As part of Ikano Group, the Ikano Bank vision is to create possibilities for better living, with the goal to simplify the everyday life of the many people. We are currently looking for a Legal Counsel to join our Legal Department at Ikano Bank’s Head Office in Malmö, Sweden.
Primary focus for the role is to support our Swedish business but you will also work with general corporate commercial support for our Common Functions. You will report to the Chief Legal Officer and work in close cooperation with business stakeholders and a team of experienced in-house lawyers both centrally and in the markets in which Ikano Bank operates.
You will be part of Ikano Bank, where we create possibilities for a better living by delivering valuable financial services to both consumers and businesses through retailers, partnerships and directly. We do this with different perspectives, natural curiosity and long-term focus. Let’s achieve great things together.
Let’s make a difference in finance for the many people
As a Legal Counsel of Ikano Bank you will work closely and in cooperation with the business. We work together to find solutions, mitigate legal risks, and support the progress of, projects, products and contracts. Your main responsibilities will include:
- Legal support and advice to the business in legal matters including commercial contracts, consumer credit matters, complaints, disputes, insurance mediation matters, regulatory requirements.
- Corporate commercial matters
- Managing and reducing legal risks and exposure
- Advising stakeholders on legal risks
- Providing training and knowledge sharing
- Keeping up to date with relevant international and local legal developments
- Participate in relevant projects, working groups and committees
We offer you
Operating at the centre of events, you will have an active role in various decision forums, represent us to external partners and work closely with the business and stakeholders. You will get the chance to push boundaries and influence your daily work. All as part of a caring and open culture where we live our values, work hard together, have fun and operate with a long-term perspective.
Are you the one for Ikano?
You are a highly skilled and professional individual with a high level of integrity and a strong ability to build trustful relationships. You have a Swedish Law degree LL.M. You have a minimum of five years of experience in advising business as an in-house lawyer and/or law firm where we see previous experience from multinational companies or other banks, finance/insurance businesses as an advantage. You are fluent in English, both written and spoken, with excellent drafting skills.
As a person you are driven, energetic, well-organised and a resourceful self-starter. You manage the ability to make clear, timely and well-reasoned decisions under significant workload and time pressure. You have a strong drive to support the business; you are practical, down to earth and a strong team player. You have excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills, with a drive to enable the continued success of our business.
We want our customers, partners and co-workers to choose us for what we stand for, what we deliver and how we deliver it. Three basic values guide our work: common sense and simplicity, working together and daring to be different. These values should feel natural to you.
Join us now – together we will find a better way
Questions? Please don’t hesitate to reach out to Maria Tholin, Legal Counsel at firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to receiving your application prior to August 4th! Please note that we are unable to accept any applications via email, which is why we ask you to please submit your application via the form HERE.
Please apply as soon as possible as we will be looking at applications throughout the advertising period and may close the recruitment earlier.
We respectfully decline any contact from recruitment or advertisement agencies.
Ikano Bank offers simple and attractive savings and loan products for consumers, sales support services for retailers, and leasing and factoring solutions for corporate customers. Ikano Bank has a presence in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, the UK, Poland, Germany and Austria. Ikano Bank is part of Ikano Group, who is an international group of companies operating in the areas of banking, insurance, residential and retail. At Ikano, our vision is to create possibilities for better living. We do this by working together to create simple and meaningful solutions based on fair terms that bring value to our customers. Ikano Group was established in 1988 and is owned by the Kamprad family. Find out more about us on www.ikanogroup.com