Legal Counsel : 3-7 YRS PQE

Legal Counsel : 3-7 YRS PQE , FMCG, Auckland CBD Fringe, broad range of legal matters, excellent $$ & benefits

Your new company
This international company is a leading multi-category consumer goods organisation and operates within a highly regulated market where compliance and a complex and wide array of laws and regulations is core to its delivery with integrity in the marketplace. Due to growth and a period of transformation, they are seeking a 3-7 YRS PQE Legal Counsel to join their Australasian legal team in Auckland.

Your new role
Reporting to the NZ Head of Legal, you'll be providing legal advice and services to all parts of the business, supporting their compliance with legislation and supporting their internal governance and compliance requirements. As a pivotal part of the business, you'll be working with B2C and B2B marketing teams and online marketing and data retention/privacy matters, finance and planning teams, IT and digital, supply chain, HR, third party suppliers and external legal advisors. This varied role will you reviewing all marketing material, drafting supplier and customer contracts, pricing and product material, property and leasing contracts, reviewing HR policies/contracts and be involved in the updating and implementation of their contracts management system.

What you'll need to succeed
Ideally you be a qualified solicitor with 3-7 yrs PQE and possess a current NZ practicing certificate. You'll bring strong commercial legal advisory skills set including statutory interpretation capabilities, drafting and interpreting commercial contracts, together with compliance management capabilities. A background within FMCG would be advantageous.

You'll be able to work independently, build relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Our client is seeking someone who will embrace and drive change including challenging the status quo with a commitment to continuous improvement and transformation across the organisation. You'll have a commitment to the delivery of business results with integrity together with a creative and innovative mindset with a drive to succeed. You''ll want to work in a fun but focused and at times highly intense environment.

What you'll get in return
The company offers an interesting and challenging role together with an attractive salary with a very generous company contribution to superannuation, on-site parking, attractive benefits such as medical and disability insurance, flexible working options, long service leave, ongoing learning and development, company sponsored activities and events

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, email your resume to without delay.

All candidates must be eligible to work legally in New Zealand and hold a NZ practicing certificate.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. #2647673


Job Type
Auckland CBD

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Lorraine Zencic, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Auckland
Level 12, HSBC Tower, 188 Quay Street

Telephone: 021656690

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