Senior Legal Specialist & Teamlead

  • Legal
  • De Lier, Netherlands

Senior Legal Specialist & Teamlead

Job description

Climate for growth

It is Priva's mission to create an optimal environment where people can work, grow and develop. We offer global solutions for horticulture and building automation.

Our ambition is to be known as the leading technology and service provider for sustainable urban deltas. We are proud that our solutions result in lower consumption of natural resources and contribute to multiple Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


To fulfill our mission and ambition, we are looking for dedicated colleagues.

Your future ecosystem

Between Rotterdam and The Hague, you find the greenhouse capital of the world: “Het Westland”, where our campus is located in The Lier. A region that has a great contribution to The Netherlands as food exporter number 2 worldwide, right after the US.

In these 100 square kilometers, Priva was founded in the fifties. An innovative second-generation owned family business. Today we are a high-tech company that develops hardware, software and digital services in the field of climate control, energy-saving and optimal reuse of water. We do this for horticulture, indoor and city farming, as well as utility buildings such as offices, retail, hotels and hospitals.

We are proud that we are working with 500 colleagues, in 15 international branch offices divided over 12 countries together with over 400 international installation partners to deliver our sustainable solutions and services in more than 100 countries.

You’ll be part of a compact Legal department at our head office and report to our CFO. Besides this position, we’re also looking for a Legal Counsel and Legal Assistant.

How you add value

Due to the departure of a colleague you have the position to form a whole new team inside a strong growing, fast-paced organization. You have an important role in our strategic focus on creating a strong Ecosystem formed by new partnerships, acquisitions and international deal-making. Also, you’ll partner with and build a strong service-oriented relationship with the different internal teams to build scalable processes and systems.


You have the role of the project leader in mergers and acquisitions. Also, you will have your own legal budget and the freedom to hire extra external expertise where you see fit.

Be a team player with the ability to work effectively, collaboratively and cross-functionally, as well as think creatively. You’ll be the most senior of our new to be formed team and you don’t mind leading, inspiring, guiding and coaching to create an optimal functioning legal department.


Job requirements

Who you are
You have an extensive legal understanding with experience in corporate law. Easy going and who understand the challenges that a growing, fast-paced organization has. Furthermore, we will read your resume to find:

  • A finished master’s in law degree;
  • At least 7 years of experience as a corporate lawyer;
  • Experience in a high paced B2B focused organization;
  • Working history in a tech environment
  • Affinity with working in a family-owned business
  • Fluency in Dutch and English


What you get

In numbers:

  • A gross salary based on your experience in the range of € 5.500,- and € 8.500,- based on 40 hours a week;
  • A mobility (lease) budget of € 950,-;
  • A bonus scheme based on personal and organizational KPI’s (after obtaining a permanent contract);
  • We find a healthy work-life balance important: working flexible hours combined with 30 vacation days a year and the option to buy more;
  • 8% holiday allowance;
  • Travel allowance of € 0,19/km with a daily maximum of 150 kilometers.

For your own sustainability:

  • Join our collective health insurance;
  • Be secured with our pension plan;
  • Feel engaged and join our participation plan;
  • Keep on learning with your personal education possibilities and budget;
  • Be happy and fit by using our healthy cafeteria, our free on-premises fitness where you can participate in Crossfit, Pilates and Spinning classes or play table tennis or table football.


Does all of this make you smile? Feel free to apply below or contact us for further information. We are keen to tell you more about us, our vision and future.


A screening procedure can be part of our selection process.