FIS is the governing body for international skiing and snowboarding, founded in 1924 Chamonix, France. Recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), FIS manages the Olympic disciplines of Alpine Skiing, Cross-Country, Skiing, Ski Jumping, Nordic Combined, Freestyle Skiing and Snowboarding, including setting the international competition rules. Through its more than 135 member nations, more than 7’500 FIS ski and snowboard competitions are staged annually.
FIS is looking as soon as possible for an
Experienced in corporate and sports law in an international organisation
Your mission and duties:
You advise on corporate law and you review all FIS corporate documents, such as internal FIS regulations and rules. Good Governance has to be mirrored and reflected in all FIS corporate and organisational documents. You advise on legal implications of FIS policies and procedures and furthermore you coordinate and oversee external legal advisors. In addition you review, draft and negotiate different types of contracts, such as sponsoring, cooperation or license agreements. You help identifying and mitigating legal risks and support in human ressources related issues or questions.
- Preferably Swiss Law degree (German or Austrian law possible)
- LL.M. of advantage
- +8 years of post-qualification experience in an international law firm, as in-house counsel for an international company and/or acting for an international organisation advising on corporate, contractual and regulatory matters preferably in the sports field and federations
- Excellent drafting and negotiation skills and able to communicate in an international environment
- Understand and grasp legal complex matters quickly and provide solutions
- Fluency in English and German, French of additional advantage.
- Excellent attention to detail
- Good interpersonal skills
- Ability to multitask
- Strategic thinking
We offer you:
You will join an international team of motivated and competent colleagues in the breath-taking setting by the Lake of Thun in Oberhofen (near the Swiss capital Berne). The FIS considers only applicants from the Schengen area.
Did we catch your attention? Please send your applications documents in 1 PDF-file to Andreas Wenger, Head of Services, (firstname.lastname@example.org). For further questions you can reach us under +41 33 244 61 61.