• Knowledge of the IKEA Concept Description including our Vision and Business Idea, our Culture and Values. • Basic understanding of business processes within IKEA. • Knowledge about the legislation regarding general corporate activities and operations. • Very good knowledge and application of legislation, legal systems and government policies in business and commerce environment. • Legal and governance competence within [Country] as well as relevant areas of operations. • Be able to have, or acquire solid understanding of legal systems (including litigation procedures) in [Country]. • Very good knowledge of reviewing, drafting and negotiating a broad spectrum of agreements and legal information.
Responsibility to assist the legal manager with review, support and secure legal aspects of the businesses and operations in Ingka for a designated [Country] (also applicable for bullets below): • Cooperate with, integrate in the business, and build good relations with, stakeholders to secure mutually sustainable solutions. • Review, draft and negotiate commercial agreements and legal documents. • Pro-actively support the management and other stakeholders in order to run the IKEA business and to secure the rights and assess the obligations in order to reduce exposure to legal risks and to optimise business opportunities. • Active cooperation with Group Legal & Governance in order to secure alignment of country agenda • Contribute to, and support the implementation of the Business Plan, development projects, corresponding roadmap • Implement standard processes and ways of working for the legal area in the Ingka Group. • Develop competence and provide education to relevant stakeholders in the area of laws and regulations. • Keep updated in relevant international and local legal and governance developments, including changes in international, domestic and case laws and regulations.
ABOUT THIS WORK AREA
Legal and Governance leads and secures the business from the legal & governance perspective and safeguard future opportunities by providing business with expertise on relevant areas such as; corporate, agreements, litigations, legal compliance and governance.