As a General Counsel with us, you will be working with managing and reducing legal exposure and support the business in legal matters and help in selecting and liaise with external lawyers. You will be responsible for all corporate legal affairs and compliance matters within the division. You will support and advise senior executives on vital legal matters, as well as continuously analyze the potential impact of current and future laws and regulations. In this position, you report to the Divisional CFO, with a dotted line to the Group's General Counsel.
The major scope of work for this role is legal risk management, implementation of the Group's compliance programs (Anti-trust, Anti-Bribery, Export control and Data Protection), commercial contracts and implementation of Group's contract policy, IP related matters, dispute management, M&A legal coordination and general legal advice related to the activities of Global Solutions, both on strategic and day-to-day level.
You will have a team of two direct reports; the divisional Data Protection Manager and an additional legal resource to be recruited to work dedicated with the Group's compliance programs and also support with legal matters in general.
We believe that you have a previous experience from working as a Legal professional in the industrial business and from working in an international environment. We see you as a solid and high-performing lawyer, with professional experience within commercial and/or corporate law as well as experience from working with compliance matters. You are probably used to working within legal affairs in highly international and demanding environments. We think you are stimulated in an environment committed to innovation and the development of applications involving digital solutions, cloud and IoT.
You have strong analytical and problem solving skills and you have the ability to motivate and influence others. You are business oriented with focus on results and pay attention to details.
The position requires a Master of Law degree and around 10 years of professional experience from a similar position. Your expertise includes comprehensive knowledge within general commercial and corporate law, compliance and working from an international context. Since English is our corporate language, you have excellent written and oral communication skills in English and preferably Swedish.
ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions is a global division and we expect you to interact and travel international and also being able to deal with diverse cultures.