New Zealand Law Society - Senior Legal Counsel - Wellington or Auckland

Senior Legal Counsel - Wellington or Auckland

  • In-house Senior Legal Counsel in a small dynamic team
  • Pragmatic, solutions-focused role

Who is Loyalty NZ?

Loyalty New Zealand is New Zealand’s expert in loyalty, and runs the largest and most comprehensive coalition loyalty programme in New Zealand – Flybuys. In addition to this Loyalty New Zealand undertakes a range of marketing services for clients including customer insights, analytics, modelling and reporting.

The Role

We have a vacancy for an in-house Senior Legal Counsel – driving awareness of legal issues that apply to Loyalty and providing advice and training to our people.

In this important role, you’ll maintain strong relationships across the business, providing pragmatic and timely advice to avoid or mitigate risk.

You will also be advising on the application of our business rules especially in relation to marketing communications and the use of our data.

You will be supported by our in-house Legal Counsel, who will report to you.

We look to our Legal Counsels to provide advice on a wide range of issues – including ones not strictly ‘legal’, but that have a commercial, practical or operations focus – making them trusted advisors in the business.

We’re looking for someone with:

  • 5+ years post-admission experience practicing as a lawyer
  • Preferably in-house experience
  • Ideally, experience in the areas of consumer law, privacy law and commercial contracts
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • The ability to negotiate and influence effectively

You’ll be adaptable and open to change, proactively contributing new ideas and focusing on areas to help us achieve our strategic goals. Taking ownership and accountability for your work, you’ll be adept and managing priorities to meet deadlines, and put team goals first.

You will be always learning – staying professionally up-to-date and sharing your knowledge across the business.

If you’d like to find out more about loyalty, check out our website www.loyalty.co.nz

For a Position Description please visit https://www.loyalty.co.nz/assets/Position-Descriptions/Senior-Legal-Counsel-Jan-2021.pdf

Applications

Applications close on Sunday, 24th January 2021 (or sooner if a suitable candidate is identified).

Please submit your application through our application portal through the following link:
https://loyaltynz.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=44

Our Culture

Loyalty New Zealand, along with the iconic Flybuys program, make it a goal to reward New Zealanders everyday – it’s what we love to do and that extends to our fantastic team. Our people thrive in an exciting environment! Some of the benefits we offer? The ability to work from home, flexi hours, great coffee and a strong focus on wellness - plus the chance to work with other awesome people. And hey, if you’re not a coffee fanatic, there’s a chance to catch up with colleagues over a high stakes game of pool or darts!

We support and encourage a culture of developing our people and encourage them to achieve their highest potential. We embrace and respect diversity and make it a priority to employ the best people who align with our values and culture.

We are constantly on the lookout for new talent. If this sounds like an environment, you would prosper in we would love to hear from you!

Please note that we will only be accepting applications from candidates with the legal right to work in New Zealand.

Please note we will not be processing unsolicited CV’s from Recruitment Agencies.

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