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Senior Legal Counsel (m/w/d)

Job ID:
R-18709
Category:
Legal
Location:
Hamburg, Hamburg
Date posted:
08/09/2021

YOU ARE MORE THAN JUST YOUR JOB TITLE. MORE THAN JUST NUMBERS AND LETTERS ON YOUR CV. AND WE ARE MORE THAN JUST A COMPANY. SO WHY DON’T WE TEAM UP AND ACHIEVE EVEN MORE TOGETHER?! YOUR PERSONALITY AND PASSION, OUR MANY BRANDS AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES. THE PERFECT FIT!


Hello, Unilever here! We are a leading international consumer goods manufacturer. Our nutrition, personal care, detergents and cleaning agent products are used day in, day out by around 2.5 billion people in over 190 countries. These include AXE, Dove, Lipton, Ben & Jerry's and many more.

At the next possible date we are looking for a 

Senior Legal Counsel (m/f/d)

What it’s about:

  • You can expect a varied job and comprehensive and personal support

  • In this position, you will be responsible for providing independent legal support to business units

  • Your support will enable the business units to run their business successfully, to expand and to minimise risks

  • You will have legal responsibility for the business unit(s) you are in charge of

  • Together with the business, you will work on new projects and take on strategic tasks as well as centrally defined priorities

Your tasks:

  • As Senior Legal Counsel you will be the first point of contact for all operational legal issues relating to the day-to-day business of your business unit and the Corporate Divisions

  • One focus is on advising Sales and Marketing on the review of customer and supplier contracts as well as assisting in contract negotiations and supporting the defense and enforcement of claims

  • As part of the role, you will help draft, review, and advise comprehensively and independently on all types of contracts

  • In the area of litigation, you advise and support in out-of-court and court disputes with suppliers, customers, consumers, authorities

  • Helping to support and embed new legal technologies and initiatives into the business

  • You will need to be able to collaborate well with other functions and with lawyers in different countries to bring the best solutions to Unilever DACH

What is important to us:

  • We are looking for a dedicated lawyer (m/f/d) who is looking for new challenges in a dynamic environment

  • In addition to a winning demeanor, a passion for the consumer goods industry and very good market knowledge are just as important as strong communication skills, commitment and enthusiasm

Your profile:

  • You are a fully qualified lawyer with above-average examinations.

  • You have at least five years of professional experience in an internationally active company, ideally in the consumer goods sector and/or relevant professional experience in a law firm.

  • You have knowledge and experience in general commercial law, contract law, intellectual property law, antitrust law and ideally of data protection law and/or business integrity/compliance.

  • You enjoy working with people in a team and place particular value on a trusting working relationship.

  • You work as a business partner, you are self-confident and have excellent communication skills in German and English.

  • You work independently on your own initiative, pragmatically, quickly, and in a solution- and team-oriented manner.

  • You have good judgement, strong analytical and strategic skills as well as an excellent commercial understanding.

HOW TO APPLY:

Complete the online application form, send us your application documents and click on the "Confirm and apply" button. You will then receive an automatic confirmation of receipt.
Don’t forget: let us know your salary expectations and your earliest possible starting date.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Fabienne Maurer (HR.DACH@unilever.com).

We will unfortunately not be able to consider any incomplete applications.

*E-mail applications will not be processed!

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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