Are you ready to take the next step in your career, providing proactive legal advice to one of the most desired audio brands in the world? Bang & Olufsen is undergoing a larger transition, and you will be an active team member of the Product Creation and Fullfillment Management team covering the procurement, operational, innovation and the logistical functions of the business.
Take charge of the legal strategyAs our senior legal business partner, you will be responsible for areas within the Product Creation and Fullfillment team where you are expected to take charge of driving the legal strategy for this part of the business. You are expected to work with the various legal areas on a strategic basis in order to support and add value to our overall strategy.
Provide legal advice with a commercial outlookThe role as a business partner entails being the first point of contact for any legal issues that arise in the business. It is also expected that you act as a commercial partner to your stakeholders and strive to find commercially viable solutions that best support the business while at the same time being legally sound.
Amongst other things, you will be responsible for legal aspects of commercial contracts related to the global logistics and procurement area. Further, you will be responsible for developing and driving Bang & Olufsen’s corporate governance practices in all subsidiaries globally, which includes assistance in relation to our shareholders such as our Annual General Meeting, insider registers and employees’ trading in shares.
Join a complex, global business environmentMost legal issues are handled from the Danish HQ, but with a global outlook. For this reason, you will be expected to reflect on and adapt to the cultural differences of a global organisation. The main challenge will be to gain an understanding of the complex, global business environment across the entire Bang & Olufsen group and use this understanding to proactively support the business by translating complex legal matters into sustainable business solutions.
Be part of Denmark’s best inhouse legal teamThe role is based in Lyngby and is part of the legal team, which is located in both Lyngby and Struer. The team won the price as Denmark’s best inhouse legal team in 2018 and consists of experienced legal profiles as well as IP professionals who all deliver proactive legal business partnering. The culture is characterised by an informal and straightforward tone where everyone is encouraged and expected to take responsibility. You will report directly to the Vice President, Global General Counsel.
Travel activity for this position is expected to be around 10-20 days per year.
You are an experienced legal advisor with a strategic mind-set
- You are a qualified Danish lawyer.
- You have a strategic and business-oriented mindset.
- You have a solid background of at least 6 years post graduate experience from an international company or a law firm – ideally both.
Personal skillsIdeally, you are flexible and very ambitious. Further, you have a high energy level, a commercial mindset and are able to make difficult decisions in order to lead and redefine processes. You are outgoing and able to navigate on several levels of the organisation and with many different stakeholders. Moreover, you are a team player who is equally able to take action independently. Fluency in English is a must and proven business experience desirable.
Additional information & applicationFor additional information about the position, please contact Vice President, Global General Counsel, Line Køhler Ljungdahl on +45 25398330.
About the positionPosition title
Senior Legal Business Partner