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Legal Counsel / Sustainability

Legal Counsel / Sustainability

Vevey, CH

Vevey, CH

Position Snapshot

 

Location: Vevey, Switzerland
Company: Société des produits Nestlé SA
Full-Time, Act. Rate 100%

Position Summary

 

To join our Nestlé Group Legal & Compliance team, we are looking for a Legal Counsel, specialized and with experience in sustainability matters. In this role, you will be a legal business partner contributing to the Legal Sustainability team on several key projects dealing with Climate Change, Sustainable Packaging, Water, Biodiversity, Responsible Sourcing, Human Rights, etc.

A day in the life of a Legal Counsel - Sustainability

 

As a member of the Sustainability team of Group Legal & Compliance, you will be participating or leading the following processes in relation with the above referred sustainability matters:

  • Legal risk assessment of company’s decisions and initiatives
  • Secure compliance with laws, internal policies and company’s commitments
  • Monitoring of new legislation, judicial decisions and legal trends around the world
  • Management of actual or threatened litigation
  • Building of safe legal frameworks of third parties collaborations
  • Drafting and negotiation of contracts with suppliers and business partners
  • Review of proposed legislation and proactive advocacy
  • Protection of Nestlé’s assets and reputation through legal actions
  • Management of a global network of Nestlé lawyers experts in sustainability
  • Assist Nestlé Markets’ lawyers through guidance, tools and training
What will make you successful

 

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as an established Lawyer in an international company or organization with proven environmental law experience, or relevant fields
  • Strategic thinker, innovative and proactive lawyer, with strong project management skills
  • Full command of written and oral English. Additional language would be a plus
  • Agility & speed with pragmatic mindset and solid business acumen
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as enabler for proactive collaboration and juggle multiple priorities
  • A real team player with strong ability to work with several stakeholders

 

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: Société des produits Nestlé SA
Full-Time, Act. Rate 100%

Position Summary

 

To join our Nestlé Group Legal & Compliance team, we are looking for a Legal Counsel, specialized and with experience in sustainability matters. In this role, you will be a legal business partner contributing to the Legal Sustainability team on several key projects dealing with Climate Change, Sustainable Packaging, Water, Biodiversity, Responsible Sourcing, Human Rights, etc.

A day in the life of a Legal Counsel - Sustainability

 

As a member of the Sustainability team of Group Legal & Compliance, you will be participating or leading the following processes in relation with the above referred sustainability matters:

  • Legal risk assessment of company’s decisions and initiatives
  • Secure compliance with laws, internal policies and company’s commitments
  • Monitoring of new legislation, judicial decisions and legal trends around the world
  • Management of actual or threatened litigation
  • Building of safe legal frameworks of third parties collaborations
  • Drafting and negotiation of contracts with suppliers and business partners
  • Review of proposed legislation and proactive advocacy
  • Protection of Nestlé’s assets and reputation through legal actions
  • Management of a global network of Nestlé lawyers experts in sustainability
  • Assist Nestlé Markets’ lawyers through guidance, tools and training
What will make you successful

 

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as an established Lawyer in an international company or organization with proven environmental law experience, or relevant fields
  • Strategic thinker, innovative and proactive lawyer, with strong project management skills
  • Full command of written and oral English. Additional language would be a plus
  • Agility & speed with pragmatic mindset and solid business acumen
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as enabler for proactive collaboration and juggle multiple priorities
  • A real team player with strong ability to work with several stakeholders

 

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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