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.