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Publicerat 11 juni, 2019

Sandvik – Legal Counsel

Sandvik Machining Solutions (SMS) is Sandvik’s largest and most profitable business area, with more than 18,000 employees worldwide. We are the leading supplier in the global cutting tool industry and our brand portfolio holds some of the strongest brands in the market. With a strategy that aims for continuous development, both organically and through mergers and acquisitions – in core as well as in adjacent areas – SMS Legal Support plays a key role, as the complexity of multiple markets, laws and regulations is an essential part of our everyday challenges.
SMS Legal Support is responsible for enabling the business to take informed and balanced decisions across all legal disciplines, by providing qualitative legal advice and proactively assessing and mitigating key risks of our business. This requires accuracy, strong integrity and solid business understanding, as well as proficiency across legal and compliance disciplines. We are now looking for a confident and proven legal professional to take on the position as Legal Counsel – a versatile position where you get to balance your dedication to business law with your business-driven mind in a truly global setting.

Your mission – empowering the business to make confident decision
In this position, your key mission is giving advice on all fields of business law in our daily operations and managing larger projects such as mergers and corporate acquisitions, joint ventures and litigation matters. You work in close collaboration with your colleagues to continuously ensure that our organization is up to date and compliant with applicable laws and regulations. This includes implementation of relevant policies and procedures, as well as management of legal training and legal risk management of agreements.
In this position, you report directly to the Head of Legal Support. Some international travel, as well as travel between Stockholm and Sandviken, is a natural part of the job. The location of the position is either Sandviken or Stockholm.

Your character – and experienced and decisive team player with a strong drive to succeed
We are looking for someone with a Swedish degree in Law (Juristkandidatexamen) and at least five years’ experience working at a reputable business law firm, or within a corporate in-house legal organization with international matters. You have the legal experience needed to act independently and to find legally adequate solutions to new and various situations. Broad experience from, and a genuine interest in, legal digitalization matters is advantageous, including drafting and negotiating agreements such as software sourcing, development and sales agreements. Experience from M&A, IP and competition law matters are also advantageous. As we act both locally and in a global setting, you need excellent communication skills in Swedish and English, both verbally and in writing.

We place great value on your personality in this recruitment, characterized by your practical, analytical and decisive mindset. You are a team player with a strong drive to get things done and you gain trust both by building long-term relationships and by offering advice and guidance based on legal experience, sound judgment and thorough business understanding.

At Sandvik, we believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better environment for our employees, our business and, thereby, our customers.


We have an ongoing selection in this business crucial recruitment. Please send your application as soon as possible, and no later than August 15, 2019. Read more about Sandvik and apply at home.sandvik/career, Job ID: R0011612. When applying for this position, you are required to include a copy of your degree certificate. Please make sure to attach all related documents, including cover letter, when asked to upload your resume in the system. More information and application – click HERE

Contact information

For further information about this position, please contact:

David Hansson, Head of Legal Support, +46 (0)70 616 24 63

Union contacts – Sweden

Thomas Lilja, Unionen, +46 (0)70 261 04 82

Göran Norell, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)026 266 574

Peter Olsson-Andrée, Ledarna, +46 (0)26 261 98

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services, +46 (0)26 261 444.

Recruitment Specialist

Jane Adams

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Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. We hold world-leading positions in selected areas – tools and tooling systems for metal cutting; equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries; products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. In 2018, the Group had approximately 42,000 employees and sales of 100 billion SEK in more than 150 countries within continuing operations.

Deadline: 15 Aug
Job-ID: R0011612

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