Legal Counsel, Group Trucks Purchasing

We are recruiting a Legal Counsel to the GTP Legal Department to support the purchase of components and services for the Volvo Group. You will be part of a global team of legal counsels providing legal support to the purchasing organisation. You will report to the Senior Vice President Legal & Compliance GTP. The work tasks offer cross-functional collaboration with other Volvo legal counsels and business stakeholders across the globe, and will require travelling from time to time.
Main activities and responsibilities
  • Participate in contract drafting and negotiations
  • Participate in larger sourcing projects
  • Provide counselling to business stakeholders in conjunction with disputes
  • Drafting and updating contract templates and legal guidelines
  • Provide support on intellectual property matters
  • Assist with insolvency and bankruptcy matters
  • Promote compliance with laws and regulations and internal legal processes
  • Develop and provide training on legal and purchasing issues
  • Coordinate with legal counsels from other parts of the Volvo Group
  • Manage outside legal service providers
Critical competencies for the position
We are looking for you who have a Master of Law and a minimum of five to seven years solid legal experience from a law firm, in-house legal counsel or equivalent. You have strong personal credibility and integrity, a true business interest and a can-do mind-set, with high drive and energy and a readiness to perform multiple duties effectively in a fast paced environment.
Proficiency in negotiation and drafting of contracts together with a solid experience from contract and commercial law, product liability, bankruptcy and international purchasing related matters are important requirements. Experience from handling (either directly or through the retention of external legal counsel) complex commercial litigation is preferred. Distinctive problem-solving abilities and communication skills are also pre-requisites for this position, together with cultural awareness and appreciation. You also need to be both a team player and be able to work individually with full own responsibility. Prior experience working with a multi-national organization is a merit.
Excellent English skills, both orally and in writing are essential. A good understanding of the automotive business is an advantage.
We offer a global working environment with dedicated and professional colleagues, good development and career opportunities. We also like to have fun at work.

For further information, please contact:

Martina Klaus, Acting SVP Legal GTP, Phone: +46 313234564
Milka Kostovska, HR BP, Phone: +46 31 3234807

Nous connaître

The Volvo Group aims at being the most admired employer in the industry by attracting and engaging the best people. Volvo Group Purchasing provides competitive advantages to the Volvo Group by selecting high performing suppliers to deliver the best possible products & services with the right quality output that add real business value for our customers. We are a global division with approximately 1,300 professionals world-wide providing expertise to secure Purchasing Excellence for Customer Success. Volvo Group Purchasing has 120 BSEK in Purchasing annual spend, 2,550 suppliers in serial production, and 1,9 billion parts delivered to the Group Truck plants annually. We support the Volvo Group’s mission ‘Driving prosperity through transport solutions’ by applying the principles of Code of Conduct and responsible sourcing to the purchasing processes.

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