About the job
You see things a little differently. So do we.
We are strengthening our Legal & Governance team and therefore we are seeking a Legal Counsel Banking & Finance based in Delft, The Netherlands. The Legal Counsel will mainly support the treasury teams in the Netherlands and Switzerland, but will also work closely together with the other legal counsels across the Inter IKEA Group and more specifically the corporate legal counsel and head of group legal in the Netherlands.
About the job
This newly created role will provide legal advice, expertise and support to the treasury teams that will be setting up new banking relationships and cash management structures. This includes negotiating and drafting documentation related to treasury activities, such as LMA loan documentation, bilateral loans, intercompany loans, ISDA & GMRA agreements, cash management and cash pool structures, intercompany agreements covering financing, financial risk management and payment factory services, guarantees (security agreements) and the needed corporate resolution related thereto. But it will also entail advising on, and monitoring of, and ensuring compliance with financial/corporate regulatory laws and legislation and engaging in KYC/UBO due diligence and processes.
Other tasks would be:
Leading projects and networks of expertise that are of group-wide importance, often in multiple jurisdictions.
Providing advice to other Inter IKEA teams as to banking & finance related legal questions.
Leading and working closely together with legal peers across Inter IKEA Group to strengthen and contribute to a strong and relevant legal function.
We are looking for a hands-on and all-round Legal Counsel that has an overall, in-depth knowledge of banking, finance and treasury related legal matters and generalist knowledge of corporate law. Knowledge of competition law is a plus.
You have a practical and can-do mindset and you like to pick up the pen, and start creating. You like to work together with others, to lead projects and to further strengthen the legal function. In addition, you like to develop yourself and to quickly make new legal areas your own.
If you are a qualified lawyer (Master degree in Law), Dutch law is a plus, with at least 5 years proven working experience with the before mentioned agreements and topics, gained at a premier law firm and/or a multinational combined with being a flexible and collaborative team member who thrives in a fast pace and transforming environment, come and join Inter IKEA Group.
- A pragmatic, flexible and business-oriented approach, while thoughtfully managing legal and compliance risks;
- Broad business perspective and ability to quickly gain understanding of business situations and identify root-causes;
- Confidence and ability to effectively manage complex situations with internal and external stakeholders;
- Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills;
- The ability to create trust, build strong networks and relationships by being a team player who embraces collaboration with cross-functional teams in a diverse global business.
You need to be fluent in English, Dutch is a plus.
The IKEA culture and values are very much part of you and your day-to-day work life. If you are looking for some IKEA inspiration, look here: IKEA - What If on Vimeo
Inter IKEA Group brings together three core businesses: Franchise, Range and Supply. Together we work constantly to improve the IKEA home furnishing offer and make it more accessible for the many people.
Our aim is to provide our partners in the franchise system with the best conditions to implement and operate the IKEA Concept, and to create a strong foundation for future expansion and growth.
An important part of our success is our unique culture and open working environment. Together, we create a workplace where everyone feels free to be themselves – to experiment, try new ways, and dare to ask, “What if…?” We believe in everyday personal growth and offer the opportunity to develop your career globally.
Read more about us at: https://about.ikea.com/ and inter.ikea.com.
A few more details for you
We offer an exciting work environment in a global marketplace with exceptional opportunities to grow and develop together with us. You will be part of a flexible, values-driven and open organization and get the opportunity to work with a fantastic brand! This is a full-time position based in Delft, The Netherlands with occasional travel abroad.
Please send your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English. We are continuously interviewing candidates for this role, so don't hesitate to submit your application.
If you have any questions about the role, please reach out to Hannah de Jong, Head of Group Legal & Governance at Inter IKEA Group; email@example.com
You might have some questions about the recruitment process, and we are more than happy to answer those! Feel free to connect with Dimitris Vlachos, HR Generalist at Inter IKEA Group; firstname.lastname@example.org
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