About the position

  • The key function is proactive legal counseling and support to the business in strategic areas to drive the business agenda in a very complex, regulated and restrictive environment.
  • Acting as Business Partner of front office areas, by giving optimal and timely legal support, understanding the priorities of each internal customer.
  • Assessing the impact of any legislation and ensure that Company’s policies and processes are aligned to such regulations.
  • Being an active leader, including contacting all the relevant authorities in order to challenge and drive policy aligned with Company´s values, growth drivers, and strategy.
  • Managing the status and listing agreements with customers and clients.
  • Preserve value (financial and reputational) by minimizing the risk of value leakage and litigation and maintaining compliance with laws and Companys Codes.
  • Acting as Case Manager, in order that all breaches where legal is involved are managed on time, and on a fairly basis, building a culture of discipline
  • Data Privacy and Antitrust agendas.

About the candidate

  • 5+ years of experience as a Legal Manager in Consumer Goods Companies preferably in the Food and beverages sector.
  • Strong analytical capabilities and judgment.
  • A high degree of professional ethics and integrity.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written), which include the ability to thoughtfully yet concisely communicate with legal and non-legal stakeholders.
  • Ability to work proactively, independently, and reliably under tight time frames in a fast-paced, high-performance environment.
  • Strategic thinking and strong problem-solving skills and the ability to manage conflicting priorities efficiently.
  • Excellent organizational and records management skills.
  • Flexible amid an ever-changing and growing environment.
  • Willingness to tackle new subjects outside of areas of expertise and take on special projects as the need arises.
  • Flexibility to work across different time zones and ability to travel.