What do you dream of?
A child dreams of a future free from constraints. It's a great quality that we tend to lose as we grow older.
At Sappi Europe, not only do we still want to dream, we want to make our dreams come true. We will continue to consolidate and reinforce our position as one of the world's leading producer of coated fine paper.
To make our dreams come true, we need the right people to share our key employment values: integrity and trust, freedom with responsibility, courage to explore new avenues and personal development.
Do you still dare to dream? Come and talk to us if you do.
Junior Legal Counsel (m/f)
Gratkorn / Legal Department
Purpose of the job:
We are looking for a Junior Legal Counsel, who is responsible for providing effective legal support to all relevant SEU business areas and to assist in legal and regulatory compliance, facilitating business transactions and dispute resolution.
You will be part of a small team of in-house Counsels who deliver legal support to the entire European business of Sappi. The SEU Legal Department has a fluctuating and diverse workload responsible for challenging tasks, both on a national and international level. Given the amplitude of its field of activity, the department follows strict priorities to be able to fully concentrate on its core competencies, i.e. to provide legal advice to and to mitigate legal risks for SEU business.
Starting with the “basics”, you will be actively coached by your colleagues to gradually develop and progressively enable you to handle complex matters autonomously.
More specifically, you will have a responsibility in the following areas:
Draft and help negotiate international commercial contracts with SEU’s business partners
Provide timely in-house legal consultancy services to all management levels of SEU, and on request also to the other Sappi regions / divisions, on all aspects of European business law of relevance to Sappi
Monitor and advise on regulatory issues of relevance for SEU and assist in providing compliance trainings, in particular on contracting and anti-trust
Appoint and instruct (when necessary) external law firms and subsequent implement their advice within SEU
Advise SEU management on whether or not to start legal action, and accompany such litigation procedures
Report and provide support to Sappi internal auditors.
- Master degree in Law from a European university
- First work experience of one to three years, preferably either in a law firm or as an in-house advisor
- You are fluent in both German and English and able to draft contracts in these two languages. Any other language is considered as a plus
- Good working knowledge of MS Office
- You have organisation and prioritisation abilities allowing you to simultaneously manage complex legal matters
- You are highly results- and solutions minded, an agile and creative business partner
- You have a good sense of humour
- You are structured, analytical and a good communicator.
Timetable: as soon as possible
We offer an annual gross remuneration of EUR 34.100,- (without overtime payment) for this position.
Depending on qualifications and/or special professional experience, a higher salary may be agreed upon.
All applications will be treated as strictly confidential.
Please submit your application including motivation letter as soon as possible
via application tracking system in our Sappi career portal www.sappi.com\careers-sappi-europe.
phone nr: +43.3124.201-2321
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