Senior In-house Counsel f/m/d


Mar 9th, 2023
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AVL ist das weltweit größte, unabhängige Unternehmen für Entwicklung, Simulation und Testen von Antriebssystemen (Hybrid, Verbrennungsmotor, Getriebe, Elektroantrieb, Batterien, Brennstoffzelle und Regelungstechnik) für Pkw, Nutzfahrzeuge, stationäre Motoren, Großmotoren sowie deren Integration in das Fahrzeug.

Das Unternehmen verfügt über jahrzehntelange Erfahrung in der Entwicklung und Optimierung von Antriebssystemen für sämtliche Industrien. Dazu stellt AVL als weltweiter Technologieführer komplette und
durchgängige Entwicklungsumgebungen, Mess- und Testsysteme sowie modernste Simulationsmethoden zur Verfügung.

Als Vorreiter auf dem Gebiet innovativer Lösungen wie z.B. vielfältige Elektrifizierungsstrategien von Antriebssträngen, übernimmt AVL zunehmend neue Aufgaben im Bereich des Autonomen Fahrens,
insbesondere auf der Basis subjektiver Empfindungen von Menschen (Driveability, Konnektivität, ADAS etc.). Im Wettbewerb der Technologien – Verbrennungsmotor, Batterie/elektrischer Antrieb und Brennstoffzelle –
sowie deren Kombinationen arbeitet AVL intensiv mit gleichen Prioritäten.

AVL hat den Fahrzeugentwicklungsprozess mit modernsten und hoch skalierbaren IT-, Software- und Technologieplattformen digitalisiert und erstellt in einer agilen und integrierten Entwicklungsumgebung neue
Kundenlösungen in den Bereichen Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Simulation und Embedded Systems.

Zweigstellen: 45 AVL-Gesellschaften weltweit
Gegründet: 1948
Mitarbeiter/-innen: Mehr als 10.400 weltweit (davon 4.150 in Graz)
Exportanteil: 96 %
Anteil an eigenfinanzierter Forschung: ca. 10% des Umsatzes
Hans-List-Platz 1
8020 Graz
Posting Date: Mar 9, 2023

Company: AVL List GmbH

Location: Graz, AT

Job ID: 35110

AVL is one of the world’s leading mobility technology companies for development, simulation and testing in the automotive industry, and in other sectors. As a global technology provider , AVL offers concepts, solutions and methodologies in the fields of e-mobility, ADAS and autonomous driving, vehicle integration, digitalization, virtualization, Big Data, and much more.

Senior In-house Counsel f/m/d


  • You handle civil law matters with a focus on contract law both in project sales and execution phase
  • You draft and review contracts and conduct contract negotiations on a national and international level for both customer and supplier relationships
  • You develop solutions and opinions for legal problems from different legal areas with high complexity as a basis for decisions for the CEO/management as well as the operational area
  • You act as a point of contact for employees in the operational area for ad-hoc legal advice
  • You will act as an interface to the external lawyers we have engaged and coordinate dispute resolution proceedings, if necessary.
  • You will conduct legal research and prepare the results in a way that is appropriate for the target group.


  • Completed law degree (ideally with a focus on international contract, commercial and corporate law)
  • Relevant professional experience in an internationally operating company and/or a commercial law firm (at least three to five years, experience in a privately owned company is an advantage, but not a must)
  • Independent and accurate working style as well as high motivation
  • Excellent knowledge of German and English
  • Ability to communicate and work in a team, as well as structured, analytical and, if required, flexible way of working
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • High quality and service orientation
  • Interest in technical matters is an advantage


  • Homeoffice
  • Flexitime Regulation
  • Canteen
  • Award-winning Training Programs
  • Health Management
  • Parental Leave Management (Maternity/Paternity Protection & Educational Leave)

Annual Remuneration: Due to the Austrian Equal Treatment Act we are obligated to state the annual gross remuneration (full-time) for this position as a basis for negotiation: €85,000.00. We will, in any case, offer market-conforming payment taking qualifications and professional experience into account.

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