For our customer Ameropa, we are seeking the ‘Legal & Compliance Manager (100%)’. Founded in 1948 and headquartered in Binningen/BL (Basel area), Ameropa is a Swiss, privately owned international agri-business group. Together with its affiliated companies and guided by its core values of entrepreneurship and integrity, it produces, originates and markets fertilisers and grains and is a key part of the global agricultural supply chain that helps to feed the world. Ameropa has regional offices on all five continents and invests globally in assets supporting its business activities.
Reporting to the Group General Counsel, you will manage the Group’s compliance program and promote a culture of ethics and compliance within the Group to ensure that it continues to conduct its business in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations, as well as high ethical and professional standards, whilst maintaining the Group’s commitment to entrepreneurship and enabling its continued growth in complex and sometimes economically/politically volatile environments. You will also provide pragmatic legal support on a wide range of corporate and commercial law matters, such as commercial contracts and negotiations, corporate governance and secretarial matters, disputes, and financing arrangements. A lawyer or legal counsel with a pragmatic, entrepreneurial, and collaborative mindset, you will have at least 5 years of post-qualified experience, including significant exposure to compliance and commercial/corporate law within an international commodity trading and/or agri-business group and a desire to take on significant responsibility. The draft job description includes the following:
Place of work: Binningen/BL (Basel area)