corporation Company [NYSE: OSK].

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