Legal Counsel Procurement – Soft Commodities
Canton de Vaud Temporary Referenz: MG23-0041
For our client, a multinational company based in the Canton of Vaud, we are seeking a Legal Counsel Procurement – Soft Commodities (Fixed-term contract – available rapidly).
  • Support the General Counsel Procurement and work with legal leads in the management of legal affairs related to the procurement of direct materials (commodities and ingredients).
  • Provide legal advice and support to procurement in agri commodities and ingredient categories, including with regards to ESG matters.
  • Raise awareness, visibility and importance of legal matters to internal clients.
  • Support the legal procurement team in developing best in class form agreements, processes and trainings for the procurement community.
  • Manage projects with multiple stakeholders.
  • Manage claims in liaison with multiple stakeholders in various countries.
  • Protect the best interests of the company.
  • Qualified lawyer, ideally in a common law jurisdiction.
  • At least 7 years of experience in varied legal environments, working on procurement or supply chain related matters with a focus on direct materials.
  • Strong knowledge of commercial law and excellent contract negotiation skills.
  • Understanding of complex commercial arrangements (tolling, PPA, Co-manufacturing agreements..) derivatives markets and trade finance structures would be an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and experience in making presentations and trainings.
  • Knowledge and experience of ESG matters is a plus.
  • Strong business acumen. 
Contact: Martine Gauderon Alec
Alec Allan & Associés SA
Rue de-Candolle 9
1205 Genève
T +41 22 322 25 35