– AB Volvo Headquarters in Gothenburg
There are approximately 90 legal counsels in the Volvo Group, of which eight currently work at Corporate Legal, the Legal Department of the Volvo Group Headquarters. Corporate Legal coordinates the legal function in the Volvo Group and has the overall responsibility for legal matters pertaining to AB Volvo and for legal matters which involve significant legal risks. Corporate Legal is also responsible for legal matters related to the two Real Estate functions.
We are now completing our team with a Corporate Legal Counsel, who will have global responsibility for the legal matters relating to the Real Estate functions. The Corporate Legal counsel is expected to independently provide legal support to the Real Estate functions on day-to-day basis and will report to the Senior Vice President Corporate Legal.
Main activities and responsibilities will include:
Provide professional legal advice to the Real Estate functions in general
Ensure that the real estate functions have competent legal resources available on global, regional and local levels, including procurement of external resources
Prepare and update legal processes relating to the real estate functions
Draft and review contractual documentation and participate in contractual negotiations, mainly in relation to real estate transactions
Prepare and update template agreements and other standard documentation and provide legal training to employees within the real estate functions
Enhance awareness of legal and commercial risks and work proactively with legal issues
The legal counsel we are looking for has;
A university degree in law
A minimum of six years solid experience from a law firm or as in-house legal counsel or equivalent experience
Solid experience from handling real estate law matters in commercial settings, including real estate transactions, construction agreements, lease agreements and facility management agreements
Solid problem solving capabilities and commercial interest
Good ability to communicate generally and in particular in the English language, both orally and in writing
Strong professionalism, integrity, creativity and ability to work both independently with full responsibility and as a team player
We offer a stimulating global working environment and an inspiring working climate as well as good development and career opportunities.
Please submit your CV and supporting documentation.
For further information, please contact:
Nina Aresund, Corporate Legal Counsel, phone: +46 31 66 11 35