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Legal Counsel - Packaging Equipment

Legal Counsel - Packaging Equipment

Vevey, CH

Vevey, CH

Position Snapshot

 

• Location :, Vevey,Switzerland
• Company : Nestrade S.A. (Procurement Division)
• Type of contract: Permanent contract, 100% activity rate
• Travel rate: from 5 to 10%

Position Summary

 

We are currently looking for a highly competent Legal Counsel to join our team in Vevey. You will support the Nestlé group’s procurement of direct materials with holistic, pragmatic and business oriented legal advice, in particular on transactional matters including compliance with rules and regulations that may apply to derivatives transactions.
Focusing on Direct Material categories (Packaging/ Equipment), you will report directly to the General Counsel - Nestrade S.A.,  and will be integral part of the Legal Procurement Team fully dedicated to global procurement for the Nestlé Group.

 

Procurement at Nestlé:


As strategic partner of the business, we help the company achieving sustainable growth and we ensure responsibly-sourced supply and value creation. Located in hubs in Switzerland, Panama and Malaysia, our division provides a range of services, including the management of procurement for raw materials, packaging, indirect materials as well as other services. We also support markets with managing local spend. For you, this will be the opportunity to become a real strategic partner – delivering sustainable value and working with the business, for the business.

A day in the life of a Legal Counsel - Packaging Equipment

 

• The provision of legal advice and support to Packaging Material and technical categories 
• Acting as Legal SPOC (single point of contact) for Packaging and becoming a co-pilot /fostering strong working relationships with relevant clients.
• To raise awareness, visibility and the importance of Legal matters to internal stakeholders /relevant clients.
• To support the Legal Procurement Team in developing best in class form agreements, processes (including risk assessment) for above market transactions within Procurement.
• To support on the establishment and implementation of effective and efficient workflow processes to ensure functional alignment with Legal at Zones, Markets and GMBs levels.
• To protect the best interests of Nestlé, always aligned with the fundamental Corporate and Procurement policies (e.g. Nestlé Responsible Sourcing Standard, Nestlé Corporate Business Principles, Nestlé Code of Business Conduct etc.) and any other applicable internal policy/guideline.
• Providing overall support relating to the ongoing legal requirements of the Procurement Company.
• Supporting the General Counsel for Procurement in the management of the legal affairs of Procurement worldwide.
 

What will make you successful

 

• At least 5-7 years PQE as a lawyer
• Experience of working in varied legal environments. Experience in packaging procurement and FMCGs a plus
• An ability to provide informed advice in relation to activities and processes connected to the negotiation and procurement of goods and services
• A highly developed contract drafting and negotiation skills
• A highly developed knowledge of commercial law and practice. Experience in common law practice a plus.
• The ability to apply the law to gain business advantage
• Excellent organizational skills and an ability to handle an important workload, and to prioritize and manage clients expectations
• An ability to work with colleagues and manage stakeholders from different disciplines and cultures
• Experience of managing high pressure / high visibility projects under the scrutiny of senior management
 


We are looking for someone with excellent legal knowledge and strong negotiation and communication skills, who has the ability to influence and collaborate with individuals across a complex organization.
Given our commitment to sustainability and the targets we have put in place this is a both an exciting and challenging role which offers a genuine opportunity to make a difference as well as a high degree of visibility within the organization.


If your profile matches our needs we will be looking forward to receiving your application in English.

Please visit www.nestle.com/jobs and apply.

We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 308,000 employees strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: respect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than CHF 91.4 billion sales in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geographies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

Position Snapshot

 

• Location :, Vevey,Switzerland
• Company : Nestrade S.A. (Procurement Division)
• Type of contract: Permanent contract, 100% activity rate
• Travel rate: from 5 to 10%

Position Summary

 

We are currently looking for a highly competent Legal Counsel to join our team in Vevey. You will support the Nestlé group’s procurement of direct materials with holistic, pragmatic and business oriented legal advice, in particular on transactional matters including compliance with rules and regulations that may apply to derivatives transactions.
Focusing on Direct Material categories (Packaging/ Equipment), you will report directly to the General Counsel - Nestrade S.A.,  and will be integral part of the Legal Procurement Team fully dedicated to global procurement for the Nestlé Group.

 

Procurement at Nestlé:


As strategic partner of the business, we help the company achieving sustainable growth and we ensure responsibly-sourced supply and value creation. Located in hubs in Switzerland, Panama and Malaysia, our division provides a range of services, including the management of procurement for raw materials, packaging, indirect materials as well as other services. We also support markets with managing local spend. For you, this will be the opportunity to become a real strategic partner – delivering sustainable value and working with the business, for the business.

A day in the life of a Legal Counsel - Packaging Equipment

 

• The provision of legal advice and support to Packaging Material and technical categories 
• Acting as Legal SPOC (single point of contact) for Packaging and becoming a co-pilot /fostering strong working relationships with relevant clients.
• To raise awareness, visibility and the importance of Legal matters to internal stakeholders /relevant clients.
• To support the Legal Procurement Team in developing best in class form agreements, processes (including risk assessment) for above market transactions within Procurement.
• To support on the establishment and implementation of effective and efficient workflow processes to ensure functional alignment with Legal at Zones, Markets and GMBs levels.
• To protect the best interests of Nestlé, always aligned with the fundamental Corporate and Procurement policies (e.g. Nestlé Responsible Sourcing Standard, Nestlé Corporate Business Principles, Nestlé Code of Business Conduct etc.) and any other applicable internal policy/guideline.
• Providing overall support relating to the ongoing legal requirements of the Procurement Company.
• Supporting the General Counsel for Procurement in the management of the legal affairs of Procurement worldwide.
 

What will make you successful

 

• At least 5-7 years PQE as a lawyer
• Experience of working in varied legal environments. Experience in packaging procurement and FMCGs a plus
• An ability to provide informed advice in relation to activities and processes connected to the negotiation and procurement of goods and services
• A highly developed contract drafting and negotiation skills
• A highly developed knowledge of commercial law and practice. Experience in common law practice a plus.
• The ability to apply the law to gain business advantage
• Excellent organizational skills and an ability to handle an important workload, and to prioritize and manage clients expectations
• An ability to work with colleagues and manage stakeholders from different disciplines and cultures
• Experience of managing high pressure / high visibility projects under the scrutiny of senior management
 


We are looking for someone with excellent legal knowledge and strong negotiation and communication skills, who has the ability to influence and collaborate with individuals across a complex organization.
Given our commitment to sustainability and the targets we have put in place this is a both an exciting and challenging role which offers a genuine opportunity to make a difference as well as a high degree of visibility within the organization.


If your profile matches our needs we will be looking forward to receiving your application in English.

Please visit www.nestle.com/jobs and apply.

We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 308,000 employees strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: respect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than CHF 91.4 billion sales in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geographies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

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