Business Oriented Legal Counsel to Columbus in Stockholm

Plats: Stockholm

Columbus is a publicly listed IT consulting company with more than 2000 employees around the world. What we do best is developing, implementing and maintaining digital business solutions. Our task is to guide customers in their digital transformation. 

Over the past 29 years, over 4,000 customers have hired us. It goes well, simply. If you ask us, the secret is that we are sitting on a large range of technical solutions, deep industry knowledge, extensive technical expertise and a solid dose of customer understanding.

We are looking for an Inhouse Legal Counsel to our office in central Stockholm that would like to develop and in the same time contribute to our development.

Job Description

As a Legal Counsel at Columbus you will support all business areas of the organization, as well as contributing to building and developing the legal function in Sweden and Norway together with the General Councel in Denmark. You will implement legal policies, as well as educate and train different business areas. In order to succeed, you will need to work closely and in a proactive way with the sale organization, management, and the different projects.

Your work will consist of, but not only;

  • Negotiating, reviewing, drafting different commercial agreements in both English and Swedish, service agreements, IT/IP-agreements, and consultancy agreements. 
  • Value risks and optimizing risks.
  • Daily advice to management, sales and project representatives.
  • Finding solutions in close cooperation with business operations.
  • Template building and compliance implementation
  • Handling disputes and resolutions.
  • Some data privacy, employment law and other tasks within various legal areas.

You will mainly work with Swedish and Norwegian jurisdictions but from time to time you will be involved in various international compliance and global projects.

In your role you will refer directly to the Head of Group Legal in Denmark and with dotted line to the Swedish country manager, and you will benefit from taking part in Columbus’ new global Shared Service Legal Center to have colleagues amongst our legal staff around the world.  

What we offer you

Our mission is to enhance the lives of employees and customers by working together to provide quality business solutions. The job as Legal Counsel is a full-time position with flexible work environment and a culture which encourages collaboration and a healthy work-life balance.  In Columbus you will have a great career and growth opportunities in a developing organization that is part of an international consultancy company with subsidiaries all over the world. 

Your background and profile

We are looking for a candidate with a Law Degree from a Swedish university. You will need to have 3-8 years of relevant experience from a top law firm as well as an Inhouse Counsel-role in the professional service industry.

We are a fast growing and flexible organization who work very close to each other. To suite the role and the organization you will need to have an open personality, be communicative and like to work closely and in cooperation with others. Furthermore, the right candidate for this position must be ambitious, high-performing and responsible. You must be innovative and action-oriented, as well as informal and a real team player. It is also significant that the right candidate has an operational approach and understands the business value of the legal framework.

We are looking for candidates that are analytical and structural, but also driven, service-minded and are prone to take initiative. You will need to be able to take commercially sound decisions with a risk-based approach by working close together with the operational team and management.

Application and Enquiries

Columbus has chosen to cooperate with Sharp Recruitment in this process. Please contact Zarina Virsholm on +46 733 99 07 27 or by mail zarina.virsholm@sharprecruitment.se for questions regarding Columbus and/or the position.

All applications will be reviewed and interviews will be performed continuously. 

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