Lausanne, Switzerland


Legal, Ethics & Compliance



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Be a part of a revolutionary change Times are changing at PMI. We’ve chosen to do something big. The world expects us to act responsibly. And we are doing just that by transforming our business and building our future on one clear purpose – to deliver a smoke-free future. This transformation will revolutionise every area of our business. The products we sell. Where we sell them. How they’re manufactured and delivered. The way we talk to our customers and engage with society. It’s the perfect setting place to start your career. As you take your first steps, you’ll have the backing of a multinational business combined with the freedom of a start-up. You’ll bring a positive mindset and fresh perspective to projects that can make a huge difference to so many. Business Law Intern Who we’re looking for: • Available from mid-July to February. • Enrolled University student (Bachelor or Master) at the time of the internship • Currently pursuing a degree in Law, with main focus on Business/Contract/Competition Law • Solid understanding and knowledge of Swiss Law • First professional experience in the field of Law or project management (e.g. internship or part-time position) • Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) • Customer-oriented, proactive, autonomous and with strong attention to detail • Well-organized and capable of dealing with a variety of assignments and deadlines • Strong interpersonal skills • Proficient in English. Fluent in either German or French. You will join the Law Department of the Swiss affiliate of Philip Morris (Philip Morris Switzerland Sàrl) in Lausanne to support the team in daily activities. The objective of the Law Department is to provide first-class legal services to the Company, identify legal and compliance risks and provide management with legal guidance on strategic directions. Roles & Objectives As an intern, you will contribute to the provisions of such legal services and have the opportunity to be involved in various projects. You will be supporting the Law department, in particular, by: • Conducting legal researches in various fields of Swiss law • Maintaining the Swiss affiliate’s corporate governance framework, administering signature rights, drafting requests to the trade register and preparing Board resolutions • Updating and reviewing contract templates and their translations into French and/or German • Providing trainings on local regulations and internal policies • Managing an online legal platform and preparing newsletters This is your opportunity to learn and to work in an international, fast paced, transforming environment. Don’t miss this chance! What we offer Our success depends on our talented employees who come to work here every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to shape your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business –our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to deliver a smoke-free future. Find out more about this exciting opportunity – visit <insert link> today PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.