Legal Counsel Japan

Legal Counsel Japan

Job title: Legal Counsel Japan

Company: Ericsson

Job description: Why is Ericsson a good place to work?

Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. The company’s portfolio spans Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and is designed to help our customers go digital, increase efficiency, find new revenue streams, and create new user experiences. Ericsson’s investments in innovation have delivered the benefits of telephony and mobile broadband to billions of people around the world ensuring our solutions – and our customers – are at the forefront of innovation. We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. With over 100,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and service leadership. 40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over an Ericsson network. And, our Technology for Good and Connect to Learn programs include creating technology that makes it easier to save lives, feed societies, bring technology to emerging markets and connectivity to remote areas, and grow businesses and prosperity.

At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big and navigate their career, on a global scale. We create technology that helps others, from helping people enjoy their favourite content to helping people recover from natural disasters by enabling better communications between rescue workers. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world, creating new connections, new possibilities, and new capabilities. We find that Ericsson is at its best when we bring together the diverse skills of our people. Working across business areas, across cultures, across geographical borders, across technical disciplines. More often than not, across ground-breaking solutions. Next generation technology can be staggeringly complex. But the simpler it is to use; the more people benefit from it. Join us and help build technology that makes it simple to connect with information, business, societies, and each other.

Our Exciting Opportunity:

We are now looking for a Legal Counsel requiring a very high level of competence within the field of commercial and corporate law to ensure that the purpose and objectives of the CU Japan, Group Function Legal Affairs & Compliance (“GFLA”) are fulfilled. The role requires proven integrity, wide experience of negotiating with customers and suppliers in the ICT sector in challenging circumstances and timeframes, extensive and recognized leadership experience and skills, very good business understanding and awareness and ability to support and work with high and top-level Ericsson managers in CU and the rest of Ericsson for any legal matter arising. The Legal Counsel will report to the Head of Legal Affairs MNEA.

You will:

  • Ensure that corporate, MNEA, GFLA and other Ericsson policies, directives and instruction are fulfilled in the CU
  • Prepare and assist in CU related compliance and corporate governance activities, including providing legal and risk reports to the Head of Legal Affairs MNEA and preparation and establishment of internal policies, directives and instructions
  • Support Legal Affairs CU Japan, MNEA as well as other GFLA activities
  • Continuously develop appropriate and more efficient methods and tools for providing legal support and generally improve quality of and reduce costs for legal services
  • Work proactively by providing working tools, training, etc., to improve the general legal awareness
  • Handle and report local legal matters to the Head of Legal Affairs MNEA and Head of GFLA

To be successful in the role you must have:

  • Master of Laws
  • Fluent in English and Japanese
  • At least ten years relevant working experience as a corporate and commercial lawyer
  • Very good ability to handle and stand stress
  • Good networking ability and great social skills including the ability to handle internal contacts, external counsel and counter parties
  • Very good negotiation skills
  • International experience and cultural awareness
  • Ability to independently handle and managing legal matters and/or resources
  • Very good integrity and ethically strong
  • Ability to make the right prioritizations

What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it. You won’t develop for the status quo but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless.

What happens once you apply?

To prepare yourself for next steps, please explore here: https://www.ericsson.com/en/careers/job-opportunities/hiring-process

Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact based decisions are important and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do.

We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, indigenous status, disability, age, union membership or employee representation and any other characteristic protected by local law or

Primary country and city: Japan (JP) || || Tokyo || [[mfield2]]

Req ID: 548485

Expected salary:

Location: 東京都

Job date: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 22:32:33 GMT

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