IKEA Supply China (“ISCN”) is the wholesale business unit buying IKEA goods from Suppliers and selling to retailers in Asia Pacific region, comparable to IKEA Supply AG. As a unit equipped with finance, legal, risk, compensation & benefit, corporate communication specialists, ISCN also provides common/shared services to all Inter IKEA business units and sites in China.
China Legal & governance function is responsible for safeguard the legal interest and secure legal compliance for Inter IKEA China business, for which this function shall monitor and interpretate relevant legal requirements, setup internal necessary legal affairs’ process, documents, and mitigate legal risk in business decision and operation.
About the job
The job shall focus on supporting one of Inter IKEA China business areas and pertaining legal affairs.
The job shall keep following legislation in the dedicated areas and enable business and other functions for legal compliance.
The job shall contribute to China Legal & Governance function plan together with other team members.
Monitor legal requirements which are related to our business, and proactively interpretate the legal requirement from Inter IKEA business perspective, advise business teams or other functions for implementation.
Overall responsible for daily legal affairs for dedicated business areas, including but not limited in consultancy, contracts, advise, tackle legal dispute and issues.
Draft, review and maintain legal documents, contract templates and other necessary materials.
Plan and deliver legal training of legal compliance & relevant requirements.
Provide ad-hoc legal support to business in daily business or specific projects.
Collaborate with global legal colleagues, business team and other key stakeholders to tackle daily or urgent legal affairs of food.
Leading internal process for legal cases through arbitration or litigation.
Support China Legal & Governance team to handle other ad-hoc legal affairs.
Solid knowledge of China laws in civil & commercial areas, e.g., company law, product quality law, procedure law, and especially regulation in manufacture, trading, wholesale, and other commercial legal areas. Having knowledge in relevant standards (GB) would be plus.
Understand the setup of relevant authority agencies and way of working.
Passionate about home furniture & food business areas.
Likes leading change.
Willing to deep-dive for understanding business.
C Job-specific capabilities
Fluent legal English in both writing and oral.
Good communication skill.
Strong logical thinking.
Strong leadership in diversified business environment.
Excellent Microsoft Office skillset.
D Leadership capabilities
Entrepreneurship of the many is how we Inspire and clarify & Unleash entrepreneurs.
Performance with meaning is how we Create customer value & Lead with IKEA values.
Working together is how we Build strong relationships & Collaborate and co-create
E. Sources of performance indicators
Challenge & contribute new ideas
Dive into business
Deep knowledge of food safety law and relevant regulation, and standards.
Understanding the requirements and process of handling food safety & recall issues.
Understanding the authority’s working way of handling food product issue.
Experience of working in a diversified and multi-national environment.
Experience of legal support in supply chain for consuming goods.
Experience of handling authority’s investigation or consumer complaint.