We are looking for a General Counsel, who will serve as an in-house counsel and manage all legal matters in Maillefer Group. Maillefer’s General Counsel ensures the legality of commercial transactions and gives legal advice to business in relevant matters. General Counsel secures high quality contract execution via proactive way of working with various internal and external counterparties in project business environment. General Counsel reports to the Group CFO.
As General Counsel, you are responsible for ensuring compliance with laws and regulations and drafting and reviewing agreements and other legal documents. You advise organization on various legal matters and evaluate risk factors, carry out contract reviews and identify and communicate legal risks, manage dispute resolution, specify internal governance policies and monitor compliance, take care of duties in companies’ administration (shareholders’ meetings, trade register related matters) and support in IPR matters. You communicate and negotiate with external parties, provide legal training and inform and give advice to the organization in legal issues.
The Position Requirements
You have experience as a General or an in-house Counsel in international business environment and broad legal knowledge e.g. in complex commercial and business transactions, M&A activities and dispute resolution. Previous experience from working in project-sales based technology, manufacturing or engineering industry is considered a plus. You have a Master of Laws degree with at least five years’ progressive experience in business law, gained from a corporate in-house legal organization. You have business acumen and excellent analytical skills, high-level interpersonal and communication skills combined with high professional standards, ethics and integrity. Fluent skills in both oral and written English and Finnish is a must, and good skills in the French language would be valued.
For enquiries, please contact General Counsel Sanna Lehti
+358 40 511 1757 January 3, 10, 14 and 22, from 10 am to 12 pm.
firstname.lastname@example.org from 7 to 11 January (subject General Counsel).
Please apply through Maillefer website and load your basic information, CV and Cover Letter together with your salary request no later than January 31, 2019.
Maillefer is a provider of the widest wire, cable, pipe and tube production technology and services portfolio, and is recognized as a technology leader amongst the global wire, cable, pipe and tube manufacturers. The annual turnover of the Maillefer group is appr. 150 M€ and the expert organization includes nearly 300 employees worldwide.
As an industry innovator, we are constantly seeking new ways to improve existing practices. Our portfolio covers nearly 20 applications ranging from building wire to high voltage cables, irrigation and heating & plumbing, to special pipe applications. We are not satisfied with status quo and we strive to question today’s habits to discover the hidden potential of modern manufacturing. For curious and ambitious people Maillefer offers a perfect platform to grow.
During 2018 we integrated two strong brands and organizations, Davis-Standard and Maillefer. Combining Maillefer, a global leader in wire, cable, pipe and tube production technologies, with Davis-Standard’s global leadership position in the design and manufacturing of polymer and elastomer extrusion systems, we have created a much stronger entity with significant resources, positioned for growth.