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Technology Legal Counsel, Sweden

Position Description

Do you want to be a part of building the world we want to live in?
We are in the midst of exciting times with technology innovations and new technologies. The Volvo Group will play a leading role in the transition towards a more sustainable future. Do you want to join us on this journey? We are looking for an experienced Legal Counsel to join the legal team at Volvo Group Trucks Technology (GTT) in Gothenburg. Are you an engaged lawyer within the technology, software, IPR- and licensing field with an interest in new technology areas? Are you a passionate team player with a can-do mind-set? Do you want to grow and develop in an exciting industry together with a professional team? Then you might be the person we are looking for!
This is the Group Trucks Technology Legal team
The GTT Legal team comprises of nine experienced and highly skilled lawyers and administrative colleagues operating in a truly global environment. We value collaboration, diversity and a creative workplace. We strive to contribute to the success of GTT by being professional but also by having fun and by making sure that we contribute to a positive and driving atmosphere. One of our colleagues has recently moved within the Volvo Group to a senior leadership position and we are thus now looking for a new colleague to join us.

Role description
Our new Legal Counsel colleague will play a key role in providing proactive and business-oriented legal support to the GTT organization. In this role our new Legal Counsel will provide general legal advice and support to the daily business operations, which mainly includes the drafting and negotiation of various complex commercial agreements including partnership-, research-, development- and technology license agreements as well as providing legal support with respect to privacy, IPR, open source, security, software and data matters and a broad range of other legal topics. Also, providing relevant trainings and supporting documents such as contract templates and guidelines will be part of the work tasks.


  • A university degree in law with at least 7 -10 years’ experience from a law firm or as in-house legal counsel or equivalent experience
  • High proficiency in drafting and negotiating complex international contracts combined with solid experience and knowledge in contract- and commercial law
  • Excellent analytical skills and problem-solving capabilities and very good ability to apply legal- as well as business- and financial aspects in providing legal advice
  • Excellent networking and communication skills, including strong ability to build relationships
  • A proactive self-starter, comfortable operating autonomously but also a true team player
  • Good judgment and strong professionalism with integrity
  • High drive and energy – capability to drive change
  • A genuine interest in technology

For more information please contact
Anna Bjerkelund, SVP Legal & Volvo Group IP, +46 73 9021061


About us

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success.

Volvo Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area’s with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support. With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.


Auto req ID – 115372BR

Organization Group – Trucks Technology

State / Province – Västra Götaland

City/Town – Göteborg

Employment/Assignment Type – Regular

Travel Required (maximum) – Occasional Travel

Functional Area – Legal & Security

Last application date – 12-Aug-2021


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