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Legal advisor Morocco / Egypt

Job Location: ​Casablanca​


Company description

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767  dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.

Diversity Statement

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

About the Role:

Legal advisor for Morocco, / Egypt to the Region Africa&Levant
The legal advisor will act as a key business partner to the Ferrero legal entity in Morocco & Egypt , and will be involved in a wide range of legal activities to support North Africa and the Region Africa&Levant

Main Responsibilities:

-To support the legal affairs of North African markets, this including those managed by a local legal entity (Ferrero Morocco & Egypt )  and those managed by other legal entities of Ferrero Group .
-To give accurate and timely advise on a wide range of legal affairs (company law, competition law, data privacy law, labor law, commercial law, food law, marketing law, intellectual property law…)  within the described geographic perimeter;
-To support projects implementation in African clusters;
-To ensure compliance with the Group policies, delivering trainings to reinforce the culture of compliance and deploying all compliance programs and tools;
-To draft and to review legal framework for commercial agreements, these being sales and distribution contracts as well as any other contract necessary to support the proper running of the business (service contracts, logistics,

Who we are looking for:

- 6 to 8 years of experience

-Precedent experience in FMCG (food sector is a plus)

-Precedent experience in law firm is a plus

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

-Strong written and verbal communications skills (including legal drafting skills);
-Combine strong negotiation skills with a commercial, pragmatic, solutions-focused approach;
-Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with professionalism and maturity;
-Ability to effectively advise on risk mitigation and provide legal solutions that meet business objectives;
-Maintain a reputation for discretion, integrity, judgment, responsiveness, strong attention to detail and common sense;
-A strong team player with the ability to build good relationships with key stakeholders and colleagues;

PC skills with proficiency in MS Office

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