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Title:  Legal Manager

Job ID:  66132
Country:  Ukraine
City:  Kremenchuk
Professional area:  Legal
Contract type:  Fixed Term
Professional level:  Experienced

Kremenchuk, 53, UA, 00-000


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’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, six years running

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

Learn more: jti.com


Department: Legal

Position: Legal Manager

Location: Kremenchuk, Ukraine

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Line Manager: Legal Director, Ukraine


Legal Manager

Main areas of responsibilities:

- Represent Company interests in all state bodies, enterprises regardless of the form of ownership, judicial bodies of any instance, local self-government bodies to resolve legal issues.

- Analyze changes in legislation of Ukraine that may affect the financial and economic activities of the Company and inform other departments of the Company about such changes.

- Anticipate and assess impact of the changes in economic, social, political, legislative and regulatory environment at the local/oblast level related to Company business activities. Establish priorities, recommendations and back-up plans to manage the changes and to minimize commercial risk.

- Develop, recommend, manage and constantly update local/oblast engagement strategies and implementation plans in liaison with Line Manager, Factory Director, and internal stakeholders (Marketing & Sales, Finance, Legal).

- Participate in the preparation and conclusion of business agreements, including foreign economic.

- Develop draft legal documents (applications, inquiries, orders, powers of attorney).

- Carry out accounting of legal documentation.

- Carry out legal support for the Company's activities.

- Support Company's regulatory and fiscal strategy through anticipating and shaping operating environment and enhancing JTI’s reputation in a responsible & proactive manner.



- Higher legal education

- Experience as a lawyer from 2 years (preferably in commercial enterprises)

- Intermediate level of English, fluent - Ukrainian and Russian

- Confident user of MS Office (MS PowerPoint, MS Excel)

- Strong analytical skills

- Understanding of financial and regulatory fundamentals

- Good communication and interpersonal skills

- Stress resilient

- Local tobacco taxation knowledge is a plus, highly developed interpersonal communication skills,



• Paid leaves, leaves and sick leaves

• Health insurance and life insurance

• Partial compensation of lunches

• Opportunities for personal and professional development

• Friendly JTI team and pleasant working environment

• Corporate and social events


What's next?

During the selection process you should expect:


1. Communication with our Talent Engagement Specialist (telephone and online interviews)

2. Personal questionnaire and online testing to test your analytical skills

3. Meeting with the manager

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