August 15, 2019

Senior Legal Counsel / Head of Legal (m/f/d)

Skytanking provides a full range of aviation fuelling services including into-plane fuelling, aviation fuel storage and hydrant management, investment in aviation fuel facilities at airports and engineering. Its customers are airlines, airports, and oil companies. The company currently handles 23.2 million cbm of aviation fuel per year, refuels 2 million aircraft – which is equivalent to four fuellings per minute – and has operations at 83 airports in 14 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and North America.

Skytanking employs around 2,000 people.

To support our teams and expand our Legal department, we are looking for a

Senior Legal Counsel / Head of Legal (m/f/d)

Your duties:

  • Advise Skytanking Group divisions and subsidiaries in all legal matters, especially in civil, commercial, and corporate law, in a diverse, international environment.
  • Draft, comment on, and negotiate German and English contracts and all kinds of other documents.
  • Legal handling of M&A transactions as well as support in legal disputes and collaboration on internal projects.
  • Manage external legal advisors at home and abroad.
  • Coach employees on legal matters and collaborate with the Group Legal department.

Your profile:

  • Fully qualified lawyer with good results.
  • Extensive professional experience at an international law firm or legal department of a multinational, and ideally experience in the aviation sector.
  • An understanding of economic interrelationships and good knowledge of civil, commercial and corporate law, as well as experience in M&A are advantageous.
  • Business-fluent English (spoken and written).
  • Good knowledge of German (spoken and written)
  • Creativity, strong communication skills, team spirit, and enjoyment of the work.

Our services:

  • Interesting tasks at a family-run Hamburg company with an international working environment.
  • Special benefits, an employer-sponsored company pension plan, Group accident insurance for personal use too, a lifetime working time account with the option of a sabbatical and other social benefits.
  • A modern office building in a central location with an in-house fitness studio, massage room, and work-room suitable for children that can be used in case of childcare emergencies.
  • A variety of offers related to childcare, vacation camps for children, senior care, support during times of personal crises, and more, through our collaboration with pme Familienservice.
  • Subsidized HVV-ProfiTicket travel card, flexible working-time models, subsidized meals in our staff restaurant and bistro, as well as free beverages.

Your contact:

Please send us your application only via the online application form. Sabine Beckmann will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Contact HR

Human Resources

Sabine Beckmann
Marquard & Bahls AG
Koreastraße 7
20457 Hamburg

+49 40 37004-7374


Skytanking Holding GmbH
Koreastraße 7
20457 Hamburg

+49 40