Real Estate CounselUPM
Real Estate Counsel
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We are now looking for a Real Estate Counsel to join our UPM Legal Functions team in Helsinki - other UPM locations in Finland can be considered.
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!” – Saara-Maria Helminen, Director, Legal Operations & Group Legal
What you’ll do
In this role you will be responsible for UPM’s real estate related legal matters globally. You will be handling both day-to-day legal tasks relating to real estate, as well as actively participate in innovating, developing, and implementing group-wide real estate related legal processes and practices that ally with the current and long-term business objectives.
Your main tasks will include being a key-player in UPM’s real estate practise, providing versatile advice in e.g., drafting and negotiating lease agreements, participating in real estate transactions and real estate development processes. In this role you will also have an integral role to develop UPM’s group-wide practises and processes when it comes to real estate related legal work.
Who you are
You have a Master’s degree in law and approximately 7+ years of legal work experience, ideally at a law firm or as an in-house counsel dealing with international real estate related 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 you 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 Real Estate 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.
Proven track record in the field of real estate related legal issues, such as lease agreements, real estate transactions and real estate development processes is considered an asset. You have also experience and ability to develop legal processes and give practical, spot-on advice to stakeholders.
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 further questions, please contact Director, Legal Operations & Group Legal Saara-Maria Helminen, email@example.com.
Please apply via the link and attach your CV and cover letter by 5th of February 2023. We will start going through the applications already during application period so please submit your application as soon as possible.
For support with submitting your application, please contact HR Service Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or tel. +358204146600.
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