Haluatko työskennellä dynaamisessa, innovatiivisessa ja kansainvälisessä yrityksessä, joka tekee tulevaisuudesta parempaa meille kaikille? UPM on biometsäteollisuuden edelläkävijä ja rakennamme kestävää, innovaatiovetoista ja kiinnostavaa tulevaisuutta. Henkilöstömme osaaminen, terve arvopohja ja halu pyrkiä parempaan tekevät meistä ainutlaatuisia. Toimimme arvojemme mukaisesti: Luota ja ole luotettava, Tuloksia yhdessä ja Uudistu rohkeasti.
We are now looking for a Legal Counsel to join our team in Helsinki, Finland.
Greetings from your future manager
“Come and join UPM’s motivated and diverse team of legal professionals building a sustainable future based on versatile use of renewable wood biomass together with UPMs businesses and functions. Bring your experience and expertise, high performing UPM legal function welcomes your insight!” – Riikka Höykinpuro
What you’ll do
You will provide versatile legal support to UPM’s global functions and business areas both independently in your own responsibility areas and also in support to other legal counsels. You will also participate in innovating, developing and implementing group-wide legal policies, contracting processes and practices that ally with the current and long-term business objectives.
Your main tasks will include drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts as well as developing the relevant contracting processes and ways of working especially for UPM Sourcing Function (such as IT sourcing, outsourcing arrangements, maintenance operations) and UPM’s R&D activities. In addition, you will support different business areas and business area legal counsels in their day-to-day legal matters, investments and M&A transactions. Main responsibilities can be adjusted based on your earlier experience.
The Legal Counsel reports to the Group Legal Counsel, Legal Services and is a member of UPM Legal Services team.
Who you are
You have a master’s degree in law and 2-4 years of legal work experience, ideally at a law firm or as an in-house counsel dealing with international matters. You are business-minded, flexible and able to work both independently and as a team member on a range of assignments in a cross-cultural environment. You have excellent communication skills and are fluent in written and spoken English. You are solution-oriented and highly motivated and enjoy working in a constantly changing and developing business.
UPM Legal has a desire to build imbedded legal processes throughout its operations and integrate UPM Legal’s processes and policies into business and function operations seamlessly and in a business-oriented manner. Thus, we are looking for a Legal Counsel who has capabilities and potential in participating and growing into such way of working and the ability to operate smoothly in cooperation with the business and other stakeholders in a solution-oriented manner.
Experience from the following fields is considered an asset:
General contract law (especially in the field of IT and tech contracting)
Legal and service design
Intellectual Property and life sciences
M&A and investment projects
This is what we offer for you
Meaningful job: We are proud of what we do. Our work highlights the expertise of our personnel, the high quality of our products and the company's values.
Inspired and motivated teams: We have highly skilled workforce. We are a multifaceted, international organisation that works as a team to achieve our shared objectives.
Development opportunities: With us you can build up your expertise. We provide opportunities to support your development throughout every stage of your career.
Responsibility for people and environment: Our ethical principles embrace people as well as the environment. We are always striving to build a more sustainable future.
For more information, please contact Riikka Höykinpuro, Group Legal Counsel tel. +358406722011 on Friday 23.4. between 13-15.
Please apply via the link and attach your CV and cover letter latest 2.5.2021.
For support with submitting your application, please contact HR Service Center at email@example.com or tel. +358204146600.
A security background check may be performed for those selected to UPM positions, in accordance with the company recruitment guidelines and the Security Clearance Act 726/2014.
UPM is a non-smoking workplace in Finland.
UPM Legal Function is a global function with 30+ professionals guiding our businesses through uncertainty, working with UPM’s business areas and global functions in a variety of legal matters, including areas of contracts, corporate transactions and financing, as well as corporate governance and compliance.