Our Mission 🌏🏡:

To create the most advanced technology platform for the rental accommodation industry — To help people with housing, anywhere.

The team

  • You will be part of the Finance team and reporting to the VP Finance

Your Responsibilities 

  • Provide accurate, relevant and timely counsel to the company in a variety of legal topics (a.o.  labour law, corporate law, litigations, partnerships, corporate finance, contracts, terms & conditions)
  • Collaborate with management to devise efficient legal  strategies
  • Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance
  • Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations
  • Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advise on possible legal issues
  • Communicate and negotiate with external parties (a.o. regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust
  • Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights
  • Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces
  • Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organisation
  • Conduct your work with integrity and responsibility
  • Keeping up with current changes on all relevant areas of laws and contributing to the enhancement of the knowledge base of the company’s legal function

What does success look like?

  • We’re looking for a proactive, energetic and hands-on Legal counsel. In this role, you will be responsible for establishing a solid foundation of the Legal function and support the senior leadership group on various legal topics.

Your Profile 

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as legal counsel in preferably scale-up / SME environment
  • Educational background in Dutch Law (HBO or WO or MSC is highly desirable) 
  • Accustomed to work individually, self starter, proactive, hands-on
  • Experience in international tax law and structures preferred
  • Affinity with PSD2
  • Strong sense of ownership and responsibility
  • Confident, articulate, and professional communication abilities. Both verbal and written.
  • Excellent problem solving skills. Being able to identify the issue, coming up with solutions, implementing those solutions, and evaluating their effectiveness.
  • Excellent English language skills (written and verbal)

What's in it for you? 

  • Unlimited holiday policy!
  • Personal development budget of 1,000 EUR per year.
  • Work in a spacious, modern and brand new office in the heart of Rotterdam.
  • Beer & Cheers every Friday.
  • We will support your relocation process (e.g., flights and VISA) 

Practicalities 🕗

  • Starting: September/October 2022
  • Full-time position (40 hours a week)
  • You will work from our HQs in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, but with the flexibility to work remotely when needed.

If you have further questions, please email c.adamou@housinganywhere.com

Our team of colleagues exists out of many ethnicities, religions, countries of origin, sexual orientations, genders and abilities. We Welcome Everyone. The team culture is very open and we're all motivated by our vision to help people with housing, anywhere!

About HousingAnywhere

HousingAnywhere is Europe’s largest rental accommodation marketplace. With the full ownership of Kamernet and the acquisition of majority stakes of Studapart, the company represents 20 million+ yearly unique visitors, 160,000+ properties available for rent and 96,000+ tenants finding their new homes in Europe, based on the 2021 performance. Young professionals and students, mostly aged between 18 and 35, looking to rent a home are matched with accommodation providers; ranging from private real estate owners to large-scale property managers. Through its advanced platform, tenants typically book for longer stays outside of their country of origin and rent accommodation for 3 to 12 months. The company aims to help 130,000+ people find a home in Europe in 2022. The Rotterdam-based technology scale-up currently employs 260 people.

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