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Title:  Business Law and Regulatory Legal Counsel (Manager)

Job ID:  86534
Country:  Romania
City:  Bucharest
Professional area:  Legal
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Bucharest, B, RO, 020335


We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International and we believe in freedom. We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. In fact, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating, creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries.

But our business isn’t just business. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe when they’re free to be themselves, grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It is why 87% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, eight years running

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 

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Location: Bucharest, Romania 

Reporting to: Legal Director Romania Moldova Bulgaria

Role: Permanent



Business Law and Regulatory Legal Counsel (Manager)



What this position is about - Purpose:


The position is offering you the chance to be part of the Legal Department of JTI Romania, headquartered in Bucharest.

As a Business Law and Regulatory Legal Counsel, you will provide legal support to JTI Romania management and departments on diverse legal matters.  

You will handle a large array of domestic and international contracts, support the company’s functions with the identification and appropriate management of legal risks and opportunities, provide practical and actionable legal solutions, covering areas such as: marketing and sale of tobacco products, regulatory matters, competition law, legal trainings, take an active part in the development and management of projects in the area of legal.

This position offers you a great opportunity to take responsibility for a wide scope of different and important legal matters in a multinational company and develop your expertise further.



What will you do - Responsibilities:


  • Provide full-scope contractual legal advice and assistance to internal clients, preparing, negotiating and reviewing a wide range of contracts, ensuring compliance with the legal provisions and internal policies & procedures and protection and achievement of the company’s rights and interests; help handle any incidents in relation to the performance or termination of contracts; prepare, amend, update, standardize template contracts, responding to the above-mentioned requisites.
  • Help the company’s functions operate, design and conduct their specific activities in compliance with applicable laws and internal policies & procedures, providing needed legal advice, opinions, daily guidance, reviews, trainings and presentations to this end; support all business functions to find the optimal ways to execute the company's strategies and goals, to achieve the business objectives and sustain business growth, providing practical and actionable legal solutions.
  • Advise on any matters concerning tobacco and related products' existing regulations, provide dedicated support in matters related to regulatory proposals/initiatives concerning tobacco and related products, issue legal opinions, analyze draft laws and other normative acts, prepare and revise documents / positions in the matters mentioned above.
  • Legal research on relevant topics of general or specific interest for the company; provide accurate and timely reports to internal stakeholders on legislative updates.                          



The skills you’ll need:


 You as a professional have:


  • a Bachelor’s degree in Law with strong academic performance
  • very good knowledge of Romanian and EU Law, with solid professional experience in civil law, competition, consumer protection and data protection laws and regulatory area
  • at least 5 years work experience in a multinational environment as a legal advisor or lawyer
  • excellent command of written and spoken English language
  • deep understanding of legal and commercial risks


You as a person:


  • have strong ethics and integrity
  • have sound judgement with great analytical skills
  • have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • can work efficiently both independently and as part of a team
  • have good planning, organizing and prioritization skills, commitment to deadlines, ability to work effectively on parallel projects for various clients, orientation to details
  • are curious, proactive, open-minded
  • are assertive and able to deal with ambiguity/uncertainty


All applications will be reviewed, but only relevant candidates will be contacted. Be aware that you will receive the call from Poland as our Global Business Services is based in Warsaw.


Thank you very much for your interest in the role. You are welcome to apply!

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