Legal Counsel

5. November 2022

Stellenbeschreibung

We are the Nestlé Nespresso SA Company and are proud to be one of the fastest growing operating unit of Nestlé. Our passionate, entrepreneurial-minded team has transformed Nespresso into the reference in portioned coffee and one of the world’s most trusted brands. Our growth comes from our commitment to research and development in order to pioneer and be the reference in the portioned coffee sector to provide the very highest quality coffees that could be enjoyed in the comfort of consumers› own homes and also savored at out-of-home locations, such as restaurants, hotels, offices and luxury retail businesses. We guarantee quality by taking a careful, thoughtful approach in how we source our ingredients, produce and market our premium coffee products. With corporate headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, Nespresso is present in over 60 countries and counts over 12,000 employees worldwide. To learn more visit www.nespresso.com.

Position Snapshot

Location: Vevey, Switzerland
Company: Nestlé Nespresso SA
Act. Rate: Full-Time Act. Rate 100%
Type of contact: Permanent contract

What we offer at Nestlé

Flexible work policies in terms of core hours and working from home. Please talk to us during the recruitment process about what flexibility could look like for you!
Genuine opportunities for career and personal development
Modern “smart office” locations providing agile & collaborative workspaces
Dynamic international working environment
Attractive additional benefits

Position Summary

We are Nespresso and are proud to be one of the fastest growing operating unit of Nestlé. Our passionate, entrepreneurial-minded team has transformed Nespresso into the reference in portioned coffee and one of the world’s most trusted brands. Our growth comes from our commitment to research and development in order to pioneer and be the reference in the portioned coffee sector to provide the very highest quality coffees that could be enjoyed in the comfort of consumers› own homes and also savored at out-of-home locations, such as restaurants, hotels, offices and luxury retail businesses. We guarantee quality by taking a careful, thoughtful approach in how we source our ingredients, produce and market our premium coffee products. With corporate headquarters in Vevey, Switzerland, Nespresso is present in over 60 countries and counts over 12,000 employees worldwide. To learn more visit www.nespresso.com.

As a Legal Counsel , you will support the Operations and Coffee & Systems Innovation teams.

We offer a dynamic, inclusive, and international working environment with many opportunities across different companies, functions, and regions. Don’t miss the opportunity to join us and work with different teams in an agile and diverse context.

A Day in the Life of a Legal Counsel

  • Support Nespresso’s Operations and Coffee & Systems Innovation teams in relation to their ongoing projects and new product development
  • Draft and negotiate contracts with key suppliers as well as developers, in each case ensuring that these contain appropriate legal protections and enable the delivery of agreed objectives
  • Resolve legal and related commercial issues which may arise in the context of such agreements
  • Mitigate material risks relating to product development

What will make you successful

  • At least 5 years experience in a legal role
  • Prior experience in drafting and negotiating commercial agreements
  • Ability to handle major legal issues involving complex problems and factual uncertainties, for which considerable legal judgment, experience, and independent reasoning are needed
  • Sound business judgment, customer and problem-solving oriented, attention to detail, pragmatic, resourceful, with good inter-personal and team skills
  • Strong work ethic, integrity and honesty
  • Proactive and able to work autonomously on complex situations
  • Full command of written and oral English. Ideally to have worked in a second language

Nestlé is the largest food and beverage company. We are 308,000 employees strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: repect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than CHF 91.4 billion sales in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we’ll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geopraphies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.


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