Legal Counsel

Reports to
Vice President, Legal & Compliance
Direct reports and matrix reports to the above position
Mission/purpose of the job
You will be a member of the legal department of VCIC and from time to time work closely with legal counsels of Group’s other businesses to support the business operations of the Company and Volvo’s core value through the provision of legal services.
Key responsibilities/accountabilities
  • Provide legal advice or training to promote compliance with the Volvo Group’s compliance policies and guidelines as well as applicable laws and regulations;
  • Advice senior managers and business people legal risk associated with business strategy and initiatives and provide solutions to mitigate;
  • Provide legal advice or support to daily operations which will include a wide variety of legal matters, e.g. matters related to purchasing, technology license, joint development and manufacture, importer and distribution agreements, dealership or agency agreements, sales agreements, tender work in various procurement process, marketing and aftersales service agreements, and other corporate matters such as employment related matters;
  • Participate in contract or project negotiations with counterparties including drafting and reviewing related legal documents and advising legal issues;
  • Develop and update internal legal or compliance polices and guidelines;
  • Develop and improve legal or compliance processes and information sharing;
  • Develop and update template agreements;
  • Establish external legal service network and manage external service providers;
  • Interface with regulatory authorities when required.
  • Other legal or compliance work as needed from time to time.

Required Education and Qualification
  • A university degree in Chinese law
  • PRC qualification

Preferred Education and Qualification
  • Overseas degree in law

Preferred experience and knowledge
  • A minimum of 6 years solid experience from a law firm or as in-house legal counsel or equivalent experience (automotive industry experience as merits);
  • Solid knowledge and experience in contract and general commercial law (compliance knowledge as merits);

Necessary technical/functional/language skills
  • Excellent contract drafting and negotiation skills, both in English and Chinese;
  • Ability to drive matters with high accountability through the process with multiplayers;
  • Strong professionalism, integrity, creativity and ability to work both independently with full responsibility and as a team player;
  • Genuine interest in business and strong commercial sense;
  • Excellent English communication skills both orally and in writing.

Om oss

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta

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