Job ID:  93972
Country:  Italy
City:  Milan
Professional area:  Legal
Contract type:  Fixed Term
Professional level:  Experienced

Milan, MI, IT, 20147


We are JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we are present in 130 countries. We have spent years innovating, creating new and better products for the consumers to choose from. This is our business. But not only. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they are free to be themselves, and they are given the opportunity to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen.

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It is why 80% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, ten 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



Legal Specialist 

(fixed term contract)


The purpose of the role:


The Legal Specialist will provide legal support to the Legal Team on the following:

  • national and international contract drafting and negotiation
  • support to the internal stakeholders on differents matters
  • support on other areas of law as necessary, including Competition Law, Anti-bribery Laws, Privacy, Consumer protection and health and safety
  • Corporate secretarial duties, drafting and reviewing company documents and support in advising the business on corporate governance and commercial law related issues



Main Areas of Responsibility:


  • Guarantees that relationships with suppliers (national and international) are governed by proper contractual documents and bidding documents aimed to avoiding or minimizing the business risks. Drafts contractual documents and supports the Legal Team in advising on commercial law, in compliance with Company standards and policies and the law
  • Maintains and ensures Company compliance. Drafts and revises policies and internal regulations
  • Protects and assists the Company in case of controversy (e.g. Labor and Commercial Law).  Manages contentious and the relationships with external lawyers, in accordance with Company policies and the law
  • Manages the Corporate secretariat. Draws up the notices of meetings, the Board of Directors reports, the powers of attorney, in accordance with Company and statutory procedures
  • Implements and supports new projects and initiatives (mainly cross-functional) to evaluate, monitor and anticipate potential issues to the business. Analyses opportunities and risks, following, step by step, the relevant stakeholders in order to support the development of the project in all its parts. Collects opinions about doubts and questions of internal clients, in compliance with the Company strategies, as well as the laws, regulations and European directives
  • Ensures adequate and timely compliance with national and European regulations. Monitors and analyses legislation at national and international level. In accordance with the timing imposed by law


Main Requirements:


  • 2-3 years’ experience
  • Previous in-house experience is required, preferably in international FMCG environments
  • Italian lawyer qualificaton is desirable
  • Customer-oriented, able to work with tight deadlines, flexible to switch among different matters
  • Ambitious and with high potential to grow
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Good project management skills
  • Proficiency in MS office
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken, Italian as primary language



We offer:


  • through an external staffing agency, a temporary, fixed-term job position of 12 months
  • a variety of challenging projects to develop skills
  • the freedom to express yourself
  • hard work but in a flexible and fun working environment
  • modern working space in the center of Milan & smart working opportunities

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