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Legal Counsel Nordics

Be a part of a revolutionary change! At Philip Morris International (PMI), we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our core business, and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. The scale of our transformation means we’re effectively building a vast new business, at pace. In Legal Nordics we work incredibly close to the business. This is a result of working in a highly regulated environment and where the lawyers have a clear role as a strategic business partner in business planning. We are challenged every day and the work is very varying – everything from legal assessments of different sales and marketing initiatives to working in projects of launching new products in any of our five Nordic markets. We are directly investing our time and efforts to help the business to design a smoke-free future. It’s an exciting, ever-changing environment – ideal for the business-minded lawyer that is comfortable to be flexible, stand firm when needed and work in ambiguity. There’s endless space to develop too, so you’ll be progressing your career as fast as you build our smoke-free future. The Opportunity The Legal team at PMI consists of about 250 lawyers in total globally, among which about 50 are supporting the EU and EEA markets. We are now looking for a Legal Counsel to join our Nordic Legal team in the Nordics HQ in Stockholm. This is an exciting time for PMI as PMI is undergoing its biggest transformation, in working towards a smoke free future we are fundamentally changing our business by driving innovation, putting the consumer at the core and creating space for our employees to deliver. As part of the legal team, you will play an important role in the journey towards a smoke-free world. Your ‘day to day’ As Legal Counsel Nordics you will work together with the Senior Legal Counsel Nordics with legal matters in the five Nordic countries; Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. As such, you will be dealing with all legal matters affecting or relevant to Philip Morris Nordics activities such as tobacco and marketing regulation, preparing and negotiating contracts, dealing with employees, customers, suppliers, authorities and third parties. You will also engage with external counsels in all Nordic countries. You will work closely together with the business where you are expected to deliver commercial and business-oriented legal advice. You will report to the Senior Legal Counsel Nordics. The place of work is Stockholm. The work will include some travelling mainly to our other Nordics offices in and to meetings with the EU Law team. About you You have a law degree from any of the Nordic countries (except Iceland where we do not have local presence) and 5 - 7 years of experience of professional experience from law firm or a company. You have a broad legal experience and you are used to drafting and negotiating commercial agreements. Experience in working with regulatory law, competition law, employment law, marketing, e-commerce, digital business initiatives and/or data protection is a preferable but not required. You are able to communicate both in English and one or more of the Nordic languages fluently. As a person you are curious, organized, supportive and able to work in an environment of constant transition. You prefer to take own initiatives, you are solution-oriented and business-oriented in your work. You have excellent communication skills and you know how to communicate across all areas and at all levels of the business. What we offer you You will join a company that invests in you. We will support your growth as an employee through individual development and structured career management. You will join a dynamic, fast-paced work environment in a constantly evolving industry. Our employees have the courage, curiosity, and conviction to see possibilities where others only see challenges. We offer a competitive remuneration and benefits package. About us PMI is the world´s leading international tobacco company, with six of the world´s top 15 international brands and products sold in more than 180 markets. In addition to the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, including the number one global cigarette brand, and other tobacco products, PMI is engaged in the development and commercialization of Reduced-Risk Products ("RRPs"). RRPs is the term PMI uses to refer to products with the potential to reduce individual risk and population harm in comparison to smoking cigarettes. Through multidisciplinary capabilities in product development, state-of-the-art facilities, and industry-leading scientific substantiation, PMI aims to provide an RRP portfolio that meets a broad spectrum of adult smoker preferences and rigorous regulatory requirements. It is our ambition to replace cigarettes with RRP as soon as possible with the ultimate goal to deliver a smoke-free future. For more information, see www.pmi.com and www.pmiscience.com.
  • Contract
    Full-Time
  • Location
    Stockholm, Sweden
  • Department
    External Affairs
  • Remaining Openings
    1
  • Job ID
    30818
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