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Modern wire harness systems and exclusive vehicle interiors: The name DRÄXLMAIER stands for automotive innovations – products that enhance your driving experience. Every day, approximately 75,000 associates around the world cooperate to contribute their knowledge, skills and automotive passion toward this goal. Individuals, who like to take on responsibilities, use their creativity and contribute their ideas toward the common success. Individuals like you!

Head of Legal Eastern Europe

Job Req ID:  76897

Timisoara, RO, 300714

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  unlimited

We are looking for a Head of Legal Eastern Europe that will lead the Legal Group team in our site in Timisoara. 


  • Provide technical and disciplinary leadership to associates that report to him/her; make personnel decisions in cooperation with the HR department and the supervisor (e.g. development of legal talents for the DRÄXLMAIER organization in a specific region, etc.);
  • Lead complex projects, be a business partner to regional and local management and advice in all legal matters.
  • Support the strategic planning of the unit/division by breaking down or developing the strategic planning for the department within a short or medium-range time frame (e.g. provide regional input on overall DRÄXLMAIER strategy from a legal perspective, etc.);
  • Plan and administer the budget in his/her area of responsibility, in cooperation with the supervisor, and make sure there is compliance with it;
  • Develop department-specific goals, break down and prioritize the department goals, follow up on goals and evaluate goal achievement;
  • Establish a legal risk management system and process within the area of responsibility; perform and control legal risk monitoring in cooperation with corporate risk management.



  • University degree; 
  • Between 5 to 7 years experience on a Senior Legal Counsel position;
  • Minimum 3 years experience on a Head of position would be preferred; 
  • Excellent  knowledge of corporate law, business and contract law, employment law;
  • Excellent knowledge of English is a must;
  • Very good communication skills, analytical and leadership abilities;
  • Willingness to work on projects in a pragmatic and result orientated manner.



  • Integration program in a professional & dynamic team;
  • International development opportunities inspired by latest technology;
  • Challenging projects in work – life - balance atmosphere;
  • Talent-oriented organizational culture;
  • Private health insurance, 13th salary, holiday incentive, Easter, Christmas and 1st of June incentives.


If you are an enthusiast person and you want to develop professionally in an international environment, please send us your application!

All candidates that fit the profile will be contacted in maximum 3 weeks.