Director Legal NewCold - CLOSED

Our client

NewCold Advanced Cold Logistics is the integrated service provider for cold chain logistics. NewCold drives quality and efficiency improvements throughout the supply chain and aims to be recognized as the world-wide reliable partner. We do this by developing, engineering and realizing advanced cold storages that are tailor-made and the basis for long-term partnerships on advanced cold storage and transport services. With our unique experience in advanced cold storage obtained by developing a new site every year, we offer our partners and clients highly efficient cold storage and transport solutions. NewCold currently has operations in the Netherlands, Germany, France, Poland and the UK. Currently new large scale automated cold stores are developed in the US and Australia. Further expansions in Germany, France, Italy and Australia are planned. Our corporate language is English. The main shareholder of NewCold is Westport Capital Partners LLC, an American private equity firm headquartered in Wilton, Connecticut, with more than $1.8 billion in assets under management.

Job description Director Legal NewCold - CLOSED

As Director Legal for this fast-growing, innovative and international company you will be positioned to form a trusted advisor for the internationally operating Business. You assist the business with advice on all legal matter that arise within NewCold and its subsidiaries. The main focus is to reduce legal risks and to keep the business compliant. Based in the company’s headquarters, with a limited degree of international travel, you will be part of a multifunctional team and exposed to many parts of our global business. You will be reporting directly to the VP Tax & Legal.

• Provides legal support to the business and answers day-to-day questions;
• Actively keeps up with, advises on (the consequences of) and implements new relevant legislation;
• Drafts and advises on all sorts of agreements;
• Provides direction and advice to key stakeholders;
• Coordinates and manages external legal counsel;
• Develops templates for frequently used legal documents;
• Incorporation of new entities and restructuring of entities in joint consultation with the tax department; and
• Manages the entities of the NewCold group and ensures compliance with their respective bylaws, including performance of corporate housekeeping tasks such as creating an accessible legal archive and document resolutions of members, shareholders and (supervisory) board.

Requirements Director Legal NewCold - CLOSED

• University degree in law with 10+ years of experience gained in an international and dynamic environment;
• Experience with corporate and commercial law (corporate housekeeping, employment, project financings, construction contracts, due diligence);
• Strategic thinker and strong risk management skills;
• Focus on collaboration, strong and assertive communicator;
• Business- and solution minded with a pro-active approach and delivering results;
• Highly proficient in both Dutch & English, speaking & writing.


NewCold is a young but powerful company in the field of logistics services. We have the ambition and the potential to rapidly become the market leader in the field of modern and automated cold storage with additional supply chain services such as transport and distribution. With the prospect of many new projects all over the world in the very near future, we offer the opportunity to become involved in great and challenging projects. This job therefore offers many career opportunities within our growing organization. Benefits are a competitive salary, an attractive pension scheme and 26 vacation days per year.


This position is filled. Do you recognize yourzelf in the above profile and would you like to be called next time for similar positions? Please send your CV and we will get in touch with you. For more information about our services you can contact Natascha Jonkers (06-51459535) or Desiree Mohrmann (06-51463224). Discretion is guaranteed.