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(Interim) Legal Counsel to Swedish Match Group Legal Affairs

  • Stockholm
  • Stockholm

Interim Legal Counsel to Swedish Match Group Legal Affairs with start December 2021

Swedish Match develops, manufactures, and sells quality products with market-leading brands in the product segments Snus and moist snuff, Other tobacco products, and Lights. With its vision of “a world without cigarettes”, the Group is dedicated to the improvement of public health by offering attractive alternatives to cigarettes with its smoke-free products. Production is located in seven countries, with sales concentrated in Scandinavia and the US. Sales for 2020 amounted to 16,698 MSEK and the average number of employees was 6,700. The Swedish Match share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (SWMA). Swedish Match provides consumers with the best quality products with well-known brands. Some of our brands include General (snus), ZYN (nicotine pouches without tobacco), Game (natural leaf cigars), and Cricket (lighters).

Job description
Group Legal Affairs assists the Swedish Match Group with legal services. We are currently seeking a qualified Legal Counsel for a one year interim assignment during one of the team member’s parental leave. The person we are seeking shall be experienced in intellectual property, marketing and commercial law. The main place of work is at Swedish Match’s Corporate Headquarters in Stockholm with certain work days in Göteborg. You will be part of a strong and experienced legal team that works closely with the company’s business units.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Giving counsel in IP-related issues such as trademarks, designs and copyrights, marketing-, commercial- and privacy matters.
  • Working closely with the organization, evaluate risk factors and give proactive advice on legal issues.
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating agreements and other legal documents.
  • Proactively working with educating the organization in different legal fields and company policies.
  • Monitoring compliance with laws and internal policies.

Work with great people

MARTIN OLSSON
Chef för råtobaksavdelningen
"Vi är engagerade i många projekt som förbättrar för både människor och miljö"
Johan Wirf
VP & Chief Information Officer
"Vi har åkt en bra bit fram, och det har inte alltid varit en rak linje, men vi har gjort det väldigt bra."
JOY EVERLY
Vice President HR, US Division
"Vi är fast beslutna att skapa en positiv värdeskillnad för alla anställda på Swedish Match"
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Skills & Requirements

Skills:

  • Sound judgement, integrity, and ability to analyze situations and information.
  • Critical thinking, problem solving and ability to give proactive advice.
  • Ability to work independently and concurrently serving several internal clients in various matters.
  • Strong communication skills, fluent in Swedish and English – both written and verbal. Other languages considered as a merit.
  • Pedagogic, team-working skills, flexible and service minded.

Education: Masters of Laws Degree from a Swedish university.

Experience: Five to ten years’ experience from handling IP, marketing and commercial matters as a legal counsel in a business environment in a company and/or law firm.

Additional: Ability to identify yourself with Swedish Match’s corporate values Passion, Ownership, Innovation and Quality.

In this recruitment, we are cooperating with von Feilitzen & Partner. For more information please contact Rosita von Feilitzen at +46 73 540 57 07. Welcome with your application in English including CV, personal letter, diploma/degree and class rank/grades to www.vonfeilitzen.se as soon as possible. Applications are being evaluated continuously and interviews conducted on a rolling-base.

We look forward to your application

Great Place to Work

  • Arbeta med stolta och drivna kollegor

  • Förmåner som gör skillnad i vardagen

  • Ny kompetensutvecklingsplan varje år

  • Rättvis, marknadsmässig lön

  • Bli aktieägare i Swedish Match

  • Vara en del av ett ansvarsfullt företag

About the company

About Swedish Match

Half of everyone who starts smoking will die because of it. Many smokers become smokefree by opening the lid on a can of snus and finding a new, better way to enjoy nicotine. To a large extent, it is thanks to snus that people in Sweden smoke the least in the entire EU. That is why snus improves public health, which ultimately saves lives.

It’s no wonder we at Swedish Match are proud to work here!


Linda Hedbom | Contact Person

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