Legal Counsel – FLIR Systems
FLIR is the world leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of thermal imaging infrared cameras.
At FLIR we provide superpower vision, helping people around the world save lives, protect the environment, and enhance productivity. We´re building more than innovative technologies; we´re striving to build a more sustainable, more efficient, safer future.
We design, develop, manufacture, market, and distribute technologies that enhance perception and awareness. We bring innovative sensing solutions into daily life through our thermal imaging, visible-light imaging, video analytics, measurement and diagnostic, and advanced threat detection systems.
FLIR offers a diversified portfolio that serves a number of applications in government & defense, industrial, and commercial markets. Our products help first responders and military personnel protect and save lives, promote efficiency within the trades, and innovate consumer-facing technologies. FLIR strives to strengthen public safety and well-being, increase energy and time efficiency, and contribute to healthy and intelligent communities.
FLIR is now establishing a new role for a Legal Counsel to be based in Täby, Stockholm, and to support FLIR´s business internationally.
You will work with a wide range of legal issues including trade control issues and commercial agreements such as distribution and supply agreements as well as transactions and management of claims and disputes. The majority of sales are international and you will work with many international counterparties, both internal and external. You will report into and be a member of the FLIR legal team but also be considered part of the local management team and will be a key person in the organization. You will be the go-to person for all legal questions that arise and one day will not be like another.
You will be working out of FLIR´s facilities in Täby, Sweden and report to the Deputy General Counsel based in Germany.
Who are you?
You have a law degree from either the US or EU and you are an experienced lawyer with at least five years of qualified legal experience. To be successful in this role, you will need to have previous experience from an in-house position. You need to have a genuine interest in business and have to be comfortable in taking a stance with regard to legal questions. In order to succeed you will have to be a pragmatic lawyer with an ability to prioritize and have excellent communications skills. Furthermore, you are a person with a large portion of common sense and you are used to making legal risk-assessments.
You will have to have some experience or knowledge of trade control issues. Preferably, you will also have experience from working in an international technology company and contract negotiations in an international setting. Your previous experiences have made you comfortable with working with a wide range of legal tasks in a fast-paced environment.
What we will offer you
You will join a very exciting organization that is the world leader in its field. FLIR is a high-tech company based in the US and offers a truly international working environment and an opportunity to be the first legal counsel based in Sweden. The Swedish facility in Täby is the largest FLIR facility in Europe and employs about 350 persons.
You will get to work close to the business and the local management and handle a broad range of legal issues and will face complex and challenging legal questions that will keep your work interesting.
In this recruitment process, FLIR is supported by Jurek Rekrytering & Bemanning. Interviews will be carried out as applications are received so please apply as soon as possible via www.jurek.se. For any questions, please contact recruitment consultant Maria Elvung by phone 0700 90 18 85 or by email at email@example.com.