We are looking for Legal Counsel to join Valio’s highly motivated Legal & Compliance Team. Our goal is to be real business partner to our commercial and other units. We are offering solutions, not creating obstacles. In addition to supporting business growth, we also understand Valio’s role as a corporate citizen and want to give our input to sustainable and responsible future of Valio. Are you ready to step in and continue your personal growth by joining #valiojengi and being a valuable member in our Team of five legal professionals?
As Legal Counsel, you will take responsibly for supporting certain Valio units within certain fields of law which will be defined based on experience and already achieved know-how of the selected person. We expect our new Team Member to have a couple of years of work experience as an in-house counsel or in a law firm.
You probably have special expertise on some or several of these areas:
- Commercial contracts, both sourcing and sales
- Compliance related themes (e.g. competition compliance, corruption prevention, data protection)
- Corporate law issues
At least the following personal skills will help you to be successful in your role:
- Understanding the big picture, but not forgetting the details when necessary
- Proactive and service-minded attitude
- Analytical problem-solving skills but also capability to out-of-the box thinking when needed
- Emotional intelligence and team player mind-set with understanding own responsibility as a team member
- Fluent Finnish and English both verbally and in writing
We offer you broad opportunities of an international and forward-looking food company. We invite you to experiment and learn with us and hope that you will enjoy our warm, open and supporting company culture. You are free to be your own person and speak up anytime when you have something on your mind
The position is interim for approximately one year starting somewhere in February 2023. However, we see this as a great opportunity for you to show skills and attitude, and thus become a strong candidate for our future needs, too.
For further information on the position, please contact General Counsel Juha Hölttä, tel. +358 40 724 7160 / 25.11.2022 9:30-10:30 or 1.12.2022 16:00-17:00. For further information about Valio, visit: www.valio.fi.
Please send us your application, including CV and salary request, by 4.12.2022 through the job application page.
At Valio, we work together to make life better. Our innovative community develops and produces nutritious food products that are loved by our consumers in 60 countries. We are Finland's biggest food exporter. We are driven by responsible mindset in everything that we do, and together with our partners, our goal is to make our milk carbon neutral by 2035.
Valio is a company owned by Finnish family farmers, employing over 4,000 people around the world in various career fields. Our priority is that our people can grow and develop in their work, and we want to give them the best ingredients for doing it.
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