Legal Counsel - Labour Law (m/f/d)

Flink Food

Flink Food

Berlin, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Company Description

We are Flink - your online supermarket revolutionising the way you do your grocery shopping. With a wide selection of over 2,400 high-quality products, we aim to deliver to your door in minutes. We put our customers first and ensure all products delivered are fresh and nutritious. Additionally, we can customise our national assortment to be able to offer you unique local products in every city. Our delivery hubs are located in densely populated inner-city locations and we strive to be sustainable by delivering on electric bikes and using packaging that can be recycled.

Founded by experienced e-commerce professionals and seasoned entrepreneurs with exceptional track records, and backed by some of the most renowned Global investors, we are growing rapidly and have a great hunger to continuously challenge ourselves. We pride ourselves on being an inclusive and equal opportunities employer with a diverse and multicultural team.

If you want to be part of this exciting journey… read on!

In your role as Legal Counsel (m/f/d) at Flink you will play a pivotal role in all labour law-related cases and issues across Germany.

Job Description

  • Provide advise to internal stakeholders but particularly our People department but also all other departments in all aspects of employment and labour law
  • Draft employment contracts, corresponding supplementary agreements and HR-Policies
  • Attend labour law court proceedings overall in Germany
  • Observe changes in employment and labour law regulation and jurisdiction and implement them appropriately within Flink
  • Elaborate labour and employment law training for our People Department on a regular basis


  • Fully qualified lawyer in Germany
  • Both state examinations with the grade “satisfactory” (“befriedigend”)
  • Zero to two years of professional experience in employment and labour law, either in an international law firm, a labour law boutique or as an in-house counsel
  • Extensive experience in handling of labour law court proceedings
  • Independent, self-reliant style of working, high resilience, team player
  • Pragmatic approach and hands-on mentality
  • Strong communication skills, high social competence, negotiation skills and assertiveness
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and German

Additional Information

  • A cool discount off your personal Flink orders, be the first to test out new products!
  • A €1000 annual L&D budget, as well as career coaching options to ensure you have plenty of opportunities to learn, grow and achieve your goals
  • Unlimited access to an e-learning and development platform, MyAcademy, including online German courses
  • Attractive company pension options
  • Online discounts with Corporate Benefits and Future Bens
  • 26 days of vacation, +1 day every year up to a maximum of 30 days
  • A unique opportunity to be an early bird and have an impact on our strategy & growth
  • A steep learning curve, the possibility of working in an energized and dynamic team within a fast-paced environment
  • A newly renovated and spacious, dog-friendly HQ in the heart of Mitte - lots of delicious lunch spots available within short walking distance

It is our commitment that every applicant will be evaluated according to their skills regardless of age, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability status, or religion.