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Höganäs Sweden

Senior Corporate Counsel

Senior Corporate Counsel
Are you a dedicated lawyer wishing to work in an international, collaborative and professional environment? Are you passionate about how legal aspects contribute to capture business opportunities and manage risks? We offer you an opportunity to be part of a small corporate legal team with great ambitions to provide high quality legal services, and to develop ways of working to proactively and efficiently meet the group’s need for legal competence and compliance. In this role you can certainly make a difference!

About the position

Corporate Legal is a dedicated team of five professionals that ensures that the group at all time have access to high quality legal support in a wide range of business matters, reaching from day-to day corporate matters to complex business transactions in an international environment.

The work covers a variety of areas like research and development, co-operations, sales, distribution, intellectual property rights and know-how, product liability, company law, real estate related matters, data protection etc. The corporate legal team also manages the group’s IP strategy and portfolio, is overall responsible for the compliance programs within the group, and manages the group insurance program. The work will include but not be limited to the following;

• Proactively engaging and advising on legal opportunities and risks related to general business matters, including the development of new products and services, drafting and reviewing agreements with customers, partners and suppliers, real property matters, M&A etc.;

• Providing guidance with respect to changes in legal regulatory framework;

• Participating in development of and implementing legal related policies and processes, template agreements and supporting tools in order to support best practice;

• Developing knowledge and competence among business colleagues in respect of commercial contracts, corporate governance and ethics, including offering training programs, supporting process development etc.;

• Supporting in corporate legal matters and governance, including maintaining updated corporate-related information regarding the legal business entities within the group and

• Managing and co-ordinating external legal advisers.

The position reports to the SVP Group Legal. Travel will be required occasionally.

Your profile

You have a Swedish LL.M. followed by at least six years of experience from working at a reputable law firm or as an international in-house counsel working with matters relevant for the job. You have excellent communication skills in Swedish and English, verbally and in writing. You have a genuine interest in doing business, a strategic mindset, and a solid commercial understanding. You actively contribute with your expertise to support and impact the business. You have a proven ability to communicate complex information in a simplified way, contributing to good decision making. Experience from working with intellectual property rights, with the area of compliance of anti-trust and anti-bribery, or with risk and insurance management are additional merits.

As a person, you are perceived as a positive team player, willing to build relations and to share experience and knowledge, to learn from others and not afraid to go “that extra mile” when needed. You continuously improve ways of working and engage other to do the same, and you actively take actions to implement changes in processes and behaviors.

In order to be successful, you must have the ability to work independently, to prioritize and to structure your work efficiently. You are committed to always deliver with high quality and to respond to the business and management’s need for service.

Benefits

At Höganäs we appreciate our employees, and we want to show it. Not only by making sure that we have good pensions and insurances, but also by encouraging you to stay healthy with training center in the Höganäs facilities and with wellness allowance. We also have a reduction of working hours, subsidized lunch and profit sharing which also is a way of showing that our employees are our greatest investment.

Working at Höganäs

We aim to offer a great and meaningful place to work where you can fulfil your potential and ambitions. We welcome all applicants and strive for diversity. We have a clear management philosophy, and just like us you believe that through collaboration and openness we develop as individuals and as a company. We see all employees, regardless of position, as leaders when we approach the challenges that the world - and we - face. In close cooperation with our stakeholders, we steer towards our vision of a sustainable society – and inspire industry to make more with less and aim to pioneer the industry by being the first producer of green metal powder.

More about Höganäs

Höganäs is the world leader in the iron and metal powders market, with an annual capacity of 500,000 tons. Together with our customers, we develop tomorrow’s solutions for the automotive industry, surface and joining technologies and additive manufacturing, which contribute to a more sustainable society. Höganäs was founded in 1797 and today we employ 2,400 committed people in 16 countries in Americas, Europe and Asia. Our turnover in 2021 was €1 billon. Our owners are Lindéngruppen and FAM.

Interested?

We will be conducting interviews continuesly so do not hesitate with your application. Application deadline is 2023-02-12. We look forward to hearing from you.

Contact persons
Katarina Jarring
SVP General Counsel
Anne Mari Fagerström
HR Business Partner

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