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Legal Counsel (Part Time)

PTC Munich

You will work within PTC’s EMEA Legal Team, covering mainly the Central European and potentially other European regions and be part of the broader worldwide Legal & Compliance organization. We are passionate and committed about our work and pride ourselves in providing business oriented, pragmatic and high-quality legal advice – as well as being creative and innovative for process improvements and digital transformation. We innovate constantly and build out-the-of-box legal process solutions (e.g. our digital legal matter management system HALO, based on a combination of Microsoft’s SaaS solutions), we work according to agile principles and challenge the status quo by constantly looking for digital transformation use cases.

You will evolve in a truly international environment that speaks English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Hungarian, Turkish, Portuguese and Spanish – a truly diverse team where fun and authenticity are key components of our day-to-day interactions.

Your Impact:

  • You will have the opportunity to contribute to extending PTC’s image and exponential growth strategy as a trusted business partner on business-critical solutions and digitization strategies by providing pragmatic legal advice with the required business acumen on all internal, customer and partner facing activities
  • You will have the chance to make your impact on PTC’s strategic move from an on-prem Subscription to a SaaS Company and support the Company throughout this transition with your guidance and business acumen
  • You will have a special attention to Labor Law, IT law and licensing matters, giving legal advice to support commercial negotiations and suggest respective innovations
  • You will be contributing to the improvement of legal and business-related rules and processes with an innovative mindset and with the goal of increasing cross-functional collaboration efficiency and quality
  • You will be able to work on Legal Tech and Digital Transformation initiatives in a top-notch Legal ecosystem and by that influence and shape the way we will be working and doing business tomorrow


  • Provide autonomous legal support and cross-functional guidance to the Sales, Channel Sales and Customer Success organizations by drafting and negotiating all types of commercial agreements, including Cloud/SaaS, software license agreements, services agreements and partner agreements
  • Advise on all aspects of contract and IP/IT law, and collaborate with the Finance and Commercial-Desk teams on questions of US revenue recognition and applicable internal business rules
  • Advise relating to commercial disputes and their settlement, including software compliance and infringement matters
  • Collaborate closely with and provide guidance to our HR Team on labor law related matters, programs and initiatives
  • Advise on corporate governance, Marketing activities, leases, and other procurement agreements
  • Partner with you cross-functional colleagues at our magnificent new office in the Werksviertel iCampus, the hottest spot in Munich
  • Think about what makes us better and more efficient & effective – and then go implement

Your Skills and Knowledge:

  • You are a German and/or otherwise European qualified lawyer (preferably fully proficient in more than one jurisdiction) with 2-5 years of relevant working experience gained as in-house legal counsel and/or in private practice in an international setting, with at least 2 years worked either in a specialist IT/IP law firm or in-house in an IT/IP company.
  • Relevant professional working experience in labor law.
  • Experience with complex contracts and transactions in fast paced technology driven companies, ideally with a focus on SaaS and Cloud transactions. Experience with applicable certifications and security standards is a plus
  • Results oriented, providing pragmatic solutions, adaptable to change, hands-on, self-starter able to work with incomplete information, innovative mindset, and team player
  • Ability to collaborate successfully with and provide leadership to cross-functional stakeholders; to work on multiple projects at the same time, in a multi-cultural, agile, diverse, and high paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a (great) sense of humor, ability to listen
  • Excellent written & oral communication skills in German and English are a must, other European languages a plus
  • Or, alternatively, if you feel that you have different skills and knowledge that make you stand out, we would be happy to have you convince us that you are who we need!

Your Place of New Work

At PTC, we have a worldwide Flex@PTC policy that enables hybrid working models, both in the office and from remote. However, given that we have just moved into the Munich Werksviertel, we bet that you will probably want to spend quite a bit of time there, meeting and collaborating with your colleagues in person in a top-notch environment!

Currently we are seeking you for a 1-year term on a part time (20 hours/week) basis. However, as nobody knows how things will be developing, an extension for a further 1-year term or beyond might be possible.

To apply for this job please visit LinkedIn.

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