Global Litigation Manager (m/f/d)

DVA has its headquarters in Hamburg. From here, a large number of activities are controlled worldwide. The focus is on the development, manufacture and sale of chemical and biological products for agriculture, health care, the food industry and plastics processing. Our customers benefit from our international network and worldwide subsidiaries: More than 300 employees take care of their concerns on site. Through marketing, logistics and technical support, we help our customers achieve their Goals. DVA Group is a family-run Hanseatic company, which can look back on a successful fifty-year tradition. With 20 branches worldwide and our subsidiaries DVA Agro, DVA Plastics and DVA Health & Nutrition, we have been globally successful for decades in the fields of plant health, plastics, pharmaceutical raw materials and high-quality food additives.

Functional Area: Legal & Compliance

Reporting: DVA Management and Head of Legal, Compliance & Governance, DVA Group

Employment Type: Full Time

Work Time: Flexible & across time zones

Location: Malaga, Spain



  1. Liasoning with External Counsels for legal fee negotiations and dispute resolution across the Countries in alignment with the DVA Management and Head of Legal, Compliance & Governance, DVA Group.
  2. Briefing External Counsels adequately and exclusively preparing the appropriate legal documents for trial or court proceedings across the Country Jurisdictions.
  3. Coordinating with Internal Business teams and providing legal guidance to the DVA Companies on the Litigations.
  4. Responsible for the overall Litigation Management & monitoring the status of the suits across the Countries for closures.
  5. Providing periodic Updates to the Management and the Head of Legal, Compliance & Governance , DVA Group
  6. Setting up and Monitoring of a Case Management System
  7. Providing timely support for Labour Contracts
  8. to support any Court proceedings and Authorities as may be required
  9. Perform any other tasks as assigned by the Head of Legal, Compliance and Governance, DVA Group within the scope of responsibilities.


Your Profile:

  • Academic degree (Bachelors or Masters) in Law from a recognised Institution/ University
  • Advanced Legal and Litigation experience in Law Firms/ MNCs of 8 to 10 years. Strong business acumen in the Life Sciences Industry would be an added advantage.
  • Full language proficiency in Spanish and English (verbal and written)
  • Profound inter-cultural and communication skills with the ability to guide business on Litigation and legal matters across functions


What we offer:

  • Sustainable growth: Be part of the most exciting growth phase of our company: We guarantee steep learning curves, varied and challenging projects with responsibility from day one
  • More than a job: We want to build the best team in the world – that’s one of the reasons why we thought about our organizational and corporate culture at an early stage. We have natural hierarchies, and we believe in ownership and empowerment
  • The security and benefits of an international company: We offer flexible working time models, a company pension scheme and company health insurance


Sounds interesting?

We look forward to your feedback in the form of detailed application documents. Please also indicate your possible starting date and your salary expectations:


DVA International GmbH

Ana Pfister

Head of Human Resources

Valentinskamp 70/ EMPORIO

20355 Hamburg


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