Legal Counsel

Vacancies 25 November 2019

Closing date

05-Jan-2020

Location

Malmö

Contact

Charlotta Lundblad +46 (10) 2174274
Nina Siegl +46 (10) 2161151
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Group Legal Affairs is looking for a Legal Counsel to Saab Business Area Kockums.

Your role

As legal counsel for Business Area Kockums, you will work in an exciting, complex and global environment with challenging tasks and responsibilities. You will be responsible for handling legal affairs and to provide legal advice and support, including i.a.

  • Drafting and negotiating commercial contracts
  • Participating in larger projects including bid preparation
  • Providing legal counsel to business stakeholders regarding i.a. commercial law, disputes, company law, intellectual property matters, competition law and compliance.
     

In addition to providing legal support to one of Saab's business areas, you will be given the opportunity to work with challenging errands, pushing your development every day.

This position requires some travelling in Sweden and internationally. We are first and foremost looking for a colleague to join us at our office in Malmö, but may be open for placement also in Karlskrona.

Would you like to know more about the Saab-life and the benefits of joining us? Read our People Philosophy.
 

Your profile

We are looking for a person willing to operate in an international and challenging environment. You should be comfortable to work in teams but must also be interested to work independently and take responsibility for the business areas´ legal affairs. You combine your experience, knowledge and skills with good judgment, analytical capacity, high integrity and excellent service.

As a person you are driven, enjoy working and cooperating with other people and have an outstanding ability to turn individual efforts into productivity and added business value.

Required skills:

  • A Swedish law degree
  • Several years of experience from working as a legal counsel in a company or as a commercial lawyer in a well reputed major law firm
  • Excellent communication skills in Swedish and English, verbal and written
     

Desired skills:

  • Experience from working with complex international industrial agreements, construction agreements or shipbuilding agreements
  • Experience from working with international procurement processes
  • In depth knowledge in procurement law, intellectual property law or competition law
     

What you will be a part of

You will be part of a legal team working within the function and you will report to the Head of Legal, Business Area Kockums.

Group Legal Affairs is headed by the General Counsel and is organized in different functions (one for each business area, Ethics and Compliance, Corporate Export Compliance, Market Network Management etc.) with twenty experienced legal counsels located on five different sites in Sweden and abroad.

Business Area Kockums provides design, construction and in-service support for advanced naval systems such as surface combatants and submarines to the Swedish Armed Forces and other customers worldwide. Other successful products are the air-independent stirling system, mine countermeasure systems, submarine rescue systems as well as combat and patrol boats. Kockums have operations in Karlskrona, Malmö, Muskö, Docksta and Singapore.
 

Business Area Kockums
Inside our leading naval factory
The Next Generation Corvette

If you are interested in what benefits you can take part of as an employee at Saab in Sweden, you can read more about them here.

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement. Your application may be in Swedish or English. This position require that you will be approved in a security screening in accordance with the Swedish Protective Security Act. 

Contact persons;

Nina Siegl, recruiting manager +46 734 18 11 51
or Charlotta Lundblad, HR Specialist Recruitment +46 734 34 12 74.

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging team setting, Saab may well have the perfect conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal – to help protect people.

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