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Legal Counsel Compliance m/f/t


Essen, NW, DE, 45141


RWE Supply & Trading GmbH, Essen 
To start as soon as possible, Full time / Part time, Permanent


Your future plans
You enjoy a mix of deep-diving into regulatory topics, cross-functional collaboration and teamwork to enable pragmatic solutions? Come join us!


Our team within the Legal & Compliance department of RWE Supply & Trading GmbH (RWEST) advises on trading activities worldwide. We are based in Essen, but we work closely with our colleagues in the UK, Singapore, China and Japan.


  • As Legal Counsel you support our global business on regulatory matters relevant to international commodity trading such as prevention of market abuse, insider trading, exchange rules as well as prudential requirements for our licensed subsidiaries and anti-money laundering rules
  • As part of a dedicated global team you are actively developing and implementing Compliance strategies and regulatory solutions and contributing to projects across different entities of the RWE Group, jurisdictions and functions
  • You support on providing responses to requests by regulators or commodity exchanges as part of case teams, often supported by external counsel
  • You will provide holistic advice within the Compliance Team, to other Business Support Functions, to Commercial Trading Desks, international subsidiaries and to the RWEST Executive Board
  • You actively design and implement different types of training, documentation and processes


Your powerful skills

  • You successfully graduated in law or business law (fully qualified lawyer / Master of Laws LL.M) and have ideally gained relevant work experience in the international environment of a corporation, law firm or bank
  • You enjoy working on complex legal and regulatory matters in an international environment; being familiar with regulatory topics is an asset
  • You are talented in putting legal matters into commercial context and comfortable to communicate across all hierarchy levels of the organization
  • You have very good communication skills in English and German, both orally and in writing


What we value most is passion, willingness to learn and a determined and resilient work ethic. So, if you can’t display all of the skills above we would still like to hear from you.


Benefits you can rely on

  • The opportunity to constantly learn and grow in an international, exciting and fast paced environment whilst working on projects with colleagues of different age, gender, and cultural backgrounds
  • Competitive terms of employment, excellent benefit schemes, hybrid working and a good work-life balance
  • Room for new ideas and creativity as well as the possibility to pursue own targets
  • Real team work, support and openness, visibility and recognition of own work and a job that never gets boring
  • A professional environment with flat hierarchies and the opportunity to directly interact with different commercial departments and senior management
  •  A free on-campus fitness center, childcare, job ticket, special vacation and an excellent barista are only some of the special benefits you can enjoy


Promoting diversity (40x40) flexible working times (40x40) company pension scheme (40x40) Free parking (40x40) accessibility (40x40) social commitment (40x40) International exchange (40x40)
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Any questions? Pia König (Recruiting), T: +49 201 5179-3294, Kathrin Feldmann (specialist department), T: +49 201 5179-3252
We look forward to meeting you!


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.
Of course, you can find us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Xing, too.


170 traders in the energy business, 290 experts on Europe’s largest energy trading floor and 1,100 additional professionals. Join RWE Supply & Trading and shape the future of the trading business to make energy clean, reliable and affordable.


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