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Legal Specialist (f/m/d) 87h/month until 31.03.21

Wallau, Hesse Legal & Governance Part Time

Job description

You are passionate about creating an IKEA fit for the future with the customer at heart as well as you feel energized by contributing to overall success and results through collaboration, excellent knowledge and expertise. You feel inspired by working together in an ever-changing multi-dimensional environment and gets motivated by finding new ways through co-creation with colleagues and other IKEA units. You live the IKEA culture and values.

We believe that you have a university degree in Law or Business Law with very good achievement and a minimum 2 years of professional experience in a law firm or legal department.

You have knowledge in following areas:
  • Fundamental knowledge of commercial law
  • very good knowledge of reviewing, drafting and negotiating a broad spectrum of agreements and legal information
  • the legislation regarding general corporate activities and operations
  • very good knowledge and application of legislation, legal systems and government policies in business and commerce environment
  • legal and governance competence within the country as well as relevant areas of operations
  • ability to have, or acquire solid understanding of legal systems (including litigation procedures)
  • Competence and skills in conducting discussions and negotiations

As a person you are driving for results by accomplishing goals, complete tasks, and achieve results. You are a relationship builder in a way that develops virtual and other collaborative relationships to facilitate current and future objectives. You process information by gather, organise and analyse digital and other source of information in an objective manner. You negotiate by exploring alternatives to reach outcomes acceptable to all parties. You comfortably handle unclear or unpredictable situations and you express ideas and opinions effectively in both writing and spoken conversations.

As a Legal Specialist you will assist to review, support and secure the legal aspects of the businesses and operations of IKEA Germany within the framework of working defined by Ingka Group Legal & Governance.

You will:
  • be responsibility to assist the Country Legal Manager with review, support and secure legal aspects of the businesses and operations in IKEA Germany
  • 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 optimise business opportunities
  • contribute to, and support the implementation of the Business Plan, development projects, corresponding roadmap
  • implement standard processes and ways of working for the legal area in IKEA Germany
  • develop competence and provide education to relevant stakeholders in the area of laws and regulations
  • keep updated in relevant international and local legal and governance developments, including changes in international, domestic and case laws and regulations

In this role you will report to the Country Legal Manager Germany.

If you have job specific questions, please contact Holly Janiuk at

This role is located in the headquarter of IKEA Germany in Wiesbaden (Wallau)

About this work area

Legal and Governance leads and secures the business from the legal & governance perspective and safeguard future opportunities by providing business with expertise on relevant areas such as; corporate, agreements, litigations, legal compliance and governance.