Are you an experienced IP lawyer with a passion for creating a healthier planet for our children?
We are looking for a Senior Legal Counsel, Innovation to join Neste’s Legal team in Espoo or Porvoo.
Your part in Neste journey
It is a great time to join us – we are driven by a strong sense of purpose to create a healthier planet for our children, and we focus on increased innovation to support and extend Neste’s target to become a global leader in renewable and circular solutions. Currently, more than 25% of Neste’s workforce is working in Innovation and Technology, and the company has a particular focus on scalable and sustainable feedstock and required technologies for its renewable and circular solutions.
Your role is to proactively participate in the development of Neste’s innovation platform by providing daily legal advice and also in the generation of breakthroughs for long-term growth, including through collaboration with external parties. You will support Neste’s R&D functions, research initiatives and new business ventures within Innovation in all strategic value chains. You will also provide advice on intellectual property rights to internal stakeholders and strengthen the Legal team’s capabilities. You will report to the General Counsel and belong to Neste’s global Legal team.
Keys to success in this role
In addition to a master's degree in law, we value:
- High integrity combined with a business-minded approach to legal matters and a genuine desire to proactively collaborate with stakeholders.
- Excellent problem-solving skills and a result-driven mindset focused on continuous improvement in a constantly developing commercial environment.
- Proven track record within the fields of intellectual property rights and technology where previous experience from a relevant field of industry is seen as an asset, including experience of M&A processes and new business concept creation.
- A minimum of approximately 7 years of work experience from demanding legal work in an international environment.
- Ability to communicate effectively and clearly, including an excellent command of English.
We believe in people who find new ways of doing things – people for whom safety and sustainability are part of their professional skills. Customer mindset is essential to all of us at Neste and we work hard to find the best solutions for our customers. We believe everyone is a leader and share a natural desire for collaboration. If all this, as well as our values on responsibility, cooperation, innovation and excellence resonate with you, you are the talent we are looking for.
Come and do meaningful work in a community that has its eyes set forward!
If you have any questions regarding the process or the position, please get in touch with General Counsel Christian Ståhlberg, tel. +368 50 458 4251, on May 14th at 14:00-16:00 or May 20th at 8:00-10:00 EET.
Please submit your application by May 26th, 2019.
The recruitment process includes interviews and aptitude testing.
The person selected for the position must pass a health examination including a drug test. A security clearance is obtained for the persons with their consent.We believe that it is the task of each generation to leave its children a healthier planet. To succeed in this we create responsible choices, everyday – choices that enable people to live a more sustainable life and consume fewer natural resources.
There are roughly 5,500 Neste employees in Europe, Asia and North America. We are the world’s largest producer of renewable diesel refined from waste and residues, and we are also bringing renewable solutions to the aviation and plastics industries. We are looking for the best professionals in their respective fields – people who have the will to make the world a cleaner place to live.