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  • Senior Legal Counsel - Global Business Unit

  • Location: France, Nord-Pas de Calais, Lille
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Ref: 809210/005
  • Managed by: Stephanie Greaves

Our client is a global leader in plant-based ingredients and a pioneer of new vegetal proteins, serving a comprehensive range of industrial sectors including food, health and chemistry. The company processes exclusively renewable raw materials, contributing to the fabrication of over 700 in demand products worldwide.  With a commitment to innovation, and a turnover exceeding 3 billion Euros, the group employs over 8000 people across Europe, America and Asia. 

The role

In a context of considerable growth and global strategy, we are looking to recruit an experienced legal counsel to sit in the company's headquarters in the North of France (Lille/La Madeleine). Reporting to the Head of Legal of the Global Business Unit Commodities & Supply Chain, you will provide broad legal advice to support the supply chain, procurement and manufacturing activities, spanning across 9 different categories (including packaging , chemicals, IT, maintenance and energy), for the foundation products of the global business. This will include contract drafting and negotiation of purchasing, IT, and licensing agreements, as well as integration projects and addressing any other legal issues that can rise within the context of business activity (eg: the building of a plant).

Profile sought

The successful candidate will be a French/English speaking lawyer, accustomed to working in an international environment benefitting from minimum 8 -10 years' relevant experience.  You are hardworking, rigorous, an agile thinker, business-minded, and able to demonstrate both drive and diplomacy. Solid drafting skills and attention to detail are essential, as well as the capacity to communicate effectively in a multi-cultural environment.

Role managed by: Stephanie Greaves
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