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Title:  Junior Legal Counsel

Job ID:  22876
Country:  Switzerland
City:  Dagmersellen
Professional area:  Legal
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Graduates

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) is a leading global tobacco company operating in over 130 countries worldwide. Today, we have more than 45,000 employees driving our success all over the world. Our mission is to nurture our internationally recognized brand portfolio while leading the way in Reduced-Risk Products and new ways of doing business.


We are committed to making our business not only the fastest growing of its kind, but also the most innovative and sustainably run. Nine world renowned brands make up the core of our brand portfolio, such as Winston, Camel and Natural American Spirit. Our innovative brands Ploom and Logic are at the forefront of the vaping tobacco products market.


For our Swiss Entity in Dagmersellen, in the canton Lucerne, we are looking for a motivated, team-oriented and proactive individual (f/m) for the permanent position as


Junior Legal Counsel


In this position you will be reporting to the Legal Director. You are responsible to proactively advise the Swiss Entity (market & factory organization) on all legal matters affecting its operations in a manner that ensures compliance with the law and appropriate monitoring and management of legal risk.


Key Responsibilities

  • Draft, review and provide negotiation support for a broad range of commercial contracts (e.g. sponsorship, marketing, purchasing, distribution agreements)
  • Advise on competition law, product regulation, advertising, labelling, consumer protection, data protection, and all other areas of law as required
  • Conduct training and disseminate appropriate legal requirements to staffs

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum a Master Degree in Law (Swiss University), admitted to the bar (Switzerland) or LL.M.
  • Minimum 1 to 3 years of experience working in FMCG organization
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Advanced language skills of written and spoken English and German, French is an advantage
  • Independent, proactive, reliable and trustworthy team player


We offer an open, multicultural and very dynamic environment with personal development opportunities, very attractive employment conditions and team activities.


If you are interested to further develop your career and to join a highly professional team with a winning spirit – then we should meet. Please send your application in English language with photo.


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