Swedish Match is looking for a Legal Counsel to join our Group Legal Affairs and for the purpose of this Swedish Match has retained PBO Juridisk Rekruttering to conduct this search for the right candidate on behalf of Swedish Match
Group Legal Affairs consists of nine lawyers and assists the Swedish Match Group with legal services.
We are currently seeking to expand the legal team with a qualified Legal Counsel to be placed at Swedish Match’s office in Copenhagen.
You will be part of a strong and experienced legal team that works closely with the company’s business units.
In the role, you will be partly dedicated to support the Danish/Norwegian business unit and partly work with other legal matters for the Group.
As a Legal Counsel, you will report to the General Counsel at Swedish Match’s headquarters in Stockholm.
Major responsibilities include
- Giving counsel in a variety of legal topics to the organization such as commercial law, marketing and competition law, privacy, and corporate law.
- Working closely with the organization, evaluate risk factors, and give proactive advice on legal issues.
- Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating agreements and other legal documents.
- Proactively working with educating the organization in different legal fields and company policies.
- Monitoring compliance with laws and internal policies.
- Maintaining current knowledge of alterations in legislation relevant to the company.
- Sound judgement, integrity, and ability to analyze situations and information.
- Critical thinking, problem-solving, and the ability to give proactive advice.
- Ability to work independently and concurrently serving several internal clients in various matters.
- Strong communication skills, fluent in Danish and English – both written and verbal. Other languages are considered as a merit.
- Pedagogic, team-working skills, flexible, and service-minded.
Your qualifications and experience
Our new colleague has a Masters of Laws Degree (Danish Law) from a Danish university - (Cand. Jur. or Cand. Merc. Jur.) combined with five to ten years experience as a legal counsel in a business environment in a stock-listed company and/or law firm. Experience from working internationally is merit.
Swedish Match develops, manufactures, and sells quality products with market-leading brands in the product segments Snus and moist snuff, Other tobacco products, and Lights. With its vision of “a world without cigarettes”, the Group is dedicated to the improvement of public health by offering attractive alternatives to cigarettes with its smoke-free products.
Production is located in seven countries, with sales concentrated in Scandinavia and the US.
Sales for 2020 amounted to 16,698 MSEK and the average number of employees was 6,700.
The Swedish Match share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (SWMA).
Swedish Match provides provides consumers with the best quality products with well-known brands. Some of our brands include General (snus), ZYN (nicotine pouches without tobacco), Oliver Twist (hand-rolled tobacco bits), Thunder (chewing tobacco), White Owl (homogenized tobacco leaf cigars), Game (natural leaf cigars), and Cricket (lighters).
“Swedish Match’s core values are Passion, Ownership, Quality, and Innovation. These values are present in our daily work and guide us to perform as a winning team.”
We look for candidates with the ability to identify themselves with these values.
Accession of employment
As soon as possible and by agreement. Job interview is held on an ongoing basis and the position is taken down when the right candidate is found.
If you are the right candidate, please submit your application in English including CV, diploma/degree, and class rank/grades to:
Applications are being evaluated continuously and interviews are held on an ongoing basis. The position is taken down when the right candidate is found. As part of our recruitment process, our final candidates undergo a background check.
If you have specific questions about the position or the company, you are welcome to direct your questions at Pia Bolander Olsen. As always, I am at your disposal for a confidential dialogue and would like to elaborate on your inquiry - call +45 2332 9782.
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