Head of Legal Sweden, Senior Legal Counsel

Do you want to join one of the largest and most loved Swedish companies? Are you looking to use your legal skills within a fast paced organisation? Do you have a global mindset? Can you deliver legal advice of high quality to senior commercial leaders and front line managers? Then head for the position as Head of Legal Sweden – Senior Legal Counsel in the Legal department of Arla Foods.

Reporting to the Head of Legal – Europe, you will join a global team of highly skilled colleagues who take pride in providing legal counselling within all business areas for Arla Foods. You will be based in Stockholm but will work closely with your colleagues in the UK, Germany and Denmark.

Main responsibilities

In this role you will be involved in a broad range of areas and provide legal advice as well as proactive support to the business in Sweden in a variety of legal matters. Your main responsibilities will be to sup-port the business and mitigating risk by drafting, negotiating and implementing contracts and to give le-gal advice in marketing matters (product launches, advertising campaigns, etc).

Further you will be expected to develop and drive group policies and to implement and train colleagues in order to ensure compliance. The ideal candidate has a firm interest and knowledge about company law and general corporate commercial matters as well as competition law and marketing law. Look forward to joining a professional, welcoming and truly international environment where you can enjoy close cooperation with many different partners and experts, including external legal advisors and col-leagues throughout the world.

Solid experience within law

You hold a Master’s degree in Law or Business Law, which you have supplemented with at least 10 years working experience from a Law firm or company.

It is important that you have a strong interest in and knowledge about general corporate commercial matters as well as a fundamental interest for business and competition law.

You are ambitious and dedicated to providing a high level of quality and service in the solutions you deliver. Working closely with senior leaders, you are skilled at providing high quality legal sparring to support achieving our objectives. You are an impactful and respected communicator but at the same time, have an easy going and humorous approach, and you are known for being dynamic, flexible and committed – and dedicated to finding solutions acting as true legal business partner. You are a team player who listens to the needs of your stakeholders and who proactively seeks to strengthen relations to everyone – whether on behalf of your department or the business.

Finally, your language skills cover full proficiency in legal English and Swedish, written as well as spoken. Knowledge of other languages will be of great value.

Application and contact

We screen on an ongoing basis and we will fill the position as soon as we have found the right candidate. For additional information, please call Head of Legal – Europe, Till Knappke on +49 152 54647877

Please apply via the link to your right.