legal counsel in lausanne

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job type
temporary
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job details

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location
lausanne, vaud
job category
Administration
job type
temporary
reference number
111637-20643
phone
058 242 53 96
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job description

Randstad has over 55 years of experience in the area of HR Management. Under the Randstad Inhouse Services concept, Randstad becomes a full service supplier providing consultancy to international clients. For a long term temporary assignment for our client, the company Philip Morris International, based in Lausanne, we are seeking for an:

Legal Counsel

Temporary assignment

The Legal Counsel will report to Senior Counsel CH & PMI CSC, European Union (EU). Main responsibilities include providing timely, accurate and constructive legal advice on critical commercial and organizational issues. This includes advising:

  • Reduced Risk Products team on initiatives to commercialize our new smoke-free products.

  • Sales teams on implementing business initiatives in compliance with local Antitrust Laws.

  • Customer care teams on supporting our consumer's needs in a manner compliant with all consumer protection laws.

  • Corporate Affairs department in actively monitoring legislative and regulatory developments, while remaining knowledgeable with respect to current and pending legislation and case law.

  • Drafting and managing contracts, amendments and other documentation which protect PMI's interests support its respective business plans and are in compliance with applicable laws.

  • Presenting training sessions to different teams on various areas of law, including Competition Law, Consumer Protection Law, Marketing Code, Labor Law, Privacy Law, Intellectual Property and FCPA.

  • Supporting outside counsel on all litigation matters.

qualification

  • Law degree with strong academic credentials

  • bar license and admission to an additional Bar is an advantage

  • 6-9- years of experience as a lawyer in a leading law firm or as in-house counsel

  • Working experience with multinational companies, preferably FMCG companies.

  • Fluency in English French? both level of first language.

  • Strong knowledge of all office software (Excel, PowerPoint, Word).