Legal Counsel (f/m/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Vienna

About Prewave

Do you want to be part of one of the fastest-growing AI companies in Supply Chain Risk Management?


At Prewave, we are dedicated to unlocking an unprecedented level of efficiency, transparency and resilience in the supply chain for our customers. We pioneer supply chain risk management with our AI-powered solutions, analysing traditional and social media in 50+ languages and predicting risks and disruptions all over the world. We help our clients to achieve a sustainable supply chain and to prevent any setbacks.

We are already trusted partners of AbInBev, BMW, Kärcher, PwC, Porsche and many more. With the increasing importance and attention to supply chain due diligence in Europe, we grow every day, and so does our team! 

We are looking for a Legal Counsel to join us on this exciting journey!
Your mission

As our Legal Counsel at Prewave, you will… 

  • Take ownership for all legal and contractual matters in connection with the acquisition of a new customer or partner 

  • Conduct legal negotiations with potential customers and set up contracts, taking into account technical and business requirements

  • Provide proactive, in-depth, business focused commercial legal advice and counsel for different departments 

  • Manage communication with external legal advisors on specific topics (e.g. GDPR, Copyright Law)

  • Support our Legal Team in optimising internal processes 

Your profile

Must haves

  • 3+ years of experience as a Legal Counsel 

  • Law degree from an Austrian or German university

  • Experience in Contract and Commercial Law, Tort Law, IT Law and Data Protection Law

  • Legal generalist with a strong understanding of SaaS environments

  • Solid understanding of IP and Copyright Law

  • Negotiation skills / customer-facing skills

  • Fluency in German and English, both written and spoken

  • Organisational skills and ability to work independently

  • Team spirit and interest for a start-up environment

  • Valid work permit for Austria


Bonus points for

  • Technical acumen

  • Experience with CRM tools

What we offer you
  • An extensive compensation package
    The minimum earning (salary and bonus) for this role is EUR 39.000 gross per year, however the higher packages are possible based on your qualifications and experience. 

  • A dynamic team in an open and inclusive work atmosphere 
    As part of our ongoing commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, we’re dedicated to building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds, identities, and experiences. 

  • Various opportunities to develop your career within the company
    We are committed to building our team spirit based on mutual respect and support. We help each other achieve personal and shared goals.

  • Opportunity to be part of a highly innovative Austrian tech startup
    We blaze the trail in our field, and we strive to help large firms ensure ethical and sustainable practices throughout their entire supply-chain processes.

  • A family-friendly environment
    We offer flexible working hours and home-office possibilities to support a healthy work-life balance. 

About us
Prewave is an AI startup building a global supply chain intelligence platform. Our technology analyzes social & news media in 50+ languages and detects and predicts disruption and sustainability risks. It is our goal to make local risks globally visible in order to make tomorrow’s supply chains more transparent, resilient and sustainable.
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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