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Legal Counsel Privacy

Älmhult, Kronoberg Legal & Governance Full Time

Job description

Company description

Inter IKEA Range & Supply is a core business within Inter IKEA Group, responsible for developing and supplying the global IKEA range. IKEA of Sweden AB, or IoS, is one of two core units within Range & Supply, and is responsible for developing and determining the IKEA range and making it available to stores and customers all over the world. IoS is based in Älmhult – the heart of IKEA and the centre of IKEA range development and supply chain.

Job description

The Legal & Governance function of Range & Supply provides business minded support within a wide spectra of areas including agreements, IP, litigation and arbitration, privacy legislation, corporate and governance structures etc. We are now looking for a new colleague focusing on legal support within the field of Privacy. You will be based in Älmhult and report to an experienced Legal Counsel based in Älmhult, you will be part of a diverse organisation with global connections.

About the job

The Legal Counsel has a continuing responsibility to review, maintain and secure compliance in relation to applicable privacy legislation. The responsibility spans over the Inter IKEA Range & Supply business and operations. While placed in the Legal & Governance function, the Legal Counsel will work closely with and embedded in the Information Security & Data Privacy team with a dotted-line reporting to the Information Security & Data Privacy manager. 

Part of the job is to ensuring and maintaining a good cooperation with and between core areas, group functions and other functions/areas since you will work with a diversity of stakeholders and in close cooperation with the business


In order to successfully fill this position, the IKEA values reflect upon your values, we believe that you share the IKEA Vision and Business Idea and that:

You have completed a degree in law. You have at least 5 years of relevant professional experience as an in-house legal counsel and/or lawyer in an international legal or business environment. You have a solid understanding of legal systems (or have the ability to acquire) in countries where Inter IKEA Group conducts business and operations. You have extensive experience of privacy compliance work and reviewing and implementing privacy related documents in a global business setting.

More Information

We offer a fast-paced, growth-oriented environment where we both give and take responsibility. You will have the chance to grow with us professionally and individually. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with and support stakeholders and colleagues as well as share your knowledge with people in a global and dynamic context.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Emma Nordgren +46 (0)72 886 42 30 E-mail: If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Recruitment Specialist Marie Sandman +46 (0)768 53 09

Last application day: December 31th 2019

We look forward to receiving your application in English