Tencent International Business Legal Center
Tencent Games is expanding internationally and is looking for dynamic and well-rounded Senior Legal Director to be the head of an international legal team focused on Tencent Games’ international business. As Senior Legal Director, you will have the opportunity to lead an international legal team to support Tencent Games’ global expansion.


Responsibilities
• Manage an international legal team based around the world, including in Asia, Europe and the US. Be passionate about building relationships and mentoring team members.
• Develop a strong working relationship with business counterparts to help drive the delivery of effective legal services. Develop creative solutions to support business needs while mitigating risk in a constantly evolving industry.
• Contribute to the development and continuous improvement of policies, forms, internal trainings, and processes to ensure operational efficiency and compliance with US, European, and other international laws and regulations.
• Work with external counsels, the members of Tencent Legal and other stakeholders on compliance process and contracting improvements to help create greater consistency and process within the organization, including appropriate contract standardization, contract process improvement, compliance process improvement.
• Develop an in-depth knowledge and understanding of Tencent’s international game business, its markets, products, users, competitors and regulatory environment, in order to identify trends, stay abreast of material developments and provide high level legal/commercial advices to the business leaders on emerging opportunities and risks.


Requirements
• You have 10+ years of experience working in a reputable law firm or in-house legal department, providing services to video game, technology, entertainment, or similar clients.
• You have strong academic credentials and are a member of a relevant Bar or other recognized legal association.
• You are passionate about IP, content, and have broad experience with video game related work.
• You enjoy supporting clients from project conception through live operations, in a dynamic environment.
• You are a skilled, effective and empathetic manager who is able to empower team members to achieve at a consistently high level while building trusted relationships.
• You have excellent communication skills and can establish strong working relationships with business leads.
• You are able to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize conflicting demands & priorities from multiple business clients, and make sound decisions on tight deadlines.
• You speak English (and mandarin Chinese at basic level is preferred), in order to deal with international stakeholders and stakeholders who are based in HQ
• You like video games.
• Amsterdam is the preferred location, but we will consider other locations in EU and the US.


About Tencent
Tencent is an Internet-based platform company founded in Shenzhen, China, in 1998. We use technology to enrich the lives of Internet users and assist the digital upgrade of enterprises. Our mission is "Value for Users, Tech for Good". We embrace a culture of teamwork & creativity and are driven by our values - Integrity, Proactivity, Collaboration and Creativity.
We are rapidly expanding our international operations and are looking for top talent to propel us forward. Combining the results-oriented nature of a start-up with the resources of a profitable and leading Internet company, Tencent offers a unique opportunity for aspiring individuals to thrive.


About Tencent Legal
Tencent’s in-house legal department is on the forefront of the intersection between law and technology and has helped shape internet law. Tencent Legal has been awarded the Most Innovative Asia-Pacific In- House Legal Team by the Financial Times and In-House Team of the Year by China Law & Practice. As part of Tencent Legal, Tencent International Business Legal Center has in-house legal counsels based in 10+ countries/regions globally.


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Tencent

Diversity, equity and inclusion are important, interdependent components of our workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we firmly believe that diverse voices fuel our innovation and allow us to better serve our users and the community. We foster an environment where every employee of Tencent feels supported and inspired to achieve individual and common goals.

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Tencent:
Diversity, equity and inclusion are important, interdependent components of our workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we firmly believe that diverse voices fuel our innovation and allow us to better serve our users and the community. We foster an environment where every employee of Tencent feels supported and inspired to achieve individual and common goals. 

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