Legal Counsel to IKEA Industry

IKEA Industry is the world’s largest producer of wooden furniture and is an integrated part of Inter IKEA Group. IKEA Industry has 41 production units in 10 countries with about 19 000 co-workers. Every year, IKEA Industry produces more than 100 million pieces of furniture for IKEA customers. We are now looking for a Legal Counsel to complement our team. 

The assignment

IKEA Industry AB is the parent company and service office of the IKEA Industry Group, located in Hyllie outside of Malmö, Sweden. You will be the third member of a small team of lawyers working closely together, as well as independently, to meet the needs of the company. 

In the role as Legal Counsel, you will:

  • Provide high quality and efficient legal advice,
  • Advise stakeholders on legal and business risks,
  • Negotiate, write, and review local and international agreements,
  • Help develop and implement policies, processes, template agreements, checklists, and other tools, 
  • Manage legal disputes with or without external counsel, and
  • Prepare and provide legal training to non-lawyers in the company.

Additionally, you will support in data privacy issues and be responsible for: 

  • Development of steering and guiding documents, including policies, 
  • Trainings on data privacy,
  • Continuouslysupport GDPR compliance activities, including processes and solutions, and 
  • Compliance monitoring.

Who are you?

We believe that you have a down-to-earth attitude with values corresponding to the IKEA values. You have great analytical skills and you pay close attention to details while still remaining pragmatic. You are responsible, independent, and aim at choosing the simplest way to solutions without jeopardizing quality, while communicating with ease and in an understandable way. You maintain perspective and resilience in a sometimes hectic working environment. Last, but not least, you have the ability to work as part of a team and build trustful relations with colleagues. 


You have worked at least five years either at a law firm or for an international company and have a university degree in law. Previous experience of legal work within technology and/or IT sectors will be an advantage. You are fluent in English, both orally and in writing. 

More information

At IKEA you will be part of an open and inclusive culture in which you can be yourself. We believe in mutual respect and want everyone to feel welcome to contribute with his or her unique experiences and ideas. At IKEA we always do our jobs knowing that we can achieve great things when many people work together. 

The position is located in the Hyllie office outside of Malmö. Some international business travelling will be required. 

We work together with LegalWorks for this recruitment. If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Anna Lensmar-Friedman at +46 (0) 76-000 25 55, or at anna.lensmar-friedman@legalworks.se.

Send us your application as soon as possible, but no later than September 24th, 2018.

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Sista ansökningsdag : 24 september . Arbetsort : Hyllie

Kategorier : Juridik

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