Inhouse Legal Counsel to Sandvik Materials Technology
Sandvik Materials Technology is looking for a
Inhouse Legal Counsel with focus on trademarks
At Sandvik Materials Technology (SMT) our mission is much more than delivering good products, technology and processes – working together to develop solutions based on our customers’ needs, and, thereby, achieving our business goals is a better description of our daily work. With curious co-workers and safety as our first priority, we create a work environment where you can grow both personally and professionally.
SMT has initiated an exciting journey to explore the possibility of a separate listing on the Nasdaq Stockholm Exchange – earliest in year 2022, provided that the circumstances are deemed right at the time. With a clear direction for our journey ahead, utilizing our position as technology leader, progressive customer partner and sustainability driver, we aim to become an even stronger and independent company within our industry.
Are you ready to take on this challenge together with us? We are already now starting to onboard several competences in the process to prepare for a new organizational set-up. Join our journey towards becoming a stand-alone company!
What we can offer
By joining a dynamic, international, and industry-leading business, with a smart and high-performing team, in a continuously growing industry we would like to offer you an opportunity for personal and career development that include learning across all aspects of business and management.
About The Job
Your work as a legal counsel at Sandvik Materials Technology will consist of working with trademarks as well as general corporate law and contracts. You will support all business areas of the organization, as well as contributing to building and developing the legal function together with the legal team. In order to succeed, you will need to work closely with other parts of the organization in different projects. Some of your work will consist of:
Negotiating, reviewing and drafting different commercial agreements
Evaluating and optimizing risks
Finding solutions in close cooperation with business operations
Assisting our business operations in developing and executing on their trademark strategies as well as handling and overseeing contentious trademark matters, such as infringement matters.
In your role you will be part of the global legal team and report to the head of legal support. The official working language at Sandvik Materials Technology is English. But working and communicating in Swedish is essential.
Who are we looking for?
We believe that you are a team player with a curious, open and business oriented mindset, while at the same time having strong legal analytical skills. You have the ability to balance risks and business interests and you are excellent in finding answers and solving problems with a pragmatic approach giving tangible and to-the-point advise to the organization. You like to work in a fast-paced environment, both independently and in a team. Furthermore, you should have:
Swedish Law degree and at least 5 years of experience from a law firm or in-house counsel role
Knowledge and working experience within the fields of trademark law, contract law and corporate law
Excellent communication skills and fluent in English
Experience from both law firms and large corporations is a merit
If you think you could be a fit, we would be very happy to hear from you!
Application & Contacts
Send your application no later than September 1st, 2021.
We are working with Sharp Recruitment & Consulting on this project and you apply through the link you find here
Please feel free to contact Lars Bergström at +46 76 836 93 22 / firstname.lastname@example.org or
Zarina Virsholm on +46 733 99 07 27 / email@example.com, for questions regarding SMT and/or the position.
All applications will be reviewed and interviews will be conducted on a rolling-basis. Applications should consist of a cover letter and a CV.
Are you interested in learning more about this exciting position?
Johanna Kreft, Business Area General Counsel, Johanna.firstname.lastname@example.org
Union contacts - Sweden
Mikael Larsson, Unionen SMT Sandviken, +46 26 26 31 66
Maria Sundqvist, Akademikerföreningen SMT Sandviken, +46 26 26 39 93
Kjell-Åke Klockervold, Ledarna SMT Sandviken, +46 26 26 30 44
Sandvik Materials Technology is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a world-leading manufacturer of high value-added products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. The cutting-edge expertise is based on an integrated production platform and industry-leading metallurgy and R&D. In 2020, sales were approximately 13.6 billion SEK with about 5,000 employees.
Deadline: Sep 1