Legal Counsel

    • Category: Legal
    • Location: Kladno, CZ

    NKT is looking for a legal counsel with an international mindset and a commercial perspective. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a company instrumental to the worldwide green agenda, this is your perfect opportunity. Based in Czech Republic as part of our global Corporate Commercial, Compliance & M&A department your focus is to provide business oriented legal advisory services to top management in NKT, sales and procurement managers across the world. You can look forward to being very close to the business.

    The position

    Your overall goal is to independently deliver best in class strategic advice to NKT business lines across multiple jurisdictions. With contracts as your primary focus area you will work across Key Customer Agreements, Supply Agreements in connection with tender and public procurement processes, Global Real Estate, Cable Repair and Installation Contracts, International Financing Agreements, Procurement Contracts, Distribution Agreements, NDA’s and other similar documents. Your tasks include:

    • Drafting, advising on and negotiations of contracts
    • Dispute handling and negotiations
    • Corporate tasks
    • Stakeholder management
    • Project management
    • Engagement of external lawyers
    • Training of managers and colleagues
    • Travel 10-20 days per year

    To succeed, you must be able to establish a trustworthy relation to your internal clients across the business and provide advise with a distinct commercial perspective. to being

    Your background

    You bring a Masters of Law degree and minimum 2-4 years of legal training from a  law firm or a big-sized international company. Your experience covers drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, and related to this you understand and are able to communicate liability and risk profiles across different contract types. In addition, you can explain complex legal concepts to stakeholders without legal training. If you have litigation, M&A or other transactional experience it is an advantage but not a prerequisite.

    You like to work independently while at the same time you are a team player. You have solid analytical skills and the ability to handle and prioritize among multiple tasks and deadlines. Despite of your legal background you are first and foremost professionally interested in business – the use of law as leverage for achieving outstanding business results. As advisor to (top) managers you can establish trust based on your professional behavior and business acumen. You must be fluent in English and, ideally, German. Command of additional languages such as Czech, Polish, Swedish or Danish is a plus, but not a prerequisite.

    You will be based in Kladno, Czech, with the option to work from home for 1-2 days a week, and work closely together with a team of local lawyers and other professionals. You will report to the VP, Head of Legal – Corporate Commercial, Compliance & M&A in Denmark.

    Contact and application
    NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance, and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work.   
    Apply with CV and personal letter via the link below. Tests can occur in our recruitment processes. 

    If you have any questions, you are very welcome to contact Kristýna Kaválková, Local HR Business Partner, Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail.


    About NKT
    NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. Since 1891, NKT has innovated the power cable technology building the infrastructure for the first light bulbs to the megawatts created by renewable energy today. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 3,900 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.8 billion in 2021. NKT - We connect a greener world.

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