Emploi Accessible Travailleur Handicapé RQTH Senior Legal Counsel

Senior Legal Counsel (Procurement Contracts)

offre publiée le 21/10/2021
Informations clés
  • Entreprise

    AXA Group Opérations

  • Référence


  • Localisation

    00 - Tous départements

  • Type de Contrat


  • Fonctions

    Finance - Comptabilité - Juridique, Production - Logistique - Achats

Présentation de l'entreprise

With over102 million customers in 56 countries, AXA's strong global franchises and threelines of expertise - Property & Casualty, Life & Savings and AssetManagement - provide a distinctive business portfolio. As a company whosebusiness is to protect people, we have a responsibility to leverage our skills,resources and risk expertise to build a stronger and safer society. To achieveour mission, we are committed to redefining the standards of our business sothat we truly differentiate ourselves and earn the trust of our keystakeholders. 

 As anintegral part of AXA, at AXA Group Operations (AXA GO) we create innovativetechnology and data solutions to help AXA fulfil its ambition of being acustomer-focused, tech-led company. AXA GO is a young and dynamic divisionlaunched in 2019 and comprises 8,000 employees across 17 countries all aroundthe globe from Paris, France to Pune, India. We are the ones providing advice,steering technological choices and giving AXA access to innovations that willsupport its transformation into a customer-centric tech-led company. For this,we work in close partnership with all AXA entities.



The Senior Legal Counsel will cover all AXA GO procurement legal activities, and notably:

Design, negotiate and monitor the conclusion of a wide range of agreements with vendors/suppliers and other third parties (IT and non-IT, General Expenses, Real Estate, trademarks, etc.) in French Law;

Animate and support Group initiatives where dedicated Legal expertise is requested on procurement related projects (large contracts negotiation, intellectual property, etc.);

Train and raise awareness about Legal/Regulatory items to non-expert people or external families (Knowledge Management);

Maintain technical expertise in field and promote it internally.


These activities cover the negotiation of a wide range of commercial agreements with third-party vendors on a recurring basis as well as frequent one-off projects, in particular IT and Outsourcing projects.

These responsibilities aim at ensuring that AXA GO is always compliant with international/local legislations/regulations and would not be exposed to sanctions, fines or lawsuits.

Profil recherché


Master’s Degree in French law (LL.M. outside France or foreign Legal Degree is a plus);

Commercial legal experience in law firm(s) and/or in-house;

High standards knowledge in IT law, contract, etc.;

Minimum 6 years' solid legal experience in negotiation of contracts, with strong background in negotiating IT contracts (e.g. with software editors);

Ability to work in an international and culturally diverse environment;

Familiar with professional regulations;

Self-motivated, creative and autonomous with good interpersonal skills;

Outstanding drafting skills;

Fluent English and French is a must.  


Technical expertise:

Understanding of customer activities to identify the risks and issues in their environment and implement efficient solutions with minimum impacts on the day to day work;

High level of understanding of IT business and related legal/regulatory items.

Ability to provide advice regarding legal matters in accordance with AXA’s strategy; 

Ability to identify legal and reputational risks;

Delivering legally compliant documentation with favorable provisions and in line with best available market practice;

Giving ad hoc oral advice, in particular to Business, on a daily basis.

Transaction Management / Negotiation & Drafting Skills:

Ability to negotiate and draft complex legal documentation in English, and potentially in French;

Ability to draft internal presentations and memos for internal clients;

Translating business decisions into legal documentation;


Having a positive attitude with very good interpersonal skills;

Explaining concisely complex legal topics and their relevance to non-legal people including Management and operational teams (e.g. through presentations);