Legal Counsel, Global Business Unit

Legal Counsel, Global Business Unit

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    FMCG, Other Sectors

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  • Contact:

    Stephanie Greaves

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Our innovative and high-performing client is an international leader in plant-based nutrition. As a result of global expansion and continued strategic development, it is seeking to appoint a senior legal counsel to sit at corporate HQ in Northern France and play a key business partner role supporting one of the company’s Business Units that is active on the industry market (mainly paper industry, chemicals, bio industry).This is a newly created role which is highly visible, accountable and rewarding. You will operate on a global level and support all commercial activities for that business unit, in close collaboration with your key internal stakeholders. You will have a seat on the business unit leadership team.

The successful appointee will be a French / English speaking legal counsel accustomed to working in an international environment with a minimum of 8 years’ relevant experience. You must bring relevant sector experience, be a strong collaborator (accustomed working business to business), and have developed skills in influencing and persuasion. You must function as a trusted business enabler, ideally used to working at Group level. You must demonstrate a drive for quality and excellence, be a team player, hardworking, rigorous, an agile thinker, business-minded and demonstrate high levels of emotional intelligence. You will take ownership of this role and invest in our client and in return you will be offered a favourable local market rate of compensation and an exciting collaborative culture in which you can thrive and continuously develop.