Legal Counsel – Treasury & Capital Markets, AB Volvo

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport and infrastructure solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers´ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. The Volvo Group is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, employs almost 100.000 people and serves customers in more than 190 markets.


We are now looking for a Legal Counsel to strengthen our legal team within Treasury and Capital Markets.


Legal Counsel, AB Volvo

Your focus areas will include the full range of the Group´s debt market and other funding instruments as well as liquidity management, payments and other Treasury services, but also equity market projects and general corporate matters that are part of Group Corporate Legal´s daily work.


The position offers:

- a varied role in a fast-paced department, with exciting challenges for people passionate about their work,

- the opportunity to work with a high executive level in a global environment, together with highly skilled colleagues,

- learning and development opportunities in line with Group ambitions, and

- a friendly, collaborative and professional working environment, where your personal contribution will make a difference.


The Group Corporate Legal team

Group Corporate Legal is one of three legal departments of the Volvo Group headquarters. We are a team of eight legal professionals in Gothenburg that supports the Group General Counsel with management of matters involving significant legal risks for the Group as well as expert legal advice on a broad range of operational and strategic matters, including Group disclosures and reporting, governance, treasury & finance, crisis management and ESG matters.


The Legal & Compliance function takes pride in enabling fair business. We are trusted strategic partners to the business, safeguarding the Volvo Group Code of Conduct. Wherever we are in the Volvo Group, we all work in the same way:


- We have a business mindset, working proactively and looking for solutions

- We are trusted partners with integrity and independence, daring to give unwelcome advice when needed

- We are engaged team players, supporting each other

- We continue to learn and develop to stay ahead, being open minded and welcoming feedback

- We strive to excel in our everyday work, being empowered to act and taking full responsibility for legal and compliance risk management


Some of the things you will do as Legal Counsel include:

- Drive implementation of funding arrangements for all Group markets and needs, including debt market programs, syndicated and bilateral loans and structured instruments.

- Support cash management, payment and other Treasury services and projects for regional and local Group operations.

- Assist Group insurance and pension management operations.

- Take an active part in Group capital market projects and activities, including disclosures and external reporting, preparation of incentive programs, shareholders´ meetings and other interactions with shareholders and other stakeholders.

- Drive and implement efficient governance processes and support Board and Committee work and meetings as required.

- Engage and coordinate high-quality external legal counsels, and build and maintain a network and other channels as required to stay on top of developments within Treasury and Capital Markets,

- Provide high quality legal support in a wide range of business matters, from day-to day corporate matters to complex business transactions in an international environment, ·

- Provide guidance and direction with respect to regulatory developments within Treasury and Capital Markets as well as other areas; establish resolution strategies and lead, oversee or personally execute on such strategies in cooperation with different stakeholders,

- Contribute to internal knowledge development and sharing within the Group, including running of training programs and development of legal processes, tools and ways of working,

- Collaborate and partner with key stakeholders across the business, including management teams, project managers, heads of accounting and controlling and other legal teams in the Group; seek to understand needs, help to inform, advise and promote best practices,


You should have:

- A university degree in law

- At least 5 years of qualified work experience, including as a lawyer from a well renowned law firm

- Extensive finance and commercial work experience

- Solid interest in business operations, with an ambition to learn and develop into new areas as the automotive industry transforms

- Proven ability to solve problems in an international environment

- Excellent communication skills; proficiency in English


You may also have experience as in-house counsel, preferably from a listed company and/or from compliance or legal operations.


Improving ways of working and finding solutions is part of our everyday job, so work will require a bias for action and a can-do attitude. And with people at the center of what we do, you will need to be keen to engage with team members and others and build relationships to thrive in the role.


The position reports to the SVP Head of Group Corporate Legal. Travel will be required occasionally.



In this recruitment process, Volvo 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. Please note that we do not accept applications by mail. For any questions, please contact recruitment consultant Helena Woodcock by phone 0733 – 109585, or by email at helena.woodcock@jurek.se










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