Legal Counsel

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We are currently looking for a Legal Counsel to join our dynamic and diverse global client’s legal team at their headquarters in Zurich. You will benefit from your many years of experience in commercial contracts and will be responsible for managing a variety of corporate, commercial and legal-operational matters. This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to apply their law firm experience in an in-house legal role or continue their corporate journey in the exciting world of consumer products!

Legal Counsel (f/m/d)

Your tasks

  • General legal advice to the company and proactive management and mitigation of legal and regulatory risks relating to Switzerland and the global procurement organization.
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts relating primarily to procurement activities and the manufacture, supply and distribution of our products.
  • Monitoring and managing litigation and commercial disputes.
  • Support the group’s legal operational functions, including the management of database tools (corporate housekeeping, receivables management and contract management)
  • Support in the implementation of the group’s ESG and sustainability strategy.
  • Ensuring compliance with Swiss stock exchange and listing regulations.
  • Management of the corporate law matters of the Swiss subsidiaries.

Our requirements

  • 2-5 years of professional experience in an internationally oriented law firm or a multinational company, ideally in a similar industry (e.g. food manufacturing, raw materials trading and procurement).
  • Master’s degree in law, additionally the federal bar exam is preferred.
  • Profound experience in Swiss corporate law as well as contract drafting and negotiation.
  • High level of professional ethics and integrity.
  • Solid analytical and conceptual skills combined with the ability to simplify complex issues.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work and communicate with all levels of the organization.
  • Very good knowledge of English and German.
  • A flexible, proactive, solutions-oriented mindset with a can-do spirit and the ability to pragmatically resolve legal issues and prioritize under pressure.
  • Strong stakeholder management.
  • Familiar with the regulations of the Swiss stock exchange

You can expect exciting tasks and the appropriate platform to demonstrate your skills and continue to grow through challenging tasks. Interesting employment conditions and diverse development opportunities are a matter of course for our customers.

Interested? We would be happy to receive your application via email.

Discretion, quality and professionalism are a matter of course for us

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