You are passionate about creating an Ingka fit for the future, and increasing customer value, driving business growth and contributing to overall success and results through people. You are motivated by leading and developing people, and inspired by working together in an ever-changing complex environment. You lead through co-creation with colleagues and other Ingka units as you share and live the IKEA culture and values.
To be successful in this role you hold Korean lawyer license with a minimum of 3 years of professional experience in a legal and governance environment, and minimum 2 years of leadership or stakeholder management experience.
You have knowledge in following areas: • good knowledge of the IKEA Concept Description including our Vision and Business Idea, our Culture and Values • sound understanding of business processes within IKEA • the legislation regarding general corporate activities and operations • broad knowledge and application of legislation, legal systems and government policies in business and commerce environment • legal and governance competence within country as well as relevant areas of operations • be able to have, or acquire solid understanding of legal systems (including litigation procedures) in country • broad knowledge of reviewing, drafting and negotiating a broad spectrum of agreements and legal information
In addition to this, you accomplish goals, complete tasks, and achieve results. You develop virtual and other collaborative relationships to facilitate current and future objectives, as well as gather, organise and analyse digital and other source of information in an objective manner. When negotiating you explore alternatives to reach outcomes acceptable to all parties, and in dealing with ambiguity you comfortably handle unclear or unpredictable situations. You express ideas and opinions effectively in both writing and spoken conversations.
A DAY IN YOUR LIFE WITH US
Your responsibility is to lead, review, support and secure the legal aspects of the businesses and operations in Ingka country within the framework of working defined by Ingka Group Legal & Governance.
You will: • take clear responsibility for the legal matters and drive forward the legal topics in order to run the Ingka business • cooperate with, integrate in the business, and build good relations with, stakeholders to secure mutually sustainable solutions • review, draft and negotiate commercial agreements and legal documents • pro-actively support the management and other stakeholders in order to run the IKEA business and to secure the rights and assess the obligations in order to reduce exposure to legal risks and to optimize business opportunities • equip leaders with legal competence and confidence to make good decisions • be responsible for implementing the appropriate corporate governance measures locally according to group guidelines and support management to organize for compliance with relevant steering documents, delegations etc. • act as a link between external lawyers/suppliers of legal services and business units and secure the performance of external suppliers in respect of quality and cost • actively cooperate with Group Legal & Governance and contribution to the Business Plan and development projects and corresponding roadmap and support implementation • develop competence and provide education to relevant stakeholders in the area of laws and regulations • be updated in relevant international and local legal and governance developments, including changes in international, domestic and case laws and regulations • recruit, develop and inspire co-workers to deliver and perform at their best and at same time learn and develop for the future • create an environment where the IKEA culture is a strong and living reality that embraces the diversity of co-workers and customers
In this role you will report to the Country CFO.
This role is located in Gwangmyeong, IKEA Korea Service Office.
ABOUT THIS WORK AREA
When the world is changing we’re the ones who make sure that we are up to date and that local and international laws are harmonised with the best interest of IKEA and our customers. We’re diligent and work together to make sure our business is on top of the legalities and guidelines governance requires. If people were to describe our team they would probably say that we have a lot of integrity, vast capacity and great dedication to detail. Oh, and that we have a lot of fun together.
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Only online application will be accepted. We are looking forward to receiving your application (CV and cover letter), written in English.
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