Global Legal Counsel (French Speaker) at Too Good To Go

Posted on:
January 5, 2023

🔭 Our mission & vision

Job Description

More than one-third of the food produced in the world is wasted. And that has a huge impact on the health of our planet, 10% of greenhouse gas emissions coming from food waste!

At Too Good To Go, we have an ambitious goal: To inspire and empower everyone to fight food waste together. We are the world's #1 app for fighting food waste. We work with thousands of restaurants and food retailers to make their surplus food available to local consumers. The magic of Too Good To Go has been spreading rapidly across Europe and now also the US, with more than 180 million meals saved globally.

Too Good To Go’s Global Legal Team has members in different European countries and in the US and we look to add another team member in Paris! As our Global Legal Counsel you will be a part of our Global Legal Team, supporting our footprint countries (currently 17). You will help raise the bar on support to a hyper-growth company on a great mission. 

You will play a vital role in supporting key internal stakeholders throughout our organisation and as a part of the Global Legal Team you will be directly involved in dialogue and negotiations with suppliers, vendors, external counsels and not least stakeholders from our own departments including our global People & Culture team.

You should be excited about working in a fast-growing social-impact company and have experience with managing a legal role in an internal stakeholder environment. In addition, you will be part of an expanding and supportive Global Legal Team.

Being a part of Too Good To Go’s Global Legal Team your role will entail

Supporting Too Good To Go and the Global Legal Team with regulatory and contractual issues.

Being the main stakeholder from the Global Legal Team in supporting all our countries with legal assistance in connection with employment law matters (supported by outside counsel), including drafting and maintaining employment agreement templates, bonus schemes, addendums and similar documents in our footprint countries.

Continuous advice and support regarding terminations and preparation of the relevant paper, including letter of dismissals and mutual termination agreements etc. 

Legal support to internal stakeholders both on day-to-day and on a strategic level regarding employment law matters.

Close involvement in vendor and contract management, including drafting and negotiating employment agreements, vendor contracts and scaling our support to the organisation in these areas.

Support global rollout and training of company wide policies (e.g. Code of Conduct and Whistleblower solution).

Playing a key role in building and maintaining a fruitful and cooperative relationship with other departments and stakeholders, not least our global People & Culture team.

Reviewing and negotiating various types of agreements, including SaaS/PaaS contracts, lease-agreements, MSAs, confidentiality agreements etc.

Helping drafting, maintaining and updating various legal templates such as vendor contracts, consent forms, consultancy agreements etc.

Creating legal and compliance processes designed for scalability.

Playing a key role in Too Good To Go’s persistent expansion to new countries and continents.

Providing day-to-day legal advice to Too Good To Go


Several years of relevant experience in a similar role. Experience from start-up or scale-up and hyper-growth companies is a big plus.

Hands-on experience with providing support on employment law matters and development and maintenance of internal structures related to such support in a multi-jurisdictional company.

Structured and sense for details.

Full professional proficiency in English and French

You are based in (or willing to relocate to) Paris

Extensive stakeholder management experience.

Ability to work and thrive in a high-growth, fast-paced environment and a global team.

A proactive, positive and solution oriented mindset.

Ability to work independently.

Strong team player

You know how to prioritize and have a service-minded and curious personality.

You have a passion for sustainability - you understand the urgency of action for the planet.

Our values

We fight together: Food waste is a big beast to fight. We can do it if we fight together as Waste Warriors with no ego. We believe in a #oneteam.

We raise the bar: We always push for more. We work smart, smash barriers and elevate one another.

We keep it simple: Our ambitions are bold but our solutions are simple.

We build a legacy: We’re proud of the change we’re driving. 

We care: We always look out for each other. Caring is also about the way we do business. We do the right thing.

What we have to offer 

A rare opportunity to work in a global social impact company (and certified B Corporation) where you get to wake up every day knowing you’re achieving positive change.

The experience of being part of an international company with more than 1350 enthusiastic and highly talented teammates across 17 countries and counting – always ready to share knowledge and support!

Strong personal as well as professional development in an intense and high-growth scale-up environment.

A possibility to be influential in a fairly new company with few predefined processes.

An open company culture where you have room for independence and creativity.

A strong team culture where successes are celebrated together.

How to apply

Submit your CV and cover letter as soon as possible in English 

Please note that we only accept applications coming through our platform. No CV or cover letter will be accepted by email or LinkedIn direct messaging.

Please also check our website and international media in order to get a good overview of Too Good To Go.

Job Ref - #LI-CR1


A Movement for Everyone

We want to inspire and empower everyone to fight food waste together. With that mission, it’s only natural that we want to build a diverse and inclusive team of highly capable individuals who are passionate about doing things in a better way. We strongly believe we all excel and are more creative when we’re allowed to be ourselves, and we’re committed to a culture where all of us belong.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. If you need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.

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