Business Lawyer (m/f/d) Corporate Affairs

Date: Apr 19, 2024

Location: Berlin, DE, 10117 DE

Company: gksoftware

GK is a leading global software developer and provider of standard and cloud-based solutions for the retail industry, with over 500,000 retail and payment installations in more than 60 countries. At GK, more than 1.100 employees worldwide work on solutions for an all-encompassing shopping experience, improving the relationship between customers and retailers every day. GK is a hidden champion headquartered in Schöneck in the Vogtland region of Germany, but has locations in Berlin, Paris and Johannesburg while maintaining a presence in 13 further international locations. Together, GK develops groundbreaking technologies for the retail industry of today and tomorrow. 


Your responsibilities

  • Developing, implementing and monitoring internal guidelines, as well as further developing the corporate compliance structures and capabilities of the GK Software Group.
  • Competent contact person for employees to ensure compliance with internal requirements.
  • Ongoing preparation of corporate compliance training and coordination of cooperation with external service providers on this topic.
  • Reviewing business processes, including in an international environment, and preparing and initiating audits.
  • Analysing and interpreting regulatory developments and laws that affect the business of the GK Software Group.
  • Preparing reports and presentations for management on regulatory risks and opportunities. 


Your profile

  • Completed university degree in business law or at least an equivalent degree in a related subject.
  • Several years of professional experience in a medium-sized/large company or a consulting firm, ideally with practical experience in the field of governance, compliance or internal auditing.
  • Sound specialist knowledge of the main areas of German and European business law.
  • Expertise in international standards, conventions and norms such as I.L.O. norms, UNGC goals, ECHR, etc.
  • Basic knowledge of German commercial criminal law an advantage.
  • Knowledge of foreign law an advantage (especially U.S. law)
  • Previous experience in policy management, compliance audits, compliance reporting advantageous.
  • Basic knowledge of BPMN 2.0 desirable.
  • Basic knowledge of SAP S4/HANA, SAP Success Factors, Atlassian Confluence, Atlassian JIRA or comparable software advantageous.
  • Fluent written and spoken English.


We offer

  • GK enables mobile working at all times

  • We put emphasis on a long-term and trustful cooperation by offering permanent employment relationships with flexible working hours

  • Performance-related and individual bonus payments depending on the area of activity

  • Company car policy and free parking at our locations with good public transport connections

  • Lease a maximum of 3 bikes up to a total value of €9,000

  • An international working environment as well as a cooperative working climate with space for own ideas, creativity and concepts

  • Turn your friends into colleagues: recommend a new employee and receive a referral bonus of €3,000 net

  • Develop yourself professionally and personally through our own GK Academy and elearning offerings

  • Leasing of the latest Hardware for the private usage as part of our employee PC program. We make sure that your job-related equipment is ready for you for a smooth start from the first day of work

  • Discounts offered through our corporate benefits program